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Local Doctor’s Helping Hands Gives Back 2 Fold

Local Doctor’s Helping Hands Gives Back 2 Fold

Dr. Greg Logan – Platinum Healthcare Are You Still Looking For Relief After Hurricane Irma? Find Out How You Can Support Others, While Getting The Help You Need! Predicting the path of a storm is obviously not an easy task. Hurricane Irma took our side of the state by surprise at the eleventh hour and many of us scrambled to …

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Don’t get spooked, get checked. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Don’t get spooked, get checked

By William Bambrick, The Springs at South Biscayne Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. It is estimated that approximately 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point – and the risk for developing it increases with age. According to statistics provided by the Susan G. …

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PROTECTING HEALTH WITH MIND-BODY THERAPIES

PROTECTING HEALTH WITH MIND-BODY THERAPIES

By Paula Morris, C-IAYT Certified Yoga Therapist “Like a house protects one from the sun, hatha yoga protects the practitioner,” This saying from an ancient medical reference, the Hatha Yoga Pradipika, reminds us that a person who strives for wellness through mind-body practices builds protection against risks and a foundation to rebuild the house when it sustains damage from a …

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Top 6 Reasons to Get Your Leg Vein Evaluation and Treatment this FALL.

Top 6 Reasons to Get Your Leg Vein Evaluation and Treatment this FALL.

By Joseph Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI There are many different presentations of leg vein problems although the most recognizable is that of varicose veins. Other signs and symptoms of venous reflux disease (also known as venous insufficiency, CVI, venous incompetence or leaky veins) include swollen, achy legs, restless legs, night time leg cramps and urination, varicose veins, skin discoloration in …

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Peyronie’s Disease

Peyronie’s Disease

Alejandro Miranda-Sousa, M.D. What is Peyronie’s Disease? Peyronie’s Disease is a condition in which plaque formation occurs inside the penis. The plaque build up leads to a reduction in the elasticity of the tissues and the flexibility of the penis during erection, leading to curvature. Prevalence and Impact: Peyronie’s Disease is estimated to affect up to 9% of men each …

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Diamond Oaks Village—Gives Back Brand New Senior Housing To Make Your Life Easier and More Fulfilling

Diamond Oaks Village—Gives Back Brand New Senior Housing To Make Your Life Easier and More Fulfilling

After Hurricane Irma, perhaps you are growing tired of trying to repair or maintain your home. One of the most prestigious senior complexes in our area withstood the storm with no damage what so ever. Diamond Oaks Village of Bonita Springs is a unique apartment community designed for active, independent adults 55 and up. If you are tired of the …

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The Most Common Cardiac Risk Symptom May Surprise You

In this day and age, people are living longer. What does this mean for your heart and the need to keep it as healthy as you possibly can, for as long as you can? Staying healthy is on the forefront of most our minds. The aging population is primarily concerned about keeping up with their grandchildren and having the capability …

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Changing Your Risk Factors – Adopting a Healthy Lifestyle to Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer

Changing Your Risk Factors

By T.J. DePaola, PharmD According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, with more than 200,000 new cases diagnosed this year. According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is relatively 100 times less common among men than women. Even though breast cancer occurs mostly in women, it is important for men and women …

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Life Insurance for Estate Planning

Life Insurance for Estate Planning

By Steven J. Gibbs, Esq. When people think about estate planning in Florida, most of the time the focus involves the legal documents that need to be put in place. However, there is another side to estate planning that involves certain tools that can be strategically used to support your overall estate planning goals. One such tool is using life …

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Did You Know That Keeping Your Pet’s Teeth Clean Helps Them Stay Healthy?

Did You Know That Keeping Your Pet’s Teeth Clean Helps Them Stay Healthy?

Dirty, stinky cat and dog breath, are something that we often joke about, but it’s much more serious and preventable than most pet owners are aware of. Your pet’s oral health has a lot more to do with their overall health than you may realize. Just like with humans, the plaque build-up on teeth, says a lot about the plaque …

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