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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 G. 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 …

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Limited Liability Estate Planning or Tenants by Entirety – Which is Better?

Limited Liability Estate Planning or Tenants by Entirety – Which is Better?

By James W. Mallonee From time to time, I get asked about protecting assets as they move from generation to generation and how to assure certain assets remain within a family’s blood line. Under normal circumstances when an asset, whether cash or real property, transfers to a child or surviving spouse, it is subject to that individual’s discretion when it …

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The Latest in Laser Treatment for Varicose and Spider Veins

The Latest in Laser Treatment for Varicose and Spider Veins

By John P. Landi, MD, FACS, RPVI, RPhS, Diplomate of The American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine – Varicose Veins and Spider Veins are conditions that affect millions of people. Besides creating an unsightly appearance in the legs, they can also cause significant medical problems including cramping, aching and swelling of the legs, as well as night cramps, bleeding …

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What is Laser Periodontal Therapy?

Laser Periodontal Therapy

Finally, there’s good news for those of you who suffer from gum disease (gingivitis and periodontitis). We now offer an exciting laser based technique for treatment of periodontal disease called Laser Periodontal Therapy™. Through the use of Millenium Dental Technologies, Inc., PerioLase® Laser, designed especially for Laser Periodontal Therapy™, we can treat your moderate to severe gum disease and you …

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Preparing for the Storm Season: Make a Plan for Your Pet(s) Today

Preparing for the Storm Season

Predicting the path of a storm is obviously not an easy task. Last year, hurricane Irma took our side of the state by surprise at the eleventh hour and left many of us scrambling to prepare our homes, evacuate, or shelter in place. Waiting for the unknown is stressful, but along with the unsettling feelings of hurricanes and tropical storms, we …

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Learn What You Can Do to Stave Off Prevent Prostate Cancer

Learn What You Can Do to Stave Off Prevent Prostate Cancer

Ask most people what they wish for, and finding a cure for cancer is usually at the top of their list. There are innovative advancements in treatment options like immunotherapy, but until there is an actual cure, the best option is to live a healthy lifestyle, avoid chemicals and environmental toxins, and incorporate preventative supplements into your regime proactively. If …

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Epileptic Seizures: Helping Children Reduce Seizures with Cannabis

Epileptic Seizures: Helping Children Reduce Seizures with Cannabis

Epilepsy affects nearly 470,000 children in the US. According to the Epilepsy Foundation, “Childhood epilepsy affects nearly 300,00 American children under the age of 14. It can affect children at different ages and in different ways. Early recognition and treatment are keys to the best possible outcome. For some, it will be a temporary problem, easily controlled with medication, outgrown …

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How often should I replace my Hearing Aids?

How often should I replace my Hearing Aids?

By Dr. Noël Crosby, Au.D. My patients often ask me: “How often should I replace my hearing aids? “The answer to this question can depend upon a number of important factors.  Some of these factors are: 1.    Are your current hearing aids functioning well? 2.    Are your current hearing aids fully meeting your hearing needs? 3.    Are your current hearing …

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Want to Shrink Cancer Cells?

The cells in our body naturally divide, strive and later die off, as new cells are created.  Cells are made up of a nucleus, mitochondria, and membranes that allow signaling and nutrients to flow in through tiny receptors. A healthy cell’s DNA is regulated by the endocannabinoid system in our body that signals and directs the cells within the immune system …

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What Happens To Our Digital Assets When We Die?

By Bonie Montalvo We are currently using technology in unprecedented ways. In 2018, a Pew Research Center survey revealed 73% percent of Americans own desktop or laptop computers, 78% percent own smartphones and a whopping 89% use the internet. Whether consciously or unconsciously, our population has been building a sizeable digital legacy, comprised of pictures, videos, music, games, virtual currencies, …

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