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Diagnostic Imaging Saves Lives

Diagnostic Imaging Saves Lives

Medical imaging technology has revolutionized health care over the past 30 years, allowing doctors to find disease earlier and improve patient outcomes. Whether you are a young child with cancer or a grandmother who just wants to make sure she’s in good health, medical imaging helps you detect and diagnose disease at its earliest, most treatable stages and guides physicians …

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Ringing Ears? Finally There is Hope and Help!

Hoglund Family Hearing and Audiology Center will be offering a series of lectures from Dr. Susan DeBondt, August 12th, 13th and 14th throughout Lee County focusing on HELP and HOPE for Tinnitus Sufferers. Dr. DeBondt has dedicated her life to Tinnitus Treatment and Research, and she will give all of the latest findings on treatment procedures that have dramatically changed …

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Skin Disorders: Why Custom Compounded Medications Are the Answer

Skin Disorders: Why Custom Compounded Medications Are the Answer

Because our skin is the largest organ throughout our bodies, taking care of it should be more of a priority than most individuals realize. Living here in the warm, humid state of Florida can cause the skin to become irritated with acne, rashes, hives, and welts. We’re also more susceptible to bug bites and sunburns all year round. There are …

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Hot Summer Temperatures: Beat the Heat with ONE HD Hydration (Hemp Infused Water)

Hot Summer Temperatures: Beat the Heat with ONE HD Hydration (Hemp Infused Water)

With weather approaching the upper 90’s and on some days, triple digits, the heat can be unbearable at times and downright dangerous, this is particularly the case when we factor in high levels of humidity. Our bodies self-regulate heat by sweating and also through radiating heat back into the atmosphere. When we sweat, we perspire potassium and sodium. Both of …

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Hydrating Your Soul

By Ross Johnson, Lead Pastor, Gathering Pointe Church It was sometime during the summer of 2001. We had just moved our family from LaCrosse, WI where I served as a youth pastor for almost five years to Sellersville, PA to begin my Master of Divinity degree at Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary. I had about a month and a half of …

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Medicaid Changes and the Affordable Care Act

Medicaid Changes and the Affordable Care Act

By Steven J. Gibbs, Esq. In general, Medicaid is a need based program to provide aid to those with chronic medical conditions. As a bit of background, Medicaid and Pre-Medicaid planning in Florida is an important part of creating a Florida estate plan and designing a wealth transfer and preservation strategy in Florida. In the fast changing world of healthcare and …

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Arthritis, what everyone needs to know.

By Luga Podesta, MD Director of Regenerative Sports Medicine Bluetail Me\dical Group-Naples Since May is arthritis awareness month, I would like to present some of the common facts and myths about arthritis. Arthritis affects people in many different ways and can attack most joints in our bodies. By the year 2030, it is estimated that 67 million Americans will be …

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Guardianship Changes to Examining Committee Reports

Guardianship Changes to Examining Committee Reports

By James W. Mallonee There has been a recent ruling in the guardianship law which has the effect of giving those persons who are under siege of a guardianship proceeding some protection. It involves the examining committee reports and the procedures used to complete them. The procedures used to initiate a guardianship proceeding starts with the filing of a petition to …

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BACK-TO-SCHOOL ESSENTIALS: TAX AND ESTATE PLANNING TIPS

BACK-TO-SCHOOL ESSENTIALS: TAX AND ESTATE PLANNING TIPS

By Bonie Montalvo Summer break is fast fading and another school year is upon us. Before sending your children back to school, review the following and how they may impact your family. Sales Tax Holiday The 2019 Florida Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday begins Friday, August 2, 2019, and runs through Tuesday, August 6, 2019. During this period, everyone (do not need …

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Computer Guided – Dental Implant Placement

Computer Guided – Dental Implant Placement

By Juan Teodoro, D.M.D. Computer Guided Dental Implant Surgery actually allows the procedure to be “performed” in advance of the surgery.  Surgical simulation can be done on the computer, so the exact size and ideal location for the implant is known.  In essence, the treatment is completed on the simulator pre-surgically.  Recent computer technology breakthroughs enable a surgical guide to …

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