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The Highest Quality Imaging Available

By Advanced Imaging of Port Charlotte – Advanced Imaging of Port Charlotte opened in 2005 with the objective of providing the residents of Port Charlotte and the surrounding area with the highest quality of medical imaging possible. Since that time, Advanced Imaging has continued to grow and evolve with the newest medical technology available. Advanced Imaging began with the concepts …

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Thinking of Purchasing Hearing Aids Online…

Things You Need to Know… – By Dr. Noël Crosby, Au.D. – “Don’t even consider it,” say the Academy of Doctors of Audiology, the American Academy of Audiology, the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, and the International Hearing Society. “Hearing aid sales and delivery models that circumvent the hearing healthcare professional pose …

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Three Facets Of Fear

By Terry Hoskins, Director of Oasis Counsel  – Fear can protect us when facing disaster, as well as paralyze us when it persuades us to avoid normal life experiences. There are different facets of fear that can be broken down into three categories; natural fear, sinful fear, and godly fear. Fear can turn our attention to wisdom, as well as …

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Facts on Colon Cancer 142,670 Is the number of cases of Colon Cancer that will be diagnosed this year!

Colorectal cancers account for about eight percent of new cancer diagnoses. In recent years death rates have declined due to increased colonoscopy screening, polyp removal (preventing the progression of polyps into invasive cancer) and improved treatment methods. Q: What is the colon? A: The colon and rectum form a muscular tube called the large intestine or large bowel. Through a …

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Back Pain Sufferers Celebrate National Neurosurgery Outreach Month

Back pain and disorders have been around since…well, since there were Humans. It has a lot to do with walking upright. Hippocrates is credited with being the first to mention sciatica and low back pain as a problem sometime between 460-370 BC. But he really didn’t know what to do about it. According to the New England Journal of Medicine, …

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Poor Nutrition Results in Poor Health

By Aldo Guevara, MD and Nena Korunda, MD, FACP Korunda Medical Institute – As astonishing as it is, the fact is, nearly 30% of Americans are considered obese. Even more disheartening is that obesity is not only a concern for adults, more and more children are being labeled as overweight or obese. The fast pace of today’s society, busy work …

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Lessons Learned from Making a Life Transition

By Deborah Lee, PhD, RN – Better Choices Health Coaching, Naples – The Back Story I am often asked why I made the transition from having a successful career in teaching and health care policy and administration to integrative health coaching. I am sharing my personal story here in the hope that others who see themselves in a similar situation …

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Differences between Spider Veins and Varicose Veins

By John P. Landi, MD, FACS, RPVI, RPhS, Diplomate of The American Board of Phlebology – Spider veins and varicose veins affect millions of people throughout the world and their treatment has changed dramatically over the last decade. With the advent of the new Laser and Radio Frequency Closure techniques and the efficacy of the current sclerosing solutions, most vein …

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SUGAR FREE FOODS: A BAD CHOICE FOR WEIGHT LOSS

BY TERESA SIEVERS MD, MSMS, FAARM & KAREN CALLAN BA, CHHC, AADP EDITED BY ANNIE LISA Is Insulin resistance keeping you fat? Insulin resistance (IR) is a phenomenon where your body may be making enough insulin, but your body is not responding to the insulin you are secreting. Because of this, your body keeps making more insulin. And although it …

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Prevention & Early Detection Of Stomach Cancer

By Shardul A. Nanavati, MD – At one time, stomach cancer was the most common type of cancer known in the United States. As the years progressed, the disease became less common among patients. While there are no definitive answers as to why, it’s thought to be related to the decline in salted or smoked food intake. Even with the …

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