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Now 4 Caring OB/GYNs and 4 Convenient Locations. Still 1 Focus: You.

Now 4 Caring OB/GYNs and 4 Convenient Locations. Still 1 Focus: You.

Bayfront Health Medical Group is affiliated with a regional healthcare network composed of seven hospitals with more than 1,900 medical professionals on staff. Spanning 180 miles along Florida’s Gulf Coast and the I-75 corridor, patients can receive a broader range of services and experience than any one hospital could provide. Locally, Bayfront Health Medical Group continues to expand and recruit …

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Peyronie’s Disease: Men’s Secret Dysfunction

Until recently, there have been few options for men with Peyronie’s disease. You may be wondering what exactly Peyronie’s disease is; it is defined as relating to symptoms of plaque build up in the penis, which causes a significant curvature of the penis. The plaque accumulation in Peyronie’s can cause a build-up of scar tissue in the penis that creates a …

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BRINGING PSORIASIS TO LIGHT

BRINGING PSORIASIS TO LIGHT

HOW LIGHT TREATMENTS CAN OFFER MUCH NEEDED RELIEF J. Gregory Neily, DO Board Certified Dermatologist, Mohs Micrographic Surgeon One of the most common skin diseases that we see at our office is Psoriasis. This is not surprising as nearly 7.5 million Americans are affected, according to the National Psoriasis Foundation. Chances are you or a member of your family are affected, …

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Hepatitis C: The Underdiagnosed Disorder Growing Amongst Baby Boomers

Hepatitis C

By Ronald W. DeMasi, M.D. According to the CDC, (Centers for Disease Control) most people with the chronic hepatitis C virus infection do not have any symptoms or have general, or common symptoms such as chronic fatigue and depression. Many people eventually develop chronic liver disease, which can range from mild to severe, including cirrhosis (scarring of the liver) and liver …

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What You Need To Know: Hearing Aids & Battery Life

What You Need To Know: Hearing Aids & Battery Life

By Dr. Noël Crosby, Au.D. We get many questions about how long hearing aid batteries should last. There is not one answer that works for every patient. This is because every person is unique when it comes to their degree of hearing loss, their personal listening environments, and how they use the device. All of these factors combine to make a …

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Individuals with Alzheimer’s and Dementia Have A High Risk of Falls & Balance Issues

Individuals with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Over 47 million people worldwide have Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia. Many people just lump all dementias together under the Alzheimer’s umbrella, but there are significant differences and treatment options for each individual diagnosis. However, Individuals with dementia and Alzheimer’s all have many common symptoms and risk factors. Once of those risks is falling due to …

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Notice of Administration

Notice of Administration

By James W. Mallonee Many of my clients often ask why is it necessary to send out a Notice of Administration to everyone who may have an interest in an estate. The reason deals with something called due process. In two recent cases the lack of notice gave a person not named in a Will the right to file a counter …

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How Seniors Can Beat the Heat: Tips for Staying Active and Safe as Temperatures Rise

How Seniors Can Beat the Heat

By Efrem Castillo, M.D., chief medical officer, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement Today’s seniors are more active than ever before. Popular pastimes such as golf, bike riding and gardening provide daily opportunities to exercise and socialize, and there’s no better time to enjoy these outdoor pursuits than the summer months. However, as temperatures rise, so do the risks of heat stress. …

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Freedom is Never Free

Among the Mural Wall, and the nineteen stainless steel statues, and the United Nations Wall of the Korean War Memorial in Washington D.C. is the Pool of Remembrance. This shallow Pool (thirty feet deep) is lined with black granite and is surrounded lushly by a grove of linden trees. The wall includes inscriptions of the number of men and women killed, …

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Fighting Inflammation with Your Diet – Restore Medical Partners 

Fighting Inflammation with Your Diet - Restore Medical Partners 

By Jordan Churchill, Director of Operations Studies have shown that patients who follow a strict vegan or Mediterranean diet experience improvements in pain symptoms. Regular exercise, controlling stress levels, and eating healthy foods all work in unison to reduce inflammation, a primary cause of chronic pain. Inflammation is the body’s immune response to toxins and injuries; a biochemical coagulation reaction …

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