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A Great Alternative to the Emergency Department?

Try Millennium Physician Group’s Walk-in Medical Center Feeling sick on a weekend or during the evening and need treatment? There’s a new alternative to the busy Emergency Department! Millennium’s Walk-in Medical Center is a wonderful alternative to a busy Emergency Department for life’s minor health problems. This particular Walk-in Medical Center is unique to the area because it will be …

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Leg/Limb Swelling Causes and Treatments

By Patrick Rich – One of the most common issues among older patients is chronic limb swelling; swelling in the feet, ankles, calves, and arms. Any limb swelling whatsoever is often indicative of an overloaded lymphatic system (Lymphedema affects approximately 140 million people worldwide) or a weakened Venus return system (commonly known as CVI or Chronic Venus Insufficiency). While Insurance/Medicare …

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STRATEGIES TO AVOID NURSING HOME SPEND-DOWN POVERTY

By The Law Offices of David L. Orosz – Last month we discussed how the financial requirements of Medicaid can affect eligibility for Nursing Home Medicaid benefits. Now that you have separated your assets into the three columns, Countable, Non-countable and Inaccessible, the total value of your Countable Assets is what we will address here. If you are single, Medicaid …

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Prostate Cancer Screening: The REAL Scoop!

By William M. Figlesthaler, M.D. – Prostate cancer screening and PSA have received a great deal of press over the past couple of years, and it is time to set the record straight. Consistent with most years, in 2011 there were 240,890 new cases of prostate cancer diagnosed in the United States and 33,720 U.S. men died of prostate cancer …

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To Bridge or Not to Bridge, That is the Question!

You don’t need a three tooth solution for a single tooth problem. – By Dr. Joseph Farag – There is no doubt that when a tooth is lost due to infection, decay or trauma, many factors of oral health are affected. In addition to those factors, cosmetics may also be affected if a front tooth is lost. Common causes of tooth …

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PSORIASIS

By Charles Camisa, MD   – What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a common skin disease that causes dry, red, scaly patches that are sometimes itchy and painful. Any part of the body may be affected, but the scalp, elbows, knees and torso are most common. Besides the skin discomfort and potential disfigurement, psoriasis can be physically disabling, especially if it …

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How to Choose A Home Care Agency

Infinity Homecare – If you or a loved one need respite care after surgery or ongoing care for chronic or terminal illness, you may be considering enlisting the help of a home health care company. Home health care and hospice aides can help patients with a variety of tasks, including everything from nutritional guidance to pain management. Choosing home care or …

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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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