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Celiac Disease: A Complex Autoimmune Disorder

Celiac Disease: A Complex Autoimmune Disorder

Celiac disease is a serious autoimmune disorder that can occur in genetically predisposed people where the ingestion of gluten leads to damage in the small intestine. It is estimated to affect 1 in 100 people worldwide. Two and one-half million Americans are undiagnosed and are at risk for long-term health complications. When people with celiac disease eat gluten (a protein found …

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A Change in Destiny

A Change in Destiny

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church Jerry sat patiently in his shiny black Chevy Silverado in the same spot by the playground like he had done for the last four weekends. He reached over and picked up a brown paper bag, took out and slowly unwrapped his favorite mid- morning snack…a peanut butter and banana sandwich. …

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Leptospirosis is a Concern for Dog Owners

Leptospirosis is a Concern for Dog Owners

Leptospirosis is an infectious disease that causes serious illness in dogs and other animals throughout the world. Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection that many dogs can acquire, and the number of veterinarians that are seeing this infection in their patients is growing. The concern is of course for our beloved pets, but also a major red flag since leptospirosis is …

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Your Mental Health: Bayfront Health Medical Group Announces a New Psychiatrist

Bayfront Health Medical Group recently welcomed a new physician to their team, Dr. Gregory Arthmann, a comprehensive Psychiatrist. Dr. Arthmann has over six years’ experience in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of adult psychiatric patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Dr. Arthmann treats young adults to geriatrics, and his experience includes substance abuse rehabilitation, behavioral, depressive and psychotic disorder …

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The Future of Pain Management: Stem Cells?

The Future of Pain Management: Stem Cells?

By Jordan Churchill, Director of Operations There has been a lot of discussion surrounding regenerative medicine and the use of stem cells for the treatment of pain. In this discussion, we are referring to autologous (or “self) stem cells, ie; those that are aspirated from stem-cell rich areas in the body, centrifuged down to separate the cells, and reintroduced to …

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Nutritious Meals for Busy School Nights

Nutritious Meals for Busy School Nights

When school is back in session, the real test for parents is not in the classroom, but in the kitchen. Between breakfast, lunch and dinner – not to mention snacks – meal planning seems endless and daunting. With convenient options like canned ingredients on-hand, parents can have the makings of a wholesome homemade meal right at their fingertips. Canned foods not …

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Keeping Youth Athletes Safe in the Summer Heat

Keeping Youth Athletes Safe

Back to school brings lots of sports practices right in the middle of the hottest part of the day. It’s important for coaches, athletes and parents to be aware of how to prevent heat-related illness. To prevent heat illness (i.e. heat cramps, heat exhaustion, or heat stroke) or even heat stroke deaths during summer sports practices, consider the following important tips: …

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Balance Disorders: A Safe and Effective Exercise Alternative

Balance Disorders: A Safe and Effective Exercise Alternative

Aging is not the most welcomed word, but for the most part, it’s unavoidable. Living in Florida provides a much more active lifestyle for many individuals. With the growing “aging” population here, exercising and doing activities in the heat can produce some unwanted injuries. Our bodies self-regulate heat by sweating and also through radiating heat back into the atmosphere. When …

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The New Tax Cut and Jobs Act – Can I Do Anything New?

The New Tax Cut and Jobs Act

By James W. Mallonee We’ve all heard about the new tax changes, but can you use the new changes to your benefit. The first thing in deciding this is to review the new exclusion amounts for estate and gift taxes. The new exclusion amounts have been bumped up to $10 million for each person ($20 million for married couples). Although …

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Super Foods for a Nutritious Diet

Superfood

The health community has long praised the benefits of vitamins and nutrients derived from natural sources. For those looking to improve their health or take preventative measures, these 10 natural super foods can be incorporated into your daily diet to help support your health: Green Tea – Armed with a special type of antioxidants called polyphenols, green tea can decrease …

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