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The Fear of the Lord

The Fear of the Lord

The phrase, “The fear of the Lord,” was one I never liked. By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church Before I was a Christ-follower I thought, “Who would want to be a Christian and serve a god you would have to be afraid of?” By that time (in my middle teens) I had way too many fears …

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Physical Activity for Arthritis

Physical Activity for Arthritis

Why is physical activity important for people with arthritis? If you have arthritis, participating in joint-friendly physical activity can improve your arthritis pain, function, mood, and quality of life. Joint-friendly physical activities are low-impact, which means they put less stress on the body, reducing the risk of injury. Examples of joint-friendly activities include walking, biking and swimming. Being physically active can …

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Disclosure Requirements for Trusts

By James W. Mallonee In 2007 the Florida Legislature re-wrote the trust code which is now known as Chapter 736. In that sweeping change, the lawmakers included two sections dealing with limitations and disclosure related to challenging a Trustee’s action or inaction. Limitations is known as the length of time a person has to file a lawsuit (traditionally known as statute …

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THE OTHER CONGESTION THAT IS WORTH TALKING ABOUT

THE OTHER CONGESTION THAT IS WORTH TALKING ABOUT

By Jill Tanner MSN, NP-C and Joseph G. Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI – Veins Specialists, Fort Myers Every year, right around this time, ourselves or someone we know has come down with the common cold. Although typically short lived the common cold can be a nuisance. It comes with that annoying nasal congestion and that constant search for a tissue. …

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Test Your Sunscreen Knowledge

Test Your Sunscreen Knowledge

J. Gregory Neily, DO Board Certified Dermatologist, Mohs Micrographic Surgeon The month of May is “Skin Cancer Awareness Month” which gives us an opportunity to refocus on keeping us safe from this common form of cancer. Recently, I was at a friend’s gathering and the subject of sunscreen came up. Before long, the same sunscreen myths came up that I find …

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My Belly Hurts! An Overview of Abdominal Pain

My Belly Hurts! An Overview of Abdominal Pain

By Adam P. Lipkin, MD, Fellow American College of Surgeons A lot of people experience pain in the abdomen and don’t know what to make of it. They may blame it on something they ate but wonder if there is a health concern. There are a myriad of conditions that can present with pain in the abdomen but today we will …

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Early Detection Saves Lives: What you Should Know About the Latest Life-Saving Technology

Early Detection Saves Lives: What you Should Know About the Latest Life-Saving Technology

The best way to conquer, fight and overcome any disease state is to have early diagnostic testing at the onset of symptoms, or as a preventative measure. Individuals with high-risk factors for coronary artery disease, or certain cancers are highly encouraged to have annual screenings for their specific disease states potentials. RAVE RADIOLOGY At RAVE Radiology, they put your health …

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Did You Hear…

By Dr. Noël Crosby, Au.D. May is Better Hearing and Speech Month.  Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM) was founded in 1927, by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). The aim of BHSM is to raise awareness about hearing and speech problems, while at the same encouraging people to analyze their own hearing and speech, and to seek treatment if they think …

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Immunotherapy Is Turning The Tide Against Some Cancers

Immunotherapy Is Turning The Tide Against Some Cancers

Immunotherapy, an approach to cancer treatment that uses the body’s natural defenses, has been around for decades; however, the early forms of this type of treatment were very toxic and did not result in the desired outcomes for most patients. In the past 10 to 15 years, as researchers have learned much more about the genetics and mechanisms of cancer …

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The Heat Has More Of An Effect on Your Pets Than You May Realize

The Heat Has More Of An Effect on Your Pets Than You May Realize

During the next few months, our families will be a little more active than normal with school being out and vacations planned for the near future. We will soon be enjoying, excursions, playing on the beach, visiting the parks, and barbecuing a lot more often. With all of this extra activity, comes the unfortunately increased chance of injury, especially for our …

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