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Make the Move to Marco Island

1630 Caxambas Ct, Marco Island, FL 34145

Many areas of Florida make wonderful places to live, offering a variety of housing, working, schooling, dining, entertainment options. One of these highly sought-after locations, Marco Island, located on the Gulf of Mexico. Don’t let the size of this small island, 24 square miles, deceive you. With a variety of local eateries, top-rated schools, and activities for both land and water …

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Lanier Islands is the Perfect Destination for Family Memories

Lanier Islands is the Perfect Destination for Family Memories

Lake Lanier and Lanier Islands is a vacation destination located in northeast Georgia. The islands set in the middle of Lake Lanier and offer something for everyone, from the outdoor adventure-seeker to those who prefer being pampered after shopping and fine dining. Lanier Islands Resort is the main attraction of the islands, which features a plethora of activities for all ages. …

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Keep your skin healthy this summer

Keep your skin healthy this summer

By Jacqueline Thomas, D.O., Board Certified Dermatologist Summer is fast approaching and with it comes relaxation and fun in the sun. It is important to keep your skin healthy this summer and all year because anyone can get skin cancer, regardless of skin color. In most parts of the country, the hottest part of the day is from 10AM to …

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Compression Devices for Limb Swelling

By Alyssa Parker A common challenge faced in the medical field is finding the cause of an individual’s limb swelling. Any limb swelling may be your body’s way of letting you know there is a potential underlying condition that can cause even more damage if left untreated. When swelling in a limb becomes chronic, pinpointing the origin is vital to …

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Diabetic Neuropathy: What You’re Feeling & Don’t Know Will Shock You!

Diabetic Neuropathy: What You’re Feeling & Don’t Know Will Shock You!

Roughly, 29 million Americans have diabetes.  Many of these cases are undiagnosed, but for those individuals that struggle with the disease, symptoms of diabetic neuropathy can be debilitating. Diabetic neuropathy is a progressive disease that affects nearly 200,000 new patients per year.  Understanding the disease state is complex, but in short, having high blood sugar levels, along with low blood and …

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PROSTATE CANCER – The Dreaded Biopsy

PROSTATE CANCER – The Dreaded Biopsy

By Virginia ‘Ginya’ Carnahan, APR, CPRC Dattoli Cancer Center & Brachytherapy Research Institute I can’t tell you how many men I’ve talked to about prostate cancer biopsies in the last 10 years.  There have been many – at least 2 or 3 a week!  These are guys who have experienced some symptom and gone to their family doctor for a check-up, …

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Wills, Divorce and Life Insurance

Wills, Divorce and Life Insurance

By James W. Mallonee Have you ever wondered what happens to the outcome of a person’s Last Will and Testament following the divorce of a married couple?  Even more interesting is what happens to a named spouse as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy when a couple divorces. The answer is fairly simple.  Florida law treats the divorcing couples as …

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Heart Talk

Heart Talk

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church My dad told me a hilariously funny story that happened when he was about 20 years old. He was riding in the backseat of my grandfather’s car with my grandfather, Jeff, driving. Grandpa Jeff’s brother Uncle Walter was in the front passenger seat. So to set this up a little more, …

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Venous Disease – It’s More Than Just Varicose Veins

Venous Disease

By Patrick Nero, MD, FACS – Vein Specialists We have all seen someone walking down the street and noticed large bulging varicose veins and thought – they should really see a doctor about that.  Though varicose veins or prominent spider veins are the most obvious sign of venous disease, they represent a medical condition called venous insufficiency that is much more …

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July is UV Safety Awareness Month

July is UV Safety Awareness Month

We all love to take in those warm summer rays, but everyone must remember to protect their skin and eyes from the damaging effects of the sun. The sun emits radiation known as UV-A and UV-B rays. Both types can damage your eyes and skin: • UV-B rays have short wavelengths that reach the outer layer of your skin • UV-A …

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