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Health & Travel Destination Paradise: Nassau Bahamas

Health & Travel Destination Paradise: Nassau Bahamas

The Bahamas has more than 700 islands and is an archipelago that boasts hospitable people, gorgeous weather, fascinating traditions, beautiful nature and a way of life all its own. It isn’t difficult to come up with things to do in the Bahamas. Rather, it’s difficult to fit in everything. You don’t want to miss Andros Island, Port Lucaya Marketplace, traditional Bahamian …

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Alternative Treatments Help Improve Quality of Life

Though many patients are left to research alternatives on their own, new medical advancements can now provide people with chronic lung diseases a viable treatment option.

By Phoebe Brown – Staff Writer When people are diagnosed with chronic diseases, the challenge of living life fully, navigating the healthcare industry and finding the right treatment options can pose issues. For people with lung diseases, treatment options which address the disease itself are scarce and don’t usually go beyond traditional medications, supplemental oxygen or a lung transplant. Even …

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CT Screening for Early Detection – No One Deserves Lung Cancer

No One Deserves Lung Cancer

Lung cancer has a bad reputation as the leading cause of cancer death among Americans. Lunch Cancer is the second most diagnosed cancer in both men and women and accounts for more than 30 percent of all cancer deaths, killing more than 150,000 Americans each year. A five year survival rate of less than 16 percent continues to be substantially …

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Need an Alternative to the Emergency Department? Visit Millennium Physician Group’s Walk-in Medical Center

Need an Alternative to the Emergency Department? Visit Millennium Physician Group’s Walk-in Medical Center

By Kara Sabatino Feeling sick during the week and can’t get in to see your primary care doctor?  There’s a new alternative to the busy Emergency Department! Millennium Physician Group’s Venice Walk-in Medical Center is a wonderful alternative to a busy Emergency Department for life’s minor health problems. The Venice Walk-in recently opened in February 2016 and is open weekdays, 8 …

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Dermatitis: The Most Common Types and Treatments

Dermatitis

Seborrheic dermatitis consists of light scaling on the scalp also known as dandruff and redness with yellowish greasy flakes on the face, especially in the eyebrows, sides of the nose, behind the ears, and in the moustache and beard areas of men. Mild cases are controlled by over the counter anti-dandruff shampoos and facial moisturizers or 1% hydrocortisone cream. Recently, …

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Holiday Travel and Limb Swelling

Limb Swelling A Search for New Treatments

By Alyssa Parker – The holidays are right around the corner, which means many will be traveling to visit their loved ones, or for those of you who are snow birds you’re heading home to the warm weather down south. Many individuals choose air travel to reach their destination. For those who suffer from venous insufficiency or lymphedema this can …

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Benefits of Aquatic Therapy

Benefits of Aquatic Therapy

Aquatic therapy offers various benefits for patients who can have trouble moving or exercising because of pain. One of the greatest benefits of aquatic therapy is buoyancy. When the body is submerged in water, buoyancy assists in supporting the weight of the patient, making movement possible. Decreasing the amount of weight the joints bear reduces the force of stress the …

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Prevent Knee Replacement Surgery

Prevent Knee Replacement Surgery

By Physicians Rehabilitation The knee is notorious for pain and injury. Knee pain can occur from an injury or a condition like osteoarthritis, and can impact activities of everyday life. There are many remedies for this condition, including rest, anti-inflammatory medications and using knee braces. For individuals whose knee pain progresses or does not respond to other types of treatment, …

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New Technology Detects Lung Cancer in Early Stage

New Technology Detects Lung Cancer in Early Stage

Edgardo Soto De La Rosa, M.D. Cancer of the lung and bronchus is affecting a staggering number of the population with no sign that the increase will stop – with the increased use of filtered cigarettes, radon and secondhand smoke. Physicians and scientists continue to research and develop new detection methods for lung cancer and other lung diseases, which have resulted …

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Tooth Loss is Linked to Diabetes

Tooth Loss is Linked to Diabetes

Dr. Alexander Gaukhman 29.1 million People living in the United States have diabetes. That’s 9.3% of the population. Approximately 1.7 million new cases are diagnosed each year—and 8.1 million people living with diabetes don’t even know they have it. Diabetes affects your body’s ability to process sugar. All food you eat is turned to sugar and used for energy. In …

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