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Focus on Head & Neck Cancers

Focus on Head & Neck Cancers

Long-term survival of head and neck cancers is increasing. Establishing healthy habits can greatly reduce your risk of developing these and other related cancers. An estimated 436,060 survivors of head and neck cancer are living in the United States today, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS), and that number continues to grow. Through successful research and clinical trials, as …

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Urinary Incontinence

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Having an overactive bladder is nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, nearly 15 percent of women are dealing with it on a chronic basis. As you may suspect, it is more prominent in women due to pregnancies, menopause, and the unique structure of the female urinary tract. Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) is a specific type of problem that is …

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Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle

Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle

By Myles Rubin Samotin, MD – Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Fellowship Trained in Foot and Ankle – To understand foot and ankle arthritis and how it affects us, we must first understand the basic anatomy of the foot and ankle. Amazingly, the foot and ankle are comprised of 28 bones and 30 joints! However, arthritis mostly affects a few specific …

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Need an Alternative to the Emergency Department? Skip the Wait at Millennium’s Walk-in Medical Center

Need an Alternative to the Emergency Department

By Kara Sabatino Feeling sick during the week or weekend and can’t get in to see your primary care doctor? There’s a new alternative to the busy Emergency Department! The Venice Walk-in recently expanded their hours to every day of the week. They are now open seven days a week from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. The Venice Walk-in Center, conveniently …

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What Your Untreated Hearing Loss is doing to YOUR Brain…

What Your Untreated Hearing Loss is doing to YOUR Brain

By Dr. Noël Crosby, Au.D. Hearing loss is a fact of life for more than 48 million Americans.  According to the Hearing Loss Association of America, this fact may increase the risk of cognitive problems and even dementia.  “The general perception is that hearing loss is a relatively inconsequential part of aging,” says Frank Lin, an otologist and epidemiologist at …

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IS A TRUST RIGHT FOR ME?

IS A TRUST RIGHT FOR ME?

By James W. Mallonee For the most part, a trust, whether operable during life or after death is generally used to give its creator the ability to control the flow of a person’s property to beneficiaries following death while attempting to minimize if not avoid estate taxes.  In today’s world, it might not make sense to have a trust instrument …

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Declutter Your Heart

Declutter Your Heart

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church I’m not a packrat (I’m in denial) but I do tend to pile stuff in my study at home.  After a few weeks have gone by I start feeling sluggish when I sit down to write. I look around the room and begin to feel overwhelmed. I once blamed the sluggish, …

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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.

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 loss are decay, periodontal disease, failed root canal therapy, and traumatic injury. Modern dentistry …

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CATARACT PATIENTS CAN GO “DROPLESS” AT FRANTZ EYECARE

CATARACT PATIENTS

By Jonathan M. Frantz, MD, FACS Cataract patients in South Florida have reason to rejoice thanks to a new “dropless” cataract surgery method available at Frantz EyeCare. It is designed to eliminate one of the most frustrating aspects of cataract surgery: postoperative eye drops. Why Dropless? In standard cataract surgery, patients are required to use antibiotic and steroid eye drops before …

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End Knee Arthritis Pain with FDA Approved Joint Injections

FDA Approved Joint Injections

By Physicians Rehabilitation If you have never had joint injections before, you may be wondering how this treatment works and whether it can truly make a difference. Below are answers to three of your most frequently asked questions: How do joint injections work? Our bodies naturally create a solution to keep our knees and other joints lubricated. Osteoarthritis reduces the …

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