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Specialized Imaging Available in Local Office

Specialized Imaging Available in Local Office

By Advanced Imaging of Port Charlotte – Advanced Imaging of Port Charlotte opened in 2005 with the objective of providing residents of Port Charlotte and the surrounding area with the highest quality of medical imaging possible. Since that time, Advanced Imaging has continued to grow and evolve with the newest medical technology available. Advanced Imaging began with the concepts of …

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Where’s the Nearest Restroom?

Dr. Carl Klutke Many people don’t realize how common urinary incontinence (UI) and overactive bladder (OAB) are. In fact, these two conditions are among the top 10 chronic conditions effecting American women. For millions of Americans, incontinence is not just a medical problem. It is a problem that also affects emotional, psychological and social well-being. Many people are afraid to …

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The Gift Of Joyful Thought

The Gift Of Joyful Thought

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church My Uncle Mutt always smiled. His real first name was Eugene, but everyone called him Mutt. Late at night, sitting around a pot of Maxwell House coffee, my Dad and Uncle Mutt would tell jokes and “side splitting” hunting and fishing stories until around 2:00 am. Glued to every word …

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Knee Pain Does Not Mean You Need Knee Replacement Surgery

Knee Replacement Surgery

By Physicians Rehabilitation Aperson with knee pain knows how often it gets in the way of doing the things they want and need to do in daily life. Because the knee is a weight bearing joint, knee pain affects almost everything we do that requires mobility, including those things most of us have usually taken for granted. For many, knee …

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Safety First

Safety First

Contrary to what Hollywood portrays, aging can be a wonderful thing. Getting to see our children grow up into mature adults and live out their goals is a very rewarding process. One of the main purposes on this earth, besides our own happiness, is to pass our knowledge and wisdom to the next generation. “Leave this place better than we …

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STOP DIABETES

STOP DIABETES

Provided by The American Diabetes Association Diabetes is a serious disease, and you probably know someone who is affected by it. Nearly 30 million* children and adults in the U.S. are living with diabetes. About eight million of those people don’t know they have it, which means they’re not getting the care they need to stay healthy. About 5% of …

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This Thanksgiving, Try This

This Thanksgiving, Try This

By Alex Anderson I have this incredibly wealthy friend. Well, he’s wealthy by my standards anyhow. If I had to guess, his net worth  is somewhere north of say, a hundred million dollars. He’s also very  giving. One of the kindest people you’ll every meet. And he has, at times, been very generous to me. Which, by the way, gave …

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Parkinson’s Disease after the “Early Stages”

Parkinson’s Disease

By Ramon Gil, M.D. Whether or not your treating physician prescribed medication (s) for you at the  time  that  you  were  diagnosed  as having Parkinson’s Disease (PD), eventually, as the disease progresses, the problems associated with this condition will require “symptomatic treatment”.  There are many different variables that one needs to consider to make the decision of which drug (s) …

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Managing Lung Disease During the Holidays

Managing Lung Disease During the Holidays

By Phoebe Brown | Staff Writer   Typically, the holiday season brings family and friends together for many celebrations of love, joy and gratitude. However, for someone who has lung disease, the holidays can seem daunting. Between traveling, cooking and eating, someone could easily become fatigued. For people with lung disease, that fatigue could make breathing a difficult task. One …

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Cardiovascular Health and Diabetes Education

Cardiovascular Health and Diabetes Education

By Ray Lenius, RCIS and Leslie Yaniga, RCIS, Faculty, Cardiovascular Technology, FSW Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) is the number one killer of men and women in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 370,000 people die annually from coronary heart disease. One cause of CHD that is most often in the news …

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