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Experience the History of the Rose Parade First-Hand with YMT Vacations

Experience the History of the Rose Parade First-Hand with YMT Vacations

The Tournament of Roses Parade is an American New Year’s tradition, a festival of elaborate, flower-covered floats, marchingbands, and more held in Pasadena, California, every January 1st. You’ve watched the pageantry and beauty of the parade on television—isn’t it time you saw the floats in person? One hundred thirty years ago, the first Rose Parade was held on January 1, …

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Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgery Better vision, improved outcomes, more precise cataract surgery

Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgery Better vision, improved outcomes, more precise cataract surgery

By Jonathan M. Frantz,  MD, FACS If you have cataracts, making the decision to have Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgery or Traditional Cataract Surgery can sometimes be daunting. At Frantz EyeCare, we present you with a tremendous amount of information to digest and then do our best to help you understand it.  One important part of this process is helping you …

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Neurointerventional Surgeon on Medical Staff at Bayfront Health Port Charlotte Sheds Light on the Importance of Stroke Awareness

Neurointerventional surgeon Nasser Razack M.D., J.D., standing in Bayfront Health Port Charlotte’s Hybrid O.R., the first and only one of its kind in Charlotte County. A Hybrid O.R. is the integration of a traditional O.R. with medical imaging in the same room. This allows surgeons, as well as interventionalists, the ability to diagnose and treat in a single location and accommodate open, minimally invasive, and interventional procedures.

Every year in the United States nearly 800,000 people will suffer from a stroke. If it’s not caught early enough, it can lead to death, paralysis, cognitive impairment, aphasia, and many more complications. Stroke prevention cannot be stressed enough, and knowing the signs and symptoms are crucial. There are three main types of stroke: • Hemorrhagic strokes are when a damaged …

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Arthritis, Pain & Inflammation: The Medical Cannabis Alternative

Arthritis, Pain & Inflammation: The Medical Cannabis Alternative

By Peggy Benzing, D.O. Arthritis is inflammation of one or more joints, which can cause severe pain and deformity. However, arthritis is not simply one disease with one cause. The term, ”arthritis” is commonly used to describe joint and musculoskeletal  pain, but actually, there are about 200 different conditions that can be painful or disfiguring such as the following: • Rheumatoid …

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May is Better Hearing an d Speech Month – Oticon Opn S™

May is Better Hearing an d Speech Month - Oticon Opn S™

By Dr. Noël Crosby, Au.D. May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, a time to raise awareness about communication disorders and the available treatment options that can improve the quality of life for those who experience problems speaking, understanding, or hearing. It is appropriate that Advanced Hearing Solutions should participate in Better Hearing & Speech Month by inviting you to …

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Personal Property and Estate Administration

Personal Property and Estate Administration

By James W. Mallonee One of the hardest thing’s families have to do when a parent passes is the distribution of their tangible personal property. This is especially true when there is more than one sibling or individual involved when trying to determine who should get what items of Mom and Dad’s. Unless Mom or Dad have a left a …

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Improving your Arthritic Pain with Aquatic Therapy

Warm Water Stimulates Balance and Lessens Pain Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints. Some of the common arthritic symptoms are joint pain, stiffness, warmth, immobilization, and loss of range of motion, fatigue and inadequate blood flow. Two of the main types of arthritis are Osteoarthritis (OA) and Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). With Osteoarthritis, wear and tear damages the cartilage in …

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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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Neuro-Specialist Group Recommends Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) & Stem Cells For Back & Neck Pain

Neuro-Specialist Group Recommends Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) & Stem Cells For Back & Neck Pain

Over 116 million people suffer from various types of chronic pain disorders ranging from fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, and neuropathy. Very often, the pain is concentrated in the back and neck pain due to spinal conditions. Whether injury, trauma or degenerative diseases have caused your pain, the consensus is usually the same; people want their pain to go away. The most common …

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Travel Health & Vacation Allure of the Seas

Travel Health & Vacation Allure of the Seas

Vacationers will experience an unprecedented variety of entertainment, dining, retail and exclusive onboard amenities aboard Allure of  the Seas, one of the world’s largest and most revolutionary cruise ships. With a cache of distinct new onboard activities and amenities, Allure of the Seas offers one-of-a-kind entertainment performances, culinary concepts, retail venues and technology innovations. An architectural marvel at sea, Allure’s …

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