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The Connection Between Inflammation and Breast Cancer By Yollo Wellness – We’ve known for quite some time that inflammation and cancer have shared some sort of functional relationship. In fact, it was in 1863 that a German pathologist named Rudolph Virchow first hypothesized that the origin of cancer was at sites of chronic inflammation. Now it seems that modern science …

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Do Trials Shape You Or Break You?

By Terry Hoskins, Pastor of the Family Church – Pain and suffering finds us regardless of who we are and is indeed a central part of the human experience. You may have everything this world has to offer like millions of dollars, cars, houses, and boats, yet when trials come, all the stuff of the world leaves you feeling empty. …

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Your Water – Your Life – Your Business

Your Water – Your Life – Your Business

By Fay Lynne Huang – I’ve been thinking about water lately. A lot. We all know we need it. Wouldn’t last long without it. So you’d think we’d treasure it – like gold or diamonds; protect it – like our children or our country; secure it – like our homes or our freedom. But NO! The truth is most people …

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The Fight Against Prostate Cancer

The Fight Against Prostate Cancer

By Dr. Thomas Fabian, Advanced Imaging of Port Charlotte – I would imagine that almost every person who sees a “pink ribbon” associates that ribbon with breast cancer and the fight against breast cancer. What about the “blue ribbon?” The blue ribbon represents prostate cancer and the fight against prostate cancer. Many people may not be aware, but September has …

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12 Stents & Still Cycling!

12 Stents & Still Cycling

Active 79 year old cycles over 100 miles each week! John Jordan has been given a quality of life he never thought was possible. He is an active member in the Sarasota Cycling Club and swims several miles on the days he isn’t out riding his bicycle. This is an accomplishment by any measures for anyone, especially someone who is …

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Living with Hearing Loss? You Are Not Alone

Living with Hearing Loss

By Dr. Noël Crosby, Au.D. – Untreated hearing loss can have a devastating effect on one’s life and can severely damage family life, earning power and the human psyche. The good news is that many effective solutions exist today.  Hearing aids have advanced technologically and many other tools (i.e. looping systems and Wi-Fi capabilities) are now available to help the …

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Top 7 Reasons to Get Your Leg Vein Evaluation and Treatment this FALL.

Top 7 Reasons to Get Your Leg Vein Evaluation

By Joseph Magnant, MD, FACS – There are many different presentations of leg vein problems although the most recognizable is that of varicose veins. Other signs and symptoms of venous reflux disease (also known as venous insufficiency, CVI, venous incompetence or leaky veins) include swollen, achy legs, restless legs, night time leg cramps and urination, diffuse spider veins, skin discoloration …

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Anti-Aging

Anti-Aging

By Timothy Blend, MD – Anti-aging medicine has thus far had a strong basis in surgical intervention (e.g. plastic surgery) or dermatological (e.g. cosmetic) procedures to create an anti-aging effect. However, over a period of time, the body and its organs continue to age unabated, with corresponding deterioration in the overall appearance and in the performance of the body. This …

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National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

I want to make you aware. Here is why… By Rebecca Shryock – I want to tell you a story.  The story of how I learned to breathe life.  Not just live it, but feel it.  Taste it.  Breathe it. I’m a mother to three beautiful little boys who are all so charismatic and unique you wouldn’t believe it.  I’m …

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Local Pharmacy Vs. Corporate Pharmacy?

Pharmacy

We have all seen small local pharmacies in our hometowns but have you ever actually tried one? Why not, what are your concerns? Many people take comfort in the familiar big box pharmacies. We are all creatures of habit, but sometimes stepping out and trying something new can open your eyes to a great local experience in your own neighborhood. …

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