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Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: BE PROACTIVE

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: BE PROACTIVE

Susan Cera, M.D., Board Certified Colorectal Surgeon Colon health is not the most glamorous subject, but don’t let that allow you to shy away from it or undermine its importance. Consider these statistics from the American Cancer Society (ACS). In 2019, there is an expected 101,420 new cases of colon, and 44,180 cases of rectal cancers to be diagnosed in …

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“A Star Is Born” Sheds Light on Tinnitus!

“A Star Is Born” Sheds Light on Tinnitus!

By Hoglund Family Hearing and Audiology Services In the movie “A Star is Born,” Jackson Maine (played by Bradley Cooper) is a famous musician who performs very loud, rock-n-roll concerts to sold-out arenas every night. As a result of all this noise and the fact that he was born with hearing loss, Maine hears a constant ringing tone in his …

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Lung Cancer Screenings Save Lives

The second leading cancer in both men and women is LUNG CANCER. According to the American Cancer Society’s Statistics, there will be 234,030 new cases of lung cancer diagnosed and 154,050 deaths from lung cancer this year alone. Despite these grim statistics, nearly 430,000 people today, have at some point in their lives been diagnosed with lung cancer, and yet they …

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For Hemps Sake At For Goodness Sake Market: Organic, Superior CBD is Essential

For Hemps Sake At For Goodness Sake Market

By Bruce Ford, Owner There are countless ongoing peer-reviewed studies on the medical outcomes of utilizing Cannabis as a drug therapy in patients that have cancer, multiple sclerosis, HIV/AIDS, cognitive damage, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic pain, PTSD, epilepsy, ALS, Crohn’s, Parkinson’s, Lupus, and many other disorders. CBD oil is also a viable alternative for many patients wanting the healing properties of …

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS): What you need to know!

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

What is carpal tunnel syndrome and where is it found? Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common entrapment neuropathy in the body. In simple terms, it is a pinched nerve in the wrist. The carpal tunnel is an anatomic regional that is formed by the carpal (wrist) bones and the transverse carpal ligament, and the median nerve is susceptible …

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Nutrition Found to be the Strongest Variable in Pressure Ulcer Severity & Development

Nutrition Found to be the Strongest Variable in Pressure Ulcer Severity & Development

The incidence of community-acquired pressure ulcers appears to been on the rise. The development of pressure ulcers is multifactorial, but one study suggests that compromised nutritional status is the single strongest predictor of pressure ulcer development and of pressure ulcer severity among patients receiving home health. The authors suggest that the strength of nutrition in their analyses was based on …

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Do you Want to Heal Your Body and Look Better Naturally?

Do you Want to Heal Your Body and Look Better Naturally?

In Naples, there is a place that can help you age, feel, think, look, and perform better. Some say it’s aging in reverse. At the Tree of Light Center, they provide therapeutic light and infrared services to promote body rejuvenation and restoration on a cellular level. Light therapy helps the body detoxify, revitalize, increase circulation, relieve pain, and reduce wrinkles. If …

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At Tuscany Villa of Naples, Our Team Can Answer All of Your Questions About Financing Senior Living

At Tuscany Villa of Naples

In our work with seni’ors and their adult children across the country, the team members at Tuscany Villa of Naples Assisted Living often find themselves answering many of the same questions about financing care. These are often the first questions adult children have as they begin to search for independent and assisted living communities for an aging loved one. Adult children …

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National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month

By Caroline Cederquist, M.D. March is National Nutrition month which is very exciting. As a physician who has worked extensively with nutrition for more than twenty years, I know first-hand the role nutrition plays in health and well-being and also the role it has with improving many medical conditions. Nutrition is the branch of science that deals with nutrients with includes …

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Low Back Pain How does it occur, and what can we do about it?

Low Back Pain How does it occur, and what can we do about it?

By Luga Podesta, M.D., Director of Regenerative Sports Medicine – Bluetail Medical Group-Naples Low back pain is the most common medical disorder and the costliest of all medical diagnoses in industrialized societies. Back pain is second only to the common cold as the most common reason for seeing a physician. 70 to 80% of the world’s population will experience low back …

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