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Hurricane Irma Take a toll on your legs?

You have leg swelling and pain?  We may have your solution! By Patrick Nero, MD, FACS, RPVI As hurricane Irma was bearing down on us in early September, we all had to quickly prepare and then make the difficult decision to either ride it out or evacuate.  I know from my own experience as well as so many others I …

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National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

Samira K. Beckwith – President and CEO of Hope Healthcare A Catholic priest I know used to ask the congregation, “How many of you want to go to heaven?” Once all the hands were in the air, he would pause for a moment before delivering the follow-up question: “Do you know you have to die to get there?” Talking about …

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Medical Marijuana — Is It Right For You?

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Iona Health and Wellness uses an integrative approach to medicine. They offer age management medicine for women and men to optimize health. Dr. Sonn will evaluate you and tailor a patient-specific treatment plan to maximize your potential. Using evidence-based medicine, their diagnostic and treatment services are directed towards promoting health.  Gregory Sonn, DO has been practicing Medicine since 2002; he believes …

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How Diabetes Directly Affects Your Heart

Since November is American Diabetes Month, there’s no better time like the present to address the widespread epidemic affecting our country.  Diabetes affects over 30 million Americans and is the 7th leading cause of death.  What’s even more staggering is that folks with diabetes are 2 to 4 times more likely to die of a cardiac episode than those individuals …

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Managing a Life with Diabetes – Steps to reduce chances of complications

Managing a Life with Diabetes - Steps to reduce chances of complications

By T.J. DePaola, PharmD November marks National Diabetes Awareness Month, an annual focus on the risks, preventative measures and ways to improve the lives of those with the disease. According to the American Diabetes Association, more than 30 million children and adults are living with diabetes in America, and nearly 1.5 million adults are newly diagnosed each year. Coping with diabetes …

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Dr. Adrian Danchenko weighs in on what patients need to know:

Dr. Adrian Danchenko weighs in on what patients need to know:

“The diabetes epidemic is contributing to the number of cardiovascular related issues and disorders that people are facing.” “Due to the lifestyle choices people have made in this country, many patients will require cardiac care at some point in their life, but most people will not have any of the classic symptoms. The diabetes epidemic is contributing to the number …

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Your Pet’s Wellness & Survival Rate is in Your Hands

Your Pet’s Wellness & Survival Rate is in Your Hands

  Just like humans, pets need annual physicals and wellness exams to make sure they are free from illness, disease-related disorders, and complications that can lead to chronic conditions. At Best Friends Animal Hospital, they provide a comprehensive Wellness Blood Work Program, which they advocate for all aging animals.  Usually starting around the age of 5, pets should begin to …

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HOW AN INHERITANCE CAN JEOPARDIZE MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY

HOW AN INHERITANCE CAN JEOPARDIZE MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY

By Steven J. Gibbs, Esq. When folks are doing estate planning in Florida, they often are trying to take care of those they love the most, and this is one of my favorite things being a Florida estate planning attorney. However, many don’t realize that their generosity can backfire if they fail to consider the relative circumstances of those loved …

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Lung Cancer Update

Lung Cancer Update

According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. More people die of lung cancer in a year than from breast, prostate, colon, and pancreatic cancer combined. Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women – it ranks just behind prostate and breast cancer, respectively. …

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Having Trouble Paying For Medical Equipment or Services?

Having Trouble Paying For Medical Equipment or Services

Find out how HECM has Helped Many In Similar Situations By Mark E. Ary, MBA – Senior Licensed Loan Originator A Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) Loan is a reverse mortgage program that enables you to withdraw a percentage of your home’s equity.  If you’re a senior and you have either paid off or paid down a significant portion of …

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