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Introducing the new Ivus Superhero of Vein Disease Treatment

Introducing the new Ivus Superhero of Vein Disease Treatment

Attention anyone who has had a previous vein stripping, vein ablation or varicose vein removal, and has not received the desired results.  This article is also addressed to those of you who have been suffering with swollen legs for months to years without a definitive diagnosis.  There may have been trauma to the extremity or perhaps a joint replacement and you …

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Bladder Cancer – What You Need To Know

Bladder Cancer - What You Need To Know

Alejandro Miranda-Sousa, M.D. Bladder cancer is extremely common.  In fact, it is the 5th most prevalent cancer, and it’s unfortunately on the rise.  There are several risk factors associated with bladder cancer, although anyone can be affected by its devastating diagnosis. Bladder Cancer Risk Factors • History of smoking (smoking causes 4-7 time increase in the risk) • Obesity • …

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Are You Ignoring Your Cardiac Risk Factors and Symptoms?

Are You Ignoring Your Cardiac Risk Factors and Symptoms?

Dr. Adrian Danchenko weighs in on what patients need to know Lehigh Regional Medical Center’s current administration is exceptionally focused on recruiting and retaining a dedicated group of specialists and subspecialists to further develop their hospital’s depth and breadth of services for the local community. Efforts are currently underway to open a diagnostic cardiac catheterization laboratory.  Two months ago, they recruited …

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The Heart and Mouth Connection: How Heart Disease and Oral Health Link

By Dr. Ricardo S. Bocanegra, DDS According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease will claim an estimated 600,000 lives this year, making it America’s number one killer. Did you know that heart disease and oral health are linked? There are two different connections between heart disease and your oral health: Studies have shown that people …

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Healthy Aging

Healthy Aging

By W.L. “Hunter” Huntley, III, HAS., BC-HIS Healthy brain function is not the initial thought when people think of healthy aging. However, your brain dictates how well (or poorly) you will develop over time. Taking special care of it depends on several factors. Heart disease or circulatory issues are a leading cause of improper brain function due to lack of “proper” …

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Maintaining Healthy Cholesterol Levels for Better Heart Health

Maintaining Healthy Cholesterol Levels for Better Heart Health

By T.J. DePaola, PharmD September is National Cholesterol Education Month, marking the perfect time to learn more about minimizing cholesterol-related heart events. According to the National Institute of Health, heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women and men in the United States. Each year, more than one million Americans suffer from heart attacks, and about a half million people …

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Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

The two sides of the heart work in opposition to each other.  The right side of the heart takes in deoxygenated blood from the body and feeds them to the veins and lungs; the left side carries the oxygen and nutrient rich blood from the lungs and feeds it back to the body.  Four chambers make up the heart.  The top …

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Helping Your Pets Age Healthfully

Helping Your Pets Age Healthfully

The idea of getting a pet often garners feelings of joy and anticipation, but many people neglect the responsibility of keeping their pets healthy.  For you to reasonably offer your animals a chance at a healthy lifestyle, you must be dedicated to taking them to the veterinarian on a regular basis; weighing the responsibility of medical bills and preventative care costs …

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Instructions for the final disposition of remains in Florida

Instructions for the final disposition of remains in Florida

By Steven J. Gibbs, Esq. When it comes to your Florida estate planning documents, among the easiest areas to overlook is the instructions for the disposition of remains in Florida. This is a huge issue for families because the right instructions can bring closure and foster harmony, and the lack of clear instructions can lead to appalling consequences such as …

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THYROID CANCER INCIDENT RATES ON THE RISE

THYROID CANCER INCIDENT RATES ON THE RISE

Located at the front of the neck, on both sides of the windpipe and just below the Adam’s apple, the thyroid gland is a small, butterfly-shaped gland that affects your body a lot more than most people think. The thyroid produces hormones that regulate the body’s metabolic rate, as well as some heart and digestive function, muscle control, brain development …

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