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New Beginnings hCG Weight-loss Protocol

Change your eating habits for better health before “Season”  with New Beginnings hCG Weight-loss Protocol By Sharon C Sullivan, Clinic Director New Beginnings hCG clinics SW Florida – Nova Medical SWF, Inc.  – It’s September and any day now our roads will be busy and offices and shops packed.  This was going to be your summer of change: losing 25 …

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A Healthy Mouth Means Healthy Aging

By Dr. Ricardo S. Bocanegra, DDS – As you age, your dental hygiene habits become more important than ever for your teeth and gums. Taking care of your teeth — and your dental health overall — is essential for maintaining your health as a senior. A healthy mouth not only makes it easier for you to eat nutritious foods, but …

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Nutrition Choices to Opt Out of Aging!

By Tammy Provence, Founder of Good2Go Healthy Take Out  – A couple of years ago, I attended a medical lecture by Dr. Lair Ribeiro, a Brazilian cardiologist that is world renowned for his expertise in longevity. In his dynamic presentation, Dr. Ribeiro outlined a very simple plan that anyone can follow to remain youthful or reverse the aging and disease processes …

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Aging Baby Boomers Will Need To Innovate Care Support

By George T. Leamon, CLTC Lutgert Insurance – This is the conclusion of Jacques Légaré, professor at the Université de Montréal, who studies aging baby-boomers.  The study notes that this is a generation for whom children are relatively rare and stable couples almost an exception. In a paper presented at the 2010 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, held …

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Piriformis Syndrome

By Adam Shuster, DO Pain Management Consultants of SWFL – Piriformis syndrome is a painful condition affecting 5-6% of patients referred for low back and leg pain.  There are many causes of piriformis syndrome. Piriformis syndrome can occur in patients after surgery, trauma to the buttock or pelvis, or in patients with a leg length discrepancy. Trauma to the buttock …

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Regarding Venous Insufficiency and Varicose Veins As Answered by Dr. Joseph Magnant, Vein Specialists at Royal Palm Square

What are varicose veins? Varicose veins are abnormally enlarged superficial veins usually seen in the thigh and leg. In many patients, they are a sign of a more serious underlying problem of the venous system. These veins often are branches of the superficial set of veins (long and short saphenous veins), which have leaking valves. As many as 30 million …

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Are you a candidate for iLASIK Laser Vision Correction?

LASIK laser vision correction is a procedure that improves vision by permanently changing the shape of the cornea (the clear covering of the front of your eye) with a laser. LASIK is an acronym for the medical term laser assisted in-situ keratomileusis. This commonly performed type of laser procedure is an effective treatment for a wide range of vision problems. …

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A NATURAL APPROACH TO IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME, CROHN’S AND ULCERATIVE COLITIS

By Robert Gilliland, B.S., D.C. – Over twenty-seven million Americans suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome and yet no one can agree on a cause. Is it a neurological disorder? Is it caused by food sensitivities, hormone imbalances, stress, medications such as antibiotics, or genetics? What I find clinically is a combination of the above. The one thing common in IBS …

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Prostate Cancer Screening: The REAL Scoop!

By William M. Figlesthaler, M.D. – Prostate cancer screening and PSA have received a great deal of press over the past couple of years, and it is time to set the record straight. Consistent with most years, in 2011 there were 240,890 new cases of prostate cancer diagnosed in the United States and 33,720 U.S. men died of prostate cancer …

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Q&A Medical Oncology

By Jay Wang, MD – Q: My mother just started hormone replacement therapy.  I have heard that this can be a contributing cause to cancer.  Should she stop taking her hormone replacement medication? A: Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)  is often used to ease symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes and protect against osteoporosis and bone loss. However, findings from …

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