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Causes and Symptoms for Limb Swelling

By Alyssa Parker – What does limb swelling have to do with your lymphatic system? The lymphatic system serves as one of the body’s main highways throughout its network of vessels and ducts, for body fluid entering into the blood stream. Before this body fluid also referred to as lymph fluid can enter the blood stream the lymphatic system works as …

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What Is Causing My Back Pain?

While only a trained medical professional can accurately diagnose your back problems and recommend appropriate treatment, a basic understanding of common causes of back pain and how VAX-D works to alleviate them can help you in making a more informed decision concerning your treatment options. Understanding How the Spine Works Your spine is composed of 24 bones called vertebrae. In …

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Colon Cancer is Preventable

By Shardul A. Nanavati, M.D., Advanced Gastroenterology of Naples The first step to preventing colon cancer is understanding what the risk factors are. Everyone is at risk and should take he necessary steps to prevent it. If you are at high risk for colon cancer, there are steps that you can take to decrease your risk. Most of the time, we …

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PREPLANNING FOR MEDICAID

By The Law Offices of David L. Orosz – “How can I plan for a possible future nursing home stay while I am now healthy?” In other words, “How can I plan to avoid a possible nursing home spend-down?” This is the question I most often hear from clients and at seminars. The answers are simple: Purchase Long Term Care …

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CATARACTS? Monofocal vs. Multifocal Lenses

By: Alina Stanciu, MD Board Certified Eye Physician & Surgeon – Ever since November 29, 1949, when Sir Harold Ridley, M.D., F.R.S., first successfully implanted an intraocular lens in a patient during a cataract surgery in a London hospital, surgeons have researched, debated, and sometimes obsessed over the best surgical lens to use. Nearly 63 years later and after many …

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Needs, Longings and Wants in Marriage

By Terry Hoskins, Director of Oasis Counsel  – Needs Infatuation Some popular ideas suggest that success in marriage can be measured on the how well needs are being met. The question that we must ask ourselves in evaluating marriages; ‘are needs really needs’? Popular marriage books say that a wife needs affection, conversation, honesty and openness, financial support, and family …

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Short Scar Facelift

By Casey Surgical Arts – Whether you blame it on bad genes, the natural aging process, stress, or too much sun, loose sagging facial skin is inevitable. But fortunately, numerous improved techniques available today can take years off your face. While most people who consider getting a facelift are in their 40’s or 50’s, older people can also have facelifts …

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COLON CANCER GENETIC TESTING

By Brian D. Feiock, M.D. – Death as a result of colon cancer occurs more than 50,000 times a year in the United States . It is the second leading cause of cancer death despite the fact that it is to a large extent preventable. Because it has been shown that an individual’s susceptibility to colon cancer is partly determined …

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Breast Cancer

By Michael Smith, M.D., Board Certified Radiation Oncologist – Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women. Since 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer it is likely that either you or one of your friends or family members will be affected. For that reason, it would be helpful for you to understand some …

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Describing Conditions of Venous Insufficiency…

in Famous Southern Comedian Style Put on your flannel shirt and get out your drawl… Venous Insufficiency or leaky veins of the legs is a poorly understood entity by many physicians and patients alike. When we think about leg vein problems, most of us usually only consider varicose or spider veins rather than many of the other less obvious presenting …

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