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Need an Alternative to the Emergency Department? Open Late & Weekends for All Minor Emergencies

Need an Alternative to the Emergency Department

Feeling sick during the week or weekend and can’t get in to see your primary care doctor? There’s a new alternative to the busy Emergency Department! Millennium’s Fort Myers & Cape Coral Walk-in Medical Centers are now open late and weekends to better care for you during all of life’s minor emergencies. There are no appointments necessary and wait times are …

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

We make particular note of this awareness effort in our communications, aide training, and public communications, because mental health plays such a large role in the care McKenney Home Care provides. In previous bulletins, we have already discussed how the informal caregivers of elderly loved ones are at greater risk for emotional health problems and how formal home care services can …

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Belly Fat is One of the Hardest Problem Areas to Get Rid Of !

By Larry D. Johnson, DC What is it about belly fat? Like a bad house guest it misses the hint that it’s time to clear out. If you’ve been dealing with an unwanted spare tire, and wondering what makes it so hard to get rid of you’re probably not alone. According to a twelve-year CDC study published in 2014, the …

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Are You Living With Or Worried About Someone Suffering With Chronic Lower Back Pain?

Are You Living With Or Worried About Someone Suffering With Chronic Lower Back Pain?

By Dr. Scott Gray – Back In Motion Sport & Spine Physical Therapy Dear Friend, Are you tired of dealing with a troublesome back? Sick of resting? Being told that only painkillers or risky spinal surgery are the ONLY option you have to find some sort of relief with your back? If you answered YES to any of the above …

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Pelvic Organ Prolapse

By Joseph Gauta, MD, FACOG – Until recently, pelvic organ prolapse (POP) was rarely addressed because women were reluctant to discuss the embarrassing symptoms. Because of our increasing life expectancy, POP has become one of the most common disorders women will face in their life-times.  Today, many gynecologists and primary care physicians routinely screen women for symptoms, and a new …

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MUST-KNOW FACTS ON DENTAL IMPLANTS

MUST-KNOW FACTS ON DENTAL IMPLANTS

By Rich Gilbert, DMD, MAGD, FICOI According to a 2014 report from the American College of Prosthodontists, an estimated 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth and 40 million Americans are missing all their teeth. Additionally, 30 percent of adults ages 65-74 have no natural teeth whatsoever. While we may not spend much time thinking about the effects of …

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Q&A Women’s Health

Q&A Women's Health

By Jonathan Jay, MD, Board Certified Urologist – Q: I had a sling for bladder control problems, six months ago, but I still have urinary leakage. What can I do? A: Although technical or healing issues can play a role, other factors may have been involved with your leakage in the first place. A careful history and examination as well …

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Avoid Knee Replacement Surgery

Avoid Knee Replacement Surgery

Be Aware of the Risks Associated with Knee Replacement Surgery By Physicians Rehabilitation As with any surgery, knee replacement surgery carries risks. There is a chance with knee replacement surgery to experience the following post-surgical complications: . Infection . Blood clots in the leg vein or lungs . Heart attack . Stroke . Nerve damage . Allergic reactions to anesthesia …

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Slowing the Pace of Your Life

Slowing the Pace of Your Life

By Pastor Timothy Neptune Remember the old merry-go-rounds on the playground when you were a kid?  You would spin in circles until you felt like you were going to fly off.  That’s how life can feel if you don’t make some necessary changes. You live a much faster lifestyle than your parents did.  Your children will live an even faster …

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How to Treat Allergic Reactions, Seasonal Allergies & Attacks

How to Treat Allergic Reactions, Seasonal Allergies & Attacks

When it comes to environmental allergies, various symptoms whether those are simply annoying or more severe can occur abruptly. Here in Florida, seasonal allergies seem to be year-round for many people with molds, mildews, dust and pollen thriving in our warm environment. Although certain months of the year are worse than others, seasonal and environmental allergies are a common disorder from …

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