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Have Fun in the Sun, Protect Your Skin Skin Cancer Prevention, Detection and Treatment

Have Fun in the Sun, Protect Your Skin Skin Cancer Prevention, Detection and Treatment

By T.J. DePaola, PharmD May is melanoma and skin cancer detection and prevention month, so we’re shining a light on practical tips to help avoid and treat skin cancers. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, skin cancer will affect 1 in 5 Americans in their lifetime. Alarmingly, more than 80 percent of skin cancer deaths result from melanoma, and …

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Better Hearing & Speech Month 2018

Better Hearing & Speech Month 2018

By Ashley Carlson, DPT, ATC, MTC, OP Coordinator  Life Care Center of Estero Here at Life Care Center of Estero we want to recognize all speech language pathologists (SLPs) by celebrating better hearing and speech month. Speech language pathologists diagnose and treat a multitude of issues including swallowing difficulties, voice disorders, lip and facial weakness, clarity of speech and cognition (including …

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The Heat Has More Of An Effect on Your Pets Than You May Realize

The Heat Has More Of An Effect on Your Pets Than You May Realize

During the next few months, our families will be a little more active than normal with school being out and vacations planned for the near future. We will soon be enjoying, excursions, playing on the beach, visiting the parks, and barbecuing a lot more often. With all of this extra activity, comes the unfortunately increased chance of injury, especially for our …

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Why Do My Feet Hurt?

Knowing When to Seek Medical Attention is Vital for Your Recovery & Pain Relief More than 75% of people in the United States will experience foot disorders. A large percentage of these individuals are in the aging population, but other factors can contribute to foot pain, like standing on your feet for extended periods of time, ill-fitting shoes, hereditary and …

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Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgery Better vision, improved outcomes, more precise cataract surgery

Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgery Better vision

By Jonathan M. Frantz,  MD, FACS If you have cataracts, making the decision to have Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgery or Traditional Cataract Surgery can sometimes be daunting. At Frantz EyeCare, we present you with a tremendous amount of information to digest and then do our best to help you understand it.  One important part of this process is helping you …

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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Gum Disease: What You Need to Know

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Gum Disease: What You Need to Know

By Dr. Ricardo S. Bocanegra, DDS Why do rheumatoid arthritis and gum disease often go hand in hand? Learn about the significance of the connection and what you can do to protect your overall health. Fast Facts People living with rheumatoid arthritis are more likely to develop gum disease compared to people who do not have RA. Inflammation related to …

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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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RINGING EAR? YOU’RE NOT ALONE!

RINGING EAR

Do you hear unusual noise in your head? You are NOT alone! Between 25 and 50 million Americans are plagued with a condition that is imperceptible to other people. They look normal, but they are suffering. In some cases, their agony drives them to consider suicide. Tinnitus is frequently described as ringing in the ears. The sounds are described in …

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Effective Regenerative Medicine Options for Chronic Back Pain

By Debra K. Brinker, RN Many people who suffer with chronic back pain go through the traditional protocols to no avail, because all too often the true underlying cause is not identified. The common denominator for many painful musculoskeletal conditions causing back pain is spinal instability due to injury to the ligaments. Regenerative options can provide solutions that correct the …

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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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