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Advanced Surgery for Heart Valve Replacement Gives Older Patients New Lease on Life

Advanced Surgery for Heart Valve Replacement Gives Older Patients New Lease on Life

The heart surgeon sat resting at the fitness center when a man sat down next to him. Thinking he should make room, the doctor scooted over – twice. The man then leaned in and said with a twinkle in his eye, “You operated on me.” The man in his late 80s was a regular at the gym, along with his …

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A Common Eye Issue Causes Blindness – How Medical Marijuana is Combating the Disease

A Common Eye Issue Causes Blindness

By Dr. Steven Reichbach They say that the eyes are the lamp of the body and the window to our souls. But the eyes are also incredibly complex organs made up of many working parts. In our eyes, the retina detects light and converts it to various signals that are then sent to the brain through the optic nerve. There …

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If You Have AFib, Your Risk of Stroke Is 5X Greater A Cutting-Edge Procedure Can Save Your Life

If You Have AFib, Your Risk of Stroke Is 5X Greater A Cutting-Edge Procedure Can Save Your Life

Erick E. Calderon, MD, FACC, FSCAI Are you on blood thinners for AFib? Are you finding that after long-term use, you’re bleeding and bruising more often? If so, you should speak to your cardiologist about your bleeding issues, as these can be life-threatening and even cause bleeding in the brain, which can lead to imminent death. If you have AFib …

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Is Endovenous Laser Therapy Right for Me?

Is Endovenous Laser Therapy Right for Me?

The EVLT procedure uses a minimally invasive endovenous laser to treat varicose veins and is a clinically proven alternative to traditional and painful ligation and stripping surgery. It requires no general anesthesia and offers minimal risk and shorter recovery time. The EVLT procedure uses the latest generation of EVLT® catheter, which has been cleared by the Food and Drug Administration …

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Finding Freedom In the Water

Finding Freedom In the Water

Like most of the population, we are embarking upon our New Year’s resolutions at this time of year. Have you vowed to get healthier? That’s one of the most common goals attempted, but often times we grow weary of our objectives before we even get a chance to reach the fitness level we desire. Why Do We Fall Short? Usually …

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Fitness for All!

Fitness for All!

By Matthew Solomon The holiday season means big meals, lots of treats, and a ton of time by the pool. However, as the holiday season speeds by us, many of us are now trying to kick ourselves into gear with New Year’s Resolutions, the most common being fitness. Florida’s senior population is no different, with fitness and wellness being a vital …

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When Should I Give My Pet Vaccinations?

When Should I Give My Pet Vaccinations?

By Dr. Anne Luther Do we vaccinate our pets too often? Yes, if they are being given all of their vaccines on an annual basis, reports Dr. Ronald Schultz, a veterinary immunologist and chair of the Department of Pathobiological Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine. His opinion is based on more than 30 years of vaccine research. …

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2017 America’s Health Rankings Report

2017 America’s Health Rankings Report

Massachusetts achieves first-ever healthiest state and Florida and Utah show largest rank improvements Other less positive findings show drug death rate at highest level in history and uneven health care provider access America’s health is challenged by an increase in premature death and uneven concentration of health care providers, according to key findings in United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings® Annual …

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Your Secret Weapon for the New Year

By Alex Anderson In August of 1996, I was having breakfast with a pastor that I admired. He did not come from a privileged family, but his life was full of good things. He was very blessed in every way. He had started his church a year and a half earlier, and it was flourishing. He had a beautiful, healthy …

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Put Your Best Face Forward With Microblading and CooLifting

Put Your Best Face Forward With Microblading and CooLifting

Looking for semi-permanent fix to your thin or barely-there eyebrows? What about a more youthful face in less than ten minutes? If so, NIA Clinic is happy to offer two of the leading cosmetic services that offer lasting results and are celebrity approved. MICROBLADING Eyebrows are arguably one of the most important facial features. Over the years, people have utilized eyebrow …

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