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Early Detection Saves Lives: What you Should Know About the Latest Life-Saving Technology

Early Detection Saves Lives: What you Should Know About the Latest Life-Saving Technology

The best way to conquer, fight and overcome any disease state is to have early diagnostic testing at the onset of symptoms, or as a preventative measure. Individuals with high-risk factors for coronary artery disease, or certain cancers are highly encouraged to have annual screenings for their specific disease states potentials. RAVE RADIOLOGY At RAVE Radiology, they put your health …

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Need an Alternative to the Emergency Department? Skip the Wait at Millennium’s Walk-in Medical Center

Need an Alternative to the Emergency Department? Skip the Wait at Millennium’s Walk-in Medical Center

By Kara Sabatino 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! The Venice Walk-in recently expanded their hours to every day of the week. They are now open seven days a week from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. The Venice Walk-in Center, conveniently …

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How To Tell if Your Pain is Coming From The Spine or The Hip

How To Tell if Your Pain is Coming From The Spine or The Hip

By Lam Nguyen, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon Hip and spine pathologies can lead to severe disability, and they often occur in combination.  Because symptoms of hip and spine conditions can significantly overlap and mimic one another, diagnosing and treating patients with hip and spine problems can be very challenging.  Patients with both hip and lumbar spine pathology commonly have low back pain …

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Underdiagnosed IBS

Underdiagnosed IBS

It’s More Than Just Something You Ate? By Ronald W. DeMasi, M.D. It’s not uncommon to experience occasional diarrhea or constipation, but what if your symptoms were lingering, or relatively regular occurrences? Over 20% of the population has IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), but that’s not accounting for the nearly 45 million Americans that silently suffer from the symptoms of IBS. …

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A PASSION FOR CHANGING PEOPLES LIVES The Marriage Of Cosmetic and Joint-Based Dentistry

A PASSION FOR CHANGING PEOPLES LIVES

By Richard A. Stanley, DMD, President I remember walking with my father when he was in dental school, through the University of Indiana Dental School. I remember the look, the smell, and the feel of dentistry from 55 years ago. I remember my own dental school just 20 years later at the University of Florida. Wow, had things changed! I look …

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Immunotherapy Is Turning The Tide Against Some Cancers

Immunotherapy Is Turning The Tide Against Some Cancers

Immunotherapy, an approach to cancer treatment that uses the body’s natural defenses, has been around for decades; however, the early forms of this type of treatment were very toxic and did not result in the desired outcomes for most patients. In the past 10 to 15 years, as researchers have learned much more about the genetics and mechanisms of cancer …

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Blood Pressure Basics

Blood Pressure Basics

Blood pressure measures the force your blood exerts on blood vessel walls as it travels through your body. Your blood pressure reading has two numbers (for instance, 120/80). The first number is the systolic blood pressure, and measures the force your blood exerts on blood vessel walls as your heart pumps. The second number is the diastolic blood pressure, and measures …

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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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We Are Care Patrol

We Are Care Patrol

Today’s senior care options are expanding but not as fast as the population is growing. The oldest baby boomer turned 65 years old in 2011. So what? That means, after that occurrence, 10,000 boomers turn 65 every single day! In 1900, 1 in 25 Americans was a senior. In 2020, 1 in 6 Americans will be a senior, the under …

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Are You a Candidate for this Neuropathy Medical Breakthrough?

Platinum Healthcare Center

There is a treatment for anyone suffering from the symptoms of peripheral neuropathy pain. And, the beautiful thing is that when these health situations are resolved, people have great improvements in the quality of their lives. Do not let peripheral neuropathy keep you from simply walking or even wearing shoes. Don’t let tingling legs keep you up at night. If …

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