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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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Effective & Proven Chronic Pain Relief with VAX-D

Effective & Proven Chronic Pain Relief with VAX-D

By Physicians Rehabilitation – VAX-D, short for Vertebral Axial Decompression, is a patented non-surgical therapy proven to successfully treat chronic low back pain, caused by prolapsed, bulging, herniated or degenerative discs, facet syndrome, stenosis and sciatica. Even post-surgical patients and those suffering from central canal or foraminal stenosis have reported significant pain relief with VAX-D therapy. Over a series of …

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Should You Consider a Plant-Based Diet?

Should You Consider a Plant-Based Diet

By John Canterbury, M.D. We are hearing a lot about the potential benefits of a plant-based diet; many professional athletes, celebrities and entertainers attribute weight loss and improved health to this increasingly popular way of eating. But what exactly is included in a plant-based diet? What is a plant-based diet? There are two major food sources in our diet: plants …

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Forty-Eight Days

Lynn enjoying a good meal.

Lynn Matthews’ heart stopped last November. His ordeal holds lessons for us all. For Venice Realtor® Tammy Kitt, the final walk-through last November with customer Gilbert “Lynn” Matthews was routine. The home was checking out just fine, the movers were on the way with Matthews’ furnishings, and the two were headed out the door when Matthews said he wanted to …

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Deep Vein Thrombosis Are You At Risk?

Deep Vein Thrombosis Are You At Risk?

By Federico M. Richter, MD Keeping our veins and body healthy is critical when trying to achieve longevity that’s not wreaked by illness and disorders. Even though most initial vein issues are superficial and if treated by experienced physicians, like those at the Vein Center at Erasers, most issues can be thwarted before posing significant problems. Various forms of venous issues …

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