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Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month Back-to-School Eye Exams for Children

Children’s Eye Health

August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month—a great signal for you to get your child’s eyes checked before school starts. It’s almost back-to-school time and you’re prepared with your child’s enrollment forms, orientation schedules, and immunizations–but what about their eyes? Join us as we observe Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month in partnership with Prevent Blindness America and the …

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Helping Your Child Cope with Back-to-School Anxiety

Back-to-School Anxiety

Anxious feelings are normal and expected during times of transition or change. This is especially true for children and teens going back to school, or for first-timers starting kindergarten. This transition can be stressful and disruptive for the entire family!  Prior to the first day of school, your anxious child may cling, cry, have temper tantrums, complain of headaches or …

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The Game Changer

The Game Changer

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church One morning I was praying in my study at home and asked God for His help on something that is very important to Him and me. In my prayer, I was asking Him for specific things. Shortly after my prayer, I was preparing to head to my office at Bayside …

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Cervical Instability: A Consideration in Post-Concussion Syndrome

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Have you suffered a head or neck injury that has left you with chronic pain and debilitating, baffling symptoms that continue to worsen? Finding a specialist in cervical instability may provide answers. Cervical instability occurs when the ligaments are lax and elongated from injury, allowing for an inefficient protective barrier. The cervical vertebrae are held in proper position by ligaments, …

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Immunizations

Immunizations

By Justin Long, Director of Housing and Residence Life at Florida SouthWestern State College As many people enter college, they are filled with excitement and anticipation for the new adventure they are about to embark on. When thinking back of their college years, most recall the memories they made with friends, roommates, professors and more.  However one memory no one …

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Baby Boomers Know When It’s Time to Consider Joint Replacement!

Baby Boomers

With 76 million Baby Boomers still thriving and active, many are rejecting the sedentary lifestyle of their parents’ generation (remove comma) and are using advances in technology and surgical techniques that enable them to keep on running, cycling, skiing and engaging in other sports, while maintaining very active lifestyles. The 45-64 age group accounted for more than 40% of the …

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Underlying Reasons for Limb Swelling

Limb Swelling A Search for New Treatments

By Alyssa Parker – Many people may experience complications after an operation due to the significant amount of trauma your body endures. Whether it’s cancer related, non-cancer related, or a minor surgery, patients may develop post-operative symptoms such as swelling in a limb or a particular area of the body. Swelling in the limb which may appear to be temporary …

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American Heart Association survey reveals Americans have potentially dangerous misconceptions about heart failure 

American Heart Association

Data to inform ongoing efforts and outreach about heart failure – a life-threatening condition and major public health issue Nearly six million Americans currently live with heart failure, yet a recent national survey found potentially dangerous misconceptions and knowledge gaps about the disease. In fact, nearly half of those surveyed got fundamental facts about heart failure wrong and two-thirds of …

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You Can Avoid Having Cataracts. Have CLR!

You Can Avoid Having Cataracts

The good news about a procedure that can solve multiple problems Clear Lens Replacement, or CLR, represents a win-win solution for individuals over 50 who are considering refractive surgery to decrease their dependence on both distance and reading glasses. Usually around the age of 40, your eyes begin to have difficulty focusing on near objects. While jokingly dubbed “short arm …

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SHOULDER PAIN, DON’T JUST SHRUG IT OFF!

SHOULDER PAIN

As the elderly population expands, so do age-related orthopedic disorders. This is of particular concern in the field of shoulder pathology, as both osteoarthritis and rotator cuff disease are degenerative conditions that increase in the aging population. Arthritis is a debilitating and painful condition that affects many people of all ages and all parts of the body. People with shoulder …

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