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

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! Millennium’s Fort Myers Walk-in Medical Center recently opened on February 5th, 2018 near the corner of Daniels Pkwy and Metro with availability Monday – Friday as well as limited Saturday hours. There are no …

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Proven Knee Arthritis Treatment

Proven Knee Arthritis Treatment

By Physicians Rehabilitation – FDA Approved Treatment for Knee Arthritis Offered Locally A person with knee pain knows how often it gets in the way of doing the things they want and need to do in daily life. Because the knee is a weight bearing joint, knee pain affects almost everything we do that requires mobility, including those things most …

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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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God “Our” Father

By Terry Hoskins – On May 6th, 2010, my first born son was welcomed into this world with amazement and incredible joy. My wife and I just sit for hours watching our little baby eat, sleep, and every now and then we think we see a smile. There is nothing quite like the love and adoration we feel for him …

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Early Detection of Prostate Cancer Saves Lives

Early Detection of Prostate Cancer Saves Lives

Prostate cancer is a fairly serious blip on the male health radar as the second leading cause of cancer death in American men. Chances are you know someone who has battled prostate cancer because statistically speaking; one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. The average age of diagnosis is 65, in fact 60% of …

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Medicaid Myths – Part II

Medicaid Myths - Part II

By Ira Stewart Wiesner Last month we began identifying the first five of the top ten myths surrounding Medicaid eligibility. This month we conclude that examination. Myth #6: I can make annual tax-free gifts to bring my assets within Medicaid limits. No. The IRS permits tax-free gifts of up to $15,000 annually, but that is irrelevant for Medicaid. Under Medicaid’s …

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Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery Fights Liver Disease Caused by Obesity

Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery Fights Liver Disease Caused by Obesity

Joseph Chebli, M.D., FACS, FASMBS High blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes. These days, most adults know that being overweight can contribute to these conditions. But did you know that being morbidly obese can also lead to liver disease and cancer? A worldwide epidemic, fatty-liver disease is closely associated with obesity, which affects 80 million adults in the United States alone. …

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The Fear of the Lord

The Fear of the Lord

The phrase, “The fear of the Lord,” was one I never liked. By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church Before I was a Christ-follower I thought, “Who would want to be a Christian and serve a god you would have to be afraid of?” By that time (in my middle teens) I had way too many fears …

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How 2 Alternative Therapies Are Helping Countless Patients With Depression, Anxiety & Pain

Years ago doctors chalked it up to “melancholy,” but nearly 15 million people in the United States are affected by depression. Persistent Depressive Disorder or PDD is a chronic type of depression (chronic depression) that usually last for more than a year and can be difficult to treat successfully. Traditional Medications Fail Countless Patients The standard treatment options for PDD …

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Swollen Legs and Venous Insufficiency: What You Need to Know About Effective Treatment

Swollen Legs and Venous Insufficiency

By Federico M. Richter, MD One of the most effective, natural ways to achieve healthy circulatory functioning is through exercising. Along with resistance training, any form of cardiovascular activity will improve the blood flow and diffusion of nutrients. The goal is to get your heart rate up because when the heart muscle contracts at a higher rate, there is an increase …

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