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How To Stop The Pain

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church  – Sometimes the answers we seek to our prayers are only a symptom of something much deeper, and more painful, that God needs to heal first. Flu-like Symptoms In April of 1999, LaRinda was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease called Dermatomyositis. It started with flu-like symptoms. Within a year LaRinda …

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Controversial USPSTF Decision on PSA Screening Worries Patients and Physicians

By John Sylvester, M.D. – There has been a great deal of attention in the media recently about PSA screening. A few months ago, the United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) came out with preliminary recommendations that PSA screening should not be done. They have now decided to make this decision final. They recommend no routine PSA blood tests …

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IN AN AUTO ACCIDENT? NOW WHAT?

By Carl Reynolds Attorney at Law – Chances are you have been involved, either as a driver or a passenger, in an automobile accident (maybe more than one) in your lifetime. In Florida alone, there are, on average, 250,000 traffic accidents each year – that’s 685 each day or 29 each hour. With these odds, the likelihood of you being …

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Causes and Symptoms for Limb Swelling

By Alyssa Parker – What does limb swelling have to do with your lymphatic system? The lymphatic system serves as one of the body’s main highways throughout its network of vessels and ducts, for body fluid entering into the blood stream. Before this body fluid also referred to as lymph fluid can enter the blood stream the lymphatic system works as …

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PROSTATE BASICS

By Mark Weintraub, M.D. – Prostate cancer is second only to skin cancer as the most common male cancer in the United States. Each year, more than 200,000 men are affected by this disease. Men aged 50 and older, African-American men, and men with a family history of prostate cancer are at higher risk. Early stage prostate cancer often has …

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OH! My Aching Head!

By Lakewood Ranch Chiropractic – Headaches affect just about everyone at some point and they can present themselves in many different ways. Some people only experience pain in one part of their head or behind their eyes, some people experience a pounding sensation inside their whole head, and some people even experience nausea, while others do not. The pain itself …

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Kid’s Shoes Guideline

What Every Parent Should Know By Dr. Philip Baldinger – There is controversy regarding the appropriate shoes for children to wear as their feet grow and develop. Barring such problems as severe flat feet, or excessively flexible feet, it is perfectly appropriate to allow your child to be barefoot much of the time. Certainly while in the home environment, bare …

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What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)?

By Michael A. King, M.D. – Every year, a significant number of  patients see a physician complaining of hand numbness, tingling and pain.Many of these patients are assumed to have nerve compression in the neck area and come to the doctor’s office with an MRI of the cervical spine. Some may even have had surgery performed in the neck area …

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Common Misconceptions About Childhood Vaccines

By Dr. Bindu Nair and Dr. Liliana Palacio – Misconceptions about vaccines have persisted for decades. There can be many reasons for fear of or opposition to vaccination. Some people have religious or philosophic objections. Some are concerned about the safety of vaccines, or may believe that vaccine-preventable diseases do not pose a serious health risk. Before reviewing some of …

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Controversial USPSTF Decision on PSA Screening Worries Patients and Physicians

By Dr. John Sylvester – There has been a great deal of attention in the media recently about PSA screening. A few months ago, the United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) came out with preliminary recommendations that PSA screening should not be done. They have now decided to make this decision final. They recommend no routine PSA blood tests …

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