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Has Warmer Weather and Beach Season Got You Feeling Insecure About Showing More Skin?

Has Warmer Weather and Beach Season Got You Feeling Insecure About Showing More Skin?

Some areas of our frames are much more resistant to diet and exercise than others. Unfortunately, it may seem that no matter how many crunches, squats or triceps curls we do, a tiny layer of fat that we just can’t seem to shake off conceals our results. We’ve all been there, stubborn belly fat, the dreaded bra bulge, and bat …

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When You Are At Your Wits End

When You Are At Your Wits End

Have you ever been at your wits’ end?  Have you ever been so confused that you didn’t really know which way was up?  Have you ever had the feeling, “I know I need to do something…but I don’t know what ‘something’ to do.” The Bible tells the story of a group of sailors who went out to sea and encountered …

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Ketamine Helps Patients with Treatment Resistant PTSD, Depression, LYME Disease Pain and Much More

The National Institute of Mental Health describes PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) as the following: “PTSD is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. It is natural to feel afraid during and after a traumatic situation. Fear triggers many split-second changes in the body to help defend against danger or to …

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Freezing Away Problem Areas Works, But You’ll NEED an Expert Sculptor!

Freezing Away Problem Areas Works, But You’ll NEED an Expert Sculptor!

By Marie Gordon – Superb Sculpting You’ve probably heard about CoolSculpting from magazines, online, social media, or perhaps on a television program. The reason that its popularity has grown exponentially over the past few years is because of the results that it provides. What exactly is CoolSculpting? CoolSculpting is an FDA-cleared treatment that uses controlled cooling to eliminate fat permanently without …

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Taking an ACTIVE role in having your LEG WOUND Evaluated

Taking an ACTIVE role in having your LEG WOUND Evaluated

By Joseph Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI and Jill Tanner, APRN In today’s day and age with the internet at our fingertips, it has become easier for patients to play a more active role in researching their medical care. With just a few clicks, patients can now perform research on their health care providers’ training, experience, qualifications and even access patient reviews. …

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Routine Exams Often Find Head, Neck and Oral Cancers

Routine Exams Often Find Head, Neck and Oral Cancers

While not as common as some other types of malignancies, oral cavity and oropharyngeal (head and neck) cancers can often be discovered during routine screening exams by a dentist, medical doctor, dental hygienist, or even by self-exam. Most head and neck cancers begin in squamous cells, which are cells that line moist surfaces, such as those inside the mouth, nose, …

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Experience the History of the Rose Parade First-Hand with YMT Vacations

Experience the History of the Rose Parade First-Hand with YMT Vacations

The Tournament of Roses Parade is an American New Year’s tradition, a festival of elaborate, flower-covered floats, marchingbands, and more held in Pasadena, California, every January 1st. You’ve watched the pageantry and beauty of the parade on television—isn’t it time you saw the floats in person? One hundred thirty years ago, the first Rose Parade was held on January 1, …

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Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgery Better vision, improved outcomes, more precise cataract surgery

Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgery Better vision, improved outcomes, more precise cataract surgery

By Jonathan M. Frantz,  MD, FACS If you have cataracts, making the decision to have Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgery or Traditional Cataract Surgery can sometimes be daunting. At Frantz EyeCare, we present you with a tremendous amount of information to digest and then do our best to help you understand it.  One important part of this process is helping you …

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Neurointerventional Surgeon on Medical Staff at Bayfront Health Port Charlotte Sheds Light on the Importance of Stroke Awareness

Neurointerventional surgeon Nasser Razack M.D., J.D., standing in Bayfront Health Port Charlotte’s Hybrid O.R., the first and only one of its kind in Charlotte County. A Hybrid O.R. is the integration of a traditional O.R. with medical imaging in the same room. This allows surgeons, as well as interventionalists, the ability to diagnose and treat in a single location and accommodate open, minimally invasive, and interventional procedures.

Every year in the United States nearly 800,000 people will suffer from a stroke. If it’s not caught early enough, it can lead to death, paralysis, cognitive impairment, aphasia, and many more complications. Stroke prevention cannot be stressed enough, and knowing the signs and symptoms are crucial. There are three main types of stroke: • Hemorrhagic strokes are when a damaged …

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Arthritis, Pain & Inflammation: The Medical Cannabis Alternative

Arthritis, Pain & Inflammation: The Medical Cannabis Alternative

By Peggy Benzing, D.O. Arthritis is inflammation of one or more joints, which can cause severe pain and deformity. However, arthritis is not simply one disease with one cause. The term, ”arthritis” is commonly used to describe joint and musculoskeletal  pain, but actually, there are about 200 different conditions that can be painful or disfiguring such as the following: • Rheumatoid …

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