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How to Get Obamacare to Work in Your Favor

By Laura Kitay – Historically, securing a health insurance policy could have been difficult for you if you have a pre-existing condition. If you have a pre-existing condition, you may have been declined for coverage, or offered a policy with an increased premium or exclusion riders that eliminate coverage for pre-existing conditions. But all of this is changing in 2014… …

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Probate and the Sale of Real Property – Title Issues

By Lauren S. Josephson – Buyer Beware – Key Title Issues to Be Aware of as a Result of the Purchase and Sale of Probate Real Property Factual Example:  Jane Doe, the sole owner of homestead property located in Florida passes away and has three (3) living children, Adam, Benjamin and Claire.  Jane Doe also had one (1) child who …

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VICTUS Cataract Surgery Laser precision

 Great vision. Designed with your comfort in mind. The cataract laser technology of tomorrow is here for you today. The VICTUS laser offers new levels of safety, accuracy, and predictability to cataract surgery. The science of cataract surgery is getting better all the time. Innovative technology designed to make the procedure more accurate and comfortable is now available! You may …

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Maintaining Good Oral Health During Cancer Therapy

By Dr. Juan Teodoro – Regular periodontal care and routine dental cleanings are important for all of us. However, it is even more so for a cancer patient that is undergoing chemotherapy, radiation or bone marrow transplantation. These cancer therapies typically cause oral complications that compromise the patient’s teeth and the gum health. A visit to the Periodontist is of …

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Expanding Your Horizons

Whether you are interested in continuing your education to boost your career or simply want to broaden your awareness, adult education classes can prove to be a goldmine of knowledge.  Collier County Residents are all welcome to participate in various classes offered through The Adult & Community Education Office. If you are looking to learn a new craft, sharpen your …

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Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle

By Myles Rubin Samotin, MD – Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Fellowship Trained in Foot and Ankle – To understand foot and ankle arthritis and how it affects us, we must first understand the basic anatomy of the foot and ankle.  Amazingly, the foot and ankle are comprised of 28 bones and 30 joints! However, arthritis mostly affects a few specific …

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Lymphedema

Lymphedema

By Amy Hartwell, MS OTR/L CLT – Life-saving breast -cancer treatments including, but not limited to, the various forms of surgical interventions, sentinel lymph node and/or axillary lymph node dissection and other treatments such as radiation treatments may lead to an impaired functioning of the lymphatic system with resultant secondary symptoms including a diagnosis of Lymphedema.  When the lymphatic system …

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Knee Pain Does Not Mean You Need Knee Replacement Surgery

By Physicians Rehabilitation – 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 of us have usually taken for granted. For …

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SW Florida Now Has a Urogynecologist, Ladies, Learn What This Means to You!

Incontinence and pelvic floor problems are remarkably common but many women are reluctant to receive help because of the embarrassment associated with these conditions. Until recently, when women would seek help for these conditions there were few good options to treat them.  Due to the tremendous advancements made in the last decade in the diagnosis and treatment of these conditions …

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Are You Ready for Sinusitis Season?

By Kevin P. Rosenbach, M.D. at CareOne HealthCare – Fall is here and while some people are enjoying the colorful leaves and the crisp fall air, approximately 31 million Americans are suffering through the beginning of sinusitis season. Sinusitis is an inflammation of the nasal sinuses, which are hollow cavities within the cheek bones around the eyes and behind the …

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