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Seasonal Rainstorms Make Leptospirosis a Major Concern for Dog Owners

Seasonal Rainstorms Make Leptospirosis a Major Concern for Dog Owners

Leptospirosis is an infectious disease that causes serious illness in dogs and other animals throughout the world. Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection that many dogs can acquire, and the number of veterinarians that are seeing this infection in their patients is growing. The concern is of course for our beloved pets, but also a major red flag since leptospirosis is …

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Benefits of Florida Residency

By Bonie Montalvo Those of us who are Florida residents know that being residents of the Sunshine State has many more advantages that go beyond remarkable weather and pristine beaches. If you are Florida resident, keep reading and rejoice on the benefits at your disposal. If you are not a Florida resident, read below and find out how you too …

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For Drug-Free Treatment of Arthritis, Try Acupuncture

Drug-Free Treatment of Arthritis

Do you suffer from arthritis?  Are your joints swollen and painful, keeping you from enjoying the activities that you love?  If so, I have good news for you.  Acupuncture can alleviate the pain you are experiencing and help you get back to living the life that you love.  Pain relief usually begins after the first few treatments, sometimes, even the …

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What’s New in 2019 in Weight Management

What’s New in 2019 in Weight Management

By Caroline Cederquist, M.D. 1. New Medication Options for Weight Loss Twenty years ago, I opened Cederquist Medical Wellness Center, with the objective of providing comprehensive medical weight management care. This was one year after the medication fenfluramine was taken off the market because it caused heart problems in some people who took this medication as part of the phen-fen …

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Are You at Risk?

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Are You at Risk?

By Russell Becker, DO, Vascular Surgeon An aneurysm is a balloon-like bulge and is caused by a weakening of an arterial wall due to a localized area of enlargement, which can cause a bleeding issue or a rupture to occur. Regarding the abdominal artery, aneurysms can occur because of the pressure and blood flow needed for the legs and body, which …

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20 REASONS TO FIX YOUR VEINS

20 REASONS TO FIX YOUR VEINS

By Dr. John P. Landi, MD, FACS, RPVI, RPhS, Diplomate of The American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine Since I am a vein specialist my eyes tend to focus on veins every place, but especially in the legs since they are usually the most prominent. Last weekend while I was sitting outside the movie theater waiting for the show …

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A New Body Contouring Procedure Works in a Totally New Way to Give You the Results You Want

A New Body Contouring Procedure Works in a Totally New Way to Give You the Results You Want

Body Contouring is all the rage, but the reason many people are willing to try one technique over all of the others is because of two simple facts. Firstly, it works naturally, and secondly, it works internally, not just superficially. That’s why we’re hearing about all of the celebrities trying EMSCULPT® and loving the results. And that’s why Internal Medicine Partners …

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Can Anyone Please Help My Painful Feet?

Can Anyone Please Help My Painful Feet?

Michael J. Petrocelli, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S., C.W.S.P. Board Certified Ankle and Foot Surgeon and Board Certified Wound Care Specialist Every year more than a million patients visit their doctor due to heel pain!  The most common foot and heel discomfort is caused by an excruciating disorder known as plantar fasciitis. What is plantar fasciitis? The foot is comprised of many different …

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MUST-KNOW FACTS ON DENTAL IMPLANTS

MUST-KNOW FACTS ON DENTAL IMPLANTS

By Rich Gilbert, DMD, MAGD, FICOI According to a 2014 report from the American College of Prosthodontists, an estimated 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth and 40 million Americans are missing all their teeth. Additionally, 30 percent of adults ages 65-74 have no natural teeth whatsoever. While we may not spend much time thinking about the effects of …

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Alleviate the Stress of Buying or Selling a Home with an Expert Team of Professionals

By Mark Dransfield, REALTOR® When you are considering selling or purchasing a home, one of the best ways to eliminate unnecessary stressors is to be prepared and to have an expert realtor (and full staff) on your side. For both buying and selling it’s important to have a realtor that will do extensive research on comparable homes in the area. Knowing …

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