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Hope and Optimism

Hope and Optimism

By Pastor Timothy L. Neptune Hope is confidence in God…not wishful thinking.  To have hope is to trust in God to meet our needs…even in the midst of difficult times.  When we do go through tough times our confidence in God can get a little rattled, as the Old Testament figure Job experienced.  In the midst of his pain and …

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Cancer Screenings Can Save Lives

Cancer Screenings Can Save Lives

When it comes to treating cancer, the earlier the cancer can be found, the better. The development of improved screening tests for various types of cancer means that physicians can now identify and diagnose cancer at an earlier stage, many times before any symptoms are present. With all types of cancer, early detection and diagnosis can make a big difference …

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Motorcycling Great-grandmother Tackles Stroke Risk with WATCHMAN Implant

Motorcycling Great-grandmother Tackles Stroke Risk with WATCHMAN Implant

By Cynthia Beth Gamble, ARNP-C, AACC On April 4, 2019, Caroline Lackey celebrated her 90th birthday with a cardiac checkup. Forty-five days earlier, the motorcycling great-grandmother had received a heart implant to help prevent a stroke and eliminate her need for blood- thinners. After taking the medication for a dozen years, the redheaded spitfire suffered from anemia and severe bruising. …

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Helping Patients Live with Parkinson’s

Helping Patients Live with Parkinson’s Each year, doctors diagnose 60,000 new cases of Parkinson’s disease (PD). With advances in pharmacology and surgery giving PD patients longer lives and increased motor function, interventions to prepare family caregivers, empower patients in their daily lives, and improve patient peace of mind become more involved. While many patients live more than 20 years after the …

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7 Innovative Technologies for Older Adults

7 Innovative Technologies for Older Adults

By Allegro The surge in the aging population is challenging the technology industry to provide inventive solutions. Advancements in technology are enhancing the lives of older adults and their caregivers. Here are a few innovative technologies transforming life as we age. 1. WiseWear offers a new option in the competitive wearable trackers market. The smart jewelry tracks your heart rate, calories and …

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Being on Your Feet All Day Can Cause Serious Complications

By Federico M. Richter, MD Standing on your feet all day can cause a lot more than aches and pain. If your job or lifestyle requires you to stand for a majority of the day, your circulation will be affected; when this happens, you have a higher risk of venous insufficiency. Venous insufficiency is inadequate functioning of the vein valves …

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Countless Patients Are Overcoming Depression, Anxiety & PTSD with Cannabis

Countless Patients Are Overcoming Depression, Anxiety & PTSD with Cannabis

By Dr. Steven Reichbach Although medical professionals are still discovering new reasons for depression and anxiety to this day, we know that a tiny portion in the brain called the amygdala, stores emotional and threatening thoughts and memories from our early childhood to present day. PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) causes extreme side effects. Many individuals have severe nightmares, flashbacks, anxiety, …

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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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Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Dysfunction

Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Dysfunction2

By Lam Nguyen, MD, Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon Low back pain exacts a significant burden on the healthcare system and is the source of approximately 12 million physician office visits per year in the United States.  It is among the leading causes of disability, accounting for expenditures in excess of $50 billion every year.  Although nearly 1 million spinal fusions are performed …

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Re3 Healing Offers the Most Advanced Technology in Body Contouring and Skin Rejuvenation

Re3 Healing Offers the Most Advanced Technology in Body Contouring and Skin Rejuvenation

Antiaging begins with the body, mind, and spirit connection via internal and external care. Along with exercise, we all know that drinking plenty of water, and eating a healthy diet full of vegetables, fruit, and lean protein is an ideal way to maintain a youthful appearance and fuel our bodies with the nutrients it needs. But what happens when those …

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