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HOW TO SURVIVE AUGUST

HOW TO SURVIVE AUGUST

By Virginia ‘Ginya’ Carnahan, APR, CPRC Dattoli Cancer Center & Brachytherapy Research Institute It’s hot; it’s steamy; it’s rainy; it’s boring.  It’s August!  The summer is 2/3rds gone and what have you done? For many folks the month of August is their last chance to get a vacation in before children return to school.  Theme parks are crowded.  Highways are …

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How Pacemakers Are Saving Women’s Lives

How Pacemakers Are Saving Women’s LivesHow Pacemakers Are Saving Women’s Lives

Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in women?  It’s commonly overlooked because we statistically tend to think of men as having heart disorders or suffering from irregular heart arrhythmias and heart attacks.  It’s important to know the signs and to focus on heart health for all, especially women since it’s often a silent killer …

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WORRIED YOUR ESTATE WILL GO TO THE STATE WHEN YOU DON’T HAVE A WILL

WORRIED YOUR ESTATE WILL GO TO THE STATE WHEN YOU DON’T HAVE A WILL

By James W. Mallonee I often hear clients come into my office worried that if they don’t have a Will their assets will go to the State of Florida and not to their beneficiaries or heirs.  They are often surprised to learn the likelihood of that happening is very remote.  However, it is possible within the State of Florida that …

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Effective & Proven Chronic Pain Relief with VAX-D

Effective & Proven Chronic Pain Relief with VAX-D

By Physicians Rehabilitation – VAX-D, short for Vertebral Axial Decompression, is a patented non-surgical therapy proven to successfully treat chronic low back pain, caused by prolapsed, bulging, herniated or degenerative discs, facet syndrome, stenosis and sciatica. Even post-surgical patients and those suffering from central canal or foraminal stenosis have reported significant pain relief with VAX-D therapy. Over a series of …

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BOTOX® for Overactive Bladder

BOTOX® for Overactive Bladder

Frustrated with your Overactive Bladder (OAB) medication not working?   Do the side effects pose more health risks than benefits? When you have Overactive Bladder, you learn to settle. To settle not only for the constant bathroom trips, but also for treatments that haven’t worked as well as you’d like or left you with unpleasant side effects. There’s another approach. BOTOX® …

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Back to School & Oral Health: A Window to Your Overall Health

Back to School & Oral Health

Ricardo S. Bocanegra, D.D.S. Your oral health is more important than you may realize. Get the facts about how the health of your mouth, teeth and gums may affect your general health. Did you know that your oral health can offer clues about your overall health? Or that problems in your mouth can affect the rest of your body? Understand …

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Estate Planning and Legal Awards

Estate Planning and Legal Awards

By Steven J. Gibbs, Esq. Here at Health and Wellness, summer travel month brings a reminder to drive safely. When accidents occur, sometimes lawsuits result and personal injury settlements follow. However, you may be surprised to learn that receiving a lump sum of cash may not always be a good thing. What I mean is, a lump sum can create estate …

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Legalization of Marijuana: Political, Social, Legal or Medical Conundrum

Legalization of Marijuana

Information here has been extracted from recent article by Robert DuPont, MD and can be found on the www.rivermendhealth.com website. Recently in the State of Florida Amendment 2 was endorsed by 72% of Florida Voters. State Senator Rob Bradley intends to file a bill saying “Our constitutional duty is to ensure the availability and safe use of medical marijuana in …

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Sun: Benefits, Risks and Keeping Your Skin Healthy

Sun: Benefits, Risks and Keeping Your Skin Healthy

By Cheryl Bernardi, Manager at the Spa at Shangri-La Springs Summer, as blissful and carefree as it is, also means sun exposure and potential skin damage. We have been told for 40+ years that sun exposure is bad, will cause skin cancer and damage to your skin. However what was not mentioned was that a limited amount of sun exposure …

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Is There an Alternative to Joint Replacement?

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By Debra K. Brinker, RN Joint replacement surgeries are increasing rapidly. In the last ten years, knee replacements have more than doubled and hip replacements more than tripled.1 The most common cause of chronic knee and hip pain leading to joint replacement is osteoarthritis. Other causes of knee and hip pain include bursitis, tendonitis, sports injuries, chondromalacia patella, ligament injury, …

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