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Traditional Chinese Medicine and Breast Cancer

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Breast Cancer

By Karen Helmick Taylor, LAc DOM According to the Worldwide Breast Cancer Association, breast cancer affected nearly 1.5 million women and men in 2010. And unfortunately, that number hasn’t decreased by much since then. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, worldwide. The United States and the United Kingdom have the highest incidence rates globally, primarily due to …

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Top 6 Reasons to Get Your Leg Vein Evaluation and Treatment this FALL.

Top 6 Reasons to Get Your Leg Vein Evaluation and Treatment this FALL.

By Joseph Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI There are many different presentations of leg vein problems although the most recognizable is that of varicose veins. Other signs and symptoms of venous reflux disease (also known as venous insufficiency, CVI, venous incompetence or leaky veins) include swollen, achy legs, restless legs, night time leg cramps and urination, varicose veins, skin discoloration in …

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A Patients Guide to MOHS SURGERY

A Patients Guide to MOHS SURGERY

Approximately 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Basal cell and squamous cell are the two most common skin cancers accounting for more than 5 million diagnosed annually. Unfortunately, many of these people will experience skin cancer more than once in their lives. If skin cancer is caught early, it can be treated with great success, but …

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Helping Cancer Therapy Succeed with Proper Oral Care

Helping Cancer Therapy Succeed with Proper Oral Care

By Dr. Ricardo S. Bocanegra, DDS – As a patient of ours prepares for radiation or chemotherapy, we shoulder a serious responsibility. We understand the urgency for treatment, and how important it is to focus on resolving dental conditions that could compromise overall health down the road. Cancer therapy is an extreme endeavor to defuse an extreme disease. Your system, …

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Over 15,000 KILLED by Physician Prescribed Opioids! If you suffer from Neck, Joint, Back pain, or Neuropathy, you could be next…

Over 15,000 KILLED by Physician Prescribed Opioids

The CDC reports that nearly half of all opioid related deaths are due to the narcotic being prescribed for pain related circumstances such as lower back pain, nerve and joint disorders, arthritis and spinal injury.  *15,000 deaths are equivalent to 75 commercial airline passenger planes crashing in one year.  The number of casualties from prescription opioids in the United States is …

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Incorporating Aquatic Therapy for Healthy Aging

Incorporating Aquatic Therapy for Healthy Aging

Aging is not the most welcomed word, but for the most part, it’s unavoidable.  Living in Florida provides a much more active lifestyle for many individuals.  With the growing “aging” population here, exercising and doing activities in the heat can produce some unwanted injuries. One great way to stay active and age healthfully is to incorporate aquatic therapy sessions into your …

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Introducing the new Ivus Superhero of Vein Disease Treatment

Introducing the new Ivus Superhero of Vein Disease Treatment

Attention anyone who has had a previous vein stripping, vein ablation or varicose vein removal, and has not received the desired results.  This article is also addressed to those of you who have been suffering with swollen legs for months to years without a definitive diagnosis.  There may have been trauma to the extremity or perhaps a joint replacement and you …

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Bladder Cancer – What You Need To Know

Bladder Cancer - What You Need To Know

Alejandro Miranda-Sousa, M.D. Bladder cancer is extremely common.  In fact, it is the 5th most prevalent cancer, and it’s unfortunately on the rise.  There are several risk factors associated with bladder cancer, although anyone can be affected by its devastating diagnosis. Bladder Cancer Risk Factors • History of smoking (smoking causes 4-7 time increase in the risk) • Obesity • …

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Maintaining Healthy Cholesterol Levels for Better Heart Health

Maintaining Healthy Cholesterol Levels for Better Heart Health

By T.J. DePaola, PharmD September is National Cholesterol Education Month, marking the perfect time to learn more about minimizing cholesterol-related heart events. According to the National Institute of Health, heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women and men in the United States. Each year, more than one million Americans suffer from heart attacks, and about a half million people …

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Grandparent Visitation Rights

Grandparent Visitation Rights

By Dale Klaus and Reube Doupé – Klaus Doupé, PA Given the population make-up of the State of Florida, it is natural to assume that state law would provide for grandparent’s right to see or be involved with their grandchildren.  However, grandparent visitation rights are very limited, not only in Florida but throughout the United States.  In most families, grandparents play …

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