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How to Keep Your HEART HEALTHY During the Holidays

Cardiac Care Group

The Holiday season is upon us, and with all of the festivities, we should be well reminded that this time of year can literally put a great deal of stress on our hearts. Since heart disease is still the leading cause of death in both men and women, what better way to understand and implement heart health and risk prevention? …

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It’s okay to say the “D” word – Living through Depression

Living through Depression

By T.J. DePaola, PharmD Do you find yourself feeling sad, empty or hopeless for long periods of time, nearly every day? Have you lost interest in the things that you once loved or feel the constant need to be alone? Have you noticed a change in your diet or how well you sleep at night? If the answer is yes …

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Long Term Care Planning [A Critical Part of Your Florida Estate Plan]

Long Term Care Planning

By Steven J. Gibbs, Esq. I often advise clients that there are a few major risks to consider in your retirement years. The top of the list is rising healthcare costs, followed by the arguably lower risks of random law suits and estate tax exposure. Rising healthcare costs bear a direct relationship with long term care planning is it relates …

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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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Alleviating Nerve Pain Without Surgery or Medication

By Debra K. Brinker, RN Pinched and compressed nerves can produce burning and shooting pain that can range from mildly annoying to excruciating and completely disabling. The underlying reason that nerves become pinched or entrapped is often missed when patients are given only the limited options of prescription painkillers, nerve blocks, and surgical consultations. Treatment such as nerve blocks may …

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LASER Gum Disease Treatment – The alternative to Surgery

LASER Gum Disease Treatment – The alternative to Surgery

By Juan Teodoro, D.M.D. – Periodontal disease affects four out of five people over the age of 35. In its early stages it’s known as gingivitis, and if it progresses to a chronic condition it can result in periodontitis, which affects the bones surrounding the teeth. When left untreated it causes bone destruction, which can result in the loss of …

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Q&A Women’s Health

By Jonathan Jay, MD, Board Certified Urologist – Q: I had a sling for bladder control problems, six months ago, but I still have urinary leakage. What can I do? A: Although technical or healing issues can play a role, other factors may have been involved with your leakage in the first place. A careful history and examination as well …

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The 2nd Most Common Cancer In Men What You Need to Know About Early Prostate Cancer Detection

The 2nd Most Common Cancer In Men What You Need to Know About Early Prostate Cancer Detection

There has been recent debate on how to approach screening and treatment for prostate cancer. Organizations not affiliated with the American Urologic Association have made claims that limit Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) screening, a common screening procedure for prostate cancer that measures the level of PSA in the blood. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), a volunteer panel of 16 …

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Medical Marijuana — Is It Right For You?

medical marijuana

Iona Health and Wellness uses an integrative approach to medicine. They offer age management medicine for women and men to optimize health. Dr. Sonn will evaluate you and tailor a patient-specific treatment plan to maximize your potential. Using evidence-based medicine, their diagnostic and treatment services are directed towards promoting health.  Gregory Sonn, DO has been practicing Medicine since 2002; he believes …

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HOW AN INHERITANCE CAN JEOPARDIZE MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY

HOW AN INHERITANCE CAN JEOPARDIZE MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY

By Steven J. Gibbs, Esq. When folks are doing estate planning in Florida, they often are trying to take care of those they love the most, and this is one of my favorite things being a Florida estate planning attorney. However, many don’t realize that their generosity can backfire if they fail to consider the relative circumstances of those loved …

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