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Aqualane Clinical Research: Pioneering Advances in Medical Therapies

Aqualane Clinical

Aqualane Clinical Research stands at the forefront of medical innovation, dedicated to advancing therapies across a spectrum of human disease states. With a commitment to patient collaboration, ethical practices, and industry sponsorship, Aqualane Clinical Research plays a pivotal role in the exploration of treatments where none currently exist or where there’s a pressing need for enhanced safety and efficacy. Addressing …

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Physicians Regional’s Heart Center expands treatment options for leaking valve

What was once an open-heart surgery to repair a leaking mitral valve can now be done via a relatively minor procedure, with patients going home the same day. Mitral regurgitation, which occurs when the mitral valve doesn’t close properly and allows a small amount of blood to flow backwards in the heart, is the most common valve disorder in the …

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Holistic approach to common summertime skin concerns

Holistic approach

By Svetlana Kogan, M.D. One of the challenges of living in a beach town is dealing with the UV light skin damage. As they age, many people find themselves “paying the price” for all those days spent in the sun without proper protection. Thousands of dollars are subsequently spent on cancerous lesion excisions, lasers, and skin resurfacing. All of this …

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How Does Muscle Loss Afffect Your Heart?

Sarcopenic obesity is a dual condition characterized by the coexistence of sarcopenia (loss of muscle mass and strength) and obesity (excessive fat accumulation). This condition is increasingly recognized as a significant public health concern due to its association with various adverse health outcomes, including cardiovascular mortality. Understanding the relationship between sarcopenic obesity and cardiovascular mortality is crucial for developing effective …

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“I was done with the PAIN!”

Dental Care

By Dr. Hetienne Macedo Joe Massaro spent his working years creating and building a Fortune 500 IT sales and service company. The daily grind of managing employees and customer needs drove Joe to success and happiness. But a double root canal gone bad drove Joe to his knees in daily pain. “I would wake up every day with this immense …

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Understanding Spinal Injuries

Spinal Injuries

By Dr. Michael Shaffer Spinal injuries can significantly impact an individual’s life, ranging from temporary discomfort to severe, life-altering conditions. These injuries often require immediate medical attention to prevent long-term complications. Chiropractic management offers care of nonsurgical spinal injuries. This may include spinal manipulation (spinal adjustments), physical therapy modalities, prescribed exercises to restrengthen and rehabilitate, and a review of proper …

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An Interview with Dr. David Rock: Advances in Breast Cancer Treatment at Magnolia Breast Center

Dr. David Rock

Health and Wellness Magazine recently had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. David Rock, a board-certified general surgeon specializing in oncoplastic breast surgery, who has recently joined the Magnolia Breast Center in Bonita Springs, FL. Dr. Rock shared his insights on the advancements in breast cancer treatment and the personalized care approach he brings to the Magnolia Breast Center. …

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CARF Accreditation: Your Assurance of Excellence in Senior Living

Luxury Rental Retirement Living

By Jenny Bradley As you or your loved ones consider the next chapter of life in a retirement community, one of the most critical factors to consider is the quality of care and services provided. Just as you would seek out a five-star hotel for your vacation, you should look for the highest standard in senior living: CARF accreditation. CARF …

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July Is UV Safety Month: Protecting Your Eyes from Harmful Rays

As the summer sun reaches its peak intensity, July marks an important reminder of the need for UV safety. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun’s rays can have severe consequences for our eye health, particularly when it comes to the development of cataracts. This UV Safety Month, it’s crucial to understand the risks and take proactive measures to safeguard your …

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Celebrate Independence and Rejuvenation: Facelift Options for a Confident July

Facelift Options

As we celebrate Independence Day and the summer month of July, it’s a perfect time to embrace personal freedom and independence from the visible signs of aging. One way to achieve this is by considering a facelift procedure, which can help you look and feel your best by addressing concerns in the face and neck area. With a refreshed, rejuvenated …

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