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Sun Safety: Protect Yourself & Your Family Against Harmful Rays

Protect Yourself & Your Family Against Harmful Rays

Most of us know that melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer. The reason we hear so much advice on wearing sunscreen, sunglasses, and avoiding over sun exposure between 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, is due to the sun’s harmful UV rays during the time when the sun is the highest in the sky. What is UV Radiation? …

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How The DRX9000™ Repairs Herniated and Bulging Discs and Relieves Pain

DRX9000

Over 80 percent of the population will experience back pain at one time or another in their lives. Unfortunately, spinal discomfort tends to become progressively worse and can become chronic if left untreated. Some of the most common reasons for backaches are trauma or sports-related injury, lifting heavy objects, improper spinal posture, poor sleeping posture, and motor vehicle accidents. The …

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My Legs Ache But They Look Normal – Could I Have Venous Insufficiency?

My Legs Ache But They Look Normal – Could I Have Venous Insufficiency?

Perhaps you’ve probably written it off as getting older or pain that everyone has. Perhaps you’ve asked your physician about it and, seeing normal looking legs without bulging varicose veins, he’s reassured you that it’s nothing. Perhaps you’ve even had an ultrasound of your legs, only to be told you “don’t have a blood clot.” These are all things we …

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Europe’s Coveted Fat Reducing Procedure: Wanted by Countless Patients

Europe’s Coveted Fat Reducing Procedure: Wanted by Countless Patients

Many individuals struggle with losing and sticking to a weight loss plan. With the sheer number of people discouraged with the scale and the stubborn areas of fat that don’t seem to budge, the disappointment from carrying around excess pounds can be overwhelming. Doctors notice the frustration is not only geared towards female patients, but men as well, and all …

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Don’t Give Up!

Don’t Give Up!

Brent Myers OK. So here we are… five months into a new year. How are things working out for you? Did you set goals for making this year the best year ever? Did you have dreams and ambitions to make this year different? Did you plan on making things better? Well… how are you doing? Too often we wait until …

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The $400 Million Dollar Lesson

The $400 Million Dollar Lesson

“5X Heavyweight Champion Evander Holyfield’s home is up for auction this Friday at 2:00pm.” How is that even possible I pondered? My heart was breaking as I stared at Huffington Posts online article that Wednesday afternoon. What could I do? How could I help my sports hero Evander Holyfield? At the time, I was the founder and CEO of Crown …

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What Is Bell’s Palsy?

What Is Bell's Palsy?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Bell’s palsy is a nerve problem that affects the muscles of your face. It causes weakness or partial paralysis of the muscles on one side of your face. With Bell’s palsy, your eyelid may not close properly and your smile may seem uneven. Bell’s palsy usually affects adults only. It is more likely …

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How Can Dental Implants Help My Denture?

How Can Dental Implants Help My Denture

Many patients suffer with loose and non-retentive dentures. This movement can cause a number of issues ranging from difficulty chewing food to embarrassing speech (or even the accidental falling of the denture out of one’s mouth). Quick fixes often include using dental adhesive glue or having the dentist reline the denture to help try and improve stability. In many cases, …

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Are There Any New Technologies For Fat Reduction?

Are There Any New Technologies For Fat Reduction?

It is interesting to watch technology as it continues to evolve. Many of my patients are up to date with what is trending in aesthetic technology. There is a new exciting technology that melts and tightens skin simultaneous without downtime. CoolSculpting® has been a good fat reduction treatment for many of my patients. It is a way to non-invasively destroy …

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Breaking the Chronic Pain Cycle of Fibromyalgia

Breaking the Chronic Pain Cycle of Fibromyalgia

Chronic pain takes many shapes and forms, but we know that it has a huge social and economic burden. The Institute of Medicine reports that roughly 116 million, or 30% of the population suffer from pain lasting a year or longer. Although chronic pain isn’t a life threatening issue, it’s certainly a problem that has a dramatic effect on the …

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Captioning Telephones Free for Individuals with Hearing Difficulties

Captioning Telephones

By Dana Luzon, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA, Board Certified Doctor of Audiology Captioning telephones work like a standard phone for the user but connect to the internet to gather captions of words spoken by the individual on the other end of the line. The captions are displayed on the base of the phone near the receiver. The service is paid for …

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Cataract Surgery in 2023: What should you expect?

By David A. Goldman MD – While there are certainly new developments in cataract surgery every year, these pale in comparison to the innovations that occur over decades. While many of the technologies discussed in this article are currently available in trials, it is important to remember that they are still in trials for a reason. Once safety data has …

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Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) Therapy for Pain Conditions

Platelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) Therapy for Pain Conditions

Platelet-rich plasma therapy, sometimes called PRP therapy, takes advantage of our blood’s natural healing properties to repair damaged cartilage, tendons, ligaments, muscles, or even bone. A growing number of people are turning to PRP injections to treat an expanding list of painful conditions and or injuries, including osteoarthritis. It is commonly used for knee arthritis, we also use this method …

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WHY AM I SO STRESSED???

It’s a beautiful South Florida day outside, the birds are chirping, the kids are finally off to school, everyone is healthy and happy, and life is good…. right? Wrong! Why do I have this anxious, stressed out, overwhelmed, impending doom feeling? There is no reason for it, so I must be losing it? Wrong again. I have anxiety. It’s common …

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I Want a Dental Implant But I Will Be Leaving Soon For the Summer… What Can I Do?

I Want a Dental Implant But I Will Be Leaving Soon For the Summer… What Can I Do?

Many of our “snowbird” patients run into this dilemma during the late winter and early spring.  This particular question is one we are asked routinely with good cause.  Understanding the steps of dental implant therapy can help simplify the decision process when it comes to timing treatment around your schedule. The Process: Dental implants can be used in many different …

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Superficial Radiation Therapy (SRT100)

Superficial Radiation Therapy (SRT100)

What is SRT? Superficial Radiation Therapy (SRT100) is a non-invasive, FDA-approved treatment for non-melanoma skin cancer (basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma) virtually anywhere on the body. What is SRT used for? SRT100 is a great treatment option for patients with basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma who are not ideal candidates for surgery. SRT may be considered …

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ARE YOU MENTALLY HEALTHY?

ARE YOU MENTALLY HEALTHY?

by Renee Chillcott Mental health is a broad term that encompasses our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It can also have a profound impact on our physical well-being and daily functioning. Mental health affects how we think, feel and act as we cope with life and is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. At …

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Pain Relief Treatment from the Leaders in Industry

Pain Relief Treatment

Treating the underlying cause of acute pain and chronic discomfort is essential. Having a comprehensive evaluation to define your level of nerve damage, inflammation, and degenerative disease are critical steps to improving your outcome. An experienced physician will walk you through the best treatment options available depending on your specific circumstances after they determine and streamline your underlying diagnosis. When …

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Testosterone Imbalance In Men Affect Multiple Factors Like Weight, Fertility, and Muscle Mass

Testosterone Imbalance In Men Affect Multiple Factors Like Weight, Fertility, and Muscle Mass

Testosterone is produced primarily by specialized cells of the testicles known as Leydig cells and is controlled by the hypothalamic-pituitary-testicular axis. Along with sex drive, testosterone controls a variety of factors that often go overlooked by the majority of individuals and their physicians. In men, testosterone regulates several functions many which of include weight management, bone density, fat distribution, red …

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Is PRP the Answer to Your Hair Loss?

Is PRP the Answer to your hair loss

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS Board-Certified Hair Restoration Physician Over the past few years, interest in PRP, or platelet-rich plasma therapy for hair regrowth has exploded as more physicians and patients become familiar with the cutting-edge treatment, which has proven itself as a viable way to stimulate scalp follicles to improve, enhance and regrow hair. In addition to …

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