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Healthy Smiles: From brides and grooms to dads and grads, we design beautiful smiles

ON YOUR WEDDING DAY or graduation day, the only thing that will stand out more than your gown or tux, is your beaming smile! Soon, you’ll be creating memories and

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Healthy Cook: A superfood a day keeps the doctor away

Down on the plate … it’s a bird … it’s a grain … it’s s-u-p-e-r-food! Superfoods are popping up like mushrooms in a cow pasture. Some are touted to be

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POP QUIZ … Sun exposure: What you don’t know CAN hurt you

A little skin protection knowledge now could save your life later LIVING IN THE SUNSHINE STATE, we’ve all heard about the dangers of the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation. However, it

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PCMA Letter: The most common of all cancers

DID YOU KNOW that skin cancer is the most common of all cancers? To give you an example, more people in the United States were diagnosed with skin cancer in

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Publisher’s Note: The Florida resident’s risk for skin cancer

IN THIS EDITION of Central Florida Health News, we bring to light the importance of sun safety and how you can protect yourself from damaging ultraviolet (UV) rays that lead

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Healthy Skin: The most common reason people visit the doctor

DID YOU KNOW that skin conditions are the most common reason why people visit their doctor? If you think about it, it shouldn’t come as a big surprise. It is,

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The Heart of the Matter: Preventing the dangers of heart disease

AS AN INTERVENTIONAL cardiologist, I see many patients with heart disease. It’s unfortunate, but true, that this disease is one of the leading causes of death in America, which is

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Take it from a pharmacist who knows!

Seven things you should always ask your local pharmacy 1. Are there any lower-cost alternatives to this prescription? Your pharmacist and doctor can always help you come up with the

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Family Health: It’s time for back-to-school physicals

THE ARRIVAL of summer means it’s time for your child’s back-to-school physical. Since classes in Polk County public schools begin August 24, now is the perfect time to make your

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Medical Advice: New ‘Sun’s Up’ project to help residents and visitors stay safe from UV radiation

AS SCHOOL comes to a close and the thermometer begins to climb, it is a good time to remember the importance of protecting our skin from the harsh rays of