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Protect Your Joints and Help Your Golf Game

Many people injure themselves simply because they do not stretch. A survey showed that more than half of the golfers who warmed up for 10 minutes or more before golfing

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Shingles

Shingles is a contagious virus (varicella zoster) that results in a painful rash. The virus that causes the rash is one of nine known herpes viruses to infect humans. It

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Understanding Metastatic Bone Disease

Cancer is always a frightening diagnosis, and knowing that the disease can spread from one part of the body to others can be unsettling. Metastasis occurs when cancer cells from

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Operative Management of Peripheral Arterial Disease

We’ve talked about what Peripheral Arterial Disease is in previous columns. Now, let’s look at some possible operative treatment options for PAD. When medical management alone has failed to improve

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Pop Quiz: Crash Course on Caffeine

Caffeine plays a big role in the lives of many Americans, with coffee, tea, caffeinated soda, energy drinks, and energy shots being some people’s daily go-to drinks. However, few actually

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Touched by Type 1

Health Advocate Fulfilling Dream of Helping Youth With Type 1 Diabetes by TERESA SCHIFFER It can be overwhelming for both the parents and the child when a child is diagnosed

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Let Food Be Thy Medicine

A Dietician’s Guidance Can Help You Make the Best of Your Health by PAMELA PALONGUE “Let food be thy medicine…”  It’s funny how the wise words of the ancient physician

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Care Team an Important Part of Diabetes Care: Sponsored by Central Florida Health Care

by TERESA SCHIFFER An estimated 34.2 million Americans are living with diabetes, a disease that can have an enormous impact on an individual’s health. In many cases, the development of

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Overcoming Fear With Education

Sponsored by Central Florida Health Care by TERESA SCHIFFER Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in American women, with 13% of the female population developing the disease

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Breast Cancer Surpasses Lung Cancer as Most Common

According to new information released by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), breast cancer has now overtaken lung cancer as the world’s most commonly diagnosed cancer, accounting for