John Magee

Level Up for Florida Lakes

If you grew up playing Frogger and Pitfall on Atari as I did, I have good news! You’re officially almost qualified to swim in Florida lakes! Alligators, snakes, turtles … you’re covered. I did say “almost,” though. There are two things Atari didn’t address in a game: blue-green algae and brain-eating amoeba.    Blue-Green Algae …

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Kidneys and Your Vascular Health

Your kidneys remove excess water and waste products from your body.  When the kidneys start to lose function, it is most commonly due to advancing age, long-term effects of high blood pressure, diabetes, heart issues, or a combination of these factors.  Sometimes, infections and diseases that are present from birth can affect kidney function. Because …

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All Skin Needs UV Protection, Not Just Fair Skin, Sponsored by Central Florida Health Care

by TERESA SCHIFFER   Sponsored by Central Florida Health Care   It’s summertime in Florida, and those long summer days drench us in even more sunshine than we get throughout the rest of the year. Are you wearing sunscreen? If not, you definitely should be. Damage from the sun’s ultraviolet radiation adds up over the …

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