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Chronic Inflammation

Understanding Inflammation

March 6, 2019

In recent years, you’ve probably been hearing about “inflammation” as a major health concern. Sure, you’ve heard that word before and occasionally have experienced the type of inflammation that you see externally on your body, but many of us are unclear as to just what type of inflammation is so concerning to overall health. Generally…

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Heart Pulse, One Line Vector

February–Love and Hearts

February 6, 2019

February is all about love and hearts, not only celebrated on Valentine’s Day but also traditionally observed throughout the month as American Heart Month, a time to learn more about heart disease, understand if you are at risk, and take immediate steps to reduce that risk. While smoking, high blood pressure, and high blood cholesterol…

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Medical Infographics With Illustrations Of Female Body Mass Index. Scales From Fat To Fitness Woman

Happy New Year–Is It Your Time to Lose Weight?

January 18, 2019

With the arrival of the New Year, many Americans have turned to weight loss as their main priority or New Year’s resolution. Diet and exercise have been drilled into the heads of Americans for quite some time, and many ponder what diet to follow and/or what exercise program to undertake. This article is not to…

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MpMRI on a Computer Monitor — Photo Courtesy of Invivo Corporation/Philips Healthcare

Choosing the Best Method for Prostate Cancer Detection

December 12, 2018

Your physician may inform you that you need an ultrasound-guided biopsy because (1) your PSA reading is elevated or rapidly rising, (2) a digital rectal exam indicates an enlargement or other abnormality in your prostate, or (3) prostate cancer is prevalent in your family. If the recommendation of a biopsy is made, you may wish…

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Ultra low Dose Lung CT

Lung Cancer Screening–Studies Show Reduced Mortality

November 6, 2018

NELSON and NLST Studies With the aid of lung cancer screening, lung cancer deaths for both males and females who are high-risk former and current smokers are significantly reduced. Conclusions of a large study known as the NELSON lung cancer screening trial1 were announced at the 19th World Conference on Lung Cancer held in Toronto this year2:…

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Dr. Gerald Grubbs Of Sarasota Interventional Radiology

Venice HealthSouth Seminar Offers Cancer Survivors Options

October 22, 2018

Dawn Moore is an Englewood-based Cancer Care Advocate who volunteers for several cancer support groups, one of which is the Jewish Family and Children’s Services (JFCS) Cancer Support Group. Within the Venice community, the JFCS offers various programs for cancer patients and survivors, as well as their caregivers and families. In Moore’s role within the…

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