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May 17th, 2018


Spring has sprung, and, while many can enjoy the outdoors on a beautiful spring afternoon, those of us with seasonal allergies can suffer. Seasonal allergic rhinitis, commonly referred to as hay fever, affects thousands of people in Central Florida. Symptoms include sneezing, stuffiness, a runny nose and itchiness in your nose, the roof of...

May 7th, 2018

Colorectal Cancer is one of the few Cancers that is 90 percent Preventable

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Cancer Society, the colon cancer death rate in this country could be cut by more than half if all Americans simply followed recommended screening guidelines. Early detection and treatment are critical. If caught early, colorectal...

May 7th, 2018

So you’re ready to start a family. Congratulations, and welcome to one of the most exciting times of your life! There’s so much to look forward to – so much to experience – and you can hardly wait to get started on the road to pregnancy. But is your body as prepared as it should be?  Here are a few things to consider if you’re thinking about getting pregnant in the near future.

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May 7th, 2018

Women have unique heart-health needs.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death among women over the age of 65. In this age group, heart disease kills more women than all cancers combined, and women are four to six times more likely to die of heart disease than breast cancer. Patricia Guerrero, MD, a board-certified cardiovascular disease specialist in Orlando, points out...