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Health and Wellness
August 23, 2016

5 Ways Memberships Are Changing Health and Wellness for Everyone

A common complaint in most households around the country is that health care expenses are out of control, and for some families they are causing problems. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that more than 25 percent of families in the country experience a financial… Read More
Reducing Pain Inflammation Stress and Platelet Adhesion With PEMF Therapy2
Aug 16, 2016

Reducing Pain, Inflammation, Stress and Platelet Adhesion With PEMF Therapy

PEMF, or pulsed electromagnetic field therapy, is a technique that is used for a variety of therapeutic purposes. Among the most common are relief from pain and inflammation, but it is also used to… Read More
Aug 11, 2016

Five Secrets Fulfilled People Use Everyday

Are there real tricks to becoming fulfilled in life? You bet. My research and that of others suggests that there are key street-smart actions that those who are most fulfilled use every day in their… Read More
Aug 04, 2016

Dr. Alejandro Badia Issues Zika Health Advisory to the Public What is Zika and What to Do If You Think You Are Infected

The Florida Department of Health announced that fifteen South Florida residents have been diagnosed with Zika fever locally through a mosquito bite. Governor Scott said in a statement earlier this… Read More
Transition Your Child’s Summer Sleep Schedule to be School Ready
Aug 03, 2016

Transition Your Child’s Summer Sleep Schedule to be School Ready

Summer vacation can throw your child off their normal sleep schedule very easily, making the back-to-school transition that much more difficult for the both of you. According to a recent NBC News… Read More
How Meditation is Helping Veterans Heal
Jul 28, 2016

How Meditation is Helping Veterans Heal

As the number of veterans diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, and other related conditions continues to rise, many are finding relief in a surprising way. These… Read More
Back to School Tips for Getting Kids to Brush Regularly
Jul 26, 2016

Back-to-School Tips for Getting Kids to Brush Regularly

As the new school year moves near, many parents are left with the age-old struggle of how to get their child to brush their teeth regularly before heading off to the bus stop each day. The good news… Read More
Ferment Your Way To Optimal Health
Jul 13, 2016

Ferment Your Way To Optimal Health

There has been a rise in the flourishing and enthusiastic trend of experimenting with fermentation to enhance flavors and create healthier and more sustainable foods. Of course, fermentation is by no… Read More
kid Baseball
Jun 23, 2016

Hey, Batter, Batter, Batter! How the Boys and Girls of Summer Can Prevent Strike Outs Due to Common Baseball Injuries

Baseball, the great America past time, is upon us and so is the potential for injuries among amateur and professional athletes alike. Take for example, the New York Mets, who this season have six… Read More
How Gardening Allows Combat Veterans to Blossom
Jun 21, 2016

How Gardening Allows Combat Veterans to Blossom

With the summer months upon us, it is a great time to think about gardening. The good news is that learning to grow your own food comes with a host of benefits. The benefits are so good that it’s… Read More
Mens Health Month
Jun 17, 2016

Men's Health Month: Focus on Prostate Screening

June is Men's Health Month, when we focus on prevention, detection, and treatment of disease in men and boys. As a cardiologist, it is tempting for me to use this platform to talk about heart… Read More


microbial realm
June 16, 2016

E.T., We Know You're Home: The Search for Our Own Alien Life

Everybody has an opinion about the possibility of alien life. In the movies, contact commonly starts with a violent encounter. Sometimes, the story includes alien life emerging from a spaceship,… Read More
Pain Management without Drugs or Surgery
Sep 02, 2014

Pain Relief without Drugs or Surgery

An article I read stated that 1 out of 4 people live with chronic pain. 1 out of 4, that to me is a staggering number… Read More
medical illustration of symptoms of the sciatica
Aug 14, 2014

Neuromuscular Therapy: An Effective treatment for Sciatic Nerve Pain

Sciatica is usually caused by disc herniation in the lower lumbar region and it is generally due to injury of the lower… Read More
Jun 04, 2012

Eye Care facilities in South Florida among the first in the nation to offer all-bladeless laser vision correction and cataract surgeries

Cory M. Lessner, M.D., CEO and Founder of Millennium Laser Eye Centers and Andrew Shatz, M.D., Medical Director of… Read More
Russo Charles
Aug 05, 2011

Stress: Part Three "What to do about Stress"

Charles Russo M.D., FACCWhat stresses us out? There are many people in lower socioeconomic conditions without good… Read More
Russo Charles
Aug 05, 2011

Stress: Part Two "The Consequences of the Body's Response"

Charles Russo M.D., FACCIn the first part of this series we learned about the "fight or flight" response which is… Read More

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