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10% THC cap proposal

10% THC cap proposal

Evidently, the last few years within the Florida cannabis industry have progressed rapidly with proposed changes such as the Smoking amendment that currently allows patients to purchase cannabis for smoking use. Other small victories such as defeating a proposal for recreational cannabis that would have further exacerbated the issue of vertical integration have created quite the storm of optimism among …

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Health Insurance – Medicare 2021 Annual Election Period & Individual/Family Open Enrollment is Coming Soon!

Medicare 2021

By Ulla-Undine Merritt (Dee) National Producer Number (NPN) 8853366 Individual/Family Health Insurance Open enrollment will start November 1, 2020, to December 15, 2020 for January 1st, 2021 effective. This deadline pertains to fully insured plans that meet the Affordable Care Act (ACA)/Obama Care Guidelines. * Very important for people that have pre-existing conditions and or would qualify for government subsidies. …

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Early Detection of Prostate Cancer Saves Lives

Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is a fairly serious blip on the male health radar as the second leading cause of cancer death in American men. Chances are you know someone who has battled prostate cancer because statistically speaking; one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. The average age of diagnosis is 65, in fact 60% of …

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Subspecialty Radiologists and Advanced Imaging Technology

Subspecialty Radiologists

This year, over 190,000 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed. Prostate cancer is the third leading cancer among males. It is often a silent killer, as it rarely shows signs or symptoms until it has developed maturely and even metastasized into other areas of the body.1 This year alone, it will take over 33,330 men’s lives. But it …

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Back To School 

Back To School

By Neetu Malhotra, MD Most parents after the long summer break cannot wait to send their kids back to school. But, of course things are much different now in 2020 during this pandemic that has turned our world upside down. President Donald Trump has been urging all state and local officials to reopen schools this fall, despite the coronavirus infections …

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Freedom Rehab Aquatic Therapy and Balance Center – New Clinic – New Therapies

1. Are you searching for answers to your health problems? 2. Have you tried everything to reduce pain? 3. Are you getting weaker? 4. Are you worried about falls and safety at home? 5. Are you wondering what exercises you could do at home? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, then FREEDOM REHAB AQUATIC THERAPY AND BALANCE …

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Cancer Research Continues to Provide Hope Even in the Midst of the COVID-19 Crisis

Cancer Research

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) recently held its annual scientific meeting in a three-day virtual event. One of the major topics addressed at the meeting was the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on cancer patients. As one might expect, ASCO reported, “In patients with cancer and COVID-19, cancer that is progressing was independently associated with an increased …

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Is My Rotator Cuff Tear the Cause of My Shoulder Pain?

Is My Rotator Cuff Tear the Cause of My Shoulder Pain?

By: Regenexx Tampa Bay, Regenerative Medicine What’s causing your shoulder pain? Is it due to instability? Could it be a rotator cuff tear? A labral tear? Arthritis? Inflammation? Swelling? Bone edema? Tendinosis (tendon degeneration)? A pinched nerve? More and more studies continue to show that shoulder MRI results often cannot predict why the patient is experiencing pain. This is the …

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10 indoor exercises for when it’s too hot, rainy outside

10 indoor exercises

By Dr. Chris Mulvey, PT During the past few months, our homes have doubled as offices, schools, restaurants, places of worship, fitness centers and more. Under quarantine, home wasn’t just where the heart was – it was where we were, nearly 24/7. Although Florida’s safer-at-home order has expired, we’re once again finding ourselves spending a lot of time at home, …

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Let’s Talk Ankle Sprain

Let’s Talk Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprains are common injuries that can affect people of all ages or fitness levels. The majority of the population has likely experienced an ankle sprain at one point. When a sprain occurs, most think “no big deal” and prematurely return to their usual routine only to sprain it again. This is a common phenomenon as most people do not …

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