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GRAND OPENING – SARASOTA INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY

SARASOTA INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY

WHERE WORLD-CLASS TECHNOLOGY MERGES WITH WORLD-CLASS EXPERTISE TO MEET YOUR MEDICAL IMAGING AND INTERVENTIONAL NEEDS IN A NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITY SIR-Florida has dedicated itself to being on the leading edge in the fields of radiology and interventional radiology. We have set ourselves apart from other providers by pairing the most advanced technology available today with the unparalleled skill, experience, and …

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Skin Cancer Prevention

Skin Cancer Prevention

Academic Alliance and Dermatology advocates a practice culture of Skin Cancer Prevention through early detection. Millions of Americans may not be aware of the threat of skin cancer, including, for example, men and women who regularly participate in outdoor activities without sunscreen or protective clothing or you may have a personal or family history of skin cancer. In fact, more …

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Having Trouble Sleeping? Home sleep test may provide answers.

Having Trouble Sleeping

By Heidi Smith, Contributor Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, more than a third of Floridians reported not getting enough sleep, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Insufficient sleep can be more than just an annoyance; it is associated with a number of chronic diseases and conditions, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and obesity. Insufficient sleep is also responsible for motor …

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Accountable Inpatient Medicine A New Group of Young and Energetic Medical Providers Have Returned Home to Continue to Provide Care to Their Community.

Accountable Inpatient Medicine

Accountable Inpatient Medicine “AIM” was founded on the basis of providing a sense of continuity to an area of medicine that has always seemed to struggle. AIM was founded by Dr. Richard “Alex” Houston and Dr. Gaby Coatti just out of residency. Trained in internal medicine with a focus on hospital acute care, Dr. Houston and Dr. Coatti noticed there …

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Why is Communication Important for the Hearing Part of Your Brain?

Over the past decade, there have been more evidential conclusions or studies related to hearing loss and cognitive decline. Study reveals that older adults with hearing loss are significantly more likely to suffer from dementia than those who retain their hearing. When there is auditory deprivation, there is a significant strain on the area of the brain that processes communication. …

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Lung Cancer & COVID-19

Lung Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, with more people dying of lung cancer in a year than from breast, prostate, colorectal and brain cancers combined. It is the second most common cancer in both men and women, ranking just behind prostate and breast cancer, respectively. IMPACT OF …

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Woman Finds Relief from Debilitating painful spine fracture Thanks to Balloons and Cement

Balloons and Cement

Nancy is one of more than 10 million Americans with osteoporosis, a disease marked by porous, brittle bones that can break more easily than healthy bones. Women over 50 have a 1-in-2 chance of breaking a bone due to osteoporosis.1 Osteoporosis is sometimes called a “silent disease” because it has no symptoms before a fracture occurs.2 That’s what happened to …

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Restoring pelvic health can create a whole new you

Restoring pelvic health

By Dr. Chris Mulvey, PT Primary care physicians often refer patients with bladder control issues to urologists. For issues like urine leakage, frequent urination, constipation or painful urination, urologists can recommend prescription medications or even surgery to relieve the problem. However, there may be a non-surgical, non-drug option to consider – physical therapy. November is Bladder Health Month, and FYZICAL …

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The Great American Smokeout

The Great American Smokeout

On November 19th of this year Gulfcoast South Area Health Education Center (GSAHEC) will celebrate another Great American Smokeout®, a national holiday hosted by the American Cancer Society that provides an opportunity for people who smoke to commit to healthy, smoke-free lives: not just for a day, but year round. The Great American Smokeout® also provides an opportunity for individuals, …

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COVID-19 AND YOUR ESTATE PLANNING DOCUMENTS

ESTATE PLANNING

By James W. Mallonee In the last six months there have been many situations involving families who have come to this author’s office to ask what to do when one of their loved ones has succumbed to the COVID virus without any instructions on how to handle their estate or health needs. This is a recurring real-life problem, but the …

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