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Does Eating Fats Make You Fat?

June 24,2019

Not exactly, although dietary fats can have a significant number of calories from fat grams, consuming fat does not directly cause your body to gain weight. Naturally, whether you gain, lose or...


Why All the Buzz about Regenerative Medicine?

May 20,2019

At times, conventional medicine tends to focus on treating a patient's symptoms to provide relief during his or her recovery from an injury or illness. In many cases, this works just fine. You...


Is Sleep Deprivation Affecting How You Feel?

May 16,2019

In today's fast paced 24/7 world, many people have completely lost sight of the health benefits gained from getting a good night's sleep. Recurring sleep deficiencies can lead to unwanted weight...


North Florida Is Not Immune to the Opioid Overdose Crisis

April 11,2019

The misuse of opioids and addiction to the prescription pain relievers and heroin is a serious national crisis that is also having a huge affect on many North Florida residents and families. When...


Fasting Has Been Practiced Throughout Human Evolution

April 10,2019

Did you know that humans evolved as animals capable of functioning without food for extended periods of time? In ancient times, people did not have supermarkets, refrigerators, or even food...


Does Post-Injury Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy Work?

March 26,2019

When Tiger Woods, the most famous golfer on the planet, opts for platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy in an attempt to return more quickly to competition following an injury, the rest of the world...


Should You Take Probiotic Supplements While Taking Antibiotics?

March 19,2019

Antibiotics are an important class of drugs that are prescribed by healthcare providers to treat harmful bacterial infections in the body. However, they have not been proven useful for treating...


Who Should Get a Pneumonia Vaccination?

February 18,2019

The word pneumonia describes a group of symptoms with inflammation in the lungs where air spaces fill with fluid due to an infection from bacteria, viruses, parasites, or fungi. Pneumonia is a...


Medical Diets for People with Specific Dietary Needs

February 13,2019

Confused as to which diet you should adopt? If so, ask your doctor. Many of the so-called fad diets actually evolved from earlier versions of medical diets designed to meet a patient's specific...


Has the 2019 Flu Season Arrived in North Florida?

January 10,2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responsible for the close monitoring of influenza viruses each month to better assess the disease's potential impact on public health. Since...