Category Archives: Health and Fitness

7 Surprising Facts About Diabetes

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. With a huge number of Americans affected by prediabetes and diabetes, it’s the perfect time of year to share some surprising facts to help you better understand this disease.   Prediabetes affects one in three American adults. As a refresher, prediabetes is when your blood sugar is in a “danger…
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What Is Breast Cancer Genetic Testing- And Who Should Get It?

You may have noticed a lot of pink around this month because October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Although survival rates from breast cancer are at an all-time high, breast cancer still devastates many families each year. In addition to preventive screening, some women are using genetic tests for breast cancer to measure their risk.…
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6 Ways That Yoga Can Benefit Seniors

September is National Yoga Month. If you’re not already on the yoga bandwagon, there are plenty of reasons to give it a try. Before you think you have to twist yourself like a pretzel to get the benefits of yoga, think again. Yoga can benefit just about anyone and everyone—at any age or fitness level.…
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Gum Disease Can Be a Sign of More Serious Health Problems

There’s an important reason to see your dentist regularly, and it goes beyond just having a beautiful smile. Dentists and dental hygienists can help promote better health for our gums and check for gum problems. Sometimes, gum problems can indicate other more serious health problems.   Here are some of the serious health problems that…
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Business Spotlight: Dentist Jose Goldberg, DDS

Your smile can say a lot about you, so make it a beautiful one. For a better smile, give the office of Dr. Jose Goldberg a call.   Dr. Goldberg, located on Manatee Avenue West in Bradenton, has more than 30 years of dental experience. His office serves a wide range of dental needs that…
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FAQs About Cataracts, Cataract Surgery

Cataract surgery is one of the most frequently performed surgeries in the U.S. Cataracts are common in people over age 65. With the frequency of cataract surgery around the U.S. and with the aging of the U.S. population, we share here some frequently asked questions—FAQs—about cataract surgery. The information is from the National Eye Institute…
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