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Monday, October 19, 2020

health

Health Pros: Dr. Nitza Alvarez

Health Pros: Dr. Nitza Alvarez

Cardiologist For the past 8 years, Dr. Nitza Alvarez of Tri-County Heart Institute has taken heart health to heart. She’s proud to run the area’s only female owned cardiology office, and makes it her mission to raise awareness of the…
Health Pros: Birendra Bhattarai, M.D.

Health Pros: Birendra Bhattarai, M.D.

Dr. Birenda Bhattarai has been an internist with the Aegis Medical Group since 2007 and provides primary care—“Almost everything in adult care medicine.”—with his own patient-first treatment philosophy. “When I decided I wanted to be a doctor, my main motivation…
Health Pros: Claim Victory Over Varicose Veins

Health Pros: Claim Victory Over Varicose Veins

New treatments are less invasive and almost painless If you’re less than thrilled by the way your legs look and feel with each passing year, you’re not alone. Many adults over 50 suffer from varicose veins, which in many cases…
FHW part of 2018 ‘Most Wired’ health system

FHW part of 2018 ‘Most Wired’ health system

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has named Adventist Health System, which includes Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares and other hospitals in Flagler and Volusia counties, as a recipient of its 2018 Most Wired award, according to officials.…
‘Teeth Tomorrow’ offers help today 

‘Teeth Tomorrow’ offers help today 

New book explains the dental turning point for baby boomers.   Story: Dr. Michael Tischler When a person has failing dental health, their overall health and self-esteem also are affected. Failing or missing teeth can affect a person’s ability to gain or keep employment, their…
A place where recovery is key

A place where recovery is key

  You’ll find compassion, essential care, and a safe road to recovery at TVRH Rehabilitation Hospital. Discovering that inpatient rehabilitation is needed can often be confusing for a patient and their family, especially after a traumatic incident like a stroke,…
Older women and sexual health

Older women and sexual health

Good health means you may never say, ‘Not tonight.’ Story: Hannah Braye Many people believe older women stop wanting sex because they lose interest. However, a study done by the North American Menopause Society revealed that the problem most often…
Mt. Dora firefighters test new gear, learn about cancer prevention

Mt. Dora firefighters test new gear, learn about cancer prevention

Mount Dora firefighters expect to be safer over the long haul with the addition of new personal protection equipment. Firefighters watched a demonstration, learned about cancer prevention, and conducted training in the new gear Thursday, June 14, when representatives from…
The new snake-oil dealers?

The new snake-oil dealers?

Don’t be fooled by internet pitches for health products. The internet is one of the best ways to gain useful information about nearly everything. That’s why I keep my spam filters very low. Open access to my email address helped…
Annual Government Day covers local, state, federal agencies

Annual Government Day covers local, state, federal agencies

Government is a source of considerable debate these days, and there’s no better way to get informed than at the annual Government Day. This year marks the 22nd anniversary of Government Day in The Villages. The event is scheduled from…
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