Category: Medicine

Energy Harness and Florida Gulf Coast University partner to test virus-killing device

Energy Harness and Florida Gulf Coast University partner to test virus-killing device

Energy Harness Corporation’s Active Airflow UV-C fixture is 99.998% effective in eliminating COVID, E. coli, and other deadly pathogens CAPE CORAL, Fla. (July 7, 2021) – A Southwest Florida company, Energy Harness Corporation, is making serious waves in the fight against COVID-19 and other airborne pathogens. Thanks to the assistance of graduates and students at nearby […]

Five Reasons Plant-Based Hormone Replacement Therapy Might Be Right For You

Five Reasons Plant-Based Hormone Replacement Therapy Might Be Right For You

By: Dr. Darin Stokke, DC Your endocrine system is the collection of glands that produce hormones that regulate metabolism, growth, tissue function, sexual function and development, reproductive health, sleep, and mood, among other things. As you grow older, hormone production reaches a peak and slows down, creating an imbalance or deficit that can knock some […]

The Fight to Save Florida’s Medical Marijuana Program

The Fight to Save Florida’s Medical Marijuana Program

By: State Representative Spencer Roach In 2016, Florida voters overwhelmingly expressed their desire for a safe and accessible medical marijuana program, and I am fighting to preserve the medical nature of the program that voters demanded.  What we have now is a recreational drug program masquerading as a medical marijuana program, and the long-term societal […]

The Preserve Welcomes Ryan Keller As Executive Director

The Preserve Welcomes Ryan Keller As Executive Director

FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 25, 2021) —Ryan Keller, NHA, has been named the new Executive Director for The Preserve, a skilled nursing and assisted living community in Fort Myers. Keller is transferring from within the Volunteers of America organization after serving as the Associate Executive Director for Homestead at Anoka in Minnesota since 2012. With his […]

The 2021 Pollen-pocalypse: How To Stay Protected During Allergy Season In Southwest Florida

The 2021 Pollen-pocalypse: How To Stay Protected During Allergy Season In Southwest Florida

By Justin Ceravolo, PharmD, pharmacist at Cypress Pharmacy It’s that time of year again – the sniffling, sneezing and suffering of allergy season caused by the telltale yellow dust that blankets Southwest Florida for months.  With longer and warmer seasons each year, the spring and fall pollen is literally and figuratively growing worse. Right now, […]

Fountain of Youth Draws Closer with Promising Treatment

Fountain of Youth Draws Closer with Promising Treatment

By Eduardo Maristany, M.D. Many adults spend a lot of time and money trying to look younger – topical creams, makeup, hairstyles, clothing and even surgical treatments. They may work, but inside, your body is still aging. You may feel groggy or lack energy. You may experience chronic pain or inflammation. You may gain weight […]

Kids’ Minds Matter Announces March 18 Mental Health Event: Unmasking The Epidemic

Kids’ Minds Matter Announces March 18 Mental Health Event: Unmasking The Epidemic

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 28, 2021) – It is no secret that COVID-19 has impacted our community, businesses, nonprofits and families. The isolation and uncertainty have also led to long-term mental health implications. To help address the mental health impacts to area children, Kids’ Minds Matter is holding a free “Unmasking the Epidemic” virtual event […]

Physical therapy: An important part of a healthy heart

Physical therapy: An important part of a healthy heart

By Dr. Chris Mulvey, PT Heart health is important for everyone. Marathoners in their 20s and retirees in their 70s all need a healthy heart to function. The heart is a muscle, so the more exercise we giveit, the stronger it will become. Regular exercise causes long-term physiological adaptations, including improvements in heart function, strength, […]

Center For Sight Is The First Practice Worldwide To Offer The OptiBlue Intraocular Lens

Center For Sight Is The First Practice Worldwide To Offer The OptiBlue Intraocular Lens

SARASOTA, Fla. (January 25, 2021) – Center For Sight, a multispecialty ophthalmology practice which operates 14 eye clinics and surgery centers in Southwest Florida, is the first eye care practice in the world to offer the new OptiBlue intraocular lens, an advanced intraocular lens technology that filters violet light to improve contrast and clarity for […]

Advocate Radiation Oncology Opens Location In Tamarac

Advocate Radiation Oncology Opens Location In Tamarac

Dr. Thomas J. Klein will see patients at the Tamarac location. TAMARAC, Fla. (Jan. 20, 2021) – Advocate Radiation Oncology has opened a new location in Tamarac to serve cancer patients in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties. Located at 7850 N. University Drive, the Tamarac office features state-of-the-art cancer-fighting machines and the same level […]

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