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How to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

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Breast cancer is a scary thing. Luckily, treatments have improved and there are ways to lower your risk of getting breast cancer. This might not help everyone but there are factors that you can take into consideration. Here are a few ways in which you can lower your risks: Exercise – Exercise is a way to help keep your body …

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Halloween Candy – Tips and Recommendations

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Some Halloween treats are trickier than others when it comes to sugar and calories. While Halloween candy wouldn’t be classified as a health food, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some without feeling guilt afterward. You can have these candies in moderation. Here are some tips to help you enjoy that Halloween candy in moderation. When you do head to …

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Path Medical Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2022

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There’s no better time to learn more about this disease that devastates the lives of so many. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is the perfect time to help spread awareness and help fight the disease. If we all learn about it, we can do a lot to help. Breast cancer is one of the most …

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How to Help Those in Florida Affected by Hurricane Ian

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Gov. Ron DeSantis gave an update on the state’s recovery from Hurricane Ian. Here’s what is being done so far: FEMA is assisting Lee County, which has lost water due to a major main break. The Army Corps of Engineers is assisting. A total of 20,000 Floridians have filled out a “shelter in place” form to alert officials that they …

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Orlando Hurricane Ian Info

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The following Path Medical Orlando locations are closed on Wednesday, 9/28 and Thursday, 9/29: Apex East Haines City Kissimmee Longwood OBT Port St. Lucie Click here to see Shelter locations in Orlando. Here are the current Orlando Sandbag Distribution locations: Orange County – Barnett Park: 4801 West Colonial Drive – Downey Park: 10107 Flowers Avenue – Bithlo Community Park: 18501 …

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Tampa Hurricane Ian Info

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The following Path Medical Tampa locations are closed through Saturday, 10/1: New Port Richey North Tampa Central Tampa ACI South Tampa Bradenton St. Pete Lakeland Several counties are hosting sandbag fill up locations ahead of Hurricane Ian. Click here to see Shelter locations in Tampa. Hillsborough The following locations will be open from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, …

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Can You Drink Too Much Water?

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We all need water. Every cell in the body needs water to function well. The problem arises when you drink too much water, which is called overhydration. There’s no single formula to determine how much water you should drink daily. Most doctors recommend eight glasses a day as a good starting point. You should adjust your intake around this amount …

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Monkeypox

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It seems like every time you turn on the news now all you hear is Monkeypox. As of August 9th, 2022, there are roughly 9,492 cases of monkeypox in the United States and about 976 cases in Florida (1). Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. Monkeypox virus is part of the same family of …

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Fireworks Safety Tips

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With summer comes barbecues, beaches, parties and fireworks. The National Safety Council advises everyone to enjoy fireworks at public displays conducted by professionals, and not to use any fireworks at home. They may be legal but they are not safe. In 2017, eight people died and over 12,000 were injured badly enough to require medical treatment after fireworks-related incidents. Of …