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Dr. Iyengar Gives Exercise Tips on NBC’s Daytime

BCC - April - Exercise - 4.17.14Dr. Srini Iyengar has some tips on a more efficient exercise regimen, no matter what your level of exercise may be:

Clearly working out and going to the gym is the right mind set-but you say it is what you do at the gym that really impacts results.

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Dr. Srini Iyengar Discusses Oil Pulling on Daytime TV

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We all want whiter teeth and better breath, but the latest beauty trend in getting those pearly whites even whiter is not found in the dentists office. In fact you may have the tools at home right now, according to Daytime’s resident doc Srini Iyengar.

Believe it or not we are talking about coconut oil. Lately there has been a coconut oil craze, boasting conditioned hair to improved skin and some people are even use it as a lubricant. But what we want to focus on today, and what has a lot of dentists talking is the practice of oil pulling.

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Full Circle PR Mentioned in Journalist’s Blog

Journalist Ronald Dupont Jr. mentions Full Circle PR in one of his blog posts. See below for the full story. Thanks, Ronald!

Okay, let’s end on a positive note. I’ve been really impressed with Angeeneh Adamian at Tampa-based Full Circle PR. They represent Venice Regional Bayfront Health, our main, local hospital. Angeeneh actually sends me wonderfully written feature stories that are ready for print. Notice how I said “feature stories” and not “press releases?” Here was the opening lines to an e-mail I recently received from Angeeneh:

Dear Ron,

At 84 years old, a Venice man was told he would be placed on a waiting list for lifesaving surgery. Running out of options, he turned to a local doctor who healed his heart and got him back on his feet in less than two weeks.

Now he wants to tell others suffering from his condition that local options exist. Please see the full story below.

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As seen on Fox 4 WFTX: Dr. Janette Gaw and Vera Owens Discuss Scope for Hope Event

Dr. Janette Gaw and colon cancer survivor Vera Owens discuss Scope for Hope charity event on Fox 4 WFTX. The Scope for Hope charity event’s goal is to raise funds and erase the stigma behind colorectal cancer, coinciding with Colorectal Cancer Awareness month, observed in March.

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As Featured on ABC 7 WWSB: New Monitor Promises Better Diagnosis of Heart Problems

A small implantable device that records heart rhythm is now helping Suncoast patients get the right diagnosis. It’s called the Medtronic LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor, and it’s a small, implantable device that sends vital information through a bedside monitor to Medtronic and then on to doctors.

“So all we do is we make a little incision up here in the skin, we numb that with numbing medicine and slowly slide this in under the skin,” says Dr. Jeff Rothfeld M.D. of Manatee Memorial Hospital. “It takes about forty-five seconds.” Continue reading “As Featured on ABC 7 WWSB: New Monitor Promises Better Diagnosis of Heart Problems” »

Dr. Susan Reisinger Honored by Southern Nevada Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen® Foundation as “Faces for Races” Nominee

21st Century Oncology of Las Vegas Medical Director Dr. Susan Reisinger is being honored by the Southern Nevada Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen® foundation as the 12th “Faces for Races” nominee. Read the article from the foundation below.

Dr. Susan Reisinger Honored for “19 Faces for Races” by Komen Race for the Cure

Susan Reisinger, MD is one of Southern Nevada’s leading breast cancer specialists, and has been since she arrived here in 1998 after relocating from 21st Century Oncology’s Florida headquarters.  Upon the expansion of the radiation therapy treatment provider into the local market, she has been one of the leading experts who has been critical in the success of treating breast cancer in the area.  She is part of a network of over 165 radiation oncology practices in North & South America and provides critical cancer care right here in Southern Nevada.

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Venice-Ocala Heart Institute Featured in the Herald-Tribune

Herald-Tribune ImageDr. Mateo Dayo of Venice-Ocala Heart Institute is

featured in the Herald-Tribune.

Ten years of helping Venice hearts beat

When they heard Venice Regional Bayfront Health would be throwing a block party Thursday to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its highly ranked Heart Center, Eliott and Elizabeth Stevens of Englewood excitedly planned to attend.

They wanted to see Dr. Mateo Dayo, a cardiac surgeon with the nearby Venice-Ocala Heart Institute whose surgeries are done at the hospital.

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Las Vegas Review Journal: Centennial Hills Resident Says Early Detection Is Key to Kicking Cancer

The Las Vegas Review Journal – Centennial View edition in Las Vegas, NV featured 21st Century Oncology cervical cancer patient Emelita Gerrard and Board Certified Radiation Oncologist Dr. Tam Nguyen. Read the full story below.

One morning in March last year, Centennial Hills resident Emelita Gerrard awoke to symptoms of vomiting and dizziness. Her symptoms worsened as the day progressed, so she called her husband to take her to a nearby clinic.

Gerrard was initially diagnosed with vertigo but was referred to a gynecologist for additional testing.

“I didn’t know it at the time, but my body was actually telling me to get your butt up and go to the doctor,” Gerrard said.

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