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Is Diet Soda Unhealthy?

It looks as though water may be your best bet for quenching your thirst. A new study published last month in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke, found that people who drink at least one artificially sweetened soda a day appear to have almost three times the risk for stroke or dementia compared to someone … Continued

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Snoring: Harmless or Hazardous?

Approximately 30% of the adult population snores. You’ve heard all the reports about the relationship between snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), the condition that cuts off breathing many times during the night, and the resultant oxygen lack that has been strongly linked to cardiovascular disease, hypertension, stroke, and diabetes. Although OSA has gotten a … Continued

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Stress, Cortisol and Your Health

For years you’ve heard about the effects of stress on your body, but you may not have known precisely how it works to sabotage your health. Your primary care physicians at The Medical Group of South Florida want to focus on cortisol, the so-called “stress hormone,” and its impact on nearly every part of your … Continued

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Norovirus Is a Different Kind of Animal

It’s that time of year, when a particularly nasty virus rears its head. Often called “stomach flu,” norovirus is not really related to the influenza virus but is a miserable viral infection all its own. Your family physicians here at the Medical Group of South Florida see it throughout the year, but it is especially … Continued

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Any Exercise Is Worth It, New Study Reports

Your Jupiter, FL physicians at the Medical Group of South Florida will often recommend exercise for any number of medical issues. You already know many of the benefits of exercise: cardiovascular health, improved mood, weight control, increased energy, lower stress, better control of such chronic diseases as diabetes and arthritis, and even cancer. Exercise has … Continued

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