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Health By Chocolate

At this time of the year, seasonal sugarplums can take the shape of everything from chocolate reindeer to chocolate dreidels to chocolate Yule logs. Your primary care physicians at The Medical Group of South Florida in Jupiter, Florida, don’t mind your indulging your chocolate sweet tooth occasionally, especially over the holidays, with some caveats. Many … Continued

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Stay Safe As You Celebrate the Day

Thanksgiving is the official kick-off of the holiday season, and is traditionally celebrated with a gathering of family and friends and a turkey dinner with all the fixin’s. But sometimes the bird that is the centerpiece of the meal can lead to unhappy consequences for all involved. Your family physicians and internal medicine doctors at The Medical … Continued

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When Should You See a Chiropractor?

Since it’s estimated that nearly half the population will suffer from lower back pain at some point in their lives, many people assume that this often-crippling affliction is something they will just have to live with. Others have tried “everything,” from massage, to heat, to pain drugs, even surgery, with little or no relief, and … Continued

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Inflammation’s Role In Heart Disease

The cardiologists in Jupiter, Florida at The Medical Group of South Florida, are expert in treating heart disease, but we prefer to highlight prevention whenever possible. Thus, we would like to focus on a particular aspect of heart disease prevention that is garnering much attention in recent weeks. Cardiovascular disease is the leading killer not … Continued

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Rip Currents Need Not Be Deadly

Now that the death toll for rip currents has claimed nearly 70 victims so far this year, your primary care doctors and specialists at The Medical Group of South Florida want to again raise awareness of this deadly—but completely preventable—cause of death. According to the U.S. Lifesaving Association (USLA), nearly 80% all rescues made by … Continued

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Physical Therapy Provides Safer Pain Relief

Overdose deaths involving prescription opioids have quadrupled since 1999, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In 2015, 33,000 people died from overdoses related to prescription opioids, killing more than guns or car accidents, and the numbers appear to have risen since. But deaths aren’t the only risk related to prescription opioids, … Continued

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Yoga Complements Chiropractic

Your chiropractic physicians at The Medical Group of South Florida are not only expert at treating pain, we also focus on practices and approaches that help your body remain healthy. Thus, we share similarities with various forms of complementary medicine, including the practice of yoga, a discipline that originated over 3,000 years ago. September is … Continued

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