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25 Years of Caring: 25 Facts About Florida Medical Clinic, Tampa Bay’s First Choice for Healthcare

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: February 28, 2018

  Twenty-five years ago, a group of doctors joined together with one central mission: to help the residents of Florida lead healthier lives.  Since then, our thriving practice has grown exponentially. Every day, our expanding team of medical professionals help care for families in all aspects of health. Whether you need orthopaedic surgery, a consultation […]

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Florida Medical Clinic Diabetes Education* Program Merits ADA Recognition

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: December 12, 2017

FLORIDA DIABETES EDUCATION* PROGRAM MERITS ADA RECOGNITION TAMPA, Florida (12/12/2017) —The prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education program was recently awarded to the Florida program on October 1, 2017: Diabetes Self-Management Program at Florida Medical Clinic. ADA believes that this program offers high-quality education that is an essential component […]

Common Health Concerns in Seniors

Common Health Concerns in Seniors

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: May 12, 2016

Aging is unavoidable, but healthy aging is possible! Many of the common health concerns in seniors can be prevented. Caring for age-related health problems can help ensure a long and happy life. Common Health Concerns in Seniors The list of health problems which can affect seniors may be daunting, but practicing a healthy lifestyle can […]

When do STDs Show Symptoms?

When do STDs Show Symptoms?

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: May 10, 2016

STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) can be transmitted between anyone who is sexually active. It’s important to know whether you or your partner have an STD prior to intercourse in order to protect each other’s health. If you think you may have been exposed to an STD, you may be wondering: when do STDs show symptoms? […]

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Types of Hernias

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: May 3, 2016

A hernia is a common, sometimes painful condition which occurs when part of an organ or tissue pushes or bulges through a muscle. There are several different types of hernias. Types of Hernias Most hernias happen in the abdomen. The type of hernia depends on where the hernia is located in the abdomen. Epigastric: Located […]

Zika Virus: What You Need to Know

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: February 11, 2016

Although the Zika Virus was discovered over half a century ago, there are still many unanswered questions about it. In light of the Zika outbreak in Central and South America, researchers are trying to determine its exact effects, as well as a cure. You can find regularly updated information about the Zika virus on the […]

Mold, Mildew, and Your Health

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: January 28, 2016

Mold can be found just about everywhere, from attics and basements in the home to the woods outside, and everywhere in between. The term ‘mold’ is not a scientific term, but refers to a number of types of fungi – both harmful and benign. Not all mold is harmful. Some molds contribute to making cheeses, […]

Frequent Travelers and Deep Vein Thrombosis

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: January 19, 2016

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) can affect anyone who sits for long stretches of time – office workers, road warriors, business travelers, and even those who are in bed rest while recovering from surgery. DVT is generally associated with frequent travelers – especially airline travelers – because the confined spaces of a plane are difficult to […]

Healthy Holiday Meal Ideas

By: John Hinson | On: October 15, 2015

Summer has headed south for the season, and now Thanksgiving is just around the corner. That means plenty of delicious food at family or office gatherings. There’s also challenge of staying trim with so many tempting treats around. Whether you’re participating in an office potluck or in charge of your family’s Thanksgiving meal, here are […]

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6 Seasonal and Healthy Recipes for the Fall

By: John Hinson | On: August 13, 2015

Fall is almost here, and with it comes sweaters, cocoa, and plenty of delicious yet rich food. There’s always room for turkey and dressing, but remember that you can still eat healthy throughout the fall! Florida has plenty of fall seasonal produce which can be turned into tasty, healthy meals. Why choose seasonal? It’s the […]