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by Troy Josephsen The first mass manufactured car was the Model T from the Ford Motor Company. Each purchased car came with its own set of tools, as most times the owner wanted to drive, some form of mechanical work was necessary to get it started or keep it going. These cars were...

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By Dr. Scott Hannum, DO, Vascular Surgeon Summer tends to be a busy time of year for most people, especially moms with school out and vacations in full swing. With more time spent outside and on the go, busy women often brush off nagging leg aches and pains as nothing more than a long...

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by Sheriff Bob Hansell According to the Governor's Highway Safety Association, Florida ranks third highest in motorcycle deaths, only behind Texas and California. The Association indicated Florida had more riders on the road because of warmer weather and higher gas prices, making...

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Florida Hospital and UCF Health have joined forces in Lake Nona to create Gateway, a shared vision of innovation and access to the latest health care options. This exciting partnership raises the bar for medical services in Central Florida. Through collaboration in medicine, education and...

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By Michael Steppie, MD Skin cancer rates are skyrocketing in the United States, where more than 3.5 million skin cancers are diagnosed annually. It is the most common form of cancer with more new cases than the combined incidence of cancers of the breast, prostate, lung and...

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By Dr. Sheena Patel Oral health plays an essential part in maintaining good general health. Regular dental visits are imperative in preventing tooth decay and ensuring periodontal health. Since men and women have different biological functions, dental care and management is catered...

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By Dr. Gary Borgman Okay, the above title is poor grammar at best, but it does quickly get to the point that canine mange is somehow associated with mites (microscopic parasites). Companion animal veterinarians seeing dogs of all ages in their office can expect to encounter two types of...

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By Eleanor Foerste April showers bring May flowers but hot steamy summers with kids home from school bring high electric bills. Follow these tips to get some relief on this monthly expense. 1. Free Energy Audit. Your local electric provider may offer free telephone assistance or send a...

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By Laura Royer Are you feeling the urge to update your wardrobe with new clothes but the bank account doesn’t support you? Well I can definitely relate. Often times I have to fight my budget and walk out of a store just so I don’t overspend on buying a bunch of new clothes, shoes,...

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For the past few years, the stock market has moved up fairly steadily, with no major “corrections.” But thus far in 2015, we’ve already seen periods of volatility — enough, in fact, to make some investors jittery. Nervous investors may be more prone to make decisions based on...

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By Troy Josephsen Although they don't travel quite as far, most cars today have more sophisticated computer systems than the one in the Apollo 11 spacecraft that rocketed Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to Earth's moon in 1969. In order to run this complex equipment,...

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Children’s Advocacy Center Osceola Hosts Recognition Event     KISSIMMEE, Fla. (April 2, 2015) – It’s a staggering statistic: Every 47 seconds, another child in the U.S. suffers from abuse or neglect1. In honor of Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month in April,...

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By Sheriff Bob Hansell   Each year the Florida Legislature amends or creates new traffic laws.  The following are some highlights: Child restraint requirements- A change to FSS 316.613 now adds an age requirement for the use of car seats.  For children aged 4 through 5...

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By Michelle Feliciano   “No service”- these were the two words I read across the top of my cell phone screen when I arrived at Forever Florida.  Since this girl is from New York City and not used to being out in the middle of the woods, this was a lot to take in.  I...

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By Troy Josephsen   In 1876 Germany, Nikolaus Otto, Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach began the development of the four-cycle engine. This 139-year-old concept is still the predominant principle behind most automobile engines. All modern advancements in auto computing and...

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By Dr. Gary Borgman In a perfect world we would all fare better if we could somehow greatly reduce or totally prevent the preventable diseases and conditions of both mankind and our pets.  Of course that is not the case.  Veterinarians devote a lot of their time and efforts in the...

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By Eleanor Foerste, UF/IFAS Osceola County Extension How do you know if the plant in your yard is a weed to pull or a wildflower to keep?  The phrase “growing like a weed” may be a hint. Florida landscapes and natural areas are facing a common enemy:  exotic invasive...

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              Michael Steppie, MD On Eczema  What is Eczema? Eczema is commonly known as atopic dermatitis, but can also be split into types called nummular eczema and dyshidrotic eczema. Atopic dermatitis often begins in...

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By Dr. Gary Borgman, Kissimmee Animal Hospital One of the truly great things about being a veterinarian is that our daily professional life is never boring or routine. Most practicing veterinarians are general practitioners. Yes, we do have specialists including board certified...