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Thursday, July 29, 2021

Health

Embrace an anti-inflammatory lifestyle to treat arthritis

Dr. Gabe Mirkin encourages readers to embrace an anti-inflammatory lifestyle to treat arthritis. He's got some advice.

Nearly all U.S. COVID-19 deaths are now unvaccinated people

Dr. Gabe Mirkin writes that nearly all U.S. COVID-19 deaths are now among unvaccinated people.

Healthy snacking can lead to longer healthier living

The most healthful snacks are whole fruits, vegetables, nuts, and snacks made from whole grains. Dr. Gabe Mirkin has some healthy recommendations.

Artificial sweeteners associated with weight gain

Many studies show that artificial sweeteners make you hungry so that you eat more food, increasing your risk for weight gain and diabetes.

Older people should try to exercise every day

Dr. Gabe Mirkin, at age 86, advises that older people should try to exercise every day. He explains why.

Routine CT scans can increase cancer risk

Dr. Gabe Mirkin warns that routine CT scans can increase your risk for cancer. He’s got some advice for those whose doctors have ordered a CT scan.

Exercise to boost your immune system

Dr. Gabe Mirkin writes that a regular exercise program strengthens your immune system to help protect you from disease. But be careful not to exercise too much.

Exercise to treat arthritis

Dr. Gabe Mirkin advises that if you have joint pains, you should still keep moving.

It wasn’t constipation that killed Elvis Presley

Many people falsely believe it was constipation that killed Elvis Presley. It was something else. Dr. Gabe Mirkin looks into Elvis' unhealthy diet.

Another COVID-19 case at Villages Charter School as Florida adds 96 deaths

More than 9.9 million Floridians have been vaccinated against COVID-19 as Florida reported 96 additional deaths on Friday and another case of the potentially deadly virus was identified at The Villages Charter School.

4 more local COVID-19 deaths as 400,000-plus local residents vaccinated

Four more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as more than 9.7 million Floridians and 403,000 tri-county area residents have been vaccinated against the deadly virus.

5 more local COVID-19 fatalities as Florida reports 96 more virus-related deaths

Five more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as Florida reported more than 2,800 new cases and 97 more deaths on Tuesday.

2 more local COVID-19 deaths as 400,000-plus local residents have been vaccinated

Two more local residents have succumbed to COVID-19 as more than 9.6 million Floridians and 400,000 tri-county area residents have now been vaccinated against the virus.

No new Villages COVID-19 cases but Florida reports 2,400-plus new positive results

No new COVID-19 cases were reported Sunday in The Villages but Florida identified more than 2,400 new positive results and 22 more fatalities.

COVID-19 vaccines are very effective

A new study details the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines. Dr. Gabe Mirkin has the details.

Florida adds more than 3,300 cases of COVID-19 as death toll continues to rise

Florida reported more than 3,300 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday as the death toll from the virus continued to climb across the Sunshine State.

RUGIET: The New Best-in-Class of ED Medication is Florida Grown

Rugiet Ready is a milestone in the evolution of ED treatment and is available at a discounted price to residents and their friends and family of The Villages in Florida. 

Why would people fake an illness?

Why would otherwise healthy people fake an illness? Dr. Gabe Mirkin tries to explain.

Two more COVID-19 cases reported at Villages Charter School this month

Two more cases of COVID-19 have been reported at The Villages Charter School this month.

3 more local COVID-19 deaths as Pfizer vaccine approved for kids ages 12-15

On the day when the local area reported three more COVID-19 fatalities and 53 more deaths were recorded across the Sunshine State, the Food and Drug Administration approved Pfizer’s Coronavirus vaccine for children down to age 12.

Exercise to reduce risk for high blood pressure

Exercise can be an effective tool for those who want to control high blood pressure. Dr. Gabe Mirkin offers some advice.

One more local COVID-19 death as Florida reports 33 more virus-related fatalities

One more local resident has died of COVID-19 as Florida reported 33 new deaths and more than 3,200 new cases Sunday.

5 more local COVID-19 deaths as new cases continue to pop up across Florida

Five more local residents have lost their battle with COVID-19 as Florida reported 66 more deaths and more than 3,900 new cases of the virus on Saturday.

7 more local COVID-19 deaths as cruise ship chief threatens to leave Florida

On the day when seven more local residents lost their battle with COVID-19 and Florida reported 89 additional deaths and more than 4,100 new cases, the head of a major cruise ship operator threatened to pull its operations out of Florida.