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Outreach Center, Auroveda Garden and Enrichment Center. Access is a multi-service medical practice consisting of over 170 healthcare providers and over 915 employees at more than 150 locations throughout Florida. Our Doctors combined speak over 18 different languages.

Home Remedies for Mosquito Bites

As the weather warms up, we know that we can begin to expect to see more and more mosquitos and consequently, suffer from those annoying, raised and ever-so-itchy bites.

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Summer Produce Favorites

As the weather continues to warm and summer approaches, it becomes time to enjoy some of our summer produce favorites. Summer produce includes rich green vegetables and delicious, sweet melons and fruits. Read along as we discuss a few top picks for their nutrition and health benefits, plus tips for selecting the perfect produce and even a recipe!

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Heat Stroke and Heat Exhaustion - What are the Signs?

As the temperature continues to climb, the dangers of the hot sun rise as well. Knowing the signs and symptoms of heat stroke and heat exhaustion and acting fast to receive medical attention can make a large difference in the recovery from either condition.

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Doctor "Never Give Up."

Rafael Velasquez, MD joined the practice in St. Pete about 5 years ago, and it's no wonder he is steadily growing on word of mouth and good reputation.

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Deciphering Sunscreen Labels

The aisles are long, the choices are vast – how do you choose a sunscreen for yourself and your family?

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Best Exercises for Seniors

Regular exercise is important for all stages of life, but as we age it becomes even more vital to our overall well-being.

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Plants to Improve Air Quality

Indoor air quality should be a concern for all of us, due to the amount of time we spend indoors. Poor circulation, synthetic building materials and even our carpets may carry pollutants and chemicals that contribute to poor indoor air quality.

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Your Doctor, Your Brother

Olakunle Ajibola, MD began his career in medicine as a Physician’s Assistant in 2002 before continuing his education to become doctor. He previously taught residents at Nova South Eastern University of Jacksonville, but make no mistake about it, Dr. Ajibola is an extremely humble and empathetic person.

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Stroke – Back to basics

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC,) more than 795,000 US adults have strokes every year and they are the 5th leading cause of death in the United States.

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Occasional Constipation? Try These Natural Remedies

The NID (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases) reports that 16 in 100 adults have constipation...

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Prebiotics vs Probiotics – What is the difference?

The words are commonplace when talking about health and diets, but what is the difference between probiotics and prebiotics? Do I need both?

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Diets for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is an intestinal disorder typically characterized by dramatic changes in bowel movements.

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IBS vs IBD

With common symptoms such as diarrhea & abdominal discomfort, it is easy to confuse irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) & inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). However, these conditions have very different causes.

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Diabetes - Basics, Myths & Facts

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) more than 100 million U.S. adults are now living with diabetes or prediabetes. Diagnoses of this chronic (long-term) health condition are on the rise. It�s time we break down fact vs fiction about type 2 diabetes.

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Diabetes Superfoods

More than 30 million US adults have diabetes and that number is growing each year. There are many foods that can be beneficial to those with diabetes & prediabetes including nuts & seeds, fruits & vegetables, and whole grains. Follow us as we look at a few and their benefits.

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The Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Common inflammation is easily recognized with symptoms such as redness, pain, heat and swelling.

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Mediterranean Diet - What's all the buzz about?

Given the award as the Best Diet Overall by US News & World Report in 2019 and recommended by the Mayo Clinic, Oldways in partnership with the Harvard School of Public Health and WHO, the Mediterranean Diet has received a lot of buzz recently.

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Fennel - Delicious & Nutritious

The deliciously crunchy bulb and the seeds both share a mild licorice-like flavor. The seeds tend to be more potent in flavor due to the concentrated oils. Fennel is enjoyed in many culinary dishes for its unique flavor and is very nutritious and great for your health!

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