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Is Health Insurance Worth It?

Current health insurance options don’t make sense for many Americans. Why pay high premiums for services that you don’t even use? Health insurance does make sense for catastrophic events like a traffic accident injury that could bankrupt you if you aren’t covered. … Continue reading

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9 Healthcare Reforms Better Than PPACA

9 Healthcare Reforms Better Than PPACA

Real healthcare reforms that help the American people

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Obesity is Costing Us-09/12/2011

Obesity is costing us a lot of money in health care costs.  The following article demonstrates that if we educate ourselves to a better lifestyle, we save a lot of money and prevent a lot of disease.  The physicians of … Continue reading

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Xarelto – Another Upcoming Alternative to Coumadin-08/18/2011

Xarelto (rivaroxaban), a Factor Xa inhibitor, has recently been approved by the FDA for the treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis. A recent trial has also shown that Xarelto is noninferior to Coumadin (warfarin) in treatment for Atrial Fibrillation.  The following … Continue reading

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Hib Disease Increasing Among Adults-08/13/2011

Another example of vaccination being safe and effective, the Hib (Haemophilus influenzae type b) vaccine has been used in children since 1992 to prevent infections such as pneumonia and meningitis. The vaccine has been extremely effective in preventing such infections … Continue reading

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The Best- And Worst-Paying Jobs For Doctors – Dr. Kordonowy’s commentary-07/24/2011

Raymond Kordonowy comments on a recent article in Forbes concerning the shortage of primary care physicians stemming from the pay disparity between specialists and primary care, “The Best- And Worst-Paying Jobs For Doctors”. “On physician payment. The system of payment … Continue reading

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Monitoring Blood Pressure At Home-07/07/2011

High blood pressure patients: A recent study confirms that monitoring your blood pressure at home is important for best outcomes and prescribing decisions.  IMSWF physicians for many years now have recommended this approach. Patients documenting home blood pressures and reviewing … Continue reading

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Free Tasting Event! Pure Encapsulations Sampling Session Next Week-04/08/2011

Internal Medicine of Southwest Florida will be offering free protein shakes at our office next Thursday, April 14th at 2PM.  Dr.  Kordonowy’s March, 2011 newsletter featured successful weight  management in his second article.  He has personally found benefit using  Pureweight … Continue reading

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Dr. Kordonowy to talk about familial hypercholesterolemia, potential flu vaccine breakthrough

Dr. Kordonowy will be giving a  talk on Familial Hypercholesterolemia on 3/16/2011 at HealthPark  Hospital campus of Lee Memorial in Fort Myers. This talk will be  targeted to physicians, dietitians, nursing staff, residents and medical  students. In other news… Science … Continue reading

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A Blast From the Past

In an effort to get wider audience I have transitioned to a stand-alone blog from my original blog at http://www.imswf.com.  What follows is the original material from my very first blog, the “Bulletin Board” at my first website. Americans turning … Continue reading

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