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The Pain Management Group is excited to welcome anesthesiologist, Dr. David E. Fritz, to its medical staff. Fritz brings more than nine years of anesthesiology experience to the practice. He received his medical degree from University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, and completed a general surgery residency at the university’s medical center. He then went on to complete an anesthesiology residency at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, where he served as chief resident. He also...

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Zinc is considered at trace mineral, but is very important for many of our bodily functions. Along with many of the other nutrients we get from food like calcium, vitamin D or vitamin B; zinc is also a necessary mineral we must include in our diet. ...

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It is no coincidence “water” is found in the word watermelon. This thirst-quenching fruit provides you with fluid, vitamins and electrolytes, which help fight off dehydration. Try these tasty ideas to help you stay hydrated this summer with watermelon...

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Keeping hydrated year-round is an important (and essential) component to staying healthy. On average, water makes up 60 percent of body weight and is involved in flushing toxins out of organs, carrying nutrients into cells, providing a moist environment for the ears, nose and throat and many other metabolic processes...

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Do you remember Chia Pets? The cut animals that grew fur right before your very eyes. Well, the seeds used to give these cute critters their fur are called Chia Seeds, and recently these tiny little black and white pods have been gaining a lot of popularity. ...

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A discography (also known as discogram) is an interventional diagnostic imaging test that helps to decide whether a specific intervertebral disk may be the source of back pain...

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Often, with back or joint pain the thought of increasing or doing any physical activity sounds torturous. However, recent studies have found that people who exercise and stay flexible manage their pain much better than those who don’t....

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These days, everything is at our fingertips. Smart phones make it easy to order, pay and connect with the click of a button. Weight loss prescription medications promise quick and long-lasting results. However, I continue to preach one thing to my patients: "There is no quick fix or magic pill for weight loss. It takes effort and commitment, but the end results are worth the effort."...

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