Best Places to Visit in Florida

Florida is one of our nation’s, if not the world’s, most popular vacation destinations…and for very good reason. Although it is extremely hard to narrow down, here is a small sampling of the best places to visit if you happen to be in Florida. It almost goes without saying, but of course Florida is home to the most magnificent theme …

Superfoods, Super You!

A healthy diet can reduce the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and cancer. It can also help you feel and look your best. In order to maintain a healthy diet, we need to consume (in moderation) foods with a wide array of necessary nutrients. One of the best ways to eat super healthy is by introducing superfoods …

Medical Advancement Highlights

The advancements in medicine are both miraculous and plentiful. Of late there have been quite a few significant breakthroughs and innovative studies, the following of which were announced by the American Heart Association in 2020 alone… There is now a new, minimally invasive surgery to prevent stroke in those suffering from atrial fibrillation (AFib). Additionally, even though high blood pressure …

A Clinical Study at Velocity Clinical Research: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, a chronic gastrointestinal disorder that affects the large intestine, is very common. In the United States alone, there are more than 3 million cases of Irritable Bowel Syndrome reported each year and 25 million to 45 million people suffering from it.  Those cases, however, are usually not too severe. Symptoms as simple and as mild as occasional …

Riverside Clinical Research Changes Name to Velocity Clinical Research

Riverside Clinical Research is pleased to announce exciting news regarding the evolution of our facility…our recent purchase, subsequent name change and all of the unparalleled advantages and benefits it will afford our clinical trial volunteers. Our new name is Velocity Clinical Research, and along with that name comes the ability to present ourselves as the most innovative and trusted clinical …

New and Improved Whistle Stop Park in Edgewater

An Edgewater project that deserves a wolf whistle is the newly renovated Whistle Stop Park, which reopened this spring to a spirited celebration of music, vendors and fitness demonstrations highlighting all of the healthy things to do throughout the park! The new and improved Whistle Stop Park, an amazing outdoor space open to the general public, inspiring outdoor recreation and …

Gout: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment

Gout, a type of arthritis that can result in joint pain, swelling and redness, is caused by excess uric acid in the system. In normal circumstances, uric acid dissolves within the blood, passes through the kidneys and is then expelled via urine. Conversely, if the body produces too much uric acid or if the kidneys fail to excrete an adequate …

Heartburn, It’s Causes, Symptoms and the Best Ways to Treat and Prevent It

symptoms of heartburn can indicate a more serious condition or how best to prevent and treat heartburn? Heartburn is a burning pain in the chest which can be accompanied by a sour taste in the mouth and slight regurgitation in the throat. Normally, when we swallow, the esophagus relaxes to allow for the intake of food and beverages and tightens …