Traveling in a Post-COVID World: Restrictions and Requirements

COVID-19 has placed limitations on many of the aspects of our daily lives; and it has also limited where, when and how we can travel. You may have noticed that after the onslaught of COVID-19 and within its aftermath, travel requirements and restrictions are constantly evolving. Here is what we know about traveling amidst all the COVID-19 turmoil right now… …

Vaccine Need to Knows: How Vaccines Work, How Vaccines Are Developed

What Are Vaccines and How Do They Work? According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), vaccines can greatly reduce the body’s risk of infection by bolstering its natural defenses to help build immunity. The result is the prevention of dangerous and even deadly diseases. How the Body Fights Disease When viruses and bacteria invade the body, they multiply. This …

Fun Things to Do in Orlando

As you might imagine, as one of the largest cities in Florida and referred to as the entertainment capital, Orlando is filled with a myriad of fun things to do. Since we all pretty much know that Orlando is the Kingdom (the Magic Kingdom) of theme parks, let’s start out in a familiar place…Disney World. It’s not just for little …

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 …