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Americans Forgoing Healthcare Due to Costs

July 13, 2017

iStock Healthcare Costs - font 2 blogEveryone wants to stay happy and healthy. However, rising healthcare costs may deter patients from seeking the care they need. According to a survey conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International, 25% of Americans have neglected their medical care, or know someone who has, due to the costs. Furthermore, the same study found that 56% of Americans worry that they may not be able to afford quality healthcare.  Continue reading “Americans Forgoing Healthcare Due to Costs” »

Thoughtful Tuesday

August 9, 2016

SSSL0119“As we express gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them.”

-John F. Kennedy

Part of our mission at Jacksonville Clinic & First Coast Cardiovascular Institute is a commitment to advance medicine through research, education & patient empowerment. Our team lives by these words everyday by making sure every patient and their family is fully-informed, empowering them to make healthy choices, and being the first to bring the latest technologies to Northeast Florida.

Thoughtful Tuesday

March 22, 2016



Education is empowerment. Whether in mind or in body, we believe education consistently results in sharper decisions & better results. Education takes place in two parts: mind & heart. One cannot exist without the other. Feed your mind & heart with knowledge. Spend time talking to people from all walks of life. Start a conversation with a stranger. Try something you have never tried before. Continue reading “Thoughtful Tuesday” »

Heart Healthy Recipe: Citrus Salmon with Orange Relish

February 25, 2016

IMG_0305We thought there couldn’t be a better way to wrap up National Heart Month than a recipe from our doctor that doubles as both heart healthy and savory. This week, we have a recipe from none other than Dr, Oscar Rodas, our physician friend at Jacksonville Clinic and undercover, amazing chef. Continue reading “Heart Healthy Recipe: Citrus Salmon with Orange Relish” »

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