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WHY IS MY CHILD STRUGGLING? And what can I do about it?

WHY IS MY CHILD STRUGGLING

By Renee Chillcott, LMHC It’s an all-too-familiar story. Parents and their child(ren) sitting across the desk from me, hoping, searching, and desperate for guidance. Comments such as: • “If it’s something he wants to do, he does it, if not, there’s a battle.” • “He just needs to make better choices.” • “I think it’s just a kid thing.” • …

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Looking for a Natural & Organic way to Color your Hair? Take a look at Henna

Looking for a Natural & Organic way to Color your Hair?

If you’re looking for an alternative to chemical-laden hair dyes – or if you just want shiny, bouncy hair – stop and take a long look at henna. It is a symbol of modern fashion to many women and men lately. Henna, popularly known as Mehandi is a hair coloring dimension used for hundreds of years. Throughout the expanse of …

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Protecting Your Eyes

By David A. Goldman MD – Protecting your eyes from injury is one of the most basic things you can do to keep your vision healthy throughout your life. You may be somewhat aware of the possible risks of eye injuries, but are you taking the easiest step of all to prevent 90 percent of those injuries: wearing the proper …

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Breaking Through

Breaking Through

Two years ago this very month I found myself in what was seemingly a perpetual series of events that turned our world upside down. It was one of the most difficult times of my life. In a very short span of a couple of weeks I found myself having been betrayed by people I love very much,;criticized, and even cast …

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All About Today’s Hearing Aids

Today’s Hearing Aids

Technology and consumer electronics are transforming people’s lives, adding ease and enjoyment to daily living. The same is true for hearing aid technology. In the past few years, research and development have enabled a technological transformation in the hearing aid marketplace. These advances in hearing aids are making a significant difference in the lives of millions. Today’s state-of-the-art hearing aids …

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Taspen’s Organics, safe products to meet you and your family’s needs

Taspen’s Organics, safe products to meet you and your family’s needs

Taspen’s Organics is a family-owned Colorado company that has gained international attention for creating the cleanest wellness and beauty products on the planet. Passionate about safe, organic ingredients, and centered around a pillar of natural health, wellness, and integrity, Taspen’s Organics offers over 150 consciously crafted products to enhance your wellness, heal your body, sooth your muscles, treat your skin. …

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Protect Yourself From the Summer Sun

Protect Yourself From the Summer Sun

By Juli Edwards Summer is here! Who doesn’t want to be outside, sunbathing, swimming, playing catch on the beach or just barbequing in the backyard? While summer means fun in the sun, make sure you’re not getting too much of a good thing. Avoid consequences of overexposure to the sun like sunburns, premature aging of the skin, wrinkling, and skin …

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Teeth Whitening Apps: Don’t Waste Your Time

Teeth Whitening Apps: Don’t Waste Your Time

Written by the doctors at Advanced Dentistry South Florida Our smile is often the first thing that strangers, pals, and loved ones notice when we meet up. A bright and attractive smile can make a fantastic first impression or put a friend at ease. It’s no secret that whiter, brighter teeth are valued in society and seen as a marker …

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I CAN’T PAY ATTENTION! CAN NEUROFEEDBACK HELP?

I CAN’T PAY ATTENTION! CAN NEUROFEEDBACK HELP?

By Renee Chillcott, LMHC GOOD NEWS! Research shows that Neurofeedback is a successful alternative for treatment of ADD/ADHD. Attention and Focus problems are brain related. Neurofeedback allows people to work directly on their issues by training the brain to become calmer, more focused, and less impulsive. You may already know that… ADD/ADHD is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders …

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Grand Opening Celebration at ILoveKickboxing.com – Boca Raton

Grand Opening Celebration at ILoveKickboxing.com - Boca Raton

iLoveKickboxing, Boca Raton’s newest cardio kickboxing studio, held their Grand Opening Celebration on Monday June 27, 2016. In attendance were more than 150 people including Mayor Susan Haynie, Councilman Jeremy Rodgers, and members of The Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce. The studio also had a long list of local sponsors who each brought some of their specialties to share. …

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3 Things to Know About Robotic Hair Transplants

3 Things to Know About Robotic Hair Transplants

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. Would you trust your hairline to a robot? Nearly every facet of our lives is dominated by technology, so it shouldn’t be surprising that robotic surgeries are increasing by 25 percent annually. Today, robotic assisted surgeries are becoming common operating procedure for a growing number of indications, including hysterectomy, prostatectomy, and even cardiac valve replacement …

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Personalized Hearing

Personalized Hearing

Written by Rachel Burnett, Au.D., Mission Audiology Submitted by Dana Luzon, Au.D., Audiology & Hearing Aids of the Palm Beaches Many times when patients come to an Audigy Certified provider for a consultation they have done some research on hearing aids prior to their appointment. Often, that research involves getting the opinions of friends or family that have hearing aids. …

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A New Alzheimer’s Clinical Study Opportunity Right Here In Palm Beach

A New Alzheimer’s Clinical Study Opportunity Right Here In Palm Beach

By Dr. Laszlo Mate The MINDSET study is a phase 3 clinical research study evaluating a new investigational treatment for mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease. This study drug, known as RVT-101, is being studied as an add-on therapy to donepezil (sometimes known as Aricept®), the most widely used medicine to treat Alzheimer’s disease today. In a previous 684-patient clinical study, the combination …

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Effective Treatment for Menopause and Weight Gain

Effective Treatment for Menopause and Weight Gain

Menopause is an inevitable part of a woman’s life, whether brought on by necessary surgery or the natural progression of time. The symptoms often interfere with daily living and change women in a way that inter-feres with positive self image and emotions. As women approach menopause they endure many symptoms, but one that proves the most difficult for many women …

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Secrets of a Good Night’s Sleep Without Medication

Secrets of a Good Night’s Sleep

By Gwen Carden If you sleep well you probably don’t give sleep much thought. But if you have trouble going to sleep or staying asleep, it’s likely a subject never far from the top of your mind. Sleep is a complex issue, but with some lifestyle changes and neurofeedback, almost everyone can learn to sleep better, according to Iza Boesler, …

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Summer Shape-Up: Cool and Healthy Can Be Fun and Flavorful

Summer Shape-Up: Cool and Healthy Can Be Fun and Flavorful

By Janet Robbins and Bella Giavanna It’s true what they say. Beauty begins on the inside. What you consume affects your body and your skin. So as we enter the summer months, consider these tips and creative ideas to make for a healthier you. Stay Hydrated Beyond Just Water Summer outdoor activities and events combined with the heat calls for …

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Underlying Reasons for Limb Swelling

Underlying Reasons for Limb Swelling

By Alyssa Parker Many people may experience complications after an operation due to the significant amount of trauma your body endures. Whether it’s cancer related, non-cancer related, or a minor surgery, patients may develop post-operative symptoms such as swelling in a limb or a particular area of the body. Swelling in the limb which may appear to be temporary can …

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Cryoablation for Atrial Fibrillation. The Next Frontier

Cryoablation for Atrial Fibrillation. The Next Frontier

An estimated 2.7–6.1 million people in the United States have Atrial Fibrillation (often called AFib or AF). With the aging of the U.S. population, this number is expected to increase. Afib is the most common type of heart arrhythmia. During AFib, the normal beating in the upper chambers of the heart (the two atria) is irregular, and blood doesn’t flow …

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It’s Hot Everywhere In July

It's Hot Everywhere In July

Brent Myers Have you noticed that Summer has arrived? If you haven’t, just wait, you will. This is how I can usually tell that our wonderful south Florida Summer has come: when I bathe, get dressed, walk outside the house thirty feet to my car and when I get in – I feel like someone has rubbed a glazed doughnut …

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Are There Any New Technologies For Fat Reduction?

Are There Any New Technologies For Fat Reduction

It is interesting to watch technology as it continues to evolve. Many of my patients are up to date with what is trending in aesthetic technology. There is a new exciting technology that melts and tightens skin simultaneous without downtime. CoolSculpting® has been a good fat reduction treatment for many of my patients. It is a way to non-invasively destroy …

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