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All You Need is Love

By Brent Myers In 1967 the Beatles released a song titled “All We Need Is Love” which sat atop Billboard’s charts for eleven consecutive weeks. Their manager at the time stated, “… they really wanted to give the world a message… it is a clear message saying that love is everything.” In fact, the simple chorus repeats the words: “all …

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Pterygia and South Florida

By David A. Goldman MD Apterygium is a fibrovascular growth that typically starts from the conjunctiva (skin of the eyeball) on the nasal side and grows onto the cornea. These are almost always the result of longtime sun exposure; thus, they are very common here in southern Florida. During my residency in Miami’s Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, there was literally …

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SHOULDER INSTABILITY and its Link to Sports Injuries and Arthritis

Popular sports in south Florida, like tennis, golf, and swimming, require a delicate balance of shoulder mobility and stability in order to meet the demands of the sport. The way shoulder pain is addressed can mean the difference between a good game and a great game, or having to give up the game all together. SHOULDER MOBILITY HOW MUCH IS TOO …

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The Brain Game – Athletes, Non-Athletes and Concussion

Non-Athletes and Concussion

It seems that one cannot read today’s newspapers without finding some reference to concussion. Concussion is a hot topic not only in professional sports but at the college, high school and youth levels. Concussion describes a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) due to movement of the brain inside the skull. Injured brain cells experience an “energy crisis” and are unable …

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Effective Weight Loss with Meng’s Acupuncture Medical Center

Effective Weight Loss

Wight loss is not as simple as eating less and/or exercising more. In order to lose weight the body’s waste management and digestive systems need to be functioning properly. Most importantly to long term success the root cause of the weight gain must be addressed (stress eating, poor diet, sedentary lifestyle, etc.) According to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in order …

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Relapse Prevention / Maintenance after Weight Loss

Relapse Prevention

By Suheil Khuri M.D. You have worked hard and succeeded in losing that weight. How can you now maintain that weight for the long term? How can you prevent a relapse? Weight re-gain is very common after weight loss if self monitoring (your accountability) is ignored. The support and encouragement that people have given you throughout your weight loss journey …

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Treating an injury: RICE versus MEAT

RICE versus MEAT

By Caring Medical and Rehabilitation Services Have you sustained an injury due to sports or overuse? Did you immediately reach for a bag of ice only to find that weeks later you are still icing the injury but not feeling better? The reason is simple. In addition to other steps of the well-known RICE protocol, ice is not an effective …

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A New Year & A New You: Reverse Years with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement

Are you one of thousands of men and women who are suffering from? • Low Sex Drive and Libido? • Sexual Dysfunction? • Headaches and Mirgraines? • Insommnia? • Hot Flashes? • Mood and Depression? • Joint Aches and Pains? • Stubborn Belly Fat? • Brain Fog and Memory Loss? • Weight Gain and Muscle Loss • Fatigue and Sleeping …

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Life call – Providing Peace of Mind to Seniors and Families

LifeCall

Leslie used to call her mother up to five times a day to make sure she was okay. Her mother, an 87-year-old widow in Cleveland, was not as steady on her feet as she used to be. Leslie was worried what might happen if her mother were to fall and nobody was around to help. Leslie has found peace of …

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Happiness and hearing aids: Is there a connection?

hearing aids

Perhaps. In fact, a recent Italian study published in Geriatrics & Gerontology International concluded that the benefits of digital hearing aids in relation to depressive symptoms, general health and social interactivity, but also in the caregiver-patient relationship, were clearly shown. In fact, reduction in depressive symptoms and improved quality of life at statistically significant levels were observed early on with …

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Is Your New Year’s Diet Behind Your Hair Loss?

Your Hair Loss

According to some estimates, half of us gained at least one pound between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, which may not seem that bad, until you consider that another 10 percent put on four or more pounds – weight which takes an average of four to six months to lose. This may explain why consumers go to extreme lengths to shed …

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HydraFacial

HydraFacial

If you’ve ever had a microdermabrasion, then you’re going to love the next generation treatment that combines hydration and exfoliation all in one. The HydraFacial machine has trademarked a new technique called Hydra-Dermabrasion. Hydra-Dermabrasion is much more comfortable than traditional microdermabrasion and uses active ingredients that soften, deep cleanse and exfoliate the skin. Using active ingredients in the patented HydraFacial …

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Hiv And The Eyes

Hiv And The Eyes

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a virus that causes the body’s immune system to break down. Your immune system fights off illness and infection and is very important for a healthy body. Once HIV is present in the body, it attacks important white blood cells in your immune system called lymphocytes, or …

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Minimally Invasive Partial Knee Replacement

Partial Knee Replacement

The knee is divided into three main compartments, the medial or inside part of the knee, the lateral or outside part, and the patellofemoral or front of the knee between the kneecap and thighbone. While all three works together to move the largest joint in the body, sometimes osteoarthritis can cause joint damage resulting in pain and reduced range of …

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How Advanced Technology May Reduce Pain & Fear in the Dental Office

Pain & Fear in the Dental Office

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. Many of today’s advances can help make dental surgical procedures more conservative, less invasive and often times less painful.  Fear tends to be the main reason patients delay or never seek recommended treatment.  Unfortunately, issues with the teeth, gums and jaw bone do not repair themselves.  When left untreated, these problems typically lead …

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Strong Colleges, Strong Communities…

Nursing Simulation Training at Florida SouthWestern State College

By Dr. Patricia Land In this day and age, most students coming out of high school go directly into college, and there are so many colleges, degrees and programs to choose from. With so many options for advanced education, many graduates stay and settle in the areas in which they studied to build stronger and better communities. I had the …

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Sweat Your Way to Healthy Skin

Healthy Skin

By Ronna L. Clements, Natural Health & Wellness Innovator Many of us don’t realize that if we don’t sweat our  skin becomes congested which leads to dryness and inflammation – not a happy place to be. The health of our skin greatly depends on the body’s ability to sweat; a natural form of detoxification we take for granted. Toxins from …

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IMPRESSIVE SPONSORS ADD THEIR SUPPORT TO WELLFEST DELRAY 2015

WELLFEST DELRAY 2015

Sponsor List Includes JM LEXUS, The Seagate Hotel & Spa, Fit Food Express, Delray Beach Running Company, Sun Takers and Lee Ann Somers. Delray Beach, FL: From world-class hybrid cars, to world-class spas, to new outstanding sponsors that include Lee Ann Somers www.leeannsomers.com and Sun Takers www.Suntakers.com, WellFest™ Delray 2015 (www.WellFestUSA.com) is quickly becoming one of South Florida’s most significant …

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Do You Have Chronic Sleep Problems?

Do You Have Chronic Sleep Problems?

By Michael Cohen, Founder, Center for Brain Training, Renee Chillcott, LMHC Have medications failed – or aren’t a good solution? New Technology Focused on Brain Health Can Help You Sleep Better, Feel More Rested and Fall Asleep Easier. If you struggle to fall asleep or stay asleep, or you never feel rested, you’re not alone. It’s estimated that millions of people …

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Restoring Health and Hope

By Sarah Crane December is the gateway to the New Year: the time for reflecting on the activities of the past year, and calculating achievable New Years Resolutions. My most touching and treasured experiences this past year were a result of time spent in the nonprofit sector with the HOW Foundation. The Help Our Wounded Foundation of South Florida (HOW …

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