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Physical Exercise Life is Motion

Life Is Motion

By Ronna L. Clements, Natural Health & Wellness Innovator We are designed to move. Our design is motion design. Physical exercise is so important for the proper functioning of our heart, muscles, circulatory system, removal of toxins and wastes, and for increasing the whole body’s efficiency. Exercise is especially important for ill people.  An ill body actually needs more physical …

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Community Partnerships the Key to Success

Community Partnerships

By Dr. Robert R. Jones For any community-based organization, your success is only as strong as the relationships you build. At Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW), we strive to provide high-quality, low-cost educational opportunities, programs and services for our students. Often, this is only possible through the partnerships we share with other community-based organizations. The numerous partnerships FSW has established …

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National Poison Prevention Week is March 15-21

National Poison Prevention Week

More than 2 million poisonings are reported each year to the poison control centers across the country. More than 90 percent of these occur in the home. The majority of non-fatal poisonings occur in children younger than six years old. And, poisonings are one of the leading causes of death among adults. National Poison Prevention Week is a week nationally …

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Spring (Change) is in the Air

Spring (Change) is in the Air

By Brent Myers Spring ushers in a new season. It signals the end of “winter” and the beginning of something new. Spring brings new flowers, warmer temperatures, greener grass, and another baseball season. Spring also brings another ritual for many people: cleaning. Yep – good ol’ fashioned spring cleaning. “Out with the old and in with the new.” Perhaps this …

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Shedding Light on Hair Loss

Shedding Light on Hair Loss

Over the past decade or so, doctors have begun to see lasers in a new light, specifically, hair restoration physicians. Low-level laser therapy (LLLT), once viewed with skepticism, is now one of the key tools used to treat hair loss. Today’s top practitioners rely on drug-free laser therapy with or without other treatments to provide optimum results for both male …

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a small space that offers great danger

Danger

Inside the home, the bathroom is the most dangerous for the likelihood of accidents. The bathroom is one of the most hazardous places in the home; as a matter of fact the majority of broken hips are the result of slipping in the bathtub. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reported that there are more than 300,000 bathroom accidents each …

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What Is an Audiologist?

By: Dana Luzon, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA, Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology An audiologist is a healthcare professional specializing in identifying, diagnosing, treating, and monitoring disorders of the auditory and vestibular systems of the ear. Audiologists are trained to diagnose, manage, and/or treat hearing or balance problems. Audiologists with a master’s degree are currently able to practice in the field; however, as …

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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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Love Notes for Valentine’s Day

Love Notes for Valentine’s Day

Whisper “sweet nothings” but a kiss on the ear can be dangerous to your hearing An innocent gesture can quite literally be ‘the kiss of deaf’. Research shows that a kiss on the ear can cause permanent hearing loss. An innocent kiss on the ear opening can create a strong suction that tugs on the delicate eardrum. This intense suction …

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Ronna Clements 7 Top Secrets for Improving Energy

Improve Energy

By Ronna L. Clements, Natural Health & Wellness Innovator In today’s day and age, we can almost buy anything can’t we?  We want silver bullets and instant gratification.  Whip out a credit card and “fix me up!” Does this sound like you? Unfortunately, there are certain things we can’t buy; happiness, love, good health, peace of mind and yes, energy.  …

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Laser Periodontal Therapy: Saving Your Teeth Without Traditional Surgery

Laser Periodontal Therapy:

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. One of the most common diseases we face in our lifetime is periodontal disease.  This typically painless disease involves infection and loss of the supporting gum and bone around our teeth.  As the gum tissues become inflamed and bone is lost, the chances of losing our teeth increases considerably. Many of us routinely …

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WELLFEST DELRAY: LIVE WELL! GO GREEN… FOR LESS GREEN!

Impressive Sponsors, Speakers and Entertainment To Highlight this March 7-8 Event in Delray. Delray Beach, FL: The weekend of WellFest™ Delray 2015, March 7-8, at Delray Center for the Arts at Atlantic and Swinton Ave., promises to offer something for everyone…And it’s all just $5/day. In just its third year WellFest™ Delray 2015 (www.WellFestUSA.com) is taking its “Live Well!Go Green!” …

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Grand Opening Concierge Spa Services

Grand Opening Concierge Spa Services

We are excited to bring Concierge Spa Services to South Palm Beach County.  What is Concierge Spa Service you may ask?  We are dedicated to bringing the Spa Services to your home, office, hotel, clubhouse or one of our spa locations.  We also offer Spa Parties for your special group of friends and loved ones. We are confident that you …

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Sleep: It Plays a Big Part in Neurology

Sleep

One of the most important areas for me as a practicing neurologist is the overlap between neurology and sleep.  Many neurological disorders including migraine, epilepsy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS a.k.a Lou Gehrig’s disease) and Alzheimer’s disease have all been associated with significant sleep abnormalities. When examining patients who complain of various sleep issues, I routinely take a sleep history and …

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4 Ways to Show Your Hair Some Love

Show Your Hair Some Love

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. How often do you think about your hair? For most people, we think about our hair only in terms of how it looks in the morning before we walk out the door, but we rarely give much thought to how everything we do – from our daily habits, to diet and styling – impact the …

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Look Beyond The Scale

Look Beyond The Scale

Losing weight is sometimes a difficult battle, chances are many of us have tried many different weight loss programs and may have even had some luck with losing a few pounds. Most have had a really hard time keeping it off long term. A weight loss program that incorporates as many scientific tools as possible helps optimize long-term weight loss …

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What Is a Subconjunctival Hemorrhage?

Subconjunctival Hemorrhage

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. A subconjunctival hemorrhage is similar to an ordinary bruise on the skin — it’s like a bruise of the eye. It usually appears as a single, concentrated spot of red, or many scattered red splotches, on the white of the eye. The redness is blood under the conjunctiva, a clear membrane that covers …

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Is Your Qi Ballanced? How Acupuncture Corrects Functional Flow and Increases Weight Loss

How Acupuncture Corrects Functional Flow and Increases Weight Loss

Patients have long touted the effectiveness of acupuncture for weight loss, and the scientific community finally agrees. Acupuncture for weight loss has often been questioned as to whether it is scientifically valid even though millions have had benefit from the effects of acupuncture for weight loss. However a recent metanalysis in the International Journal of Obesity proved that weight loss …

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Afraid of Falling? LifeCall® FallAlertTM Helps Reduce Your Fear of Falling

LifeCall® FallAlertTM

Sherwood David Graham The National Council on Aging reports that falls are the number one reason why seniors lose their independence – because they are the leading cause of injury and even death among older adults. This year one in three adults age 65 and older will fall, and two-thirds of those will experience another fall in the following six …

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Hearing Loss Didn’t Stop Derrick Coleman From Achieving His Dreams

Hearing Loss

Submitted by Dana Luzon, Au.D. CC-A, FAAA Written by Abbye Callender, Au.D. Seattle Seahawk fullback, Derrick Coleman, has been recognized throughout the nation for something truly inspiring. Despite the odds, he has worked very hard to live the life that he always dreamed of! You see, Derrick Coleman is the first known NFL player to be considered legally deaf. His …

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