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The DRX 9000 Non-Surgical Technology Relieving Low Back Pain

The DRX 9000

By Dr. James McErlain, D.C. – If you are one of the millions of Americans suffering from lower back pain you are familiar with the traditionally prescribed course of treatment:  refrain from physical activity, take prescribed pain medication and muscle relaxers, and seek the treatment of a physical therapist.  If these steps were not effective spinal surgery was the only …

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Mercury: The Dangerous Global Health Concern

By Bruce R. Dooley, M.D. – Have you ever experienced lapses in memory, unexplainable fatigue or emotional mood swings, including fear, anxiety, loss of confidence or even rage? Do you know anybody with cancer or an autoimmune disease such as M.S., Parkinson’s, or Lupus? Do you know a child with a learning disability such as Attention Deficit Syndrome or someone …

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT ASSISTED LIVING COMMUNITY

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT ASSISTED LIVING COMMUNITY

While growing older can be wonderful, it quite often brings with it a host of challenges. Many seniors deal with health and mobility issues and need help to navigate through their daily lives. Moving into an assisted living facility is one solution and there are quite a few of them to choose from. Before doing so, it’s important to formulate …

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What is Diabetic Macular Edema?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – Diabetic macular edema  (DME) is a swelling or thickening  of the macula, the small area in the center of the retina, which  allows us to see fine details clearly. DME is caused  by fluid leaking from small retinal blood vessels damaged  by diabetes, and this causes  blurred vision. It is .the most …

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Dental CT Scans: The Benefits for You and Your Surgeon

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. – There has been a good deal of discussion recently regarding the use of dental CT scans.  As with any x-ray, the pros and cons must be weighed to determine when the use of a scan can best serve the interest of each individual patient.  CT scans themselves offer a tremendous amount of …

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When An Eyelid Lift Is Safe

By Anita Mandal, M.D. – Q: I am 72 years old and was told I should not have eyelid surgery due to my poor eyelid tone? Can you explain the reason as my surgeon never took the time to? A: Blepharoplasty, also known as an eyelid lift, is performed to remove excess skin, fat and/or muscle from the upper eyelids, …

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How America’s Change-Leading Generation Has Redesigned Aging

America’s baby boomers first came on the scene in 1946. They’ve been turning the world on its head ever since. Known as the country’s greatest generation for leading change, baby boomers make up roughly 26 percent of the United States’ total population – at about 78 million people. Over the years they’ve reinvented almost everything about the way America lives …

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A Brighter Smile

By Dr. Kerri White – Fifty-four percent of the U.S. population ages 50+ can attest that a smile is the feature that can overcome decades of birthdays most attractively, according to an Aging and Beauty Study. One of the easiest ways to dramatically improve your smile is having your teeth whitened at the dentist.  A bright, white smile is a …

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Maintain Your Breast Health – Empowering Women in Health

By Carlos Eduardo Ramírez, MD – October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but taking care of your breast health must be a continuous yearlong endeavor.  It doesn’t need much time, or effort, and the rewards are plenty. According to the American Cancer Society Breast Cancer is one of the top 10 causes of death for women in the United …

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A Dr. Confesses

I have a confession to make…. My wife and I took a year off. Call it a sabbatical; call it lazy – whatever you prefer. But after 15 years of practicing in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, referred to as the “U P”, we decided to trade the 300 inches of annual snow for the 235 days of sun and moved to …

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What a Family CFO Can Do for You

By Caroline Harless and Donna Holm, CPA, MST – You might have a home office, but do you really want to spend your time pouring over household spreadsheets, paying bills and overseeing home maintenance when the blue skies, waterways and beaches are calling? Although running a significant household has become increasingly complex, it does not have to become your full-time …

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Weight Loss VS Fat Loss: Knowing the Difference is Critical!

Weight Loss VS Fat Loss

“I want to start a weight loss program, but I’m very apprehensive. In the past, I tried a program where I lost about 30 pounds.   When I stopped the diet, I gained the weight back quickly, and not only that, I gained more! I’m totally devastated.   I don’t know what plan will work and how to keep the weight off …

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DR. TENDLER JOINS AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ORTHODONTISTS IN RECOMMENDING ORTHODONTIC CHECK-UPS FOR CHILDREN NO LATER THAN AGE 7

Although many people associate orthodontic treatment with adolescence, Boca Raton orthodontist Dr. Minelle Tendler says that orthodontists can spot subtle problems with jaw growth or with teeth much earlier, when the primary or “baby” teeth are present. Parents may incorrectly assume they must wait until a child has all of his or her permanent teeth before seeing an orthodontist. However, …

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Freezing FAT

Fat Freeze

By Daniela Dadurian, M.D. – There are so many ways to lose weight and more so, so many diets out there to choose from. Yet so many people struggle with their shape and bulges that don’t seem to go away despite all the diet and exercise. There are a lot of factors that contribute to a person not being able …

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Medicare Advantage: Managed Care Open Enrollment Information for You or Your Parents

By David Neuman, MD – Choosing a doctor and the proper health insurance are among the most important health care decisions you or your parents will ever make.  Picking the right insurance gives you access to the medical professionals best able to meet your needs.  October begins the managed care open enrollment period and is your chance to register for …

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Fitbella, is it the right “fit” for you?

Enhance Body Tone with Fitbella

I am a 46 year old woman who has always been an avid exercise enthusiast. My motto – no pain, no gain. I felt the harder I pushed myself the better for my health and body. A great workout left me shaky, weak, and sore the next day. Little did I know the damage and wear this could cause to …

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Lymphatic Decongestive Therapy for Healthy Breast Care

Other Healing Treatments Offered at HoriZen Therapies: UltraSlim Red Light Therapy (Fat Loss & Skin Tightening) and Hoshino Massage Therapy

By Susan Allen, Certified Lymphatic Therapist – At HoriZen Therapies, we strive to offer our clients with the latest, most-effective healing therapies utilizing technologically advanced systems that help the body heal itself naturally.  Today, we are proud to tell you about one of our therapies that support this month’s national focus on Breast Cancer awareness. Lymphatic Decongestive Therapy (LDT) Even …

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Massage Therapy: Respected Career in a Growing Industry

The field of massage therapy is growing rapidly in response to the public’s increasing interest in forms of healthcare that promote well being and an improved quality of life. As a result, massage therapy is an emerging profession. In 2011, the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) estimated massage therapy was a $10 – 11 billion industry. According to the U.S. …

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Inflammation, The Root of All Pain?

Mark P. DiRoma, DC

By Mark P. DiRoma, DC – Chronic Pain is one of the most debilitating illnesses we cope with in the United States, effecting 100 million Americans. This means more Americans suffer from Chronic Pain than Diabetes (25.8 million) and Coronary Heart Disease (16.3 million) combined.  Know that if you are suffering from a chronic condition that includes ongoing, recurrent, or …

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Could Moderate Weight Loss Lower Your Chance of Developing Breast Cancer?

Researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center are finding links that indicate moderate weight loss decreases cancer risk in women.  This is especially true from women in and after menopause.  Researchers say that losing weight before the age of 60 can specifically lower cancer risks.  Early weight loss can affect hormones later in life. How do Hormones affect cancer risk? …

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