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Medicare changes for 2019

Medicare 2019 Changes Overview: The return of Medicare OEP (open enrollment period) January 1 – March 31. Beneficiaries are able to make a one-time change to another Medicare Advantage plan that would be more suitable for them! The standard Part B Premium is $135.50/month A new high-income bracket will apply to enrollees with income above $500,000. The Part B deductible …

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The Relationship between Nutrition and Brain/Mental Health

The Relationship between Nutrition and Brain/Mental Health

By Renee Chillcott, LMHC YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT We’ve all heard this saying before…but what would you say if I told you, “What you eat affects how you feel”? The fuel we give our body is the same fuel we give our brains. So it’s not a surprise that if you eat overly processed foods or too many sugars, …

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What is the Difference Between THC and CBD?

What is the Difference Between THC and CBD?

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) are the two primary cannabinoids that occur naturally in the Cannabis sativa plant, most commonly known as cannabis. Both of these substances interact with the cannabinoid receptors found in the human body and brain, but they differed dramatically in their effects. CBD is non-psychoactive which means that it will not get the user high. Because …

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What is Macular Degeneration?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a deterioration or breakdown of the eye’s macula. The macula is a small area in the retina — the light-sensitive tissue lining the back of the eye. The macula is the part of the retina that is responsible for your central vision, allowing you to see fine details …

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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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MAKING YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS STICK

MAKING YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS STICK

Lose weight? Check. Start exercising? Check. Stop smoking? Check. It can be daunting when your list of New Year’s Resolutions is as long as your holiday shopping list. In addition to the post-holiday slump, not being able to keep your resolutions by February, March or even late January may increase your anxiety. When your holiday decorations are packed up and …

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The Arrival

The Arrival

Do you ever find yourself in what seems like a hopeless situation? Is your life so hectic that you wish for just a moment of peace? Do you wish you laughed more, stopped to smell the roses, and enjoyed life more easily? Are relationships in your life broken – do you long for love? If you answered “yes” to any …

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USHealth Group Featuring Jennifer Finazzo

USHealth Group Featuring Jennifer Finazzo

TAKING CARE OF YOUR FAMILY … & YOUR BUDGET Small Businesses | Self-Employed | Families | Individuals USHealth Group is an innovator in the industry with over 100 collective years of experience. Our health coverage products are designed to meet the needs of the individual and small business insurance market. Headquartered in Fort Worth, TX, our insurance companies are licensed …

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The Cost of Hearing Aids: Common Misconceptions

The Cost of Hearing Aids: Common Misconceptions

Making the appropriate hearing device choices is essential for long-term hearing attainment. Failing to make those decisions based on widespread misconceptions and misunderstandings is unfortunately all too common for seniors. Thirty-five million Americans have hearing loss, and many of them do not get the proper treatment that they need. For someone with hearing loss, communication can be difficult, but it …

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Bleeding Gums: Is That Normal?

Bleeding Gums: Is That Normal

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. – A common question we are asked is, “my gums are bleeding, is that normal?”  The simplest answer is to consider if you saw any other part of your body bleeding, would you consider that normal.  If one were to look down at their shirt in the middle of the day and see …

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Fundamentally new way to Beat Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Beat Anxiety and Panic Attacks

By Michael Cohen, Director – Center for Brain Take a moment to answer these questions: Do you feel fearful? Do feelings of fear “come out of nowhere”? Do you worry excessively about situations or events, out of proportion to their chances of happening? Do your worries result in physical symptoms such as sweating, nausea and diarrhea? Do you have trouble concentrating, …

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Hair Restoration Tools and Treatments TO CELEBRATE

Hair Restoration Tools and Treatments TO CELEBRATE

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS Board-Certified Hair Restoration Physician From robots to lasers and stem cell therapy to advanced pharmaceuticals, hair loss sufferers have a lot to be thankful for. Hair loss can be a painful process for both men and women. While it is commonly dismissed as merely a cosmetic problem, it often isn’t the physical symptoms …

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5 Facts About Your Hearing Health

5 Facts About Your Hearing Health

Is hearing loss an isolated issue that doesn’t affect my overall health? Can a simple sound amplifier take the place of hearing aids? Is there nothing I can do about that ringing in my ears? Nearly all hearing problems can be effectively managed, but misconceptions can get in the way of continuing the journey to better hearing health. We’re busting …

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How to stay at a Healthy Weight through the Holiday Season

How to stay at a Healthy Weight through the Holiday Season

The Ideal Protein Weight Loss Method is a medically designed, physician supervised protocol that we offer our patients here at MD Beauty Labs. What makes this diet different from other diets is that this protocol allows you to lose the weight without sparing muscle mass which is crucial because muscle is responsible for burning fat. The protocol was developed in …

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Medicare Enrollment, What You Need To Know

Medicare Enrollment, What You Need To Know

For most people, turning 65 means you’re eligible for Original Medicare, Part A and Part B. This federal program provides hospital insurance and some medical insurance to older Americans and those under 65 with certain disabilities. At this time, you may also choose to enroll in Medicare Part C, also called Medicare Advantage. These plans are available from private insurance …

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GET AN IMMUNE BOOST WITH SALT THERAPY

Salt Therapy miami

Did you know that the average elementary student has 8 to 12 colds a year? Getting sick is no fun, and it can greatly affect school or work when you have to miss multiple days to recover. To help prevent illness, it’s important to maintain a healthy immune system. One great way to give your body the boost it needs …

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KNEE PAIN -Doesn’t Mean You Need Surgery – Alternative Therapy Approved by the FDA for Knee Arthritis Relief

Knee Pain

Do you have knee pain? Does it keep you from certain activities? Do you take medication for knee pain? Do you have knee pain after exercise? Do you have difficulty going up and downstairs? Are you considering knee replacement surgery? Have you tried everything to get rid of knee pain without success? If you have answered yes to any of …

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REJUVAnation™ – Amniotic and Umbilical Cord STEM CELL therapy CURE Erectile Dysfunction and Peyronie’s Disease STOP the Pain – Don’t Operate REGENERATE

REJUVAnation™ – Amniotic and Umbilical Cord STEM CELL therapy CURE Erectile Dysfunction and Peyronie’s Disease STOP the Pain – Don’t Operate REGENERATE

Get Your Life Back with Stem Cell Therapy REJUVAnation Medical Center is a leader and pioneer in the field of regenerative medicine and a R3 Stem cell clinic, a national leader in stem cell therapy. Amniotic and Umbilical Cord Stem Cell therapy has been used hundreds of thousands of times worldwide for regeneration and repair of body tissue. Stem cell …

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Top 10 questions men want to know about Testosterone Replacement Therapy

men want to know about Testosterone Replacement Therapy

1. What is hypogonadism? Testosterone is produced by Leydig cells in the testes, in response to luteinizing hormone produced by the pituitary gland.  Decreased production of testosterone by testes in men is characterized as hypogonadism, which is classified as primary, secondary, or mixed.  Primary hypogonadism is failure of the testes to produce sufficient testosterone, whereas secondary hypogonadism is caused by …

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Can I Wait Another Year Before Getting Hearing Aids? Hearing Loss and Dementia

Hearing Loss and Dementia

Age-related hearing loss is often thought of as a normal part of growing older, but preventing and treating hearing loss is critical, not only for maintaining hearing, but also more importantly, for brain function. Over the past decade, there have been more and more evidential conclusions on studies related to hearing loss and cognitive decline. Why are these disorders so …

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