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New Year, New You: 8 Better-Hearing Resolutions to Kick Off 2018!

New Year, New You: 8 Better-Hearing Resolutions to Kick Off 2018!

By Dana Luzon Coveney, Au.D., FAAA, Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology From getting healthier, saving money, and living life to the fullest to embracing technology, exploring new places, and letting loved ones pitch in, we’re taking New Year’s resolutions to the next level with eight ideas to support your hearing health and quality of life. Here’s to making 2018 the best …

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A Proven Treatment Option For Your Back Pain

A Proven Treatment Option For Your Back Pain

Do you have back pain? Are you suffering in silence from stiffness, limited range of motion, and excruciating agony? You Are not alone, 80% of the population has some extent of back pain, and the standard of care is typically through addictive drugs that mask the symptoms of pain or risky surgery that all too often is unsuccessful. There is …

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Regenerative Medicine and Chronic Pain

Regenerative Medicine and Chronic Pain

By Dr. Ricardo Leano Regenerative medicine involves the process of replacing or regenerating tissues to restore normal function. With the use of adult stem cells, so-called mesenchymal stem cells, we can stimulate your own body’s own repair mechanisms to functionally heal previously irreparable tissues or organs. Those mesenchymal cells have the capacity to differentiate into diverse tissues. In this way, …

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New Beginnings for Hope and Healing

New Beginnings for Hope and Healing

By Shelly Ann Lau January is a fascinating month. It is a month of new beginnings. Statistics tell us that January is the month where people attempt to make more changes in their lives than any other time of the year. Changing lives is at the core of what we do at the Edward J. Healey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. …

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When You Still Have Pain after Spine Surgery

When You Still Have Pain after Spine Surgery

By Dr. Jonathan Chung I’ve seen a lot of patients with a previous history of spinal fusion. Some people feel like their life was made dramatically better by spine surgery, others feel like it didn’t have any effect at all, and some people will actually feel a lot worse. Overall, the verdict on fusion surgery seems to be pretty dim. …

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Weight-Loss New Year’s Resolution

Weight-Loss New Year’s Resolution

Almost anyone who is interested in weight-loss has tried one of these new wave fad diets or exercise programs, spending significant money and time only to have it fail in the end. It’s normally not due to a lack of trying or motivation but simply due to needing a more serious alternative to help with long-term safe and effective weight-loss. …

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An Alternative to Pain Medications

An Alternative to Pain Medications

Chronic pain affects many people in the United States. It’s diagnosed when a person has experienced pain for at least three months or longer. Many individuals suffer for your years in silence before they seek medical help, but unfortunately, the standard of care for chronic pain is to mask it with drugs or injections. With the epidemic of people becoming …

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Mechanisms of Halotherapy, Speleotherapy and Salt Therapy Explained: A Better Breathing Guide

Mechanisms of Halotherapy, Speleotherapy and Salt Therapy Explained:

By Richard Zagrobelny The ancient traditional Hindu science of health and medicine, Ayurveda, recommends washing nasal cavities with saline water daily. This practice, called ‘Neti’, has been utilized by Yogis for preparation of extended meditations and Yoga practices to ensure clean and open airways, resulting in easy breathing. It is easy to dismiss Grandma’s advice to gargle with saline water …

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Accomplishing Your Goals in 2018?

Accomplishing Your Goals in 2018?

The start of a new year is often associated with a desire to change at least one aspect of yourself, a desire to turn over a new leaf, which leads to “New Year’s Resolutions”. While the arrival of a new year sparks optimism and hope for change, it will not magically provide the catalyst, motivation and persistence needed to reinvent …

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How Brain Mapping Helps Target Anxiety, Depression and ADHD with Neurofeedback

How Brain Mapping Helps Target Anxiety, Depression and ADHD with Neurofeedback

New technology helps pinpoint where the brain isn’t functioning well By Michael Cohen, Director Center for Brain Fifty years ago when neurofeedback was in its infancy, brain mapping did not exist. Serious practitioners got pretty good at identifying what areas were playing a role in conditions such as ADHD, sleep, anxiety and learning challenges. However, when EEG brain mapping (known …

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Want Natural Looking Eyebrows?

Want Natural Looking Eyebrows?

Learn why Microblading is in demand Permetix Ink One of the most popular permanent makeup requests is to fill in lost eyebrows. As we age or fight disease and disorders like alopecia and cancer, our eyebrows can become thin. The eyebrow is the mainframe to our eyes and gives balance to our faces, so when the brows are diminished, getting …

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5 Ways Your FITNESS ROADBLOCKS Are All in Your Head

5 Ways Your FITNESS ROADBLOCKS Are All in Your Head

By Janelle Keith Discouragement hit me when I least expected it. You see, I’d been consistently doing what I needed to reach my fitness goals. I was doing the work and making good choices, so I expected to see progress. But when I didn’t see it, I wanted to give up on my goals. All my good efforts seemed lost …

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

How Advanced Technology May Reduce 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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What Is Graves’ Disease?

What Is Graves’ Disease?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Graves disease is an autoimmune disorder that leads to over activity of the thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism). The gland produces hormones that regulate your body’s metabolism (the process by which the body transforms food into energy). When Graves’ disease affects the eyes, the condition is known as thyroid associated ophthalmopathy (TAO) or thyroid eye …

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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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How To ‘Banish Baldness’ in the New Year

How To ‘Banish Baldness’ in the New Year

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman As we kick off the New Year, many people are working hard to keep their resolutions to improve their health and appearance. For some, this means diets and gym memberships, and for others, it means not only admitting they’re losing their hair, but taking action and actually doing something about it. If you think you’re …

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Selfie

Slefie

A selfie is a photograph of yourself taken with a mobile phone or other handheld device, and uploaded to social media – Facbook, Instagam, Twtitter, etc. Personally, I am fascinated with the whole selfie concept. I wonder: do people think so much of themselves that they want others to look at them? Or do they think so little of themselves …

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Don’t Fill Your Face with Synthetics – Look Younger Naturally with a Proven Technique

Look Younger Naturally with a Proven Technique

As more and more people are living longer, the quest for beautiful, healthy skin is a standard part of wellness and looking your best throughout the aging process. Moisturizers and serums will plump the superficial component of the skin, but when you desire real change in your tone, muscle support, and fine lines, potions will never be able to improve …

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Warm Weather’s Negative Effects on Body Image: What Do You See In the Mirror?

Warm Weather’s Negative Effects on Body Image:

By Jeannie Gedeon, MPH, RDN/LDN, CAP/ICADC As snowbirds know, in the north people wait all year for summer, which should be a time to have fun and be active outdoors; yet swimsuit season can be especially tough for those who have body image issues. Flip to the Sunshine State, where the weather is almost always warm, hot and hotter: In …

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5 Ways Better Hearing Can Help Your Career

5 Ways Better Hearing Can Help Your Career

By: Dana Luzon, Au.D., FAAA, Board-Certified Doctor of Audiology More than 10 percent of full-time employees have a diagnosed hearing problem, and another 30 percent suspect they have a problem, but have not sought treatment, according to EPIC’s Listen Hear! survey. And of those with a suspected hearing loss, nearly all report that this hearing loss impacts them on the …

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