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Helping Cancer Patients Feel Better by Looking Better

Helping Cancer Patients Feel Better by Looking Better

Anyone suffering from cancer is yearning for normalcy. That’s why Master Medical Aesthetician Janet Robbins has teamed up with Cosmetic Makeup Specialist Kelly Schreck to help cancer patients feel better by looking better. They are providing a select package of services specifically designed for those who have suffered from the skin and body effects of cancer and its treatments. “We …

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Half of American Adults Have Periodontal Disease: Are YOU One of Them?

Periodontal Disease

A Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study revealed that one out of every two adults over the age of 30 has periodontal disease. The report revealed that 47% of these cases involve more advanced forms of the disease. In adults over the age of 65, 7 out of 10 individuals are likely to have periodontal disease. What is …

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High Blood Pressure and Stroke

High Blood Pressure

Blood pressure measures the force your blood exerts on blood vessel walls as it travels through your body. Your blood pressure reading has two numbers (for instance, 120/80). The first number is the systolic blood pressure, and measures the force your blood exerts on blood vessel walls as your heart pumps. The second number is the diastolic blood pressure, and …

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May is Food Allergy Action Month!

May is Food Allergy Action Month!

How Many People Have Food Allergies? • Researchers estimate that up to 15 million Americans have food allergies. • This potentially deadly disease affects 1 in every 13 children (under 18 years of age) in the U.S. That’s roughly two in every classroom. • The economic cost of children’s food allergies is nearly $25 billion per year. Food Allergies on …

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Don’t Give Up!

Don’t Give Up!

OK. So here we are… five months into a new year. How are things working out for you? Did you set goals for making this year the best year ever? Did you have dreams and ambitions to make this year different? Did you plan on making things better? Well… how are you doing? Too often we wait until it’s too …

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Understanding & Effectively Managing Your Chronic Limb Swelling

Causes For Limb Swelling

By Alyssa Parker A compression pump is widely recognized as effective treatment option for limb swelling. Compression pumps are a safe way to assist your body’s circulatory system in moving the excess fluid which has accumulated in the limb and can cause painful swelling, non-healing wounds, heaviness, and discomfort decreasing your mobility. The compression pump is a gentle massaging technique …

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Encouraging those we love to get the hearing help they need

Encouraging those we love to get the hearing help they need

By Dana Luzon, Au.D. CC-A, FAAA Written by Tara Brink, Doctoral Extern at HearLife of MN According to the American Speech, Language & Hearing Association (ASHA), hearing loss is the third most prevalent chronic health condition facing older adults. Unfortunately, only about 20% of those individuals who may benefit from treatment actually seek help, and most tend to delay treatment …

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What Are The Differences Between a Tooth and a Dental Implant

What Are The Differences Between a Tooth and a Dental Implant

Many of our patients are excited about the opportunity to replace a missing or broken tooth with a “new tooth”. Losing a tooth can impact you in a number of ways ranging from an embarrassing space in the mouth to difficulty chewing. There are a number of options when a patient is choosing to replace a tooth. One very popular …

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INTRAVENOUS NUTRITION

INTRAVENOUS NUTRITION

By Mitchell Ghen, D.O., Ph.D. This article is part two of a two-part essay on intravenous nutrition. Let’s start with the most important concept, All IVs are not created equal. There is a tremendous variation that can occur from one intravenous nutrition treatment to another. This depends on many factors which include where the practitioner got their nutrients, which nutrients …

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Electrolysis or Laser Hair Removal – Which is Right for You?

Electrolysis or Laser Hair Removal

by Janet Robbins Looking to get rid of unwanted hair? It’s a common concern. And there are two primary options available, electrolysis and laser treatment, but how do you know which one is best for you. Well, read on. There are many factors to consider, and it’s always best to meet with your specialist first (I give a free consultation …

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The “Gold Standard” For Eliminating Spider Veins

The "Gold Standard" For Eliminating Spider Veins

For men and women plagued with unsightly spider and varicose veins the choice to wear shorts or sandals may be non-existent. There are a variety of treatments available claiming to eliminate these pesky veins, however, sclerotherapy remains the “gold standard” for elimination. Sclerotherapy is the art and science of collapsing or closing veins. A very tiny needle is carefully place …

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A New Alzheimer’s Clinical Study Opportunity Right Here In Palm Beach

A New Alzheimer’s Clinical Study Opportunity Right Here In Palm Beach

By Dr. Laszlo Mate The MINDSET study is a phase 3 clinical research study evaluating a new investigational treatment for mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease. This study drug, known as RVT-101, is being studied as an add-on therapy to donepezil (sometimes known as Aricept®), the most widely used medicine to treat Alzheimer’s disease today. In a previous 684-patient clinical study, the combination …

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Hair Loss has Deep Rooted Effects on Women

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. A woman’s hair is her crowning glory. Until you start to lose it. Over 30 million women in the U.S. are suffering from hair loss or thinning, and while hair loss is often falsely thought of as merely a cosmetic problem, surveys and studies have found that hair loss can have wide-ranging effects on those …

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Your Health by Numbers – What Is Metabolic Syndrome?

What Is Metabolic Syndrome

By Susan Peacock MSRDN Your body lives by rules measured by numbers. Metabolic syndrome is the name for a group of risk factors that raises your risk for heart disease, diabetes and stroke. The term “metabolic” refers to the biochemical processes involved in the body’s normal functioning. Risk factors are traits, conditions, or habits that increase your chance of developing …

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Smile in a Day

Smile in a Day

Learn about the revolutionary benefits of Dental Implants at our Complimentary Seminar DENTAL IMPLANTS: A Permanent Solution to missing or Damaged Teeth Friday May 6 at 10:00 AM SEATED IS LIMITED. CALL TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT. 561-627-9000 Imagine a world where you can eat anything you want, taste food again, have no pain when you chew or eat, no longer …

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Do You Suffer from Chronic Pain?

Do You Suffer from Chronic Pain?

Feel like You’ve Tried Everything? Your Doctor Doesn’t Know What Else to Do? Medication Not a Good Solution? By Mike Cohen, Director. Center for Brain You don’t have to struggle with chronic pain for the rest of your life If you’re reading this, you’re probably desperately seeking a solution for chronic pain. You’ve likely sought help from several healthcare professionals, …

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Effective Treatment for Menopause and Weight Gain

Menopause and Weight Gain

Menopause is an inevitable part of a woman’s life, whether brought on by necessary surgery or the natural progression of time. The symptoms often interfere with daily living and change women in a way that interferes with positive self image and emotions. As women approach menopause they endure many symptoms, but one that proves the most difficult for many women …

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What is CBD and the medical treatment it provides

What is CBD

Jeff Mandall, owner of Vapor Rocket, South Florida CBD, and on the board of directors for Miami Beach Community Health Centers is the local expert about CBD and its use. He prides himself in working with area medical providers to educate, and facilitate treatment of patients with a multitude of different health problems. We went straight to the expert to …

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6 Possible Reasons Behind Your Hair Loss

Hair Loss

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. The hair restoration field is constantly evolving and advancing, as each year, we learn more about the root causes of hair loss. Each discovery is bringing us closer and closer to not only understanding why we lose our hair, but what we can do to both treat, and prevent it. We’ve already taken another step …

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Why Hypnotherapy Works!

Why Hypnotherapy Works!

By Dr. Dave DiSano Hypnotherapy, or hypnosis is the external power of suggestion. It is usually performed by a professional versed in the use of the power of suggestion.  It changes that inner voice, our subconscious, thereby changing our conscious mind, and our behavior. Hypnotism is not new, it dates back beyond recorded human history. The first practitioners of hypnotism …

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