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Don’t Live with Chronic Anxiety

A powerful, drug-free method and technology can help – often dramatically. By Renee Chillcott, LMHC and Michael Cohen, Founder, CBT Do you or someone you know experience chronic anxiety? Are you excessively nervous or fearful? Do you have panic attacks?  If so, you’ve probably already tried or considered medications. Unfortunately, medications don’t always eliminate all the symptoms, and they can …

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The Cornea

The Cornea

By David A. Goldman MD – Although people may have heard the word ‘cornea’ in reference to the eye, many are unaware of what is really refers to.  While diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration affect the back of the eye, the cornea is in the front of the eye. In fact, the cornea is the most anterior structure …

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Spring (Change) is in the Air

Spring (Change) is in the Air

By Brent Myers, Pastor of Community Life – 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 …

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Chronic Pain and the Role of Mindfulness Meditation

Chronic Pain

By Jerry Lerner, M.D. – Sierra Tucson Medical Director & Chief of Pain Medicine – Chronic pain is not the same as acute, simple pain. Studies performed with a functional MRI machine (fMRI) in recent years have helped us ro understand that the brain of a person in chronic pain works differently than a person who has new onset of …

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LaserLipo

LaserLipo

By Dr. Tred Rissacher – According to European studies, laser treatments really do stimulate weight loss.  While laser weight loss has been used throughout Europe for decades, it’s fairly new to the United States. But now, many doctors and other qualified medical professionals, who have dropped weight themselves, are believers in the benefits of laser therapy for weight loss. Dr …

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What Is a Subconjunctival Hemorrhage?

What Is a 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 …

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Love is in the hAIR!

Love is in the hAIR!

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. – When is the last time you showed your hair some love? Whether you are fighting dry hair during the winter months, or frizz during the summer, it is always good to reevaluate your beauty regimen to make sure you are giving your hair everything it needs to be thick, healthy and beautiful all year …

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Fitness Made Easy at Fitbella

Fitness Made Easy at Fitbella

Antoinette Montgomery, a married mother, and 62 years young shares her journey to fitness through Fitbella’s unique approach. Antoinette first took notice of Fitbella’s unique approach though an article in the Health & Wellness Magazine, and saw them again on TV.  “It seemed an intriguing approach to physical fitness and I just had to check it out.”  Antoinette is an …

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New Technology in the battle against Osteoporosis

New Technology in the battle against Osteoporosis

You may already be aware of how vibration training can help drop a dress size, but did you also know that it could help fight the onset and progression of osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a silent malady, a fragile bone condition that affects 44 million Americans causing more than 1.5 million fractures each year in the U.S. at a cost of …

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A Family Tradition

A Family Tradition

Family is at the core of the medical practice of Drs. Robert C. Greer IV  and Robert C. Greer V. The father and son duo specialize in family medicine at their offices in Lake Park, where they are continuing a tradition begun in the late 1950s by Dr. Robert C. Greer III. They’re joined by Kelli Greer, R.N., B.S., Practice …

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Treat your pain like a professional…

Treat your pain like a professional

Integrative Medicine Meets Neuroscience to Manage Chronic Pain By Kathy A. Steffens, Creative Development & Resource Coordinator – “Chronic pain alone affects approximately 100 million U.S. adults. Pain reduces quality of life, affects specific population groups disparately, costs society at least $560 – 635 billion annually…” – Institute of Medicine, “Relieving Pain in America: A Blueprint for Transforming Prevention, Care, …

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The Skinny on the 14 day Paleo Cleanse…

The Skinny on the 14 day Paleo Cleanse

By Dr. James McErlain, D.C. – There are literally thousands of cleanses on the market today.  All promising to detoxify the body, renew energy and help you drop a few pounds in the process.  However, all cleanses are not created equal, many are simply unsafe and place undue risks on the body.   The purpose of a cleanse is to detoxify …

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Worried About Getting the Flu?

Worried About Getting the Flu

Fight Back with High-Dose IV Vitamin Therapy! By Bruce R. Dooley, M.D. – The dreaded flu season is here and with it the rapid spread of the H1N1 virus, which according to the Centers for Disease Control is now pervasive in 40 states, including Florida.  At our Advanced Natural Medicine center in Jupiter, FL, we help people help themselves by …

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Why Do I Need My Companion at My Appointment?

Why Do I Need My Companion at My Appointment

By Kevin Amdahl, MS Brought to you by Dana Luzon Au.D. – This is something that a lot of our patients ask, and I’m more than happy to clarify. When any of our patients schedule, we always ask that they bring a spouse, significant other, or a close family member to the appointment for a variety of reasons: • There …

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Searching for the Fountain of Youth?

Searching for the Fountain of Youth

The verdict is in; we can’t just sit on our laurels any longer and expect to have long enjoyable lives.  The good news, the key to longevity and life enjoyment can be attained with relatively little investment of time – about 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week.  I spend more time on makeup and hair a day, so …

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Important Tax Dates for 2014

Important Tax Dates for 2014

By Donna Holm, CPA, MST, Associate of Harless & Associates – With 2014 well underway and tax season just around the corner, here are some important tax dates to keep in mind. For Small Businesses January 31 – Furnish Forms 1098, 1099 and W-2G to recipients for certain payments during 2013. Furnish Form W-2 to employees who worked for you …

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Don’t Live with Chronic Anxiety

Don't Live with Chronic Anxiety

A powerful, drug-free method and  technology can help – often dramatically. By Tina Landeen, LCSW and Michael Cohen, Founder, CBT – Do you or someone you know experience chronic anxiety? Are you excessively nervous or fearful? Do you have panic attacks?  If so, you’ve probably already tried or considered medications. Unfortunately, medications don’t always eliminate all the symptoms, and they …

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Weight-loss and Pain Management Program!

Weight-loss and Pain Management Program

This year, we decided to highlight Dr. Meng’s Weight Loss Program at Meng’s Acupuncture Medical Center as another way to demonstrate how acupuncture can be a method to wellness. Would weight loss cure an illness? Not completely, no, but with the relieved pressure the body experiences that comes with the reduction of the amount of weight it’s supporting, many symptoms …

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Improving Vision After Cataract Surgery

By David A. Goldman MD – Cataract surgery has come a long way over the past few decades. Hospital admissions with sandbags placed on either side of the head have become outpatient procedures with patients going out for lunch or dinner that same day. Intraocular lens technology has improved as well; with some patients no longer requiring glasses anymore. Some …

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All You Need Is Love

All You Need is Love

By Brent Myers, Pastor of Community Life – In 1967 the Beatles released a song titled “All We Need Is Love” which sat atop Billboard’s charts for eleven consecutive weeks. Their manager at the time stated, “… they really wanted to give the world a message… it is a clear message saying that love is everything.” In fact, the simple …

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