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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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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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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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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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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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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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Don’t let a Hearing Loss Get in the Way of Your Golf Game!

By Dana Luzon, Au.D., CCC-A, FAA – Golf can be a very enjoyable social sport to most people, but when you have difficulty understanding conversation in a small group, or have trouble understanding speech while there is wind noise on the course or in the golf cart, you may be experiencing a Sound VoidTM.  Sound Voids are moments that lack …

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Effective Weight Loss with Meng’s Acupuncture Medical Center

By Stephen Sedita, AP – Weight loss is not as simple as eating less and/or exercising more. In order to lose weight the body’s waste management and digestive systems need to be functioning properly.  Most importantly to long term success the root cause of the weight gain must be addressed (stress eating, poor diet, sedentary lifestyle, etc.)  According to traditional …

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BHRT offers Anti-Aging Benefits without the Risks Associated with traditional Hormone Replacement

Are You One of Thousands of Women Who Are Suffering From? •    Low Sex Drive and Libido? •    Sexual Dysfunction? •    Headaches and Migraines? •    Insomnia? •    Hot Flashes? •    Mood and Depression? •    Joint Aches and Pains? •    Stubborn Belly Fat? •    Brain Fog and Memory Loss? •    Weight Gain and Muscle Loss •    Fatigue and Sleeping Difficulty? As …

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Do Trials Shape You Or Break You?

By Terry Hoskins – Pain and suffering finds us regardless of who we are and is indeed a central part of the human experience. You may have everything this world has to offer like millions of dollars, cars, houses, and boats, yet when trials come, all the stuff of the world leaves you feeling empty. Riches and power were suppose …

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Knights Attack Their Own: The Story of Immune Systems Gone Berserk!

The Story of Immune Systems Gone Berserk

By Bruce R. Dooley, M.D. – It is the heat of battle and the knights are ferociously engaged in combat to protect their kingdom from invaders.  Smoke, screams and arrows fill the air. The din of clashing armor combines with exhaustion to create momentary confusion in the king’s front line of knights. Alas, some of the knights have now spun …

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Put Neck Pain Behind You

Put Neck Pain Behind You

By Dr. James McErlain, D.C. – If you thought surgery, physical therapy, or painful injections were your only options for neck pain treatment…think again. Jupiter Healthcare is proud to offer IDD Therapy, a non-invasive treatment that has offered lasting relief for thousands of patients who may have needed spinal surgery. What is IDD Therapy? Intervertebral Differential Dynamics (IDD) Therapy is …

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Are You Afraid of A Facelift? Consider the Whisper Lift®

Are You Afraid of A Facelift

By Anita Mandal, M.D. – Q: What is the Whisper Lift? A: The Whisper Lift was developed in 2007 by Palm Beach Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Anita Mandal as part of the next generation of Quick Recovery Facelifts. Designed for patients that want convenient procedures with less downtime, the Whisper Lift tightens and lifts sagging jowls and neck tissues without the …

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Custom Fitting Ear Buds for Music Listening

Custom Fitting Ear Buds for Music Listening

By Dana Luzon, Au.D., CCC-A, FAA – Ear canal shape and size can vary greatly between people.  Even left and ear and right ear can differ on the same person. So why do most listening ear buds only come in one standard size? Some people do not find standard ear buds to fit comfortably inside their ear canals while listening …

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TAKING THE GUESS WORK OUT OF CHOOSING A RETIREMENT COMMUNITY

TAKING THE GUESS WORK OUT OF CHOOSING A RETIREMENT COMMUNITY

For many people, choosing a retirement community is not something that involves a great deal of advance planning. Quite often, decisions are made with a sense of urgency that can lead to a community that may not be best for a particular resident’s or couple’s needs. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Reputable retirement communities will offer similar …

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Menopause, Hormones and Hair Loss

Menopause Hormones and Hair Loss

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. – Women expect hot flashes and mood swings to occur during “the change” but many women are unaware, and unprepared, for the fact that they may also find themselves facing hair loss and thinning during this time as well. After menopause about 40 percent of women experience hair thinning, which is almost the same rate …

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The Most Feared Word in the English Dictionary…

Cancer Prevention Class

This year alone, over 1.7 million Americans will be told that they “have” CANCER and 33% of those people will die. Every 30 seconds somebody is diagnosed with cancer. Cancer Prevention Class October 21 6:30pm Elevation Health of Jupiter 240 W Indiantown Rd. Suite 107 Do you know that most people ignore the very symptoms that, if listened to, could …

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Join Fitbella and Feel Better

Fitbella

As women we spend a lot of time caring for everyone around us. This leaves little time to care for ourselves. We are the first responders when the kids are sick, when our husbands need comforting, or when our best friend is going through a crisis. When we need to unwind and take off a load, we need some place …

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