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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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How Do You Care for Hearing Aids?

How Do You Care for Hearing Aids

By Dana Luzon, Au.D. Most hearing aid repairs are due to moisture and earwax accumulating in the hearing aid. The vast majority of these repairs are preventable. Hearing aids are simple to care for. It’s important to clean your instruments every day, either before you put them in your ears every morning or when you removed them at night. Your …

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Cold Laser Therapy A Revolutionary Treatment for Pain Conditions

By Dr. James McErlain, D.C. – What is Cold Laser Therapy? Cold laser therapy, otherwise known as low level laser therapy or low light laser therapy (LLLT), has been scientifically proven to increase healing in a targeted area by over 400%. LLLT (Low Level Laser therapy) is a painless, sterile, non-invasive, drug-free treatment used to heal a variety of pain …

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Hair Loss Treatments to Avoid in the New Year

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. – New Year’s is a time when many of us focus on self-improvement. We resolve to lose weight, drink less, quit smoking, find a better way to manage our stress, etc. But for some, the quest for self-improvement may also be the result of seeing more hair in our brush, looking into the mirror to …

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What Is Cellulitis?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – Cellulitis is a bacterial infection of tissue that can affect both the eyes and skin. Cellulitis affecting the eyes occurs in two forms: orbital and pre-septum. Orbital cellulitis affects the structures within the space containing the eyeball and can affect eye movement (due to swelling of the lids or eye). This form …

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What Does “Permanent” Hearing Loss Mean?

By Dana Luzon, Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA – Permanent hearing loss is also known as Sensorineural hearing loss and it occurs in 90% of patients who are diagnosed with hearing loss. Meaning it cannot be surgically or medically corrected.  It is the most common type of hearing loss found today.  Sensorineural hearing loss occurs when the hair cells in the inner …

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Chronic Anxiety? You can change that

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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New Technology Helps Rejuvenate Aging Bones & Muscles

By Bruce R. Dooley, M.D. – Dr. Bruce here and if you’re like us, you don’t view aging as something to be dreaded, but rather as an opportunity to enjoy life while making use of all that hard-won wisdom. My personal hero was fitness, exercise and nutritional expert Jack Lalanne, whose daily workouts kept him strong, healthy and robust into …

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Make 2014 The Year You Achieve Your Weight Loss Goals:

If you are like millions of Americans, you will set a New Year’s Resolution to lose weight.  It is the number one reported resolution for 2013. And for good reason, we Americans are growing in width not height.  Obesity has been deemed an epidemic in our country and its related ailments are decreasing quality of life and bringing forth a …

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New Year’s Resolution to get Fit, Lose Weight? Let us help.

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You needed neither that second serving nor the extra round of drinks. Yet you indulged. Aren’t the holidays about good times with loved ones, great food, and merrymaking? Anyway, beginning Jan. 1, you will eat healthier and work out. Starting then, you will get fit. This will be your New Year’s resolution. Life will be better after December. Sound familiar? …

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THE DOCTOR IS IN ON-SITE PHYSICIAN SERVICES AIMED TO IMPROVE PATIENT OUTCOMES

Life Care Physician Services, LLC, a subsidiary of Life Care Centers of America, recently placed Brian Wagstaff, M.D., as a full-time, on-site physician at Darcy Hall of Life Care in West Palm Beach. In this position, Wagstaff is providing patient assessment, diagnosis and treatment. He works with the Darcy Hall of Life Care team of nurses, dieticians, therapists and caretakers …

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10 Great Tips for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

The start of a New Year is the perfect time to turn a new page, which is probably why so many people create New Year’s Resolutions. A new year often feels like a fresh start, a great opportunity to eliminate bad habits and establish new routines that will help you grow psychologically, emotionally, socially, physically or intellectually. Of course, resolutions …

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New Year, New You

Whether you want to lose weight or simply work on improving your strength and balance, there is a class for everyone at Ultima Downtown.  Ultima’s group fitness program is headed by Group Fintess Director, Patti Wilmoth.  Having worked at the Clematis and Dixie landmark for over 18 years, Patti is a true Ultima veteran. Ultima Downtown strives to offer their …

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Wrap Up the 2013 Tax Year in a Good Standing

By Caroline Harless and Donna Holm, CPA, MST – During the frenzied holiday season, it can be challenging to turn your thoughts to your tax situation, but December is the time to take care of any last-minute financial matters. If what you need are more end-of-year deductions, there are multiple options that will allow you to save when you file …

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Common Myths About Your Eyes

By David A. Goldman MD – Just because something is a common belief doesn’t make it true. A lot of things you have probably heard about your vision turn out to be false. Here are five common myths that have no basis in science. Sitting too close to the TV will ruin your eyes Your mom may have warned you …

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Acupuncture as Weight-Loss

Acupuncture as Weight-Loss

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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