April 5, 2020 - Sunday

North Palm Beach Edition

A New Cataract Surgery for Those With Macular Degeneration

Cataract Surgery

By David A. Goldman, M.D. Imagine the heartbreak for someone who gradually loses the ability to see her grandchildren, husband and the people who mean the most to her. Now imagine her joy when she can see them again. Thanks to a groundbreaking new treatment program called CentraSight®, this dream can now be a reality for patients around the country …

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Spiritual Wellness: Building Family Life

Building Family Life

  Spiritual Wellness:  Building Family Life By Terry Hoskins – Many people that visit my office are haunted by painful memories from their childhood. In the minds of far too many, the family is a place of hurt and suffering, not a place of peace. There are numerous homes where fear, anger, and chaos rule the home. There are few …

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Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit

Veterans Benefit

Were you a wartime veteran—or the spouse of one—who needs assistance with activities of daily living? Are you currently living in a senior living community or thinking of moving into one? If so, you may be eligible to receive financial assistance to cover the cost of assisted living through the Veterans Affairs (VA) Aid and Attendance Programs. Sadly, most veterans …

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Reverse Heart Disease & Arterial Aging with EDTA Chelation Therapy

Reverse Heart Disease

By Bruce Dooley, M.D. For over 50 years chelation therapy has served as a highly effective and safe intravenous treatment for the elimination of toxic heavy metals, pathological calcium, and other artery-damaging chemicals from the bloodstream. Today we attribute a great many chronic diseases to abnormal deposits of calcium, including arthritis, cataracts, diabetes, spinal stenosis, nerve entrapment, hearing loss and …

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Stem Cells: Changing the Future of Medicine

Changing the Future of Medicine

In the few short decades since their discovery, stem cells have changed the way doctors around the world see the future of medicine. Doctors have already harnessed the unique ability of stem cells to treat cancer and genetic blood diseases, using stem cell therapies such as bone marrow transplants. Today, more than 1,700 clinical studies are under way, demonstrating the …

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Enhance Body Tone with Fitbella

Enhance Body Tone with Fitbella

Are you struggling to tone-up with gimmicks or ineffective dietary supplements? Do you lose weight with normal workout routines only to regain it later? If you’ve answered yes to these questions, there is a solution to help you overcome barriers to a toner body. Nancy Zingale struggled with exercise until her doctor recommended Fitbella. Searching for Results Zingale grew tired …

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Biceps Tendon Tears Or Why a Love of Spinach Did Not Cause the Popeye Deformity In Your Arm

Biceps Tendon Tears

By Matthew Stiebel, MD, FRCSC Biceps tendon tears- or why a love of spinach did not cause the Popeye deformity in your arm. Tearing of the biceps tendon tends to happen most often in men aged 40-70. It can occur as a sharp “snap” when lifting or throwing.  The tendon can tear at either its origin at the top of …

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Choroidal Neovascular Membranes Symptoms & Treatments

Choroidal Neovascular Membranes Symptoms & Treatments

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Choroidal neovascular membranes (CNVM) are new blood vessels that grow beneath the retina and disrupt vision. These blood vessels grow in an area called the choroid, the area between the retina and the sclera (the white part of your eye). The choroid supplies oxygen and nutrients to the eye. CNVM occur when new …

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Hair Loss? Your Own Blood May Hold the Key to Regrowth!

Hair Loss

New ‘Vampire’ PRP Treatment May Rejuvenate Dying Follicles By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. What do Tiger Woods, Rafael Nadal, Kobe Bryant, Kim Kardashian and Angelina Jolie have in common? The answer is that they have all reportedly used their own blood as a cutting-edge non-surgical regenerative medical treatment.  Studied in over 6,500 published scientific papers, the use of concentrated blood …

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New Approaches to Health and Wellness – Advances in Hormone Therapy

Advances in Hormone Therapy

Robert L Hunter, M.D. – Hormones affect every aspect of our lives, including general health, mood, and overall well-being. The last 10 years have seen a change in attitude as to how men and women should be treated for hormonal imbalances. While the movement toward “bio-identical” hormones has been appropriate from a safety standpoint, the delivery of hormones has been …

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Sensitive Teeth: What Are My Treatment Options?

Sensitive Teeth: What Are My Treatment Options

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. – Many of us have experienced the feeling of biting into something cold and feeling extreme sensitivity.  I am not talking about a continued dull ache in the teeth or spontaneous tooth pain, which are usually associated with some type of nerve issue that may require a root canal evaluation.  The type of …

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Arthritis and Your Feet: What You Need to Know

Arthritis and Your Feet

Arthritis is an inflammation and swelling of the cartilage and lining of one or more joints. A joint is the area where two bones meet. As the lining of the joint erodes it causes the breakdown of the cartilage which normally protects a joint, allowing it to move smoothly. The cartilage also absorbs shock when pressure is placed on the …

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Do I have TMJ?

Do I have TMJ

By Natalia Tsar, DDS, LVIF TMJ, more accurately called TMD, is a cycle of pain, muscle spasms, and jaw joint problems that results when the teeth, chewing muscles, and jaw joints don’t work together harmoniously. The letters “TMD” stand for Temporomandibular Dysfunction. This refers to problems with muscles and joints that join the lower jaw to the base of the …

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The Health Benefits of Therapeutic Massage

The Health Benefits of Therapeutic Massage

Massage therapy has long been recognized as a natural method of healing.  Massage in its current form is a culmination of customs and techniques rooted in ancient history.  While receiving a massage may be one of the most relaxing things you’ve ever done, massage also offers a variety of documented health and wellness incentives. There are many different types and …

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FORCE to Host Exclusive Screening of Feature Film in Palm Beach

FORCE to Host Exclusive Screening of Feature Film in Palm Beach

Film provides Support, Advocacy for Those Affected by Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE), is proud to announce the exclusive premiere of the feature film Decoding Annie Parker. Forming a unique collaboration, FORCE, the only non-profit organization devoted to helping those affected by hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC), as well as their families, …

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What is an Herbal Poultice?

What is an Herbal Poultice

By Stephen Sedita, AP A Poultice refers to a blend of mud, clay, silt, wax or other base material with medicinal herbs which is heated and applied to the body. The usage of poultices dates back to ancient times and can be found in virtually every culture on every continent. Through the years the technique has been honed and evolved …

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Fireworks Safety Tips

Fireworks Safety Tips

Using fireworks on the 4th of July is an American Tradition.  And it can be safe if a few common sense rules are followed, says Ralph Apel, the spokesperson for the National Council on Fireworks Safety. Consumer fireworks go through vigorous third party testing in China before being shipped to the United States.  But he notes, according to the U.S. …

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What Your Body Language Says About You

What Your Body Language Says About You

By Kristie DeBlasio, Ph.D., CCRC – Advanced Mental Health Care – You may think that you are hiding your emotions or thoughts from someone because you are not literally telling them, but it may be written all over your face as they say, whether you like it not. It has been reported that up to 70% of our communication comes …

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The REAL Marriage Problem Meets GRACE

marriage problem

By Terry Hoskins Most premarital counseling that is available today has been watered down to nothing more than personality tests and communication techniques which is doing very little to prepare two sinners for becoming one until death do us part. My marriage is where it’s at today in spite of the premarital counseling we received not because of it. After …

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A Closer Look at Fibromyalgia

Drug Free Pain Center

By Jack Gardner, M.D. – Did you know that Fibromyalgia is one of the fastest growing disabling conditions in the United States? Fibromyalgia is a complex chronic pain disorder where the patient has long-term, full body pain and tenderness in the joints, muscles, tendons,and other soft tissues. Many areas are hypersensitive to touch and may be in states of chronic …

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