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How Advanced Technology May Reduce Pain & Fear in the Dental Office

How Advanced Technology May Reduce Pain & Fear in the Dental Office

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. Many of today’s advances can help make dental surgical procedures more conservative, less invasive and often times less painful.  Fear tends to be the main reason patients delay or never seek recommended treatment.  Unfortunately, issues with the teeth, gums and jaw bone do not repair themselves.  When left untreated, these problems typically lead …

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Hear Better for the Holidays

Hear Better for the Holidays

By: Dana Luzon, Au.D., FAAA Board Certified Doctor of Audiology Holiday season brings friends and family members together to celebrate and connect with each other. If you or someone you love is experiencing hearing difficulty, you might find these family gatherings frustrating instead of treasuring this time together. Hearing loss effects not just the ears, but brings on so many …

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Holiday Stress and Weight Gain: The combination most dreaded by Americans can be avoided with a few simple steps

Holiday Stress and Weight Gain: The combination most dreaded by Americans can be avoided with a few simple steps

It was not surprising to learn that holiday weight gain ranked second in what people dread most about the holidays. Gaining weight is on the minds of many Americans and for good reason. According to the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) revealed, …

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Post Concussion Syndrome

Post Concussion Syndrome

by Dr. Jonathan Chung Head injuries continue to be a hot topic in sports medicine and sports media. The 2015-2016 NFL season has seen a staggering 166 concussions take place during games. For most people, the symptoms of a concussion will fade within 7 days. The brain will make generally recover within 10 days on average. These patients will likely …

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Healthy Holidays To You

By Karina Hammer, Certified Health & Wellness Coach It’s that time of the year again! It’s time to celebrate the holidays with parties, get-togethers, corporate dinners, and of course the endless family celebrations. While the holidays can sneak up on us, every year doesn’t mean the pounds have to follow. The average American will gain 7-10 pounds between Thanksgiving and …

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The Arrival

The Arrival

Do you ever find yourself in what seems like a hopeless situation? Is your life so hectic that you wish for just a moment of peace? Do you wish you laughed more, stopped to smell the roses, and enjoyed life more easily? Are relationships in your life broken – do you long for love? If you answered “yes” to any …

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What Is Graves’ Disease?

What Is Graves’ Disease?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Graves disease is an autoimmune disorder that leads to over activity of the thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism). The gland produces hormones that regulate your body’s metabolism (the process by which the body transforms food into energy). When Graves’ disease affects the eyes, the condition is known as thyroid associated ophthalmopathy (TAO) or thyroid eye …

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The Cornea

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 of the eye. It is the …

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New Technology Makes Early Detection of This Nation’s Leading Cause of Death Possible

New Technology Makes Early Detection of This Nation’s Leading Cause of Death Possible

A new, noninvasive technology that screens people for signs of hardened arteries aims to find heart disease long before symptoms develop, and early enough to do something about it. The Soteria Cardiac Platform will revolutionize the way we screen, test, and treat Atherosclerosis. Arteriosclerosis/Atherosclerosis are often used interchangeable. Simply put, we are referring to changes in the artery wall that: …

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Top 4 Questions Patients Ask About Robotic FUE Hair Transplant Surgery

Dr. Alan J. Bauman with ARTAS

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman Permanently restoring one’s hair to a more youthful and healthy state with a hair transplant can make you look and feel great. But, what’s new in the field of hair transplantation that has improved patient comfort, downtime, naturalness and overall results?  The ARTAS robotic-assisted follicular unit extraction hair transplant is the latest advancement in the …

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Functional Medicine & Anti-Aging

Functional Medicine & Anti-Aging

Functional Medicine & Anti-Aging can be very broad terms to most people and it can be hard to understand what services or procedures fall under these categories. As a physician, my background is in internal medicine. I spent years treating illness and sick patients. It was a constant circle of prescribing medications to treat patients who were battling disease. One …

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Replace or Keep a Tooth: How Do I Decide?

Replace or Keep a Tooth:

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. The decision to keep or replace a tooth is a very emotional one for many patients. Beyond the concern over losing a tooth, many patients have difficulty with the idea of removing any part of their body. Typically, our patients request the most “conservative” option available. Although keeping a tooth (no matter how …

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“Welcome Relief from Feminine Aging Symptoms”

“Welcome Relief from Feminine Aging Symptoms”

by Dr. Robin Sykes Many women are reluctant to talk about the changes that occur “down under” as we age. Often times symptoms begin as early as after child birth, but then become worse with natural changes associated with decrease in hormone levels and the passage of time. Symptoms range from stress incontinence (leakage), laxity of the tissue and decrease …

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Who Should I See for a Hearing Problem?

Who Should I See for a Hearing Problem?

Written by Nora Fuchs, Au.D., Audio-Logic, P.C. Submitted by Dana Luzon, Au.D., Audiology & Hearing Aids of the Palm Beaches It can be confusing to know who to turn to for what. What is the difference between an audiologist, an ENT, a hearing aid dispenser, and even my primary care physician? If I do have a hearing loss, why should …

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Your Jaw Pain May Be in Your Neck

Your Jaw Pain May Be in Your Neck

by Dr. Jonathan Chung One of the most common and troublesome problems that I’m noticing in my practice is a condition known as Temporomandibular joint dysfuction, or TMD for short. In fact, many of you may have heard someone talk about their TMJ or having TMD, but didn’t quite know what it was. TMD involves the joint that connects your …

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Developing Discipline

Developing Discipline

Here’s a question for you: What is one thing in your life that you are not doing, that if you started doing on a regular basis would make a tremendous positive difference in your life? Here’s a follow-up question: why are you not doing it? Answer: most of us are not doing it because we lack discipline. In ancient times …

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Scientific Research finds Acupuncture is Effective for Weight Loss

Scientific Research finds Acupuncture is Effective for Weight Loss

Everyone is looking for the secret to weight loss, without falling victim to the latest gimmicks. With so many different opinions about how to lose weight, it can be difficult to tell what will really work. Fortunately there is a technique for weight loss that has been tested for centuries:  acupuncture. This technique is safe, sound and reliable. And, even …

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Understanding Dry Eye and Blepharitis

Understanding Dry Eye and Blepharitis

By David A. Goldman MD – Dry eye is believed to be one of the most common ocular conditions in the United States. More common in women, one study estimated the prevalence of dry eye in women ≥ 50 years old was 7.8% or 3.23 million women in the US.  Called keratoconjunctivitissicca, the underlying pathology is a decreased production of …

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Cutting Edge Technology used to treat neck pain in Professional Athletes, The US Air force, & The US Navy – It is now available in Palm Beach County

Cutting Edge Technology

The human head weighs approximately 11 lbs, significantly larger than the 8 lbs so famously quoted in the movie, “Jerry Maguire”. Your neck’s main job is to hold up/support the head. Mind this is no easy feat. The head must be able to move from side to side and up and down simultaneously. The neck itself forms a conduit for …

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Is “Vampire PRP” the Answer to Your Scary Hair Loss?

Is “Vampire PRP” the Answer to Your Scary Hair Loss?

By Dr. Alan J. Bauman Losing your hair can be scary. In fact, hair loss is often cited as one of the biggest concerns associated with aging among both men and women. So why is hair loss so terrifying? In nearly every culture, hair is associated with youth, sex appeal and good health, which explains why we try so hard …

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