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Physical Activity Benefits More Than Your Body

Physical Activity

By Carl McAloose We all remember having PE in school. I dare say that when asked what your favorite part of the school day was, many of us said “PE.” And why not? PE was fun. You got to play games, jump, run and best of all, you weren’t sitting at your desk. You got to burn off that extra …

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Concussions in Youth Sports

Concussions in Youth Sports

As the number of reported cases of traumatic brain injury (TBI) increases in professional sports, so too does awareness of concussions at the college and amateur levels. The NFL now takes helmet to helmet contact as a serious offense after coming under intense scrutiny for allowing players to reenter the game after sustaining brain jarring hits. Professional leagues have their …

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I Have A Wait Problem

Wait Problem

Brent Myers You’re reading a health and wellness magazine and you’re thinking: that guy can’t spell. But the truth is that you read it correctly: I have a wait problem: I don’t like to wait. But who does? Think about it… do you like to wait? Do you love sitting in the waiting room at the doctor’s office? Do you …

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HOW Helps First Responders Who Suffer From Alcoholism

Alcoholism

As civilians, we cannot fathom the trauma that those who serve our country go through (sometimes on an ongoing daily basis). Veterans experience trauma overseas, and our first responders experience it on our own soil. “Trauma” does not discriminate against who it affects (though recent studies are now indicating there is a genetic predisposition to developing post-traumatic stress). A high …

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Which Massage is Right For You

Concierge Spa Services offers a comprehensive variety of massage services to your individual needs and desires.  Our Massage therapists are specifically trained in advanced techniques.  This treatment is perfect for those who want Orthopedic or Medical Massage, Therapeutic Deep Tissue Massage, Neuromuscular/Trigger Point Therapy, Pre&Postnatal Massage, Stress Reduction, Pre/ Post- Surgery & Scar Tissue Reduction Massage. Orthopedic / Medical Massage: …

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Challenging the Status Quo with Stem Cells

By Cara Tompot, Staff Writer Looking back on history, we remember a time when women didn’t have the rights that they do now. Prior to 1919, women didn’t have any way to express their thoughts and desires through public policy. Thanks to first-wave feminists questioning the status quo, 1920 marked the first year that women could vote. This social change …

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STOP DIABETES

Stop Diabetes

Provided by The American Diabetes Association Diabetes is a serious disease, and you probably know someone who is affected by it. Nearly 30 million* children and adults in the U.S. are living with diabetes. About eight million of those people don’t know they have it, which means they’re not getting the care they need to stay healthy. About 5% of …

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What is Asperger’s Syndrome?

Asperger

History Asperger’s syndrome (also known as Asperger’s Disorder) was first described in the 1940s by Viennese pediatrician Hans Asperger, who observed autism-like behaviors and difficulties with social and communication skills in boys who had normal intelligence and language development. Many professionals felt Asperger’s syndrome was simply a milder form of autism and used the term “high-functioning autism” to describe these …

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Computer CT Guided Dental Implant Surgery: Implant Procedures with No Incisions

Computer CT Guided Dental Implant Surgery:

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. – Dental implants can help patients regain their ability to chew and smile with confidence.  The implant itself supports the crown or crowns (the chewing part of the tooth) allowing the new “teeth” to be anchored.  New technologies are now available that aid your surgeon in performing these procedures in an extremely conservative …

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Minimally Invasive Partial Knee Replacemxaent

Partial Knee Replacemxaent

The knee is divided into three main compartments, the medial or inside part of the knee, the lateral or outside part, and the patellofemoral or front of the knee between the kneecap and thighbone. While all three works together to move the largest joint in the body, sometimes osteoarthritis can cause joint damage resulting in pain and reduced range of …

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Hearing Loss: Prevention Through Nutrition

Hearing Loss

There are many ways to support and maintain healthy hearing–protecting ears from noise pollution, turning down the music, and getting a regular checkup from an audiologist, but nutrition also plays a key part in hearing preservation. Studies confirm that hearing loss and poor nutrition go hand and hand. An Australian study reported on in the Journal of Nutrition, has shown …

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WELLFEST DELRAY 2015 To Be Held MARCH 7-8

WELLFEST DELRAY 2015

Delray’s One-and-Only WellFest™ Event Gives You So Much For Only $5. Delray Beach, FL: What can you get for $5 these days? You’ll be amazed when you attend WellFest™ Delray 2015, the weekend of March 7-8, in downtown Delray at Delray Center for the Arts. In just its third year WellFest™ Delray 2015 (www.WellFestUSA.com) is taking its “Live Well! Go …

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March is National Kidney Month

National Kidney Month

In a popular 1970 song, singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell asked, “Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone” —a question that could have been aimed at people with kidney disease.  The kidneys play a crucial role in maintaining overall health, but are rarely appreciated until they become damaged and can no longer do …

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HydraFacial: The New Age Facelift

HydraFacial

Having your skin cleansed and massaged for an hour is wonderfully restorative for your soul, and sure, your skin will look plump with product post treatment – but when it comes to getting real results for your money sometimes you need to take a different approach. And I’m not talking botox. Forget the hour of twinkly music and go for …

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Physical Exercise Life is Motion

Life Is Motion

By Ronna L. Clements, Natural Health & Wellness Innovator We are designed to move. Our design is motion design. Physical exercise is so important for the proper functioning of our heart, muscles, circulatory system, removal of toxins and wastes, and for increasing the whole body’s efficiency. Exercise is especially important for ill people.  An ill body actually needs more physical …

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National Poison Prevention Week is March 15-21

National Poison Prevention Week

More than 2 million poisonings are reported each year to the poison control centers across the country. More than 90 percent of these occur in the home. The majority of non-fatal poisonings occur in children younger than six years old. And, poisonings are one of the leading causes of death among adults. National Poison Prevention Week is a week nationally …

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Spring (Change) is in the Air

Spring (Change) is in the Air

By Brent Myers 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 with the new.” Perhaps this …

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Shedding Light on Hair Loss

Shedding Light on Hair Loss

Over the past decade or so, doctors have begun to see lasers in a new light, specifically, hair restoration physicians. Low-level laser therapy (LLLT), once viewed with skepticism, is now one of the key tools used to treat hair loss. Today’s top practitioners rely on drug-free laser therapy with or without other treatments to provide optimum results for both male …

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Minimally Invasive Partial Knee Replacement

Partial Knee Replacement

The knee is divided into three main compartments, the medial or inside part of the knee, the lateral or outside part, and the patellofemoral or front of the knee between the kneecap and thighbone. While all three works together to move the largest joint in the body, sometimes osteoarthritis can cause joint damage resulting in pain and reduced range of …

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Love Notes for Valentine’s Day

Love Notes for Valentine’s Day

Whisper “sweet nothings” but a kiss on the ear can be dangerous to your hearing An innocent gesture can quite literally be ‘the kiss of deaf’. Research shows that a kiss on the ear can cause permanent hearing loss. An innocent kiss on the ear opening can create a strong suction that tugs on the delicate eardrum. This intense suction …

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