April 5, 2020 - Sunday

South Palm Beach Edition

A New Alzheimer’s Clinical Study Opportunity Right Here In Palm Beach

A New Alzheimer’s Clinical Study Opportunity Right Here In Palm Beach

By Dr. Laszlo Mate The MINDSET study is a phase 3 clinical research study evaluating a new investigational treatment for mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease. This study drug, known as RVT-101, is being studied as an add-on therapy to donepezil (sometimes known as Aricept®), the most widely used medicine to treat Alzheimer’s disease today. In a previous 684-patient clinical study, the combination …

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Life Hacks for Better Living: 5 Easy Steps to Help You Address Hearing Loss

5 Easy Steps to Help You Address Hearing Loss

Life’s “To Do” list can be pretty daunting. And often, getting started on something is the hardest part. This can be especially true for addressing hearing loss. In fact, most people wait roughly seven years to do anything about it once they realize they have hearing loss. And that’s too bad — research shows that when people treat even just …

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Hair Loss has Deep Rooted Effects on Women

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. A woman’s hair is her crowning glory. Until you start to lose it. Over 30 million women in the U.S. are suffering from hair loss or thinning, and while hair loss is often falsely thought of as merely a cosmetic problem, surveys and studies have found that hair loss can have wide-ranging effects on those …

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Cryoablation for Atrial Fibrillation. The Next Frontier

Cryoablation for Atrial Fibrillation

An estimated 2.7–6.1 million people in the United States have Atrial Fibrillation (often called AFib or AF). With the aging of the U.S. population, this number is expected to increase. Afib is the most common type of heart arrhythmia. During AFib, the normal beating in the upper chambers of the heart (the two atria) is irregular, and blood doesn’t flow …

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Protecting Your Eyesight

Protecting Your Eyesight

Protecting your eyesight is one of the most important things you can do to help maintain your quality of life. Some type of sight-threatening eye problem affects one in six adults age 45 and older. And the risk for vision loss only increases with age. In fact, a recent American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) report estimates that more than 43 …

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Your Health by Numbers – What Is Metabolic Syndrome?

What Is Metabolic Syndrome

By Susan Peacock MSRDN Your body lives by rules measured by numbers. Metabolic syndrome is the name for a group of risk factors that raises your risk for heart disease, diabetes and stroke. The term “metabolic” refers to the biochemical processes involved in the body’s normal functioning. Risk factors are traits, conditions, or habits that increase your chance of developing …

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The Financial Costs of Poor Oral Health

The Financial Costs of Poor Oral Health

By the Doctors at Advanced Dentistry South Florida Ok, so you’re probably thinking there’s no way you’re saving money by visiting your dentist. However, it’s true! For the past three to four decades, studies have shown that the impact of poor oral health on the body’s overall health can be quite dangerous, leading to out-of-pocket expenses for the treatment of …

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Hand Veins

Hand Veins

When most people think of having veins treated, they are usually concerned with spider veins and varicose veins on their legs. However, with increasing frequency over the last ten years, there is a growing interest in eradicating ugly hand veins and with the advent of modern venous treatment techniques such as laser and sclerotherapy, hand veins can be safely treated …

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Is your hair color poisoning your body?

Is your hair color poisoning your body?

75% of American women color their hair, of this 38 million women turn to a professional hairstylist to change the shade of their locks. In the past ammonia has been the only option in hair color to lighten or darken locks permanently. Previously, ammonia has been used in permanent hair color to give better, long lasting tint and allows for …

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Effective Treatment for Menopause and Weight Gain

Menopause and Weight Gain

Menopause is an inevitable part of a woman’s life, whether brought on by necessary surgery or the natural progression of time. The symptoms often interfere with daily living and change women in a way that interferes with positive self image and emotions. As women approach menopause they endure many symptoms, but one that proves the most difficult for many women …

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What is CBD and the medical treatment it provides

What is CBD

Jeff Mandall, owner of Vapor Rocket, South Florida CBD, and on the board of directors for Miami Beach Community Health Centers is the local expert about CBD and its use. He prides himself in working with area medical providers to educate, and facilitate treatment of patients with a multitude of different health problems. We went straight to the expert to …

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7 High-Tech Reasons You Should Finally Deal with Your Hearing Loss

You Should Finally Deal with Your Hearing Loss

Lifting your mood, boosting your energy, protecting your earnings, super-charging your social life — and even keeping your mind sharp: These are just some of the many spoils that come with facing and dealing with a noise-induced hearing loss that has been slowly but persistently creeping up on you. The quality-of-life and feel-good benefits of treating even just mild hearing …

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The Sock Pot – Diabetes requires extra foot care

Diabetes requires extra foot care

Diabetes can cause a variety of problems with the feet and it’s important to be assertive, involved and take a preventative approach to foot care. Choosing quality diabetic socks addresses moisture, friction, pressure from sock seams, or wrinkling and bunching, all of which can potentially be a source of irritation for diabetic or sensitive feet. Diabetic socks are the first …

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Diabetes and the Link to Periodontal Disease

Diabetes and the Link to Periodontal Disease

Diabetes affects nearly 30 million Americans today and the link to gum disease may surprise you. The surprising fact that periodontal disease (gum disease) has a direct association to diabetes really shouldn’t be alarming at all. In fact, if you think about it, the mouth is the pathway to the body. What you breathe, eat and digest directly affects the …

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DESIGNER TERESA TAYLOR Knocks One Out Of The Park Launching her MLB WALKING CANES with Sport Team Logos

DESIGNER TERESA TAYLOR

By Teresa Taylor / Founder & CEO When you think of a great company, you think of the happiness or emotions their products inspire or their mission to make a difference in the world, Teresa’s brands inspire both happiness & goodwill. From a very early age, I wanted to make a difference in the world. My passion and determination started …

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I’ve tried Everything WHY CAN’T I SLEEP???

WHY CAN’T I SLEEP???

By Renee Chillcott, LMHC It’s 3:00 a.m. and you are awake and posting on social media again….WHY? Falling asleep and staying asleep is a nightmare and it seems to happen every night without rhyme or reason. You’ve tried everything from sleeping medication, natural teas to lavender baths and soft music but nothing seems to make falling and/or staying asleep any …

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6 Possible Reasons Behind Your Hair Loss

Hair Loss

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. The hair restoration field is constantly evolving and advancing, as each year, we learn more about the root causes of hair loss. Each discovery is bringing us closer and closer to not only understanding why we lose our hair, but what we can do to both treat, and prevent it. We’ve already taken another step …

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Spring (Change) is in the Air

Spring (Change) is in the Air

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 annual …

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Let’s start the New Year off right with the help of Florida Bariatrics and Wellness Center. It is time to lose the weight and improve your health.

Florida Bariatrics and Wellness Center

• Are you overweight with a BMI of 35 or higher? • Do you have serious health problems due to your weight? • Have you been unable to lose weight on your own with diet and exercise? • Are you ready to make major lifestyle changes to facilitate your weight loss? If you answered “YES” to any of these questions, …

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Let’s start the New Year off right with the help of Florida Bariatrics and Wellness Center.

Florida Bariatrics and Wellness Center.

It is time to lose the weight and improve your health. • Are you overweight with a BMI of 35 or higher? • Do you have serious health problems due to your weight? • Have you been unable to lose weight on your own with diet and exercise? • Are you ready to make major lifestyle changes to facilitate your …

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