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One Simple Screening Could Save the Lives of Enough People to Fill FAU Stadium

Screening Could Save the Lives

By Daniel Lindenberg, MD, PA – Of cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States and the third most common cancer in men and in women.   In 2009: • 136,717 people in the US were diagnosed with colorectal cancer – 70,223 men and 66,494 women. • 51,848 …

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Explaining Detoxification

Explaining Detoxification

Detoxification (detox for short) is the physiological or medicinal removal of toxic substances from a living organism, and additionally can refer to the period during which an organism returns to homeostasis after long-term use or exposure to toxic substances. Homeostasis occurs when your biological or physiological system that regulates your internal environment maintains relatively constant conditions of properties such as …

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Seeking A Vibrant Prayer Life

Seeking A Vibrant Prayer Life

By Terry Hoskins – What does it mean to have a prayer life? Is it more than just an occasional prayer going up before a meal? More than the occasional prayer for so and so to get better? The difference of having a prayer life or not is this: Does your life depend on prayer or is prayer sprinkled into …

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Understanding Pulmonary Hypertension

Understanding Pulmonary Hypertension

Primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH) is increased pressure in the pulmonary arteries, the arteries carry blood from your heart to your lungs to pick up oxygen. Your right ventricle, the lower right chamber of your heart, pumps blood to your pulmonary arteries. The blood then travels to your lungs, where it picks up oxygen and then is pumped throughout of your …

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What’s Your HairCheck® Number?

Did you know that when hair loss first starts, it’s impossible to detect it with the naked eye? By Dr. Alan J. Bauman – Research shows that once hair loss becomes noticeable, you may have already lost 50% of the hair follicles! Missing the early warning signs of hair loss is one of the biggest mistakes both men and women …

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What is Diabetic Macular Edema?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – Diabetic macular edema  (DME) is a swelling or thickening  of the macula, the small area in the center of the retina, which  allows us to see fine details clearly. DME is caused  by fluid leaking from small retinal blood vessels damaged  by diabetes, and this causes  blurred vision. It is .the most …

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How America’s Change-Leading Generation Has Redesigned Aging

America’s baby boomers first came on the scene in 1946. They’ve been turning the world on its head ever since. Known as the country’s greatest generation for leading change, baby boomers make up roughly 26 percent of the United States’ total population – at about 78 million people. Over the years they’ve reinvented almost everything about the way America lives …

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A Brighter Smile

By Dr. Kerri White – Fifty-four percent of the U.S. population ages 50+ can attest that a smile is the feature that can overcome decades of birthdays most attractively, according to an Aging and Beauty Study. One of the easiest ways to dramatically improve your smile is having your teeth whitened at the dentist.  A bright, white smile is a …

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Maintain Your Breast Health – Empowering Women in Health

By Carlos Eduardo Ramírez, MD – October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but taking care of your breast health must be a continuous yearlong endeavor.  It doesn’t need much time, or effort, and the rewards are plenty. According to the American Cancer Society Breast Cancer is one of the top 10 causes of death for women in the United …

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Weight Loss VS Fat Loss: Knowing the Difference is Critical!

Weight Loss VS Fat Loss

“I want to start a weight loss program, but I’m very apprehensive. In the past, I tried a program where I lost about 30 pounds.   When I stopped the diet, I gained the weight back quickly, and not only that, I gained more! I’m totally devastated.   I don’t know what plan will work and how to keep the weight off …

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DR. TENDLER JOINS AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ORTHODONTISTS IN RECOMMENDING ORTHODONTIC CHECK-UPS FOR CHILDREN NO LATER THAN AGE 7

Although many people associate orthodontic treatment with adolescence, Boca Raton orthodontist Dr. Minelle Tendler says that orthodontists can spot subtle problems with jaw growth or with teeth much earlier, when the primary or “baby” teeth are present. Parents may incorrectly assume they must wait until a child has all of his or her permanent teeth before seeing an orthodontist. However, …

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Lymphatic Decongestive Therapy for Healthy Breast Care

Other Healing Treatments Offered at HoriZen Therapies: UltraSlim Red Light Therapy (Fat Loss & Skin Tightening) and Hoshino Massage Therapy

By Susan Allen, Certified Lymphatic Therapist – At HoriZen Therapies, we strive to offer our clients with the latest, most-effective healing therapies utilizing technologically advanced systems that help the body heal itself naturally.  Today, we are proud to tell you about one of our therapies that support this month’s national focus on Breast Cancer awareness. Lymphatic Decongestive Therapy (LDT) Even …

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Inflammation, The Root of All Pain?

Mark P. DiRoma, DC

By Mark P. DiRoma, DC – Chronic Pain is one of the most debilitating illnesses we cope with in the United States, effecting 100 million Americans. This means more Americans suffer from Chronic Pain than Diabetes (25.8 million) and Coronary Heart Disease (16.3 million) combined.  Know that if you are suffering from a chronic condition that includes ongoing, recurrent, or …

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The Maxim Life Wellness System

Located in Boca Raton Florida, Maxim Life is a Wellness Center that specializes in a structured approach to Complete Overall Wellness. Throughout the past two decades our science team have developed and implemented what is now known as “The Maxim Life Wellness System.” The system was implemented by the original founder, a naturopath whom believes that the human body is …

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Untreated Heartburn Can Lead to Long-term Damage and Health Problems

By Daniel Lindenberg, MD, PA – We have all experienced heartburn or acid reflux periodically.  When is it time to seek professional help?  Acid reflux is a normal physiologic process where the gastric contents of the stomach back up into the esophagus.  When heartburn occurs infrequently, less than once a week, a simple over the counter antacid can work well.  …

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Got Shoulder Pain?

By Domenic J. Pompile, PT, CSCS, Licensed Physical Therapist – Shoulder injuries are among one of the most common injuries today that affect individuals on a daily basis.  The largest degree of my patient population seeks therapy due to shoulder injuries.   Whether the shoulder has been injured due to an accident,  surgery,  non-use or a sports related activity; rehabilitation to …

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Do Trials Shape You Or Break You?

By Terry Hoskins – Pain and suffering finds us regardless of who we are and is indeed a central part of the human experience. You may have everything this world has to offer like millions of dollars, cars, houses, and boats, yet when trials come, all the stuff of the world leaves you feeling empty. Riches and power were suppose …

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What Is a Macular Pucker?

What Is a Macular Pucker

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – A macular pucker (also called an epiretinal membrane) is a layer of scar tissue that grows on the surface of the retina, particularly the macula, which is the part of your eye responsible for detailed, central vision. The macula is the small area at the center of the eye’s retina that allows …

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