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Body Contouring

Body Contouring

By Daniela Dadurian, M.D. – The phrase “Body Contouring” can be intimidating, but it is more of a body tune up to tweak areas on the body that we are not happy with. Body Contouring is a subtle way to fine tune our bodies and helps to regain back our shape. Most importantly, it can bring back your confidence. It …

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Men’s Health Month FOCUS ON MENS HEALTH: Maxim Men’s Health Clinic

Maxim Men’s Health Clinic

The landscape of the health care environment is changing and has been for many years to meet the increased need for specialized service providers.  We all know children see pediatricians and women see gynecologists.  With the evolution of more specialized health care a new group of focused healthcare services are specifically for men.  Men’s health needs are vastly different than …

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What Is Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion (BRVO)?

What Is Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – The retina—the layer of light-sensitive cells at the back of the eye—is nourished by the flow of blood, which provides nutrients and oxygen that nerve cells need. When there is a blockage in the veins into the retina, retinal vein occlusion may occur. Branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) is a blockage of …

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NEW THERAPIES FOR DIABETES WHY USE THEM?

NEW THERAPIES FOR DIABETES WHY USE THEM

Back in the day, treating Type II Diabetes was very easy: We either gave patients the “blue pill” (Diabinese) or put them on Insulin. Today, we have a veritable smorgasbord of possibilities.  Rather than prescribe a single agent, most practitioners favor a “cocktail” approach, using two, three, or even four different agents with a view to getting the HgbA1c down …

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Red Light Shapes Your Future

Red Light Shapes Your Future

By Susan Allen, Certified Lymphatic Therapist – Are you looking for a non-surgical & healthy way to lose that stubborn jiggly fat that hasn’t responded to diet and exercise? Let me introduce you to UltraSlim Red Light Therapy – the non­invasive body slimming method to remove fat, reduce inches and tighten the skin at the same time. It is the …

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Boca Raton’s First Ever Oncology Spa, the “Spa Care Center,” Provides Services to Cancer Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy

First Ever Oncology Spa

Brand new to Boca Raton, The Spa Care Center is a specialized facility dedicated to comforting and pampering to both cancer patients and survivors still undergoing treatment.  For those undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatments, it’s nice to know that there is a place where they can feel comfortable in their own skin, with products that are specifically selected for the …

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Ask Fearless Love

Ask Fearless Love

After the affair: Tell or Do Not Tell? I cheated on my husband and I haven’t told him. I’ve broken it off with the other man. I know what I did was wrong and I feel guilty and awful. I don’t even know why I did it. My husband is a wonderful man and he’s been nothing but devoted and …

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Trouble Going to Sleep? Staying Asleep? Difficulty Waking?

Trouble Going to Sleep

New technology helps you sleep better, feel more rested, for even the toughest cases. By Michael Cohen, Founder, Center for Brain Training – Do you find yourself lying awake at night worrying or being unable to shut off your mind? Maybe you don’t feel rested or like you’re always trying to “catch-up” on sleep? Do you wake multiple times througout …

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Slimming Down for the Summer

Slimming Down for the Summer

By Nicole Marchand, Registered Dietition – “Can I eat this?” “How many calories is that?” “My goal is so far away, where do I start?” These are some of the questions I get on a regular basis. Weight loss signs, ads, billboards, tips, and books are everywhere.  Unfortunately, most of the people giving weight loss and diet information aren’t qualified. …

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Here are 5 tips to slim down for summer

5 tips to slim down

1.  Eat the Rainbow: Incorporating different color fruits and veggies into your diet on a daily basis will ensure that you are getting different vitamins and minerals. When trying to lose weight your B vitamins as well as Vitamin C needs are increased. Try to incorporate foods that are high is these nutrients into your diet. You don’t need to …

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True Wealth Comes in Discovering The Road to Health

True Wealth

By Wellness & Hormone Centers of America – Finding the path to wellness starts in a unique and personal way. For some, it is a long journey spanning decades while in others it can be triggered by some loss offunction or illness. In either case, individuals begin to focus on pursuing the path to wellness. Many times the quest for …

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WHAT IS ATRIAL FIBRILLATION &WHY IS IT DANGEROUS?

ATRIAL FIBRILLATIONATRIAL FIBRILLATION

Atrial Fibrillation (also known as “a-fib”) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia affecting up to 2.6 million Americans annually. Beyond the critical medical importance of atrial fibrillation to be underscored below, the burden of atrial fibrillation on our health care system is estimated 7 billion dollars annually. Atrial fibrillation is one of the most common causes for new visits to …

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CARBS GOOD OR BAD?

In any diet conversation it is guaranteed to come up, Carbs… good or bad? Carbs have been touted as the feared food in fad diets. And some carbs have also been promoted as a healthful nutrient associated with lower risk of chronic disease. So which is it? Are carbs good or bad? The short answer is that they are both. …

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How Our Hair Ages

How Our Hair Ages

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. – Many women don’t realize the impact aging hair can have on their appearance. How old a person looks from across the room often has less to do with facial wrinkles and a lot more to do with signs of prematurely aging hair. Thinning is one of the biggest threats to aging hair. As our …

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What Are Floaters and Flashes?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – You may sometimes see small specks or clouds moving in your field of vision. These are called floaters. You can often see them when looking at a plain background, like a blank wall or blue sky. Floaters are actually tiny clumps of cells or material inside the vitreous, the clear, gel-like fluid …

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Freezing FAT

Freezing FAT

By Daniela Dadurian, M.D. – There are so many ways to lose weight and more so, so many diets out there to choose from. Yet so many people struggle with their shape and bulges that don’t seem to go away despite all the diet and exercise.  There are a lot of factors that contribute to a person not being able …

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Hoshino: A Unique Massage Therapy

Hoshino: A Unique Massage Therapy

By Michael Hollander – There are so many types of massage, and there appears to be a masseuse on every corner these days. How is Hoshino Massage Therapy different from all the others? This therapy was developed by Tomezo Hoshino, who was born in 1910 in Atsugi, Japan, into a family who for generations had been practitioners of acupuncture and …

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Ask Fearless Love: Dating after divorce?

Dating after divorce

I want to ask out a woman I know, but I’m not sure it’s a good idea. She divorced her husband about 4 months ago. I’m not close friends with her, however we do know each other. She’s someone I’ve always liked and so when she divorced, I was actually happy I could pursue her. What’s your advice about asking …

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ONCOLOGY SPA DEDICATED TO UPLIFTING SPIRITS OF THOSE UNDERGOING CANCER TREATMENTS SUCH AS CHEMO AND RADIATION

CANCER TREATMENT

What would you say about a place that is relaxing and rejuvenating especially for cancer patients?  A place that provides an atmosphere where someone’s mind and body needs can be met while they’re undergoing chemotherapy, radiation, or having to deal with any type of cancer or skin disease? Magnifique? Well, that’s what many are saying about the Spa Care Center …

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Eat Today to Fight Tomorrow: Nutrition & Disease Prevention

Disease Prevention

What’s in it for me? Why eat nutritious foods? Have you ever taken a minute to reflect on your motivation for living a healthy lifestyle? As I see it, most people fit into one (or more) of these three categories: 1. Reach specific goals 2. Manage disease and damage control 3. Prevention Reaching specific goals. These are the people that …

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