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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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One of Those Things You Just Don’t Like to Talk About

Daniel Lindenberg, MD

By Daniel Lindenberg, MD, PA – Constipation is one of those topics few like to talk about. If you’ve suffered from this problem, though, you know it can be both painful and frustrating. Almost everyone gets constipated at some time during his or her life. It affects approximately 2% of the population in the U.S. Women and the elderly are …

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Don’t Live with Chronic Anxiety

Chronic Anxiety

A powerful, drug-free method and technology can help – often dramatically. By Tina Landeen, LCSW and Michael Cohen, Founder, CBT – Do you or someone you know experience chronic anxiety? Are you excessively nervous or fearful? Do you have panic attacks? If so, you’ve probably already tried or considered medications. Unfortunately, medications don’t always eliminate all the symptoms, and they …

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Don’t Give Up!

By Brent Myers, Pastor of Community Life – OK. So here we are… five months into a new year. How are things working out for you? Did you set goals for making this year the best year ever? Did you have dreams and ambitions to make this year different? Did you plan on making things better? Well… how are you …

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HAVE YOU OR YOUR CHILD SUSTAINED A CONCUSSION? ARE YOU SURE?

A Concussion is a serious yet common brain injury that is often overlooked.  A simple blow to the head can cause a Concussion, even if the signs and symptoms do not appear right away.  When a concussion occurs, symptoms may not develop right away and even if they do, they may not be easily recognized.  For this reason, Concussions can …

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The Miracle of Red Light Technology

The Miracle of Red Light Technology

By Susan Allen, Certified Lymphatic Therapist – Do you have a holiday party to attend and want to look fabulous? Want to lose that jiggly fat that has not responded to diet and exercise? Let me introduce you to red light therapy and a non-invasive body slimming method to remove fat, reduce inches and tighten the skin at the same …

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The “Hearing Bone’s” Connected to the What?

Hearing Bone

Once upon a time, before people knew any better, they thought that hearing loss was simply a part of growing older—something not worth doing much about. They were wrong. Turns out, hearing loss isn’t fussy about age. More than half of us with hearing loss are still in the workforce. And hearing loss is a much bigger deal than we …

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Youth Sports Safety Tips – Keeping Your Kids Safe While Playing Sports

Youth Sports Safety Tips

Participation in sports offers tremendous social, emotional and physical benefits for children.  We know that one of the worst things for kids is to be sidelined with an injury.  As parents and coaches, there are simple things we can do to help reduce preventable injuries and keep our kids playing the sports they love. Each year, 2.6 million children ages …

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Ask Fearless Love

love

Dear Fearless Love, Who are you – really? I am considering joining an online dating site. I have heard that people online frequently misrepresent themselves and many are already married. I think people you meet in person can do the same thing. That got me thinking, what information should I be asking people I “meet” online. What type of information …

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Pain, Itching, Bleeding?

Pain, Itching, Bleeding?

There Are Effective Non-Invasive Treatments for Hemorrhoids. By Daniel Lindenberg, MD, PA – By age 50, about half of adults have had to deal with the itching, discomfort and bleeding that can signal the presence of hemorrhoids. “Weak” veins — leading to hemorrhoids and other varicose veins — may be inherited. It’s likely that extreme abdominal pressure causes the veins …

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Insomnia

Insomnia

By Harmony Brown, AP – If you are like 51% of Americans you have difficulty sleeping at least a few nights a week.  Insomnia is a broad term to describe a wide range of sleep disturbances including: night waking, restless/fitful sleep, waking too early, difficulty or inability to fall asleep, or dream disturbed sleep.    The health implications of insomnia are …

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