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Protecting Your Eyes

By David A. Goldman MD – Protecting your eyes from injury is one of the most basic things you can do to keep your vision healthy throughout your life. You may be somewhat aware of the possible risks of eye injuries, but are you taking the easiest step of all to prevent 90 percent of those injuries: wearing the proper …

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What’s the Difference Between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans?

Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement

There are different ways that you can receive your Medicare coverage, or add onto that coverage. Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Insurance are options that may sound familiar, but they’re quite different. They do have one main thing in common: they’re both offered by private insurance companies. There are two options commonly used to replace or supplement Original Medicare. One …

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Breaking Through

Breaking Through

Two years ago this very month I found myself in what was seemingly a perpetual series of events that turned our world upside down. It was one of the most difficult times of my life. In a very short span of a couple of weeks I found myself having been betrayed by people I love very much,;criticized, and even cast …

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What Happens After a Hair Transplant?

What Happens After a Hair Transplant?

By Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS While patients report undergoing a hair transplant as a life changing experience that restores their confidence and youthfulness and improves their quality of life, it is important to understand that the change doesn’t happen overnight. Results take time and treating hair loss successfully for the long-run takes a commitment that doesn’t end after your …

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TubcuT® will improve accessibility & reduce accidents

TubcuT® will improve accessibility & reduce accidents

By Charles Etgen Certified Aging in place consultant If you’re looking for handicap accessible tubs, then you’ve come to the right place. Here at the Tub Cut, we make it easy for you to get a handicap accessible shower, without having to install a new tub or replace your existing bath. Our handicap tub conversions make it simple and easy. …

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TREATING ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

TREATING ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

By Renee Chillcott, LMHC It’s summertime, everyone is healthy and happy, I have nothing to complain about and life is good….right? Then why do I have this anxious, stressed out, overwhelmed, impending doom, depressed feeling? Do I have depression or anxiety or both? Why do depression and anxiety go hand in hand? And what can I do to make it …

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The next evolution of personalized Body Sculpting, truSculpt iD

The next evolution of personalized Body Sculpting,

We finally have the answer for those of us who have areas of fat on our body that we just cannot get rid of despite diet and exercise and do not want invasive liposuction, surgery or be left with sagging skin. The latest advancement in body contouring is here and it works! Over the years I pursued the quest to …

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What is the Difference Between THC and CBD?

THE BEST WAYS TO TREAT DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) are the two primary cannabinoids that occur naturally in the Cannabis sativa plant, most commonly known as cannabis. Both of these substances interact with the cannabinoid receptors found in the human body and brain, but they differed dramatically in their effects. CBD is non-psychoactive which means that it will not get the user high. Because …

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REJUVAnation™ – Amniotic and Umbilical Cord STEM CELL therapy CURE Peyronie’s Disease STOP the Pain – Don’t Operate REGENERATE

Get Your Life Back with Stem Cell Therapy

Get Your Life Back with Stem Cell Therapy REJUVAnation Medical Center is a leader and pioneer in the field of regenerative medicine and a R3 Stem cell clinic, a national leader in stem cell therapy. Amniotic and Umbilical Cord Stem Cell therapy has been used hundreds of thousands of times worldwide for regeneration and repair of body tissue. Stem cell …

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Ensuring our Parents Health Through Medication Compliance

By Dr. David Steinberg, Pharmacist As the baby boomer generation ages and medications become more numerous, children and family members are charged with caring for the loved ones. This task comes not only with much stress but also with many questions. The questions often range from “Who will administer the medication when I’m not there?” “Is there a risk of …

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It’s Hot Everywhere in July

Hot in July

Brent Myers Have you noticed that Summer has arrived? If you haven’t, just wait, you will. This is how I can usually tell that our wonderful south Florida Summer has come: when I bathe, get dressed, walk outside the house thirty feet to my car and when I get in – I feel like someone has rubbed a glazed doughnut …

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Ischemic Optic Neuropathy

Ischemic Optic Neuropathy

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Ischemic optic neuropathy (ION) is when blood does not flow properly to your eye’s optic nerve, eventually causing lasting damage to this nerve. With ION, you suddenly lose your vision in one or both of your eyes. The optic nerve carries signals from your eyes to the brain. Your brain then turns these …

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How to Avoid Your Father’s “Follicular Fate”

How to Avoid Your Father’s “Follicular Fate”

By Alan J. Bauman, MD, ABHRS A lot of the blame for hair loss gets directed at the mother’s side of the family, but today, we know that hair loss genes can be inherited from either your mother’s or father’s side of the family, or a combination of the two. This means one of the best indicators you have is …

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slip and fall tips

slip and fall tips

By Charles Etgen Certified Aging in place consultant Falls are the second leading cause of accidents in the home and account for 8.9 million trips to the emergency room every year. Fortunately, most are preventable. With a few simple changes around the house, you can reduce your risk greatly. According to the National Safety Council there are lots of preventative …

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ARE YOU PASSIVE, REACTIVE OR PROACTIVE WITH REGARDS TO YOUR WELLNESS-HEALTH-WELLBEING?

ARE YOU PASSIVE, REACTIVE OR PROACTIVE WITH REGARDS TO YOUR WELLNESS-HEALTH-WELLBEING?

We humans, are creatures of habits. Habit get us into automatic ways of behavior and give us an illusion that we control the situation we are in, and a sense stability and security. Many people justify this tendency with a common sense view: “why change something that is working ok?” Before we recommend to be proactive with regards to the …

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What’s the Difference Between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans?

Medicare Advantage

There are different ways that you can receive your Medicare coverage, or add onto that coverage. Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement Insurance are options that may sound familiar, but they’re quite different. They do have one main thing in common: they’re both offered by private insurance companies. There are two options commonly used to replace or supplement Original Medicare. One …

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What do YOU Want? Replacing Missing Teeth

A good majority of the questions we answer pertain to how patients can replace their missing teeth.  There are a multitude of ways this can be accomplished.  The more important question that needs to be addressed first is “what do you want”?  In our experience, the response to this question can vary widely.  Some patients are fine with empty spaces …

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ARE YOU MENTALLY HEALTHY?

ARE YOU MENTALLY HEALTHY?

by Renee Chillcott Mental health is a broad term that encompasses our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It can also have a profound impact on our physical well-being and daily functioning. Mental health affects how we think, feel and act as we cope with life and is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. At …

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Macular Hole

Macular Hole

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Macular hole is when a tear or opening forms in your macula. As the hole forms, things in your central vision will look blurry, wavy or distorted. As the hole grows, a dark or blind spot appears in your central vision. A macular hole does not affect your peripheral (side) vision. What Causes …

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Senior Information Centers Helps Seniors Preserve and Protect Assets

Helps Seniors Preserve and Protect Assets

By Linda Leatherbury Developing a comprehensive plan for financial preservation is essential to help seniors avoid costly mistakes and prevent financial devastation. Senior Information Centers, an umbrella network of licensed Florida professionals, provides comprehensive estate planning services that help seniors preserve and protect their assets. The company, with offices in Boca Raton, Sarasota and Ocala, serves seniors and their families …

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