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Different Causes of Obesity and Treatment with Acupuncture

Different Causes of Obesity and Treatment with Acupuncture

By Stephen Sedita, AP Obesity is medically defined as being 20% or higher above the normal weight.  With years of clinical experience in successfully treating weight loss Dr. Meng has found many patients misunderstand causes of obesity; often only thinking of body fat resulting from overeating.  While fat is the most obvious source of extra weight it’s not the only …

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DEFY YOUR DNA: THE FUTURE OF PREVENTATIVE HEALTH

By David W. Feld, MD, Jupiter Obgyn EPIGENETICS: Definition Why do we age? Why do some of us age better than others? Why, when you least expect it, does an acquaintance, or a loved one, suddenly die from cancer, or heart disease, or a stroke? Why is breast cancer and other illnesses, on the rise? It has been said that …

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PEACE in Divorce

PEACE in Divorce

By Stuart R. Manoff, Esq. – Somewhat ironically, the five issues that need to be addressed in a Florida divorce can be summarized by the acronym P.E.A.C.E.: Parenting – Parenting issues include designating parental responsibility, which may be shared parental responsibility or sole parental responsibility, establishing a timesharing plan, and other issues surrounding the divorcing parties’ minor children. Equitable Distribution …

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Denture Retention: Chewing Without My Teeth Moving

Chewing Without My Teeth Moving

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. – Patients of all ages suffer from tooth loss for a variety of reasons.  In many of these instances, the missing teeth are replaced with a dental device called a Removable Denture.  Removable Dentures can be used to replace all of the teeth on the upper or lower jaw (called a Complete Denture) …

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Being Heart Smart: Can Gum Disease Affect Heart Health

Can Gum Disease Affect Heart Health

By Paul Cain, Ph.D. and Donna Holm, CPA – Healthy gums, healthy heart?  Some experts agree that the key to overall good health starts in your mouth, and they are not referring simply to your pearly whites.  Good dental hygiene has long been touted as paramount in maintaining good health.  Dentists recommend brushing teeth at least 2 if not 3 …

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Subject: LIFESTYLE RESOLUTION

LIFESTYLE RESOLUTION

By David W. Feld, MD, Jupiter Obgyn – In the United States today, 69% of the adult population is either obese or overweight. Unfortunately, 33% of children are in these categories as well. Furthermore, data suggest that over 65% of women aged 45 to 55 years and 70% of women aged 55 to 75 years are overweight. Using body mass …

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Liposuction Without Surgery?

Liposuction Without Surgery

By Daniela Dadurian, M.D. – Non-surgical body contouring has been evolving over the last decade to treat a multitude of conditions that previously only plastic surgery could answer. Now there is a new technology that will help you lose inches in a comfortable spa setting with no downtime.  Ilipo Ultra is the newest FDA approved laser for achieving results of …

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JANUARY IS CERVICAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

JANUARY IS CERVICAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

By David W. Feld, MD, Jupiter Obgyn – Cervical cancer is a dreaded, but largely preventable disease. Unfortunately, in the coming year, it is estimated between 11,000 and 12,000 American women will be diagnosed with it and nearly 4,000 will succumb from an advanced form of the disease. What can be done about this, and how can we increase the …

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ARE YOUR MEDICATIONS BAD FOR YOUR HAIR’S HEALTH?

ARE YOUR MEDICATIONS BAD FOR YOUR HAIRS HEALTH

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. – Medications that your doctor prescribes are used to maintain your health or treat a specific medical condition, but they can come with unwanted side effects.  Some drugs trigger hair growth in unwanted areas, changes in color or texture, or cause hair loss. Like any other type of hair loss, drug-induced hair loss can have …

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Thyroid Disease and Seniors

Thyroid Disease and Seniors

By Paul Cain, Ph.D. and Donna Holm, CPA – As seniors embrace the golden years, they have many things to look forward to – retirement, watching their children begin families of their own, playing with grandchildren, and hopefully enjoying a full life with the wisdom of age on their side. Along with the joys of aging comes the knowledge that …

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RETINAL VEIN OCCLUSION

RETINAL VEIN OCCLUSION

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – WHAT IS RETINAL VEIN OCCLUSION? A retinal vein occlusion occurs when a vein in the eye’s retina is blocked. The retina is the layer of light-sensing cells lining the back of your eye.  It converts light rays into signals, which are sent through the optic nerve to your brain where they are …

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Lose Weight Now!

Body Mess Index

Team Choreography for Weight Loss By Gloria Hakkarainen, MD, FACOG, FASBP, FABAARM – “I try everything and the weight just creeps back.  It’s so frustrating.”  If that comment sounds familiar, then I encourage you to read about breakthroughs in modern medicine. Successful 21st century medical grade weight loss is becoming the hottest sensation to combating disease.  Like any chronic medical …

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Hair Thinning? Falling Out? Here’s the next step…

Hair Thinning

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D.  – SOUND FAMILIAR? A woman with a once lush mane finds herself spending more time camouflaging the thinning areas on her scalp… A man in his prime sees the telltale recession of his hairline or some premature thinning of his crown… Both of them see a reflection in the mirror that looks older than they …

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Latest Trends in Medical and Cosmetic Lasers: Fungal Toenails?

Laser Toe Fungus Remover

By Dr. Daniel Pero – As technology advances every year and new developments in medicine bring us the latest treatments for various conditions, both medical and cosmetic, yet another use for our favorite machine called a laser is now upon us. Yes, that scary little creature you may have seen on TV commercials wreaking havoc underneath some hapless victim’s toenail …

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Relieving Holiday Stress with Acupuncture

Acupuncture

By Stephen Sedita, AP – While the holidays are a time for celebration, for many people there they are also a time of increased stresses. Holiday stress statistics, as reported by the American Psychological Association, show that up to 69% of people are stressed by the feeling of having a “lack of time”, 69% are stressed by perceiving a “lack …

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Giving Back: Nourishing Senior Life

Giving Back Nourishing Senior Life

By Paul Cain, Ph.D. and Donna Holm, CPA – The top three reasons causing seniors to be admitted to the hospital are 1) Falls, 2) Medication Mismanagement and 3) Malnutrition. For the first two, the preventive measures are straight forward and everyone can relate. “Always use your walker and take your pills on time, Grandma.” When it comes to poor …

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MENOPAUSE —BALANCING THE SYMPTOMS

MENOPAUSE

By Paula Greene, A.R.N.P.-C, Palm Beach Breast Institute – Female menopause is something that many women dread going through. It is a good idea for every woman to educate themselves about menopause to help calm the uncertainties when the inevitable happens. Rest assured that menopause is a normal change that every woman experiences when her menstrual cycle stops.  Generally between …

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CREATING THE PERFECTION OF PHI WITH FILLERS

CREATING THE PERFECTION OF PHI WITH FILLERS

By Dr. Bonnie Marting, DNP, ARNP – This ratio is seen everywhere; from the tail of a seahorse, the spiral of a snail, to every kind of flower bloom, and the spiraling wind-blown clouds of a hurricane visualized from the planes flying above – it is present. Because it is present everywhere, it is considered the “Divine Ratio”, with the …

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