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Chronic Anxiety? You can change that

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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A Young Man’s Journey To Health

By Mark P. DiRoma, DC – Have you noticed that more and more, the youth of America are faced with health issues that at one time, were almost exclusively seen in older adults?  The cause of this increase could easily be attributed to the lack of nutritional content in our foods or just the overall stress of living in today’s …

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10 Great Tips for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

The start of a New Year is the perfect time to turn a new page, which is probably why so many people create New Year’s Resolutions. A new year often feels like a fresh start, a great opportunity to eliminate bad habits and establish new routines that will help you grow psychologically, emotionally, socially, physically or intellectually. Of course, resolutions …

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THYROID – Are you mismanaged?

By Harmony Brown, AP – We hear it all the time now, you or someone you know has been diagnosed with a thyroid disorder. 50% of my current patients have some kind of thyroid disorder and many are taking prescription medication to treat thyroid disease. 27 million Americans suffer from thyroid-related illnesses (majority of them female); this number continues to …

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Shedding Pounds Can Lead to Shedding Hair

Shedding Pounds Can Lead to Shedding Hair

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D.- Crash dieting may seem like the perfect way to shed the unwanted pounds we all seem to inevitably pack on during the holidays, but they can have serious implications on our health. But unfortunately, despite the risks, these extreme dieting methods are gaining popularity, especially among young women who are willing to sacrifice their health …

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GIVE A SMILE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!

GIVE A SMILE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!

By Dr. Kerri White – The Holidays are truly a wonderful time of the year!  We get to spend quality time with family and friends and reflect back on the things that mean the most to us.  Unfortunately, for some of the less fortunate, the holidays can be far from festive.  We thought we would highlight the wonderful charities we …

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What Is Eye Lymphoma?

What Is Eye Lymphoma

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – In contrast to other systemic lymphomas, which usually involve the retina and iris (the colored portion of the eye), primary intraocular lymphoma (PIOL) involves the retina, vitreous and optic nerve. Eighty percent of cases involve both eyes; many people with PIOL will develop lymphoma within the part of the brain called the …

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Hearing Loss and Relationships

Hearing Loss and Relationships

Written by Melinda ‘Sunni’ McBride, Au. D. Brought to you by Dana Luzon, Au.D. – Back in 1971 when Sly and the Family Stone hit number one on the pop charts, no one was relating the chorus “It’s a family affair” to hearing impairment. Today, people who are dealing with age-related hearing loss in parents or a spouse— even those …

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THE SOCIAL SECURITY DEBATE – What age is the right age?

THE SOCIAL SECURITY DEBATE

By Donna Holm, CPA, MST, Associate of Harless & Associates – While rumors circulate that the Social Security System is going bankrupt, consider the source of funding; every U.S. wage earner. While it is true that there are fewer workers for every benefit recipient, (2.8:1 in 2011 vs. 5:1 in 1960), and the average American will collect much longer than …

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What Is HIV?

HIV

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a virus that causes the body’s immune system to break down. Your immune system fights off illness and infection and is very important for a healthy body. Once HIV is present in the body, it attacks important white blood cells in your immune system called lymphocytes, …

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Diabetes… Are You at Risk?

Diabetes... Are You at Risk

Dear Camille, When I visited my doctor today to review my lab work, I was told that I am pre-diabetic! I’m not surprised; my mother, my aunt, and my oldest brother are diabetic. My doctor said he would place me on medication if I don’t try to correct it with diet and exercise. Can you help me! — Alicia Dear …

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Fitness at Any Age

Fitness at Any Age

Waiting to be called for my doctor’s appointment I picked up a copy of “The Health & Wellness Magazine.”  As I flipped through the pages I noticed Fitbella’s advertisement and an inspiring story. The story was about a young woman well on her way to achieving her fitness and weight loss goals. This immediately sparked my interest!  I hadn’t been …

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Vaginal Reconstruction & Labiaplasty: YOU ARE NOT ALONE…

Vaginal Reconstruction

By Carlos Eduardo Ramírez, MD, Gynecology – Women living with symptoms of vaginal discomfort, irritation, appearance and others are not alone.  In fact, these are extremely common.  However, due to the sensitive personal issues usually involved women stay silent about the disruption to their quality of life.  There are solutions to these issues that may be, not only simple, but …

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Reverse Diabetes with Weight Loss? – YES

Reverse Diabetes with Weight Loss

Did you know that Diabetes is the 7th leading killer in the United States?   It has been characterized as an epidemic. 25.8 million Americans have diabetes — 8.3% of the U.S. population. Of these, 7 million do not know they have the disease.  It is estimated that 79 million adults aged 20 and older have pre-diabetes. Studies have shown that …

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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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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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Put Neck Pain Behind You

Put Neck Pain Behind You

By Dr. James McErlain, D.C. – If you thought surgery, physical therapy, or painful injections were your only options for neck pain treatment…think again. Jupiter Healthcare is proud to offer IDD Therapy, a non-invasive treatment that has offered lasting relief for thousands of patients who may have needed spinal surgery. What is IDD Therapy? Intervertebral Differential Dynamics (IDD) Therapy is …

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Are You Afraid of A Facelift? Consider the Whisper Lift®

Are You Afraid of A Facelift

By Anita Mandal, M.D. – Q: What is the Whisper Lift? A: The Whisper Lift was developed in 2007 by Palm Beach Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Anita Mandal as part of the next generation of Quick Recovery Facelifts. Designed for patients that want convenient procedures with less downtime, the Whisper Lift tightens and lifts sagging jowls and neck tissues without the …

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