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The Theme of Medicine

The Theme of Medicine

By Carl C. F. Gittens, M.D., P.A. In recent years the theme of medicine appears to me to be heading towards a proactive approach as opposed to a historically practiced reactive approach to medicine.  Diet and exercise are becoming a part of our daily activities.  We are approaching the back-to-school time of year.  I am writing this article to remind …

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Stem Cells: Changing the Future of Medicine

Changing the Future of Medicine

In the few short decades since their discovery, stem cells have changed the way doctors around the world see the future of medicine. Doctors have already harnessed the unique ability of stem cells to treat cancer and genetic blood diseases, using stem cell therapies such as bone marrow transplants. Today, more than 1,700 clinical studies are under way, demonstrating the …

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Choroidal Neovascular Membranes Symptoms & Treatments

Choroidal Neovascular Membranes Symptoms & Treatments

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. Choroidal neovascular membranes (CNVM) are new blood vessels that grow beneath the retina and disrupt vision. These blood vessels grow in an area called the choroid, the area between the retina and the sclera (the white part of your eye). The choroid supplies oxygen and nutrients to the eye. CNVM occur when new …

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Hair Loss? Your Own Blood May Hold the Key to Regrowth!

Hair Loss

New ‘Vampire’ PRP Treatment May Rejuvenate Dying Follicles By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. What do Tiger Woods, Rafael Nadal, Kobe Bryant, Kim Kardashian and Angelina Jolie have in common? The answer is that they have all reportedly used their own blood as a cutting-edge non-surgical regenerative medical treatment.  Studied in over 6,500 published scientific papers, the use of concentrated blood …

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Sensitive Teeth: What Are My Treatment Options?

Sensitive Teeth: What Are My Treatment Options

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. – Many of us have experienced the feeling of biting into something cold and feeling extreme sensitivity.  I am not talking about a continued dull ache in the teeth or spontaneous tooth pain, which are usually associated with some type of nerve issue that may require a root canal evaluation.  The type of …

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Poor Health Begins in the Gut!

Poor Health Begins in the Gut

By Bruce R. Dooley, M.D. – Millions suffer from the poor health conditions that are directly related to imbalances in the intestinal tract, a condition known as dysbiosis. This condition is caused over time by negative impacts on a person such as stress, antibiotics, sugar or carbohydrate intake, mercury from so-called “silver” dental fillings, steroids, overuse of certain medications and …

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Do Your Genes Increase Your Risk for Cancer?

Do Your Genes Increase Your Risk for Cancer

When you look in the mirror you may notice that you have your dad’s nose and your mom’s smile, but it’s what you can’t see that can significantly increase your risk of developing cancer. Aside from physical features, both parents can pass a genetic mutation in the BRCA 1 or BRCA 2 genes on to their children. Changes in the …

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My Gums Bleed – Is That Ok?

My Gums Bleed – Is That Ok?

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. – Imagine that as you read this article, blood is continually dripping from any part of your body.  My assumption is that you, like almost anyone, would immediately attend to the issue and if necessary seek medical attention right away. Now let us compare this to a similar situation occurring in the mouth. …

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We Don’t Listen With Our Ears; We Listen With Our Brain.

We Listen With Our Brain

Written by Bettie Borton, Au.D. FAAA brought to you by Dana Luzon, Au.D.  – Hearing devices can help a person detect sounds more efficiently, but they don’t necessarily provide good listening skills. Restoring normal volume levels with amplification does not ensure that speech understanding is effectively restored. While good hearing is a physical function that requires a normal auditory system, …

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Take the Wellness Home Survey!

Take the Wellness Home Survey

By Dr. Daniel Pero – Sometimes in our quest to treat patients for a specific disease entity, as healthcare practitioners, we somehow lose the big picture of taking care of patients from a global perspective. Each specialty and sub-specialty focuses within their scope of practice, to bring “sick” patients back to being “not sick”. But we all know there is …

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Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis?

By Jack Gardner, M.D. – Do you find it increasingly difficult to get a good night’s rest, leaving you fatigued during the day? Are you sensitive to hot and cold temperatures?  Do you feel stressed and/or depressed on a regular basis? If you answered yes to any of these questions you may have Rheumatoid Arthritis and not even know it. …

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The Role of the Orthopaedic Surgeon

“After the dust settles and the ambulance sirens fade, the work for the trauma doctor begins.” By Matthew Stiebel, MD, FRCSC – In light of the recent events in Boston, this month’s article will follow a different vein– out of respect and empathy for the people of Beantown. Many people come to visit their orthopaedic surgeon when they have pain …

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FITBELLA – Finally, a Fitness Routine You CAN Commit To

How many diets or exercise routines have you started with all intentions of reaching a certain goal? And how many times have you found one excuse after another to slowly and ultimately altogether stop making time for physical activity and watching what you eat? Most times, women can rationalize giving up a fitness goal, especially when they are only accountable …

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They Never Taught Me This in Medical School!

By Bruce R. Dooley, M.D. – They never taught me that most people are more concerned with servicing their car before a long trip so they don’t break down in the middle of nowhere, than they are about servicing their body for the (hopefully) long trip called LIFE. In fact we really never were taught wellness and prevention, which, sadly, …

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Massage Therapy: Respected Career in a Growing Industry

The field of massage therapy is growing rapidly in response to the public’s increasing interest in forms of healthcare that promote well being and an improved quality of life. As a result, massage therapy is an emerging profession. In 2011, the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) estimated massage therapy was a $10 – 11 billion industry.  According to the U.S. …

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

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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Fitbella: Relax, Lose Weight & Keep it Off

Are you tired of trying diet after diet only to see the weight come back when you start eating normal foods again? Are you pressed for time and unable to get in an hour workout each day? Are you ready to start your better health journey but find it overwhelming just to think about all the work ahead of you? …

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Only at MDBL – The Stem-Cell Facial

Stem Cell therapy has been used by doctors as early as the 16th century to heal damaged cells or tissue. In the past 10 years modern medicine has again started using this process instead of chemicals to treat illness and/or suppress it. A new Stem Cell Facial therapy uses stem cells derived from sheep’s placenta. The placenta and umbilical cord …

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Why Do Hearing Aids Cost What They Do?

Written by Susan Lopez Au.D., brought to you by Dana Luzon Au.D. – Hearing aids represent a significant investment because of many factors that go into the total price. Medicare and most insurance companies do not cover ANY of the costs of hearing aids. Hearing aids represent a significant financial investment. The price of a hearing aid covers a number …

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Acne and Traditional Chinese Medicine

By Stephen Sedita, AP, DOM – Acne is the most common skin disorder and can be a very frustrating condition to live with.  Americans spend millions of dollars each year on a variety of crèmes, salves, and ointments which often fail to produce lasting results. For those who have unsuccessfully tried other forms of acne treatments Dr. Meng can help …

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