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The Most Feared Word in the English Dictionary…

Cancer Prevention Class

This year alone, over 1.7 million Americans will be told that they “have” CANCER and 33% of those people will die. Every 30 seconds somebody is diagnosed with cancer. Cancer Prevention Class October 21 6:30pm Elevation Health of Jupiter 240 W Indiantown Rd. Suite 107 Do you know that most people ignore the very symptoms that, if listened to, could …

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From Fruit to Fat!

From Fruit to Fat

By Jeffrey R Delaney, Nuviva Medical Weight Loss – With the risk of obesity, diabetes, hypertension and atherosclerosis growing larger every day, we have to ask ourselves what is causing this? A common additive present in processed foods like soft drinks, salad dressings, and store bought cakes, cookies, snacks, breakfast cereals and breads. What is this additive? High fructose corn …

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Effective Non-Surgical Treatment for Low Back Pain is Here

Effective Non-Surgical Treatment for Low Back Pain is Here

By Dr. James McErlain, D.C. Jupiter Healthcare is proud to offer the latest technology of non-surgical treatment for serious chronic lower back pain and sciatica. Our commitment to offering the highest quality of care resulted in the addition of the FDA-cleared DRX9000 Spinal Decompression technology for the treatment of back pain due to: • Low Back Pain, unilateral or bilateral …

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Tips for Natural Looking Botox and Filler Treatments

Botox and Filler Treatments

By Anita Mandal, M.D. Question: I’ve seen two plastic surgeons for botox and fillers. Their fees were much higher than some doctors who are not cosmetic surgeons and most medical spas. Is there any real benefit to paying more for a plastic surgeon? Answer: Botox and fillers may seem quick and easy, but serious complications can and do occur. With …

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Six New Weapons in the Battle Against Baldness

Six New Weapons in the Battle Against Baldness

By Alan J. Bauman, M.D. Over 80 million Americans (50 million men and 30 million women) suffer from hair loss or thinning hair — and together they spend more than $3.5 billion a year on treatments to maintain or restore a more youthful head of hair. But, much of the time this money is wasted on treatments that either don’t work, or don’t work as well …

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Make this school year a fresh start for your waistline

Make this school year a fresh start for your waistline

Summer is almost over, leaving behind sun kissed skin, bleached locks, smiles, memories, and … unwanted pounds.  If you find your shorts fitting a bit snug and your swimsuit uncomfortable you are not alone.  Did you know most women gain weight in the summer months?  This is especially true for stay at home moms.  With months of preparing endless meals, …

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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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