May 27, 2020 - Wednesday

North Palm Beach Edition

CLINICAL TRIALS

CLINICAL TRIALS

No other field of medicine is changing as rapidly as oncology. Over the past decade, literally dozens of new medicines and new approaches for treating cancer have been developed, and this has resulted in many more people surviving cancer than ever before. According to the National Cancer Institute, in 2020, there are over 15 million cancer survivors in the United …

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Social Distancing can Lead to Increased Feeling of Anxiety and Depression

COVID-19 Causing Stress?

During this time of social distancing and isolation to help slow the spread of COVID-19, your social media feed most likely looks a little different. Some friends may be enjoying time outdoors, baking, or playing with their kids. Others could be displaying a lot of stress over the situation. Knowing what to feel can be confusing. One thing is for …

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COVID-19 Fitness from Home

Blink Fitness Blink Fitness is hosting Facebook Live sessions weekdays at 8 a.m. ET. The fitness chain will host virtual workouts, give tips to stay motivated and answer fitness questions from the comments. Orangetheory Orangetheory is sharing a new 30-minute workout video each day, featuring some of its most popular coaches from around the world. According to the fitness center, …

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COVID-19 Resource Guide – UPDATED

Florida Department of Health has opened a 24-hour COVID-19 call center to answer questions you may have. Call 866-779-6121 or email covid-19@flhealth.gov. For more information on COVID-19, please visit  The Florida Department of Health Website at www.floridahealth.gov. COVID-19 TESTING IN PALM BEACH COUNTY Palm Beach County Testing Line: (561) 642-1000 Telephone registration and appointment scheduling for COVID-19 testing will begin …

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Why Biofeedback Can Help You Sleep Better than Medication

Why Biofeedback Can Help You Sleep Better than Medication

By Michael Cohen, Director and Chief of Neurotechnology In the wake of the recent worldwide health emergency, a scratchy wool blanket of anxiety has descender over America. An inevitable symptom of anxiety is disrupted sleep – something many of our clients come to us to help them fix. Nine million Americans turn to prescription and non-prescription sleep remedies regularly in …

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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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ANYONE CAN SUFFER FROM ANXIETY NEUROFEEDBACK CAN HELP

ANYONE CAN SUFFER FROM ANXIETY NEUROFEEDBACK CAN HELP

By Renee Chillcott, LMHC It’s human nature to seek out the reasons why we feel anxious. Very often we look at external factors for the root cause; being unhappy in a job, living situation, with family or significant others tend to be our “go to”. We may also look at our past experiences, upbringing, past trauma, to explain this unrelenting …

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Saving Teeth: Determining If Teeth Should Be Treated or Replaced

Determining If Teeth Should Be Treated or Replaced

By Lee R. Cohen, D.D.S., M.S., M.S. – Patients every day face the decision of whether or not to have teeth treated or removed.  The choice can be difficult from an emotional viewpoint as well as a functional one. In many cases, the tooth or teeth in question are not causing any pain. What may not be understood is the …

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Trusts Are Not Just For The Wealthy

Trusts Are Not Just For The Wealthy

Perhaps the most common misconception among the general public concerning the areas of wills and trusts is the notion that if a couple owns less than $5,000,000.00 in assets, that they don’t need a revocable living trust. This is a false notion. For example, I recently had a fellow come to my office whose mother has just died. All she …

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Cataract Surgery in 2023: What should you expect?

By David A. Goldman MD – While there are certainly new developments in cataract surgery every year, these pale in comparison to the innovations that occur over decades. While many of the technologies discussed in this article are currently available in trials, it is important to remember that they are still in trials for a reason. Once safety data has …

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