January 20, 2021 - Wednesday

North Palm Beach Edition

Effective Weight Loss with Chinese Medicine

Effective Weight Loss with Chinese Medicine

By Stephen Sedita, AP – Weight loss is not as simple as eating less and/or exercising more.  In order to lose weight the body’s waste management and digestive systems need to be functioning properly. Most importantly to long term success the root cause of the weight gain must be addressed (stress eating, poor diet, sedentary lifestyle, etc.) According to traditional …

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Eat your way to a healthier complexion

Eat your way to a healthier complexion

By Kenneth R. Beer, M.D. FAAD – When we think about how to best take care of our skin we usually think in terms of what serum or moisturizer will give us that coveted glow. While what you use on your skin is important, supplementing your skin care with a healthy diet will do wonders in helping you put your …

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Allergic Fungal Sinusitis

Allergic Fungal Sinusitis

By Daniel N. Tucker, M.D. – Chronic and recurrent sinusitis is be-coming increasingly common, despite more treatment options. Remedies include antibiotics, topical and systemic steroid therapy (Cortisone), and various anti- allergy and decongestant medications, as well as surgical options.  It is not uncommon to see patients who have undergone multiple surgical procedures for this problem.  Sinusitis may be associated with …

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Flexing Your Mind for Greatness

Flexing Your Mind for Greatness

By Marc Murray, Life Coach – It was minutes before we were to run out of the tunnel to compete against conference foe Middle Tennessee in an Ohio Valley Conference football showdown in 1986. James Clark, who played linebacker for Murray State University, stood up and gave one of the most memorable speeches I have ever heard from a teammate …

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Training our Children to Know God

Teaching Kids About God

By Terry Hoskins – Parenting isn’t for the faint of heart. Parenting is one of the most challenging and awesome positions God places people in. As a result, it requires both discipline and intentionality if we are going to be faithful servants of God. Think of it this way; God entrusts little souls into the parent’s care for the sole …

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Breast Cancer: Dispelling Myth and Fact

Breast Cancer Question and Answer

Q: Dr. Gardner, My sister was just diagnosed with breast cancer, (DCIS), our grandmother died of breast cancer many years ago.  I do not know what to expect, we are all scared of losing her. Patricia age 45, West Palm Beach, FL A: Patricia, Cancer is a scary word for any family. I am sorry your family is facing this …

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT ASSISTED LIVING COMMUNITY

ASSISTED LIVING COMMUNITY

While growing older can be wonderful, it quite often brings with it a host of challenges.  Many seniors deal with health and mobility issues and need help to navigate through their daily lives. Moving into an assisted living facility is one solution and there are quite a few of them to choose from. Before doing so, it’s important to formulate …

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Rotator Cuff Tears and Fashionable Shoulder Slings

Rotator Cuff Tears

By Matthew Stiebel, MD, FRCSC – A recent trend has struck many of the shopping malls of South Florida: large numbers of patrons with arms in slings. As you travel the escalators or walk the rows of the parking lot, it’s easy to be struck by the sheer number of people in slings and shoulder immobilizers. “What is meaning of this …

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Macular Degeneration – A Closer Look

Macular Degeneration - A Closer Look

WHAT IS MACULAR DEGENERATION Macular degeneration is a disease of the macula- a small area in the retina at the back of the eye. The macula allows you to see fine details clearly and do things such as read and drive. When the macula does not work properly, your central vision can be blurry and have areas that are dark …

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