January 28, 2021 - Thursday

North Palm Beach Edition

Don’t Stress About Hair Loss This Summer

Hair Loss

The past few months have been incredibly stressful. Stress not only takes an emotional toll, but it can also impact us physically, including the health of our hair. Thankfully, we are seeing some light at the end of the tunnel. Whether recent stress has taken a toll on your hair, or if you simply want to look your best as …

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HARMFUL UV RAYS: HOW AND WHY PROTECTING YOUR EYES IS IMPERATIVE

HARMFUL UV RAYS: HOW AND WHY PROTECTING YOUR EYES IS IMPERATIVE

By Monique Barbour, M.D. We all know the importance of sun protection. We wear SPF and protective clothing, but what about our eyes? Many individuals are unaware of the issues UV light can cause concerning vision. UV RAYS EXPLAINED UV radiation has multiple levels; for example, UVC rays are the most harmful to the skin and eyes, but the ozone …

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THERE’S A LOT MORE TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA THAN SMOKING POT

MEDICAL MARIJUANA

When we hear about individuals using medical marijuana or CBD oil, many people still don’t quite understand the science behind the “leaf”. With medical marijuana legal in 33 States and a growing list, adoption Medicinal Marijuana is becoming more and more commonplace. There are many studies purporting remarkable results in many conditions and disorders. And if you ask those that …

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Health Channel

Health Channel

By Charles Lawrence, The Health Channel In this strange Summer of 2020, we wonder what the future will hold for our families. The world is navigating unchartered waters because of this global pandemic. While our lives are being turned upside down for the moment, an important question has bubbled to the surface. How do we improve and maintain our health …

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Anxious Times Worried, Sleepless, Stressed? Neurofeedback Could Help

Anxious Times

By Michael Cohen, Director and Chief of Neurotechnology Liquor stores are flooded with customers. Bakeries are selling out of pastries. Sugar and flour are flying off the grocery store shelves, and we all know about the infamous toilet paper panic. There’s no doubt about it: the coronavirus pandemic is causing unprecedented stress and anxiety in our lives in ways we …

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What Is Diabetic Retinopathy?

What is Diabetic Retinopathy?

By Lauren R. Rosecan, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S. – Diabetic retinopathy, the most common diabetic eye disease, occurs when blood vessels in the retina change. Sometimes these vessels swell and leak fluid or even close off completely. In other cases, abnormal new blood vessels grow on the surface of the retina. The retina is a thin layer of light-sensitive tissue that …

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It’s Hot Everywhere in July

Brent Myers Have you noticed that Summer has arrived? If you haven’t, just wait, you will. This is how I can usually tell that our wonderful south Florida Summer has come: when I bathe, get dressed, walk outside the house thirty feet to my car and when I get in – I feel like someone has rubbed a glazed doughnut …

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All the Rage with Celebrities, The Vampire Facelift and Facial Can Give You Your Youthful Appearance Back

Vampire Facelift

As we age skin can become dull, lose elasticity and droop. There are of course surgical options and hyaluronic acid fillers, but the procedures that are topping everyone’s wish list are the Vampire facelift and the vampire facial. Naturally found in your blood, platelets are a rich source of proteins called growth factors, which promote healing and regeneration. Platelet-rich plasma …

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PLANNING FOR THE INHERITANCE OF A DISABlED CHllD

PLANNING FOR THE INHERITANCE OF A DISABlED CHllD

How can you plan for the inheritance of a disabled child in order to preserve their ability to receive government benefits? Do you have a disabled child who will be inheriting from your estate? Does this disabled child receive government benefits? Many families are not aware that once a disabled child (minor or adult), who is receiving government benefits, receives …

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