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Outpatient Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease

Outpatient Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease

In the United States, every year, more than 200,000 people are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.  It is one of the most prevalent neurodegenerative diseases in the world, and its effects are distressing for both the individual and their loved ones. Although each patient’s symptoms are different, the most common indicators are: • Small handwriting • A masked facial expression • …

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Finding Synergy in Your Estate Planning, Elder Law and Asset Protection Planning.

Finding Synergy in Your Estate Planning, Elder Law and Asset Protection Planning.

By Steven J. Gibbs, Esq. A great focus for alcohol awareness month is how to find ways to create balance and harmony in life. How Do You Define Harmony and Balance in Your Life Decisions? Dictionary.com defines “Symbiotic” as: “…having an interdependent relationship.” Self-help Guru Stephen Covey writes a great deal in his book “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective …

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Women and Heart Disease

Did you know that Heart Disease is the number one killer of women, taking 1 out of 3 women’s lives each year?  With so much focus on other diseases that affect females, like breast cancer and autoimmune diseases, heart disease is often overlooked and underestimated.  One woman dies every minute of cardiovascular disease. Heart disease is the narrowing of the …

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Living a Healthy Lifestyle for Longevity

Living a Healthy Lifestyle for Longevity

By Justin Ceravolo, PharmD Adopting a healthy lifestyle, is the beginning of living a long and happy life. Incorporating daily physical activity, proper nutrition and making healthier life choices can positively impact your physical and mental health, ultimately increasing your lifespan. Vitamins and minerals are essential to promoting healthy growth and development, and ensuring normal body function. For your body to …

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Heartworm Awareness Month

Heartworm Awareness Month

We have so many responsibilities when it comes to keeping our beloved pets healthy and vibrant.  We feed them a healthy diet, make sure they get their exercise, groom them, and give them lots of hugs and kisses, but it’s important to remember that preventative medicine is critical to your furry one’s health.  For instance, none of us want to hear …

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With Inner Engineering – Reducing Stress Isn’t As Hard As You Think

With Inner Engineering

Stressed out? If so, you’re not alone; the American Psychological Society reports that almost a quarter of adults in the U.S. are under extreme stress. The silver lining is that finding your way out—transmuting your stress into happiness; pain into peace—may be easier than you think. Perhaps you have explored methods to improve your health or mental clarity, or simply to …

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Keeping an EYE on Health Care

Wait, I’ve never heard of ‘diabetic retinopathy.’ I’m inquisitive about many things. I was the kind of child who used to exhaust my doctors with so many HOW, WHAT, WHERE, WHEN and WHY questions that I not only exhausted the docs, but I often exhausted the time available for an actual exam. As I have gotten older, I have become …

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Head, Neck and Oral Cancers Often Found in Routine Exams

Head, Neck and Oral Cancers Often Found in Routine Exams

April is the national awareness month for Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal (Head and Neck) Cancers. While not as common as some other types of malignancies, these cancers can often be discovered during routine screening exams by a dentist, medical doctor, dental hygienist, or even by self-exam. According to the American Cancer Society, some of the early warning signs and symptoms …

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Ladies, If You Are Looking for a New Urologist, Consider a Urogynecologist

Ladies, If You Are Looking for a New Urologist, Consider a Urogynecologist

What is Urogynecology? Many women experience problems that overlap between the fields of gynecology and urology, and they often bounce back and forth between the two specialties. Urogynecology bridges that gap and allows for both of these issues to be addressed by one physician. The field of Urogynecology is a subspecialty within Obstetrics and Gynecology and is dedicated to the …

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Women, Addiction, and Ongoing Recovery

Women, Addiction, and Ongoing Recovery

Unique Challenges of Women While addiction to alcohol and other drugs is an equal-opportunity disease, women are affected differently than men. Generally speaking, women progress faster in addiction than men, face different barriers to getting help, and recover differently. Recognizing these differences can be critical in identifying addiction and determining the most effective treatment options. Women and Addiction Historically Historically, …

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