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Back Pain Now has Advanced Solutions

Back Pain Now has Advanced Solutions

Every Year, nearly 200,000 people are diagnosed with spinal compression, which causes significant pain in the spine and surrounding back muscular structure.  Osteoporosis usually causes spinal compression and mostly affects the aging population, but can also be attributed to other diseases of the bone, cancers, tumors, long-term steroid use, herniated discs, and arthritis. While there are treatment options for spinal compression, …

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Naltrexone Implant for Alcohol and Opioid Addiction

Naltrexone Implant for Alcohol and Opioid Addiction

Prevalence of Binge Drinking and Heavy Drinking: In 2015, 26.9 percent of people ages 18 or older reported that they engaged in binge drinking in the past month; 7.0 percent reported that they engaged in heavy alcohol use in the past month.  Many people are unaware that they are developing a serious problem until it has taken over their life. Although …

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REAL ESTATE ODDS AND ENDS

REAL ESTATE ODDS AND ENDS

By James W. Mallonee Have you ever wondered about those documentary stamps that the government charges when you convey your property to another?  If you have, you’re not alone, it is sometimes a mystery as to how the assessment is for the tax is made.  You should think of it as a sales tax similar to the type you get charged …

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Declutter Your Heart

Declutter Your Heart

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church I’m not a packrat (I’m in denial) but I do tend to pile stuff in my study at home.  After a few weeks have gone by I start feeling sluggish when I sit down to write. I look around the room and begin to feel overwhelmed. I once blamed the sluggish, …

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A Patients Guide to MOHS SURGERY

A Patients Guide to MOHS SURGERY

Approximately 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Basal cell and squamous cell are the two most common skin cancers accounting for more than 5 million diagnosed annually. Unfortunately, many of these people will experience skin cancer more than once in their lives. If skin cancer is caught early, it can be treated with great success, but …

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Is Urgent Care the answer to Your Medical Needs?

Is Urgent Care the answer to Your Medical Needs?

If you or someone you know are experiencing burning sensations and abrasions in the eyes that limit your everyday living activities, you may have dry eyes. Or, if you already have been diagnosed with dry eyes, the “solution” provided by your physician may be offering only temporary, short-term relief. So we talked with Ophthalmologist James E. Croley III, M.D., about LipiFlow, …

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Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence

Alejandro Miranda-Sousa, M.D. Having an overactive bladder is nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, nearly 15 percent of women are dealing with it on a chronic basis. As you may suspect, it is more prominent in women due to pregnancies, menopause, and the unique structure of the female urinary tract. Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) is a specific type of problem …

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Your Immune System is Aging Too!

Your Immune System is Aging Too!

Aging Immune systems Have you noticed that certain things happen as you age?  Maybe you are tire more easily and need more sleep, or don’t have as much endurance as you once had.  Do you get sick more often?  Does it take you longer to get over a cold or the flu?  Older bodies get hit harder with viruses and …

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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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