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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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Treatment of Depression for Sufferers of Parkinson’s Disease

Treatment of Depression for Sufferers of Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement. It develops gradually, sometimes starting with a barely noticeable tremor in just one hand. But while a tremor may be the most well-known sign of Parkinson’s disease, the disorder also commonly causes stiffness or slowing of movement. In the early stages of Parkinson’s disease, a face may …

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The Carlisle Invites Public to Benefit Fashion Show for Local Students

The Carlisle Invites Public to Benefit Fashion Show for Local Students

Intergenerational Programs Benefits Old & Young Alike By Amy Hilliard Research continues to show that when young and old come together to form fun, meaningful relationships, both generations reap a wealth of emotional and physical benefits including improved self-esteem and overall health. The Carlisle Naples, an active retirement community, has a long-standing partnership with Sabal Palm Elementary School and promotes …

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