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DO I HAVE AGING FRAILTY? WHAT IS AGING FRAILTY?

DO I HAVE AGING FRAILTY? WHAT IS AGING FRAILTY?

By Julian J. Javier, MD – ARHI Frailty is a very common and important condition affecting individuals over 65 years old. It is an important geriatric syndrome that is characterized by age-associated decline on physiologic reserves and function across many organ systems. This leads to vulnerability and to adverse health outcomes such as when they are exposed to stressors like acute …

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Understanding Dental Implants Part 1

By Dr. Ricardo S. Bocanegra, DDS Dental Implants Am I a candidate for dental implants? Generally speaking, if you have lost teeth you are a candidate for dental implants. It is important that you are in good health, however, as there are some conditions and diseases that can affect whether dental implants are right for you. For example, uncontrolled diabetes, …

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Lung Cancer & The Importance of Screenings

Lung Cancer & The Importance of Screenings

The second leading cancer in both men and women is LUNG CANCER. According to the American Cancer Society’s Statistics, there will be 234,030 new cases of lung cancer diagnosed and 154,050 deaths from lung cancer this year alone. Despite these grim statistics, nearly 430,000 people today, have at some point in their lives been diagnosed with lung cancer, and yet they …

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Cryotherapy for Pain Relief and Cellular Renewal

Cryotherapy for Pain Relief and Cellular Renewal

Jean Ankner was enduring the side effects of her treatment from metastatic breast cancer daily. Most of these side effects were ensuring a great deal of pain in her body. At one point, she was taking up to five ibuprofen’s a day just to try and relieve her symptoms. After seeking conventional medicine, holistic therapeutics and everything in between, she finally …

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“A Star Is Born” Sheds Light on Tinnitus!

By Hoglund Family Hearing and Audiology Services In the movie A Star Is Born, Jackson Maine (played by Bradley Cooper) is a famous musician who performs very loud, rock-n-roll concerts to sold-out arenas every night. As a result of all this noise, and the fact that he was born with hearing loss, Maine hears a constant ringing tone in his …

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Alleviate Knee Pain with Acupuncture

By Toni Eatros, MS, Dipl Ac, AP – Do you suffer from knee pain?  At the end of the day, are your knees swollen, sore, and achy?  If so, I have good news for you. Acupuncture can alleviate the pain you are experiencing so you can get back to the activities that you enjoy.  Pain relief usually begins within minutes …

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Early Detection of Prostate Cancer Saves Lives

Early Detection of Prostate Cancer Saves Lives

Prostate cancer is a fairly serious blip on the male health radar as the second leading cause of cancer death in American men. Chances are you know someone who has battled prostate cancer because statistically speaking; one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. The average age of diagnosis is 65, in fact 60% of …

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Seeing the Light – Latest Treatment for Precancers Uses Photodynamic Blue Light Therapy

Seeing the Light - Latest Treatment for Precancers Uses Photodynamic Blue Light Therapy

J. Gregory Neily, DO – Board Certified Dermatologist, Mohs Micrographic Surgeon Looking in the mirror, many of us begin to see brown spots appearing on our faces. We generally shrug them off as “sun damage” without really understanding what that means. While most sun damage is merely a cosmetic nuisance but some types of sun damage can become more serious. Actinic …

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Senior Pet Care

Senior Pet Care

Just like we humans are living longer, pets are living longer too. Some of the same age-related conditions that happen to people happen to our pets as well. Keeping them as healthy as possible in their senior years is critical to their quality of life. Pets are considered seniors around seven years old, but this can vary with different breeds. …

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What is Cryptocurrency, and How is it Taxed?

What is Cryptocurrency, and How is it Taxed?

By Bonie Montalvo Background on Cryptocurrency Cryptocurrency is digital “money” used as a medium of exchange in the world market. There are more than 1,500 known virtual currencies, with the most popular being Bitcoin. Bitcoin is a digital token — with no physical backing —not backed by gold or paper bills. Back in the day, when a cashier received a …

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