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EXPERIENCE BEAUTY ~ STYLE ~ RELAXATION

Looking for the ultimate beauty experience that integrates health, wellness, and beauty into your daily life? Alex Day Spa and Salon takes self-care to new heights, helping clients ook and feel their very best every day! Alex Day Spa and Salon not only offers hair and nail services, the certified professionals within the building located at are capable of providing …

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HEADACHES AND NECK PAIN… a surprising contributor!

By Dr. Deanna Barbaro – Often times we attribute recurrent headaches, migraines, neck pain and stiffness to tension or stress. There is a veritable contributing factor which may be sitting in your pocket, purse or among the possessions you are currently holding while reading this article. If you spend much time bending your head forward to be able to text …

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Don’t Ignore Symptoms of Dry Mouth

By Dennis Lucas, D.M.D. – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and right about now you may be asking yourself what does this have to do with my dental health? Breast cancer survivors, especially chemotherapy patients, need to be aware that they are at greater risk of developing tooth decay and other dental problems. Quite frankly, chemotherapy can wreak havoc …

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Is there a lack of moisture in your mouth?

Is your morning toast suddenly drier and harder to swallow? Does your mouth feel sticky? Dry mouth sufferers often don’t notice that they are suffering from dry mouth until their saliva flow has dropped by 50%. The effects of dry mouth may be severe, moderate or mild. Mild sufferers of dry mouth are unlikely to even know they are affected. …

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Concept 10 10 insights

By Jorgen Albrechtsen – Environment During training, a personal trainer is always present. The trainer ensures that the machines are adjusted when the member arrives and guides them correctly through the exercises and determines the correct, individual weight. The training takes place in the same machines every time, which are used in a predetermined order allowing the different muscle groups …

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NEW GUIDELINES FOR COLON CANCER SCREENING BY THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS

By Shardul A. Nanavati, M.D., Advanced Gastroenterology of Naples – The ACP (American College of Physicians) came up with 4 specific recommendations. We will review these guidelines. Guidelines for Screening 1) Adults should receive screening recommendations based on personalized cancer risk profiles (with screening starting at 50 years for average risk patients). This is unchanged and in concordance with all …

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Get Healthy, Wealthy, Wise – and Squeaky Clean

Because it can be so difficult to keep a house clean, it can be tempting to cut corners or just not clean once in a while. But that thinking assumes the most important reasons to clean are either: Aesthetic – a clean home is pleasing to the senses, or Social – people respect or like you more if you keep …

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In Tough Economic Times, Life Insurance Remains Essential

By George Leamon, CLTC, Lutgert Insurance – According to research conducted by Limra, a research organization that’s been conducting insurance industry related surveys since 1960, almost one third of American households don’t have life insurance coverage. This was the highest uninsured percentage in over four decades of Limra research, and it showed about 9 million more uninsured households than the …

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2012 Gift Tax Exemption: Use it or Lose it!

By Robert M. Buckel – The big news in last year’s Tax Relief Act of 2010 legislation was not the $5,000,000 estate tax exemption, but rather the $5,000,000 gift tax exemption. Technically referred to as an applicable exclusion amount, each person is given an amount that can be used to transfer assets tax free to someone either at death or …

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Staying Healthy, Maintaining Youth, and Not Outliving Our Savings…3 Baby-Boomer Concerns.

By Rosemarie Hurley, Long-Term Care Insurance Specialist  – This generation of people, the Baby-Boomers, are taking a hard look at aging and lifestyle. We will, for the most part, live longer than our parents and in addition most things just cost more. Some of the Baby-Boomer generation have a “live for today” attitude, but others are planners and savers. The …

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