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H pylori Symptoms and Treatment

By Shardul A. Nanavati, MD – Helicobacter pylori are also known as “h pylori” is a bacterium liable for most ulcers. This bacteria deteriorates the defensive coating of stomach, permitting digestive juices to irritate sensitive abdomen inside layer. Doctors have confirmed that in the majority of cases of h pylori illness generates no vital signs or symptoms as compared to …

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The Personal Impact of Untreated Hearing Loss

By Hoglund Family Hearing and Audiology Services – One of the most commonly unaddressed health conditions in America today, hearing loss affects more than 33.5 million Americans—most of whom are below retirement age. Hearing loss can strike at any time and at any age. And when left unaddressed, hearing loss can affect virtually every aspect of an individual’s life. Numerous …

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Specialists Take the Stress Out of Long-Term Care

By George T. Leamon, CLTC – Lutgert Insurance – Stress is the result of several different rationales, but there is one area in which many have fallen prey at least once before…stress from procrastination. Procrastination is a major source of stress, but when you combine personal tragedy and procrastination, you have a real nightmare. Sound like the ultimate stressful situation? …

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Alternative Exercises

Adult & Community Education – Have you tried an exercise program but just can’t stick with it because it isn’t interesting enough and you get bored after just a few weeks, maybe months? Are you looking for an alternative, more interesting form of exercise? There are many exercise activities aside from the ones that generally come to mind: walking, running, …

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‘Tis ALWAYS the Season to be Grateful & Giving – So Says Lory

By Lisa Minic – With the holiday season in full swing, the attitude of gratitude and giving has filled many of us, and this is no exception for one local mother even though she is battling cancer. Imagine for a moment that you are a single parent to five energetic, curious, demanding, and wonderful children and you are in the …

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An Appetizer Portion of Fiscal Cliff with Generous Helping of Lame-Duck

By Blake W. Kirkpatrick, Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney – First, this is actually meant to be an article that hopefully will benefit you in planning your estate and tax affairs. Now that I have lost you at “hello,” let’s look at the recent election and how past history may be the best indicator of the …

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The Time to Act is Now

By Rosemarie Hurley, Long-Term Care Insurance Specialist  – When you have worked in an industry as long as I have, certain questions repeat themselves.  In this case, there are two questions that are on opposite sides of the issue. My answer is always the same. The best age for looking into Long-Term Care insurance is NOW. Too often when people …

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How to Enjoy Having Your Home Professionally Cleaned

Your house is a mess. You have no free time. You hate to clean. If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. Over 100 million people in the US and Canada feel the same way. As you plan to hire house cleaning services, here are some tips that will make your experience even better. Remember that you’re hiring human beings If …

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HPV and Head and Neck Cancer

By Larry N. Silverman, MD, 21st Century Oncology – Approximately 50,000 new cases of head and neck cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. on a yearly basis. This represents 3% of all newly diagnosed cancers. Major Risk Factors and Symptoms The major risk factors are tobacco and alcohol usage. Typical symptoms caused by head and neck cancers include sore throat, …

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What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)?

By Michael A. King, M.D. – Every year, a significant number of  patients see a physician complaining of hand numbness, tingling and pain.Many of these patients are assumed to have nerve compression in the neck area and come to the doctor’s office with an MRI of the cervical spine. Some may even have had surgery performed in the neck area …

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