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Cleaning Tips to Keep the Flu Virus at Bay and Out of Your Home

Cleaning Tips to Keep the Flu Virus at Bay and Out of Your Home

Flu season is among us and with an increase in the number of people in the area for the winter, preventing the flu and other viruses can be difficult this time of year. The muscle aches, fever, chills and fatigue that accompany the virus affect five to 20 percent of the U.S. population each year and hospitalize hundreds of thousands, …

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End Knee Arthritis Pain with FDA Approved Joint Injections

FDA Approved Joint Injections

By Physicians Rehabilitation If you have never had joint injections before, you may be wondering how this treatment works and whether it can truly make a difference. Below are answers to three of your most frequently asked questions: How do joint injections work? Our bodies naturally create a solution to keep our knees and other joints lubricated. Osteoarthritis reduces the …

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New Depression Treatments Offer Hope and Healing to Many

Over the past 15 years the treatment of Depression and related illnesses has undergone a myriad of changes. A milestone that had a significant impact was the effective use of Genomic testing that assisted in utilizing psychotropic medications in a systematic and scientific fashion. Here, the experience of the physicians was augmented by the genetic information about the patient and a …

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Why Are So Many Adults Needing Rotator Cuff Repairs? What to Expect if your Shoulder requires treatment

Dr. Brian Wallace, DO – Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Over the past decade, there has been a dramatic increase in rotator cuff injuries.  As we age, our bodies are subjected to more repercussions from normal wear and tear.  This is particularly the case with individual’s age 60 and older, but the same wear and tear is accurate for younger people that …

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Move it or Lose It! The Importance of movement on health and well being

The Importance of movement on health and well being

If you’ve been sick and stayed in bed a few days you probably felt much weaker when initially returning to your daily routine.  That is because inactivity causes a loss of muscle mass and function in men/women of ALL ages. Any joint or muscle that is not used regularly will lose part of its function. It has been shown that …

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What’s Your Diet?

What’s Your Diet

By Pastor Roger P. Felipe Weight-watchers. Nutrisystem. Mediterranean diet. Paleo. Living healthy has become a craze, although obesity in our country, rather legitimizes it. For many people it is about looking and feeling better, living longer, stronger and disease-free. These are all important reasons for eating clean, exercising, and learning to rest our bodies sufficiently. For Christians, however, trying to maintain …

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The Daunting Preparations After a Loved One Passes, Should NEVER Interfere with Your Grieving

The Daunting Preparations After a Loved One Passes, Should NEVER Interfere with Your Grieving

By Coleen Descoteaux When a loved one dies, the last thing that should be weighing on your shoulders is unanswered questions: “Where do we lay mom to rest?” “Who will pay for the services?” Did she have a preference on cremation vs. burial?” Unfortunately, these types of questions are far too often the reality of what grieving family members toil over …

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Diamond Oaks Village—Gives Back Brand New Senior Housing To Make Your Life Easier and More Fulfilling

Diamond Oaks Village—Gives Back Brand New Senior Housing To Make Your Life Easier and More Fulfilling

After Hurricane Irma, perhaps you are growing tired of trying to repair or maintain your home. One of the most prestigious senior complexes in our area withstood the storm with no damage what so ever. Diamond Oaks Village of Bonita Springs is a unique apartment community designed for active, independent adults 55 and up. If you are tired of the …

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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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Link Between Nutrition and Bladder Control

Link Between Nutrition and Bladder Control

If you find yourself trying to cope with incontinence, you are undoubtedly always looking for new strategies and ways to make it easier. You are definitely not alone; many Americans have to contend with this problem, and many learn to manage it quite effectively. One thing that most people do not realize is that incontinence and nutrition are very closely …

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