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Sugar Consumption & Poor Oral Health

Sugar Consumption & Poor Oral Health

By Dr. Alexander Gaukhman The average American consumes 150-170 pounds of sugar per year. That’s over 300,000 calories that can negatively impact your overall health in several ways: • Expanding waistline • Coronary heart disease • Type II diabetes • Metabolic syndrome • High blood pressure • Cancer • Cavities The severity of sugar’s impact on your teeth can vary …

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Advanced Hearing Solutions proud to have the latest in hearing aid technology – Oticon Opn

Advanced Hearing Solutions

By Dr. Noël Crosby, Au.D. For millions of Americans with hearing loss, understanding speech in settings with multiple sound sources is very challenging and exhausting for the brain. Until now, hearing aid technology has focused on directionality and noise reduction systems working independently so wearers of these hearing aids can focus on sound sources in front of them. The latest …

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About 5.4 Million People Nationwide Have Alzheimer’s, Including 500,000 Floridians.

About 5.4 Million People Nationwide Have Alzheimer's

Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s is made through tests designed to measure cognitive functions. Until recently, other than observation of a patient’s behavior, there is no medical method or test available to prove the existence of Alzheimer’s disease. What if we could diagnose Alzheimer’s before symptoms started? The hope is, future treatments could then target the disease in its earliest stages, before …

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Tips for Staying Cool During a Summer Run

Tips for Staying Cool During a Summer Run

1. Try Running Early in the Morning It’s the coolest, most serene part of the day, and there’s nothing like a morning run to boost your mood all day long. 2. Drink Like Crazy Even if you don’t feel thirsty, drink at least 8 oz. of fluid each hour, and more if you’re outside or tend to perspire a lot. …

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Your Attitude Determines Your Altitude

Your Attitude Determines Your Altitude

Life-giving Attitude Part One: The Top FivePercent By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church In my twenties, I was fortunate enough be in sales for a number of years. As in most sales careers, training on social interaction for the purpose of making the sale is imperative, especially for a greenhorn like I was at the time.  …

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Frantz EyeCare First In Area To Offer An Advanced Solution To Reading Glasses Eye Procedure Restores Near Vision and Reduces Dependence on Reading Glasses

Frantz EyeCare First In Area To Offer An Advanced Solution To Reading Glasses Eye Procedure Restores Near Vision

By Jonathan M. Frantz,  MD, FACS It is estimated that nearly 114 million people in the United States are struggling with the frustratingly natural eye condition called presbyopia.  Typically occurring in those over 40, presbyopia reduces the ability of the eye to focus on near objects, causing blurry reading vision. An advanced surgical procedure to treat this condition is now …

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Alleviate Shoulder Pain and Begin Moving a Frozen Shoulder with Acupuncture

Alleviate Shoulder Pain

What is Frozen Shoulder? Frozen shoulder is stiffness, pain, and limited range of motion in the shoulder.  The condition usually comes on slowly but can progress to complete immobility of the shoulder accompanied by severe pain. What Causes Frozen Shoulder? Frozen shoulder can be triggered by an injury that inhibits use of the joint, due to pain.  A sedentary lifestyle …

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Problem Veins: More Than a Cosmetic Concern

Problem Veins

By Joseph Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI Venous insufficiency, or leaky veins, is a medical disease that, if left untreated, can lead to long-term health problems. Yet, it can be easily evaluated and often remedied permanently through a minimally invasive procedure. Lesley Colantonio says she had significant varicose veins. “I thought they looked really nasty,” remembers the 41-year-old senior special events …

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IT’S ABOUT LIVING IN PLACE, NOT AGING IN PLACE

IT’S ABOUT LIVING IN PLACE, NOT AGING IN PLACE

By Jeff Spector, Lead Designer – Curtis Allen Designs Like most people, I occasionally dream about retiring somewhere fun—say, to a houseboat in Seattle, or a one-bedroom rental in Brooklyn, or maybe a chateau in Provence. But I have another fantasy, this one involving a place closer to heart, as in, my home. In this scenario, I stay exactly where …

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Legends of the Fall

Legends of the Fall

Many people assume that falling is just a part of getting older. But the reality is that falls are never normal—and there are steps you can take to prevent them from happening.   STEP 1: BUILD YOUR STRENGTH Exercise can boost strength in muscles that help you stay balanced, such as those in your legs and core. Physical activities such …

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