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To Bridge or Not to Bridge, That is the Question!

You don’t need a three tooth solution for a single tooth problem. – By Dr. Joseph Farag – There is no doubt that when a tooth is lost due to infection, decay or trauma, many factors of oral health are affected. In addition to those factors, cosmetics may also be affected if a front tooth is lost. Common causes of tooth …

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PSORIASIS

By Charles Camisa, MD   – What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a common skin disease that causes dry, red, scaly patches that are sometimes itchy and painful. Any part of the body may be affected, but the scalp, elbows, knees and torso are most common. Besides the skin discomfort and potential disfigurement, psoriasis can be physically disabling, especially if it …

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How to Choose A Home Care Agency

Infinity Homecare – If you or a loved one need respite care after surgery or ongoing care for chronic or terminal illness, you may be considering enlisting the help of a home health care company. Home health care and hospice aides can help patients with a variety of tasks, including everything from nutritional guidance to pain management. Choosing home care or …

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The Highest Quality Imaging Available

By Advanced Imaging of Port Charlotte – Advanced Imaging of Port Charlotte opened in 2005 with the objective of providing the residents of Port Charlotte and the surrounding area with the highest quality of medical imaging possible. Since that time, Advanced Imaging has continued to grow and evolve with the newest medical technology available. Advanced Imaging began with the concepts …

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Thinking of Purchasing Hearing Aids Online…

Things You Need to Know… – By Dr. Noël Crosby, Au.D. – “Don’t even consider it,” say the Academy of Doctors of Audiology, the American Academy of Audiology, the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, and the International Hearing Society. “Hearing aid sales and delivery models that circumvent the hearing healthcare professional pose …

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Three Facets Of Fear

By Terry Hoskins, Director of Oasis Counsel  – Fear can protect us when facing disaster, as well as paralyze us when it persuades us to avoid normal life experiences. There are different facets of fear that can be broken down into three categories; natural fear, sinful fear, and godly fear. Fear can turn our attention to wisdom, as well as …

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Facts on Colon Cancer 142,670 Is the number of cases of Colon Cancer that will be diagnosed this year!

Colorectal cancers account for about eight percent of new cancer diagnoses. In recent years death rates have declined due to increased colonoscopy screening, polyp removal (preventing the progression of polyps into invasive cancer) and improved treatment methods. Q: What is the colon? A: The colon and rectum form a muscular tube called the large intestine or large bowel. Through a …

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Back Pain Sufferers Celebrate National Neurosurgery Outreach Month

Back pain and disorders have been around since…well, since there were Humans. It has a lot to do with walking upright. Hippocrates is credited with being the first to mention sciatica and low back pain as a problem sometime between 460-370 BC. But he really didn’t know what to do about it. According to the New England Journal of Medicine, …

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Are Your Food Cravings Wrecking Your Diet?

By Robert Gilliland, B.S., D.C. – Most of us would be much thinner and healthier if we could just control our food cravings. You know what I’m talking about. When you are trying to finish a project, get to sleep or stick to a diet but you just can’t concentrate until you give in to whatever it is that you …

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Heart Healthy Flavor – Throw Away Your Salt Shaker!

By Gino Sedillo, MD, FACC, CardioVascular Solutions Institute   – Dr. Gino Sedillo, and his staff at Cardiovascular Solutions Institute, support the heart healthy guidelines suggested by the Cleveland Clinic. Some evidence suggests that limiting daily sodium intake to 1500 milligrams (less than a teaspoon) may benefit patients with cardiovascular risks including, heart failure and hypertension for all middle aged …

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