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Believe It or Not, You are Not Invincible!

By George T. Leamon, CLTC – Lutgert Insurance – There are four types of People in this world. Those who have been caregivers. Those who are caregivers. Those who will need a caregiver. Those who will be a caregiver. – Roslyn Carter For most people, death is not an easy subject. It is uncomfortable thinking about no longer being alive, …

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Are You In Menopause?

There is Rarely a Benefit to Not Taking Estrogen – By Blane Crandall, M.D. – Contrary to the headlines on CNN and thee morning talk shows, we do know what causes hot flashes. There is compelling evidence that estrogen is necessary for glucose to cross the blood brain barrier. Without glucose the brain dies. A hot flash is the brain …

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Prepare Your Body for Summer

Activities with a Combination of  Stretching and Massage Therapy – By Dr. Vivian Ebert – Staying fit during the hot summer months comes with a long list of unique challenges and obstacles, but staying injury free can take even more of an effort when you introduce new, summer-specific activities like basketball, softball and golfing into your fitness routine. Now that …

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Homeopathic Remedies: Safe and Effective for Entire Family

By John’s Pharmacy – Homeopathic medicine is one of the safest approaches to self-care. For over 200 years, homeopathy has provided an effective, natural choice to treat physical and emotional conditions. Using therapeutically prepared micro doses of plant, mineral and biological sources, homeopathic preparations ensure a high standard of purity and are non-toxic. Homeopathy works with the body’s innate healing …

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Healthy Hair Starts with Good Nutrition

Beautiful, healthy and shining hair is a valuable asset. Healthy hair is dependent on the health of the scalp (hair requires a plentiful supply of nutrient-rich blood to nourish the hair follicles in the scalp) it makes sense that eating nutritionally balanced meals will promote healthy follicles and healthy hair growth. Oily Hair stems from over-secretion of the sebaceous glands. …

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WHERE IN THE WORLD DO WE RANK IN HEALTH?

By Norma Brenne Henning, J.D. Salvatori Wood & Buckel – It is obvious that good health is one of the most important factors when assessing one’s quality of life.  We want to feel well as long as possible, and we spend a lot of money doing it.  American doctors and medical institutions are among the best reputed in the world …

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NEW SOCIAL MEDIA TECHNIQUE DEVELOPED!

By Dr. Rich Bimler, Lutheran Life Communities – Yes, it is true! And you read it here first! A new product is being unveiled this week throughout the country that will revolutionize the world of communications. No more need for an I-phone, an I-pad, texting, tweeting, nor even a Smart phone. This very inexpensive but highly valued new “gadget” is …

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Long-Term Care Insurance

Let’s Clear up Some Misunderstandings – By Rosemarie Hurley, Certified Senior Advisor – If long-term care insurance is such a good idea then why aren’t more people insured? Industry experts have been grappling with this question for over 10 years. And even though the number of policies purchased in 2008 to 7.2 million from 5 million in 2004, those numbers overall …

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Living with Diabetes?

Understanding the Disease from a Diabetologist’s Perspective – By Kara Jacobs – Diabetes is a term most Americans are becoming too comfortable with in their daily life.  Recent studies show that more and more of our local population are being diagnosed with diabetes–a disease that is largely preventable. Charles Kilo, M.D., of Millennium Physician Group in Naples, remembers growing up when …

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Food Sensitivities and Their Link to Weight Gain

By Yollo Wellness – It’s true that we gain weight when we eat more than we can burn off. But this conventional diet wisdom does not always hold true. Weight gain can also be caused by health conditions such as hypothyroidism, food sensitivity, Cushing’s syndrome, organ disease, prescription drug use, anxiety, blood sugar imbalance, and essential fatty acid deficiency. Many …

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