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Stop Overlooking Signs of Incontinence

Stop Overlooking Signs of Incontinence

By John W. Tillett, MD, Board Certified Urologist – Urinary incontinence is a common medical condition that affects over 40 million Americans, yet it often goes untreated or unrecognized.  The reason for this trend is multifactorial, spanning from embarrassment to speak about this topic to dealing with more acute or morbid conditions that require focused attention. Nevertheless, it is a …

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Rethinking New Years Resolutions

Rethinking New Years Resolutions

By Terry Hoskins – We have many aspirations for the New Year as we tell ourselves that we are going to run more, eat less, get a better job, and spend more time with our families. We become passionate as we look down the road and dream about how sweet life will be in the future as we live our …

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CT Lung Scan – Should You be Screened?

Lung cancer is the #1 cancer killer in the United States. 222,520 people are expected to die from lung cancer this year alone and there is no reliable way to detect it in its earliest stage when it is most treatable. New research suggests that screening a high risk population for lung cancer can drastically reduce the number of mortalities …

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Keep Your Heart Healthy by Managing Holiday Stress

By Sajan K. Rao, MD, FACC The Southwest Institute for Cardiovascular Fitness & Treatment – The winter holidays are full of busy schedules, shopping, gatherings with loved ones and plenty of home-cooked food and drinks. But, if you are not mindful of your activities, the holiday season can quickly become a burden to your health. For many people, the comfort …

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Concept 10 10 – The Future of Exercise

At Concept 10 10, you work out once a week with high intensity, totally private and with constant supervision. The following article describes what is going on in such a training session. Intensity Ideally, every exercise should be repeated until it is impossible to continue movement in a technically correct manner, that is, until the involved muscles fail. At this …

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Prepare for a Healthy New Year

By Aldo Guevara, MD and Nena Korunda, MD, FACP – Korunda Medical Institute – For many people, the approach of a new year often means a renewed focus on how to make things healthier for their families. Eating a healthy diet, getting enough sleep, and practicing other healthy habits are an important part of keeping your family healthy and happy …

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Commonly Asked Vein Questions

By Dr. John P. Landi, MD, FACS, RPVI, RPhS, Diplomate of The American Board of Phlebology – Varicose and Spider Veins affect millions of people throughout the world. Over the last ten years the treatment of both Varicose and Spider Veins has changed drastically. Initially, the only available treatment for Varicose Veins was a radical surgical procedure called “Ligation and …

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Permanent MAKEUP

The demand for permanent makeup is increasing as the word spreads that such a wonderful procedure has high expectations and results. Women who have permanent cosmetics will tell you that they love looking great when they first get out of bed in the mornings. Never having eyeliner that smudges or brows that wipe off and lipstick that stays on can …

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Men, Do You Need to Boost Your Testosterone Level?

By JMP Medical – The possibilities of testosterone therapy are enticing — increase your muscle mass, sharpen your memory and concentration, boost your libido, and improve your energy level. As men get older, testosterone therapy may sound like the ultimate anti-aging formula. Yet the health benefits of testosterone therapy for age-related decline in testosterone aren’t as clear as they may …

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Suicide is Common but Preventable

New Crisis Stabilization Unit Designed to Save More Lives By Ronny Valenzuela, MD – David Lawrence Center Senior Physician, Acute Care Services – According to the Florida Suicide Prevention Coalition, in 2010 suicide was the 9th leading cause of death in the State of Florida. Among adolescents and young adults – people who should be enjoying the prime of their …

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