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European Face Lift

Minimally Invasive Face Sculpting & Lifting By: Alina Stanciu, MD Board Certified Ophthalmologist American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Mini-Facial procedures are in more demand to satisfy the need of the modern women who has less time for surgical procedures and higher expectations for natural and quicker results in maintaining a younger looking face. With this is mind Dr. Stanciu developed …

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WISDOM TEETH: To Extract or Not to Extract!

By Juan Teodoro, D.M.D. – Third molars or “Wisdom Teeth” as they are often referred to, are the last teeth to erupt in the mouth. For a long time they have been regarded as useless and troublesome teeth that must be removed for preventive measures. However, when the wisdom teeth are fully erupted and align properly (biting correctly with the …

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HOLY DAYS OR HOLLOW DAYS?

By Dr. Rich Bimler, Lutheran Life Communities – Happy December! This month can be full of many dazzling opportunities as well as many frazzled experiences. If you are like most people, you probably find December bringing you both the AH-HA’s of life as well as the UH-OH’s of life! Welcome to the club! But rejoice! Here are some tempting tips …

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THE FRACTURE That May Cause You Stress

By Myles Rubin Samotin, MD – Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Fellowship Trained in Foot and Ankle – You may have heard the term stress fracture, but just what is it and how does one get it? A stress fracture is exactly what it states it is, a fracture of the bone caused by “stress” to the bone. It is a “microfracture” …

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Prostate Cancer: The Real Scoop

By William M. Figlesthaler, M.D. – Prostate cancer screening and PSA have received a great deal of press over the past couple of years, and it is time to set the record straight. Consistent with most years, in 2011 there were 240,890 new cases of prostate cancer diagnosed in the United States and 33,720 U.S. men died of prostate cancer …

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Holiday Travel and Limb Swelling

By Alyssa Parker – The holidays are right around the corner, which means many will be traveling to visit their loved ones, or for those of you who are snow birds you’re heading home to the warm weather down south. Many individuals choose air travel to reach their destination. For those who suffer from venous insufficiency or lymphedema this can …

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It’s Cool to Eliminate Stubborn Fat

By W.G. Eshbaugh, Jr., MD, FACS, Riverchase Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery – You exercise, you eat right, but some stubborn fat bulges are immune to diet and exercise. Maybe you don’t feel as confident in your own skin as your should. Show off the body you’ve always dreamed of. Riverchase Dermatology is excited to introduce the non-surgical treatment that reduces …

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The Greatest Gift of All

By Terry Hoskins, Director of Oasis Counsel – So what is Christmas about anyway daddy? My 2 &1/2 year old son, Luke, is now almost old enough to ask such questions. He is beginning to understand that Christmas has something to do with getting gifts. He gets excited when we talk about Christmas and he connects Christmas to the idea …

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Important Year End Tax Planning Strategies for 2012

By Kevin Carmichael, MS, JD, LLM, CPA – We are less than 90 days from the end of 2012 and that means it’s time to focus on year-end tax strategies. This year is the most challenging we have faced in several years because of the so-called “Fiscal Cliff.” The Fiscal Cliff is loosely defined as the aggregate economic effects resulting …

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In 2008, Congress named November “Long-Term Care Awareness” Month –here’s a product refresher for education

By Rosemarie Hurley, Long-Term Care Insurance Specialist  – There are many companies offering Long-Term Care policies.  Although they all have a few options that can set them apart, or the most part, they all have the same policy “skeleton”. There are two parts to that “skeleton”–one is automatic, built –in benefits, and the other is based on your personal and …

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