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May is Better Hearing Month… When was YOUR Last Hearing Test?

By Hoglund Family Hearing and Audiology Services – Did you know that more than 34 million Americans (roughly 11 percent of the U.S. population) have hearing loss? Or that six out of ten Americans with hearing loss are below retirement age? Yet, fewer than 15 percent of those who received a physical exam in the last year said they received …

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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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Breast Thermography Questions & Answers

By Taryn Kean, CCT Level III – Q. What is DITI? A. DITI or “Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging” is an imaging technique for measuring and displaying body temperature. It is a key diagnostic tool in the detection of disease, injury and infection. There is a high degree of thermal symmetry in a normal healthy body. Subtle abnormal temperature asymmetries can …

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How to Maintain Your Healthy Start to 2012

An Integrative Health Coach Might Be Your Answer – By Deborah Lee, PhD, RN Better Choices Health Coaching, Naples – Making that New Year’s resolution to change for the better is something 45% of Americans engage in each year as the calendar turns to January.1 Often times, February rolls around and people find that making the change is more difficult …

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bye bye parentheses…

In the United States, JUVÉDERM® injectable gel is indicated for injection into the mid-to-deep dermis for correction of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds (such as nasolabial folds) and is generally well tolerated. The most commonly reported side effects are temporary injection- site redness, swelling, pain/tenderness, firmness, lumps/bumps, and bruising. Exposure of the treated area to excessive sun and …

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Working Out with Kids: Do What you Like

By Dr. Caroline Cederquist and AnneElena Foster – When parents try to get their kids to be more active, these efforts usually start out full of enthusiasm and good intentions, but very often end up sidelined, not by the kids’ unwillingness to cooperate, but by the parents’ inability to provide the consistent support needed. If that sounds familiar, don’t feel …

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Concept 10 10 – The Future of Exercise – Right Now!

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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Annuities: Are They Right for You?

By George Leamon, CLTC – Investing in employer-sponsored 401(k) and 403(b) plans are important for your future and security during retirement. Yet, contributions to these plans are limited and may not provide enough income during your golden years, especially if you begin saving later in life. To ensure there is enough income later, an annuity may be a viable option …

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Tying Up Loose Ends In Your Estate Plan

By Blake W. Kirkpatrick, Esq., Florida Bar Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney – By now, many, if not all of you have read an article on the importance of having an Estate Plan. Rather than focusing on a particular estate planning topic, the purpose of the article is to point out some of those items that are often …

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The Long Term Care Crisis in America

By Rosemarie Hurley, Certified Senior Advisor – The Baby-Boomer generation……. 77,000,000 people are living even longer than their parents who for many, are still living.  Families live further apart than before due to job constraints and the housing markets.  Preparing to keep our older generation safe is more important than ever. The latest published out of pocket costs for Long-Term …

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