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20 REASONS TO FIX YOUR VEINS

20 REASONS TO FIX YOUR VEINS

By Dr. John P. Landi, MD, FACS, RPVI, RPhS, Diplomate of The American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine Since I am a vein specialist my eyes tend to focus on veins every place, but especially in the legs since they are usually the most prominent. Last weekend while I was sitting outside the movie theater waiting for the show …

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Treating Ingrown Toenails

Treating Ingrown Toenails

Michael J. Petrocelli, D.P.M., F.A.C.A.S., C.W.S.P. Toenails that curl in on the sides can penetrate through the toe’s skin causing a great deal of discomfort and even infection.  If you’ve ever had an ingrown toenail, you know that the pain coming from that tiny little area on your body is excruciating and not easily overlooked. There are ways that you …

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Food Can Heal or Harm – The Choice is Yours

Food Can Heal or Harm – The Choice is Yours

By John Canterbury, M.D. As astonishing as it is, the fact is, nearly 30% of Americans are considered obese. Even more disheartening is that obesity is not only a concern for adults, more and more children are being labeled as overweight or obese. The fast pace of today’s society, busy work schedules, financial concerns, stress and anxiety, combined with the …

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It’s A Wonderful Life

It’s A Wonderful Life

By Pastor Timothy Neptune Every year around this time the old classic Christmas movies start coming on television. It is easy to start a conversation at work by simply asking, “So, what’s your favorite Christmas movie?” Mine is Frank Capra’s It’s A Wonderful Life. Some of you might be able to relate to George Bailey this holiday season—lost, confused, stressed …

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The Epidemic of Teenage Depression and Anxiety: What Teens Really Need

The Epidemic of Teenage Depression and Anxiety: What Teens Really Need

(Taken from Dr. Nickerson’s Holistic Mental Health Coach Training Program). Our society has an epidemic of teenagers experiencing depression and anxiety; ultimately leading to substance abuse in an effort to self-medicate. The symptoms for depression and anxiety in teenagers can vary. Some teens demonstrate their distress by withdrawing in isolation, having angry outbursts, stealing, defying the household rules, while other distressed …

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FIND YOUR OWN FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH?

FIND YOUR OWN FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH?

By Linda Culotta, Mortgage Loan Officer – New Construction/Renovation Loan Specialist Blue Zones founder Dan Buettner has some intriguing insights into the world’s best practices in health, longevity, and medicine. As you might know, Naples, Florida is presently in the third year of its efforts to become Blue Zones certified. Buettner’s book reveals the actual practices of populations that often …

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How to Enjoy Having Your Home Professionally Cleaned

Your house is a mess. You have no free time. You hate to clean. If this sounds familiar, you’re not alone. Over 100 million people in the US and Canada feel the same way. As you plan to hire house cleaning services, here are some tips that will make your experience even better. Remember that you’re hiring human beings If …

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Are You Contemplating Your Senior Living Options? Community Care Options Is Here To Help

Are You Contemplating Your Senior Living Options? Community Care Options Is Here To Help

Whether it is for you or your loved one, making the decision to transition into an assisted living community, memory care facility or independent residential living community is intimidating. The choices can be overwhelming and how do you know that you’re making the right decision or choosing the best options for you or your family member? Is Senior Living Right For …

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Avoiding Holiday Hazards for Pets

Avoiding Holiday Hazards for Pets

The Holidays are filled with festivities, family, friends, food and a lot of dangerous elements for our pets that we often take for granted. Veterinarians often see patients that have eaten decorations like broken glass ornaments and tree lights. They often see dogs that have ingested dangerous foods like chocolate, grapes, avocados or alcohol. Broken ornaments and toxic fare are …

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Snoring & Sleep Apnea

Snoring/Apnea

By Dr. Gilbert We probably all know someone who snores. Who can forget the rumbling, tumbling, and even gasping sounds in the middle of the night?  While snoring certainly affects the sleep quality of one’s bed partner, it can also be very problematic for the snorer as well. Snoring is a sound that originates from vibrations of constricted soft tissues in …

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