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Really? Chiropractic … Who Knew?

Really? Chiropractic … Who Knew?

Would you think to see a Chiropractor for heart health? By Dr Deanna Barbaro When it comes to health or disease prevention, heart health is foremost on our minds. It is a well-known fact that cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. For most, prevention means diet and exercise. For the researched few, incorporation …

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Heart-Healthy Tips for Older Adults

Heart-Healthy Tips for Older Adults

By Greg Pascucci February is American Heart Month, a federally designated observance to remind Americans to focus on their hearts, a key to leading a longer, healthier life. According to the National Institutes of Health, while aging does not itself cause heart failure, it does lower the threshold for manifestation of the disease. Below are a few tips on how you …

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For Goodness Sakes Organic Health Supports the Nutritional Findings by Back to Health

For Goodness Sakes Organic Health Supports the Nutritional Findings by Back to Health

Bilberry/Lutein Bilberry Extract: Bilberry has been used for centuries, both medicinally and as a food in jams and pies. It is related to the blueberry and is native to northern Europe. Bilberry fruit contains chemicals known as anthocyanosides, plant pigments that have excellent antioxidant properties. They scavenge damaging particles in the body known as free radicals, helping prevent or reverse …

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT MEDICAID AND YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT MEDICAID AND YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS

By David L. Orosz, Attorney at Law Q: Will Medicare or private health insurance pay for all or part of long-term nursing home care? A: NO. There are only shot-term benefits available, if any at all. Q: If a person qualifies for Medicaid, will Medicaid pay for the entire cost of care? A: Yes. Subject to certain legal requirements, Medicaid …

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Mending A Broken Heart – Healing from a Mind, Body and Spirit Perspective

Mending A Broken Heart

(Taken from Dr. Nickerson’s Holistic Mental Health Coach Training Program). Suffering with a broken heart is one of the most painful experiences in human existence. Most people think that a broken heart occurs when we lose someone we love, or we are going through a divorce. However, a broken heart can also occur from the loss of a job, traumas, …

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Some Say Virtual Doctor Visits Won’t Work. Here’s Why They’re Wrong. Dr. Mayrene Hernandez, chief medical officer, UnitedHealthcare South Florida

Some Say Virtual Doctor Visits Won’t Work. Here’s Why They’re Wrong. Dr. Mayrene Hernandez, chief medical officer, UnitedHealthcare South Florida

In 2017, a well-publicized RAND Corporation study presented a startling conclusion. It found direct-to-consumer telehealth may not save money because it may increase health care utilization due to ease of access. In fact, researchers estimated an 88 percent increase in the use of specific health care services among patients studied. With findings that seem contrary to years of other research, the …

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The Bladder in Traditional Chinese Medicine

The Bladder in Traditional Chinese Medicine

By Toni Eatros, MS, Dipl Ac, AP In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the bladder is one of the six yang organs, paired with one of the six yin organs. The yin organs store vital substances (such as Qi, blood, yin, and yang), whereas the yang organs are more active and have a function of constantly filling and emptying. The bladder is …

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Learn How Water Therapy is Healthier for Your Heart

Learn How Water Therapy is Healthier for Your Heart

Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day, or just trying to maintain your New Year’s “get fit” resolutions, February is Heart Health Month and a good reminder of the importance of keeping our tickers in top notch. For people with heart and vascular disorders, this is of critical importance. In recent years there has been a multitude of studies on the effectiveness of …

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The Importance of Friends

The Importance of Friends

By Pastor Timothy Neptune In our crazy world, if we are not careful, the busyness of life will crowd out the time we need to develop and maintain healthy relationships. Having friends is very important! The Bible gives us some great advice on the importance of friends and of building healthy relationships: Two are better than one, because they have …

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Stress. Ugh. It’s such an ugly word.

It’s that psychological cowlick you can never get rid of. However, you can actually learn to control it. Not by drinking your brain into oblivion, or numbing your brain with drugs, but by simply teaching your body how to cope. First of all, let’s actually talk about what stress can do to your body. It’s a myriad of joyous things. …

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