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Cleaning Tips to Keep the Flu Virus at Bay and Out of Your Home

Cleaning Tips to Keep the Flu Virus at Bay and Out of Your Home

Flu season is among us and with an increase in the number of people in the area for the winter, preventing the flu and other viruses can be difficult this time of year. The muscle aches, fever, chills and fatigue that accompany the virus affect five to 20 percent of the U.S. population each year and hospitalize hundreds of thousands, …

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Caregivers Celebrated in November

Caregivers Celebrated in November

By Greg Pascucci According to an AARP report, “Caregiving in the U.S.”, approximately 34.2 million Americans have provided unpaid care to an adult age 50 or older in the prior 12 months. November is Family Caregivers Month, designed to honor the dedicated and compassionate individuals who provide care for a disabled child, an aging spouse or a parent with a …

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What’s Your Diet

whats your diet

By Pastor Roger P. Felipe Weight-watchers. Nutrisystem. Mediterranean diet. Paleo. Living healthy has become a craze, although obesity in our country, rather legitimizes it. For many people it is about looking and feeling better, living longer, stronger and disease-free. These are all important reasons for eating clean, exercising, and learning to rest our bodies sufficiently. For Christians, however, trying to maintain …

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Guarding Your Heart When Fighting Breast Cancer

Guarding Your Heart When Fighting Breast Cancer

Good news; improved diagnosis and advances in treatment for breast cancer have resulted in a growing number of survivors who are living longer. Bad news; forward progress in battling the disease isn’t always linear and can have some major drawbacks impacting long term survival. A scientific statement published by the American Heart Association in their Feb. 20, 2018 issue of Circulation …

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Winning the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Winning the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Regardless of age, race or family history, all women – and about 1 percent of men – have some level of risk for breast cancer. Primary risk factors include age and gender, along with a number of other factors such as obesity and alcohol use, which can be moderated through healthy lifestyle choices. Can Breast Cancer Be Inherited? Certain types …

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Overactive Bladder: What You Need to Know About a Revolutionary New Procedure

Overactive Bladder

By Joseph Gauta, MD, FACOG A new procedure that is proving to be beneficial on many levels is called eCoin. It is currently in the clinical trial phase, but you still have time to get into the study if you meet the criteria. • Do you experience urge incontinence (the accidental loss of urine caused by a sudden and unstoppable …

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Sports-Related Foot Injuries? We Can Fix It!

Sports-Related Foot Injuries? We Can Fix It!

Michael J. Petrocelli, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S., C.W.S.P. Board Certified Ankle and Foot Surgeon and Board Certified Wound Care Specialist Because we have the most beautiful weather all year long, in our sunshine state, older individuals are golfing, playing tennis, pickleball, kayaking, swimming, and the list goes on and on; but with all of this healthy activity, adults are more susceptible to …

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A REVOLUTIONARY NEW LASER LIGHT THERAPY To Restore and Regrow Your Hair

A REVOLUTIONARY NEW LASER LIGHT THERAPY To Restore and Regrow Your Hair

Hair transplants used to be one of the only ways that men and women could restore hair growth then, a few decades ago hair follicle implantation became all the rage. The downfall of both of these procedures is multifocal. They are costly, have a large failure rate, and very often women are ineligible for the procedures all together due to …

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Stem Cell Therapy Options for Osteoarthritis

By Debra K. Brinker, RN Research shows that stem cells accelerate and enhance bone and cartilage repair in osteoarthritic joints. Since surgery comes with many disadvantages, stem cell injections to restore cartilage and alleviate pain provide an exciting alternative. Stem cell therapy has become a popular out of network treatment when patients have tried and failed the limited symptom control-only treatments …

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Adventure & Relaxation Await: Taking in the Majestic Sites and Sounds from Dublin to Oslo, Aboard the Oceania Nautica

Adventure & Relaxation Await: Taking in the Majestic Sites and Sounds from Dublin to Oslo, Aboard the Oceania Nautica

Wendy Taylor, CTC, STE, Leisure Division Leader with Preferred Travel of Naples, recently took a 20-day cruise from Dublin, Ireland to Oslo, Norway. She landed in Dublin from Miami and was able to spend two incredible nights at the Fitzwilliam Hotel in the heart of Irish city. This downtown location has breathtaking architecture, great walking, Irish pubs, galleries, and International clientele. …

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