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The War On Lung Disease: Traditional Treatments vs Stem Cell Therapy

The War On Lung Disease

War is hell—particularly when the battleground is inside your own lungs. Unfortunately, for millions of Americans, chronic lung diseases such as COPD, pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema seem to be winning that war. Across the U.S. 6.3% of the adult population (roughly 15 million people) have been diagnosed with COPD—a prevalence that is predominantly seen within adults older than 65. Worse …

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Do you suffer from Crossover Toes?

Do you suffer from Crossover Toes?

Foot pain is one of the most common complaints patients have. Unfortunately, many people wait until their symptoms are elevated to a level that causes extreme discomfort and complications. One of the common foot disorders is crossover toe, which causes the toes to drift and overlap each other.  It can happen to any of the toes but usually occurs in the …

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daVinci Prostate Cancer Surgery – Personalized, Comprehensive Prostate Cancer Treatment

daVinci Prostate Cancer Surgery

Gulfshore Urology  prostate cancer experts, like Dr. Alexandre Rosen, specialize in a comprehensive and personalized approach to your prostate cancer treatment.   Starting with your diagnosis, consultations at Gulfshore Urology begin with a thoughtful conversation between the patient and  one of their highly trained physicians.  Every step of the way, they will help guide you in understanding your course of treatment and …

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Your Happiness – What is the Cost?

Happiness Featured

Have you ever taken a moment to observe a child playing? With an empty box, or a metal pot, or some water and dirt they can create an adventure. They are naturally joyous. As we grow up, the cost of our happiness increases. We may route our happiness through earning an education, having a family, developing social relationships, or even …

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Regenerative Options Make Sense for Degenerative Arthritis

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Have you been diagnosed with osteoarthritis and given limited options? Often the traditional recommendations include anything from trying pain medications, to weight loss, to cortisone injections, to stopping athletics, to waiting for a joint replacement. Who really wants to pop pain pills, stop sports, and wait for the joint to degenerate so badly that surgery is the next step? Isn’t there …

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Research Shows Direct Correlation Between Diet and Aging Well

Research Shows Direct Correlation Between Diet and Aging Well

By Amy Hilliard March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is “Put Your Best Fork Forward”. Created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the campaign serves as a reminder that each one of us holds the tool to make healthier food choices. For older adults, good nutrition is especially important. As we age, our bodies process food …

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“My Doctor Said There Was No Help For Neuropathy… Until Now!”

"My Doctor Said There Was No Help For Neuropathy... Until Now!"

Do You Suffer with Pain, Burning, Numbness and Tingling in Your Feet? Finally, after all these years of research there is a Medical Breakthrough Treatment for Neuropathy. 10-20 Million Americans suffer from Neuropathy. Many suffering do not even realize that the symptoms listed below could be due to Peripheral Neuropathy. If you suffer from one or more of these problems, …

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National Nutrition Month — Healthy Food Shopping for Senior Adults

Healthy Food Shopping for Senior Adults

Serving size. Calories. Total fat. Percent daily value. Understanding food nutrition labels can be challenging, and many consumers just figure why bother? But for older adults, simply ignoring nutritional information can significantly compromise their health. To help make better food choices and create a healthy eating style, seniors and their family caregivers can turn to National Nutrition Month®. Organized by …

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Open Enrollment for 2017 has ended. Need Health Insurance, know your options!

By Ulla-Undine Merritt (Dee) National Producer Number (NPN) 8853366 There are Special Election Periods for eligible individuals to purchase creditable health insurance coverage.  Most life change events have a maximum of 60 days to make that change. The majority of the time you’re earliest effective date is the 1st of the month following your application. Medicare and Under 65 Medical Plans …

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Nutrition Really is a Serious Matter

Nutrition Really is a Serious Matter

Sue Ellen Mathers Licensed Professional Realtor® since 2005 MBA, CNE, SRES, ABR It’s hard to believe it is March already! Hopefully you’ve been here for at least several weeks and you enjoyed the wonderful “winter” weather we’ve had this year. It’s a great opportunity to be outside and active, making it perhaps easier to keep some of those New Year’s resolutions! …

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