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Prostate Cancer Screening: The REAL Scoop!

By William M. Figlesthaler, M.D. – Prostate cancer screening and PSA have received a great deal of press over the past couple of years, and it is time to set the record straight. Consistent with most years, in 2011 there were 240,890 new cases of prostate cancer diagnosed in the United States and 33,720 U.S. men died of prostate cancer …

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PSORIASIS

By Charles Camisa, MD   – What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a common skin disease that causes dry, red, scaly patches that are sometimes itchy and painful. Any part of the body may be affected, but the scalp, elbows, knees and torso are most common. Besides the skin discomfort and potential disfigurement, psoriasis can be physically disabling, especially if it …

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Three Facets Of Fear

By Terry Hoskins, Director of Oasis Counsel  – Fear can protect us when facing disaster, as well as paralyze us when it persuades us to avoid normal life experiences. There are different facets of fear that can be broken down into three categories; natural fear, sinful fear, and godly fear. Fear can turn our attention to wisdom, as well as …

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TAKE (LONG-TERM) CARE

Don’t overlook this essential part of  retirement planning. – By George T. Leamon, CLTC – Lutgert Insurance – There are four types of People in this world. Those who have been caregivers. Those who are caregivers. Those who will need a caregiver. Those who will be a caregiver. – Roslyn Carter Most retirement planning is about means, not ends. It’s …

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Food Sensitivities and Their Link to Weight Gain

By Yollo Wellness – It’s true that we gain weight when we eat more than we can burn off. But this conventional diet wisdom does not always hold true. Weight gain can also be caused by health conditions such as hypothyroidism, food sensitivity, Cushing’s syndrome, organ disease, prescription drug use, anxiety, blood sugar imbalance, and essential fatty acid deficiency. Many …

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Aging Healthy & Gracefully

By W.L. “Hunter” Huntley, III, BC-HIS – The human mind and body are wonderful creations. The most important thing one can do as the natural aging process occurs is try to maintain a healthy outlook on life. As we age, the mind and body begin to slow down. There are many ways to combat this inevitable process. A regimen of …

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SHAPE UP LIKE THE STARS WITH THE POWER PLATE – MACHINE

“My friends raved to me about the Power Plate® machine, and now I know why. It is a great invention and a convenient, time-efficient, work out!” – Kylie Minogue International celebrities and sports personalities alike are among the growing number of high-profile individuals keeping in shape using a Power Plate“ machine, the ingenious fitness equipment that delivers a full body …

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Mindfulness Means a Healthy Relationship with Food

By Madeline Ebelini, MATP, RYT Integrative Mindfulness, Bonita Springs – People who eat in a basically healthy way sometimes eat for reasons other than hunger – when under stress or for emotional reasons. But if eating has become the main way you seek pleasure, relieve discomfort, or socialize, then your relationship with food could be out of balance. Mindfulness training …

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Pellevé Skin Tightening: Non-Invasive Immediate Results for a More Youthful You

By Casey Surgical Arts – Pellevé skin tightening is a highly effective, innovative non-invasive procedure for improving skin quality and wrinkles. Neither drugs nor anesthetics are required for the procedure, so there are minimal side effects and very little discomfort. Pellevé also has the fastest recovery time of any skin tightening procedure. What makes the Pellevé method so unique is …

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Swelling May Indicate An Overloaded Lymphatic System

By Alyssa Parker – Is Edema a Symptom of an Underlying Medical Condition? Does your edema start the day out as painless swelling that progresses throughout the day, leading to a sensation of heaviness in the limb, notably in hot weather or in the evening time? If so, your edema may be a symptom of an underlying medical condition. Some …

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