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Regain Your Youthful Appearance

By Gregory M. Casey – Loose sagging skin around your face is inevitable. Whether you blame it on stress, bad genes, natural aging process or too much sun, it really does not matter. But fortunately, numerous new and improved facelift techniques available today can take years off your face. In the field of plastic surgery, for many years the main …

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Left Untreated, a Hearing Impairment Causes Safety Concerns

By W.L. “Hunter” Huntley, III, HAS, BC-HIS – The month of June is designated as National Safety month. In keeping with this and promoting safety, one simple yet important thing for each of us to do is ensure our hearing is up to par. Impaired hearing can easily create dangerous situations for both the effected person and those around them. …

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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 about making sure you have as many options as …

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Digital Dental X-ray Exams Lower Radiation Exposure

Computers are a part of daily life. They also play an important role in our dental office. We use computers to track your appointments, treatment details and insurance records. We also use them to capture, store and transmit your dental x-ray images. Many diseases of the oral cavity (which includes the teeth and surrounding tissues and bone) cannot be seen …

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Prostate Specific Antigen

Inaccurate Blood Test Versus Lifesaving Screening Tool – By William M. Figlesthaler, M.D. – Prostate cancer screening has received a great deal of press over the past decade or two. The introduction of the prostate specific antigen blood test (PSA) in the late ’80s has resulted in a significant number of prostate cancers being diagnosed at early clinical stages. In …

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LICHEN PLANUS

By Charles Camisa, MD, FAAD – Lichen planus (pronounced LY-KEN PLAN-US) is a fairly common skin disease which affects 1-2% of the population. It is somewhat unique among rashes because it can affect skin, mucous membranes, hair, and nails. In this article, we will focus mainly on lichen planus of the skin and mouth. SKIN LICHEN PLANUS Lichen planus of …

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MEDICAID IMPOVERISHMENT: FINANCIAL TESTS OF INCOME & ASSETS

By The Law Offices of David L. Orosz – In our prior articles we have touched upon the possibility of using Medicaid benefits to help cover the costs of care if a patient requires Nursing Home or Assisted Living Facility care. Today we will discuss how the financial requirements of Medicaid can affect eligibility for those benefits. Income Test: At …

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Relationships: A Place for Grace

By Pastor TJ Freeman – Falling out of Love Jane made her way to the checkout line. She had prolonged her trip as long as possible by slowly making her way up and down each aisle of the grocery store. Now, it was time to face reality. She tried to remember a time when things were different; a time when …

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Underlying Reasons for Limb Swelling

By Alyssa Parker – Many people may experience complications after an operation due to the significant amount of trauma your body endures. Whether it’s cancer related, non-cancer related, or a minor surgery, patients may develop post-operative symptoms such as swelling in a limb or a particular area of the body. Swelling in the limb which may appear to be temporary …

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Breast Cancer

By Michael Smith, M.D., Board Certified Radiation Oncologist – Beast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women. Since 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer it is likely that either you or one of your friends or family members will be affected. For that reason, it would be helpful for you to understand some …

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