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What’s in a name?

By Joseph Magnant, M.D. – spe-cial-ist Pronunciation: _spe-sh(_-)list Function: noun Date: 1855 1: one who specializes in a particular occupation, practice, or branch of learning In this day of advances in medical treatments with improvement and refinement in technology, patients have unlimited access to health related information in print media, television networks and through the internet. Although the information that …

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Is Your Pituitary Making You Feel Awful?

By Robert Gilliland, B.S., D.C. – The pituitary gland is a pea-sized gland that is found just below the brain. It is often called the master gland because it tells the other endocrine systems to release their hormones. So, if your pituitary is malfunctioning it can cause everything from fatigue to weight gain. Let’s take a look at just three …

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Q&A: Can Chemo Affect A Person Mentally?

Q: My wife was recently diagnosed with cancer and started on chemotherapy. Since diagnosis and starting her treatment, her personality has changed. Can chemo affect a person mentally? A: Chemotherapy can affect a person’s mood, as can other medications such as steroids and pain medications. It is important that you and your wife inform her doctor of changes in her mood …

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Perfect Your FACE

By: Alina Stanciu, MD, FAAO – When choosing the best age reversing procedure for you there are four elements to consider: results, price downtime and pain. The most common areas of the face that people want to correct are; droopy brows, under eye bags, nasolabial folds, and thin lips. Here are some tips that Dr. Stanciu recommends as a solution …

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A New Beginning This Summer with New Beginnings hCG Weight-loss Protocol

By Sharon C Sullivan, Clinic Director, New Beginnings hCG Clinics SW Florida – Part of Nova Medical SWF, Inc. – School is out for the summer and the seasonal crush of tourists and snowbirds has slowed. Summertime and the living is easy, at least it would be easy if you just weighed xxx less (you fill in the blank) pounds. …

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Healthy is Easy!

By Tammy Provence, Founder of Good2Go Healthy Take Out  – Immunity and Processed Food Do you know that you are in charge of your immune system and you can make food choices that help you prevent and reverse even the most serious conditions? Your immune system is your first line of defense when it comes to achieving better health, regardless …

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LIFE IS IN THE BLOOD (LEV 17:11)

By Yollo Wellness – We are What We Digest The condition of your blood determines if your immune system is working properly. Our immune system has to last us a lifetime. How we take care of our immune system is very important. Your blood is a medium. Its pH is around 7.3, anything above or below will affect how your …

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Lessons Learned from Making a Life Transition

By Deborah Lee, PhD, RN – Better Choices Health Coaching, Naples – The Back Story I am often asked why I made the transition from having a successful career in teaching and health care policy and administration to integrative health coaching. I am sharing my personal story here in the hope that others who see themselves in a similar situation …

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Common Knee Injuries – ACL & Meniscal Tears

By John C. Kagan, M.D. – Because the knee is the largest joint in the body, it is easily injured. According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, knee problems are the most frequent reason for visiting an orthopedic surgeon. Here is an overview of two common knee problems that people of all ages can experience. Meniscus Tear & Treatment …

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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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