Breaking News
Home » Lee Edition (page 30)

Lee Edition

Medicare 2017 annual Election Period begins October 15th and runs through December 7th, 2016 for January 2017 effective date.

By Ulla-Undine Merritt (Dee) National Producer Number (NPN) 8853366 Everyone on Medicare should be looking at their Notification of Change booklets that you received from your current insurance carrier in September.  This applies to Medicare Advantage Plans (Part C) and Prescriptions Part D, an annual review of your policies is always highly recommended.  Medicare Advantage Plans change every year so …

Read More »

Holiday Travel and Limb Swelling

Limb Swelling A Search for New Treatments

By Alyssa Parker – The holidays are right around the corner, which means many will be traveling to visit their loved ones, or for those of you who are snow birds you’re heading home to the warm weather down south. Many individuals choose air travel to reach their destination. For those who suffer from venous insufficiency or lymphedema this can …

Read More »

They Say Age is Just a Number. But at Wilson’s Wellness Center #’s Are Important!

They Say Age is Just a Number

Yes, the scale #’s go up! The cholesterol #’s go up! The energy goes down! The muscle tone disappears! The libido is lost! xoxoxoxox Sleep never invited you back! ZZZzzzzzz Wrinkles invite themselves in your pictures! Memory has a mind of its own? Vision needs magnified assistance!! The symptoms you’re noticing can be age related, but your hormones are becoming …

Read More »

Prevent Knee Replacement Surgery

Prevent Knee Replacement Surgery

By Physicians Rehabilitation The knee is notorious for pain and injury. Knee pain can occur from an injury or a condition like osteoarthritis, and can impact activities of everyday life. There are many remedies for this condition, including rest, anti-inflammatory medications and using knee braces. For individuals whose knee pain progresses or does not respond to other types of treatment, …

Read More »

Regular Exams Optimal for Early Diagnosis of Osteoarthritis

Regular Exams Optimal for Early Diagnosis of Osteoarthritis

By Dr. John C. Kagan, M.D. We all know that life can be busy. With work, family and hobbies, it can be hard to find the time to care for you. However, no matter how hectic life gets, your health is one component that shouldn’t be placed on the back burner, especially when it comes to the symptoms of osteoarthritis. …

Read More »

Increased Risk for Heart Disease for Diabetics

Increased Risk for Heart Disease for Diabetics

Although many people with type 2 diabetes worry about losing their vision or having an amputation, the greater risk is to the heart and brain. About 65% of people with type 2 diabetes die of heart disease or stroke. They are two to four times more likely to die of heart disease than people without diabetes. When someone does get …

Read More »

Understanding Dental Implants Part 1

By Dr. Ricardo S. Bocanegra, DDS Dental Implants Am I a candidate for dental implants? Generally speaking, if you have lost teeth you are a candidate for dental implants. It is important that you are in good health, however, as there are some conditions and diseases that can affect whether dental implants are right for you. For example, uncontrolled diabetes, …

Read More »

Chemical Exposure May Be Linked to Rising Rates in Diabetes and Obesity

Chemical Exposure May Be Linked to Rising Rates in Diabetes and Obesity

Endocrine-disrupting chemical exposure to two of our biggest public health risks, diabetes and obesity. Since 2009, additional research has demonstrated that exposure to EDCs is associated with an increased risk of diabetes and obesity. Evidence indicates that this exposure is also linked to infertility, hormone-related cancers, neurological issues and other chronic diseases. EDCs mimic, block or interfere with the body’s …

Read More »

Medicaid Myths

Medicaid Myths

By Steven J. Gibbs, Esq. Hello Friends & Colleagues! In the world of Medicaid, there are a lot of misunderstandings and these “myths” can tend to be kind of “ingrained” and thus tough to correct.  For example, an estate planning client commented recently that she would have to spend down all the assets before getting her husband qualified for Medicaid…to …

Read More »

Experience the Orange Zone

Experience the Orange Zone

Orangetheory Fitness provides an energized group fitness concept that has swept the nation. In just one hour, you’ll burn up to 1,000 calories while increasing both your metabolism and energy. The name Orangetheory comes from the “orange” or anaerobic heart rate zone that is seen during intense training. During your workout, your heart rate will be monitored and kept in this …

Read More »