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Your Diet Plays a Huge Role in Your Heart Health

Your Diet Plays a Huge Role in Your Heart Health

Most of us are aware of healthy diet options.  We’re told to eat fresh vegetables and fruits, fish, poultry, nuts and healthy oils like olive oil. In addition to eating those healthy foods, a better understanding of a key offender that can wreak havoc on our cardiovascular systems might surprise you.  This little guilty pleasure is called—SUGAR. Why is sugar so …

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Cancer’s Early Detection Saves Lives

Cancer’s Early Detection Saves Lives

A cancer diagnosis changes everything; it is, perhaps, the most feared diagnosis a doctor can make Any patient in that situation wants to be assured they have access to the most advanced treatments, delivered by a physician who is both experienced and compassionate. And it helps tremendously if treatment can be administered in a community setting, close to home, so …

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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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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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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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Want To Increase Nutrient Absorption? Try Working With A BEMER! Nutrition and BEMER

Want To Increase Nutrient Absorption

By Kathleen Donohue BEMER (Bio-Electric-Magnetic Energy Regulation) is a Class 1 Medical Device per our own FDA and is used in 47 other countries where it actually has a higher rating.  With 5 global patents, German engineering and Swiss manufacturing, this device is simply amazing when it comes to the benefits of overall health. For upwards of twenty years and …

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Urology Q&A

Urology Q&A

Question: I’m a 48-year old woman and simply can’t always make it to the bathroom when I feel the urge. Some times I have leakage. What, besides surgery, can I do? Answer: There are two types of incontinence in women: stress and urgency incontinence. Stress incontinence is leakage that occurs with a physical stress such as a cough or strain …

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Benefits Of Exercise And Nutrition

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Living a healthy lifestyle is a constant choice. Consistent exercise and proper nutrition play a vital role in your ability to maintain your overall health and quality of life. Want to feel better, have more energy and perhaps even live longer? Look no further than exercise and nutrition. The health benefits of regular exercise and diet and physical activity are …

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