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Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery Fights Liver Disease Caused by Obesity

Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery Fights Liver Disease Caused by Obesity

Joseph Chebli, M.D., FACS, FASMBS High blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes. These days, most adults know that being overweight can contribute to these conditions. But did you know that being morbidly obese can also lead to liver disease and cancer? A worldwide epidemic, fatty-liver disease is closely associated with obesity, which affects 80 million adults in the United States alone. …

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The Fear of the Lord

The Fear of the Lord

The phrase, “The fear of the Lord,” was one I never liked. By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church Before I was a Christ-follower I thought, “Who would want to be a Christian and serve a god you would have to be afraid of?” By that time (in my middle teens) I had way too many fears …

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How 2 Alternative Therapies Are Helping Countless Patients With Depression, Anxiety & Pain

Years ago doctors chalked it up to “melancholy,” but nearly 15 million people in the United States are affected by depression. Persistent Depressive Disorder or PDD is a chronic type of depression (chronic depression) that usually last for more than a year and can be difficult to treat successfully. Traditional Medications Fail Countless Patients The standard treatment options for PDD …

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Swollen Legs and Venous Insufficiency: What You Need to Know About Effective Treatment

Swollen Legs and Venous Insufficiency

By Federico M. Richter, MD One of the most effective, natural ways to achieve healthy circulatory functioning is through exercising. Along with resistance training, any form of cardiovascular activity will improve the blood flow and diffusion of nutrients. The goal is to get your heart rate up because when the heart muscle contracts at a higher rate, there is an increase …

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Put Your Best Face Forward With Microblading and CooLifting

Put Your Best Face Forward With Microblading and CooLifting

Looking for semi-permanent fix to your thin or barely-there eyebrows? What about a more youthful face in less than ten minutes? If so, NIA Clinic is happy to offer two of the leading cosmetic services that offer lasting results and are celebrity approved. MICROBLADING Eyebrows are arguably one of the most important facial features. Over the years, people have utilized eyebrow …

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Medical Marijuana is Proving to be a Leading Treatment Alternative

Medical Marijuana is Proving to be a Leading Treatment Alternative

By MAXhealth Oaks Over 4000 years ago, Asian Emperors used cannabis for its healing properties, noting exceptional improvements in edema (fluid build-up) and also as an anesthetic. In ancient Greece, cannabis was reported in many manuscripts, describing its use for medical conditions such as eye diseases and joint inflammation. Over 300 years ago, in one of Oxfords medical professional journals, it …

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month Know the Skin You’re In!

MICHELLE PENNIE, MD, Board Certified Dermatologist Skin cancer is the most commonly occurring cancer the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society. Every year, there are more skin cancers diagnosed than all other cancers combined. The good news is that you can do much to protect yourself and your family from skin cancer. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and the …

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Medicaid Myths Part 1

Medicaid Myths Part 1

By Ira Stewart Wiesner Hello Friends & Colleagues! Over the years I’ve been continually amazed at how much misinformation swirls around Medicaid eligibility for long-term care coverage. I have heard them called “myths” but I call them voodoo because believing them can be harmful. The purpose of this article is to dispel the most common Medicaid Myths. We will address five …

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Our Favorite Tunes and Our Favorite Memories

Our Favorite Tunes and Our Favorite Memories

By Matthew Solomon We have all experienced that fantastic moment when a beloved song comes on the radio bringing with it all the emotion and memory we can muster. Maybe it was the song from your wedding or a loved one’s favorite tune, no matter the circumstance music has an outstanding way to remind us of days gone by. That powerful …

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Foot & Ankle Pain Regenerative Medical Therapy: Healing Injuries While Avoiding Surgery

Healing Injuries While Avoiding Surgery

By Dr.Brian C. Rell, DPM, FACFAS Your Foot and Ankle is a combination of bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles that provide an extensive range of motion in basic everyday tasks, as well as in advanced athletic performance. Whether you are walking to your mailbox or running a 5K, an optimal range of motion is key to healthy living. However, …

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