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Declutter Your Heart

Declutter Your Heart

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church I’m not a packrat (I’m in denial) but I do tend to pile stuff in my study at home.  After a few weeks have gone by I start feeling sluggish when I sit down to write. I look around the room and begin to feel overwhelmed. I once blamed the sluggish, …

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Prescribed an Opioid? Ask your doctor (and dentist) these questions

Prescribed an Opioid? Ask your doctor (and dentist) these questions

By Dr. Sam Ho, chief medical officer, UnitedHealthcare If your doctor or dentist prescribes a pain reliever, take charge of your health and find out exactly what you are getting. UnitedHealth Group medical experts recommend you ask your doctor these questions about any opioid prescription. Common opioid brand names include Vicodin and Percocet. Why do I need this medicine? Ask …

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Delaying Carpal Tunnel Treatment Endangers Nerve Health

Delaying Carpal Tunnel Treatment Endangers Nerve Health

It came on slowly, over time. Now in her early 60s, she’s really worried about the numbness in her hands. Like many women, though, she’s too busy taking care of others to pay attention to the warning signs of a condition that could lead to permanent nerve damage. Although fictitious, this example is typical of many patients seeking help for chronic …

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Why is the Flu so Perilous This Year?

Why is the Flu so Perilous This Year?

Although many people refer to the “flu” as other ailments, Influenza is a highly contagious upper respiratory illness. The  Florida Department of Health reports as follows: “Overall, deaths due to pneumonia and influenza were higher than expected. Increases in deaths due to pneumonia and influenza are also expected over the coming weeks given the amount of widespread illness in the …

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Are Your Headaches Related To Your Bite?

By Richard A. Stanley, DMD, President It has taken tsunamis of epic proportions for people to realize what scientists have known for years: The destructive forces of nature can be unpredictable and catastrophic. Dentistry has its own tsunami, and it is called Occlusion. Better known as the “bite,” occlusion is the way the teeth come together like gears and the way the …

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Pregnancy Can Lead to Painful Varicose Veins

Pregnancy Can Lead to Painful Varicose Veins

Learn what you can do to prevent and treat this disorder By Federico M. Richter, MD Pregnancy is a miraculous time to celebrate and enjoy your body’s changes, as your little baby grows inside your womb. However, carrying this unborn child causes a lot of things to happen to your body. One of the issues many women face is painful …

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When Gallbladders Attack

When Gallbladders Attack

Most people live their whole lives without thinking twice about their gallbladder. Anyone who has had a gallbladder attack, on the other hand, will never forget theirs. What is the gallbladder? How do you know if it’s acting up? What can you do about it? This article summarizes everything you ever needed to know about the gallbladder. Let’s start with …

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Nutrition Takes a Mediterranean Holiday

Nutrition Takes a Mediterranean Holiday

By Matthew Solomon Imagine for a moment, you are sitting in a café in a small coastal town off the coast of Greece. Everything seems perfect, the breeze of the Mediterranean, the sounds of music in the background and the smells of an impeccably prepared lunch waft around you. In that moment everything just seems, beautiful. But have you ever …

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$3,000 Per Hour

$3,000 Per Hour

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church Every so often I’ll do a bit of executive coaching. I’ll spend a day with a medical, business or non-profit executive. We will end the day with very clear “take-aways” (actionable steps for an area of their life–business, family, or personal). It’s a lot of fun for me, but can …

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“My Doctor Said There Was No Help For Neuropathy… Until Now!”

"My Doctor Said There Was No Help For Neuropathy... Until Now!"

Do You Suffer with Pain, Burning, Numbness and Tingling in Your Feet? Finally, after all these years of research there is a Medical Breakthrough Treatment for Neuropathy. 10-20 Million Americans suffer from Neuropathy. Many suffering do not even realize that the symptoms listed below could be due to Peripheral Neuropathy. If you suffer from one or more of these problems, …

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