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“Just a Carpenter’s Son”

“Just a Carpenter’s Son”

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church Remember the line, “Bueller…(long pause), Bueller…(long pause), Bueller,” from the movie “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”? The actor, Ben Stein, made that line infamous as the boring, monotone high school teacher, while he was taking the class role. However Benjamin Jeremy Stein’s real life has been anything but boring. In addition …

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Seniors Seek Freedom from Lung Disease with Stem Cells

Seniors Seek Freedom from Lung Disease

By Maren Auxier In the United States, we place the utmost value on independence and freedom, so much so that many young men and women have sacrificed their lives for it. The word independence has a different meaning to different people. For some, it means not living under the thumb of an oppressive government. For others, it means being able …

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Aging in Place – Safety Modifications to Your Home

Safety Modifications to Your Home

A term or concept that is becoming more and more popular these days is “aging in place” – being able to stay in one’s homes as one grows older.  Most likely the aging of a large group of baby boomers has a lot to do with this. More and more people are concerned about their ability to live comfortably in …

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Preparing for Disasters…Are You Ready?

Preparing for Disasters

Disasters can happen anytime, anyplace to anyone, but as a resident of Florida it is  important to approach hurricane season fully prepared with a plan especially for those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or other memory impairments. Disasters can be particularly disruptive to the daily living of older adults and their caregivers.  An emergency can exacerbate the effects of …

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Alzheimer’s Awareness

Alzheimer’s Awareness

As life throws us curveballs, we become more accustomed to making hard decisions. This doesn’t mean they get easier, just more bearable. As we mature, we gain the wisdom to reassure ourselves that the most difficult choices are usually the right ones. Knowing someone who has Alzheimer’s disease is more common than ever. This heartbreaking ailment has placed a fork …

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Taking a Spin Around the Dance Floor Increases Mental Health

dancing

If you’ve ever watched ABC’s hit TV show “Dancing with the Stars,” then you know that dancing is hard work. Dance has long been known to be an excellent way to stay physically fit. But could there be mental and cognitive benefits to dancing as well? Recent studies have proven that symptoms of depression, stress, fatigue, and headaches can be …

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Cutting Edge Technology and Science Meet to Make You Look Years Younger!

Cutting Edge Technology and Science Meet

Swan Age Reversal Centers specializes in aesthetic procedures that help their clients look younger, thinner, and more vibrant. Due to huge year round demand for their services, a new Naples office is opening August 2014 and a Sanibel location is opening October 2014. Swan Centers services hundreds of clients and does thousands of procedures annually and have a 98% approval …

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Rising Temperature = Increase in Eye Injuries

Rising Temperature

It’s finally summer – and it’s all fun and games until somebody’s eye gets hurt. During the summer months the number of patients reporting to doctor’s offices and emergency rooms because of eye injuries increases exponentially. Keep that in mind while you are enjoying warm temperatures and the great outdoors. Pool Chemicals Pool chemicals are added to keep germs from …

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Osteoarthritis Pain Relief and Repair with Stem Cell Prolotherapy

Osteoarthritis Pain Relief

Osteoarthritis is a chronic and debilitating joint disease. It occurs through a sequence of events that has, at its core, a loss of joint cartilage.This affects other joint structures, and eventually will lead to joint space narrowing and bony overgrowth, progressing until joint movement becomes noticeably restricted. What occurs before the cartilage loss? Osteoarthritis almost always begins with ligament weakness …

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Stem Cells: Helping Veterans Fight Lung Disease

Stem Cells

By David Ebner, Staff Writer As they stormed Omaha Beach in Normandy and scurried across the decks of destroyers and aircraft carriers, they weren’t thinking about their health. When they enlisted, they weren’t looking for a job; they were answering a call. Memorial Day and the Fourth of July are holidays designed to remember the men and women of the …

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