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Insuring Your Valuables

Insuring Your Valuables

Danielle Gates, CFP®, Financial Advisor In “Me and Bobby McGee,” Janis Joplin sang, “Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose.” Maybe, but if you’ve got lots to lose, the word you’re looking for is insurance. And if what you have are valuable personal possessions–jewelry, furs, antiques, art, coin collections, and the like–you need to know how to insure …

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT MEDICAID AND YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT MEDICAID AND YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS

By David L. Orosz, Attorney at Law Q: Will Medicare or private health insurance pay for all or part of long-term nursing home care? A: NO. There are only shot-term benefits available, if any at all. Q: If a person qualifies for Medicaid, will Medicaid pay for the entire cost of care? A: Yes. Subject to certain legal requirements, Medicaid …

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Some Say Virtual Doctor Visits Won’t Work. Here’s Why They’re Wrong. Dr. Mayrene Hernandez, chief medical officer, UnitedHealthcare South Florida

Some Say Virtual Doctor Visits Won’t Work. Here’s Why They’re Wrong. Dr. Mayrene Hernandez, chief medical officer, UnitedHealthcare South Florida

In 2017, a well-publicized RAND Corporation study presented a startling conclusion. It found direct-to-consumer telehealth may not save money because it may increase health care utilization due to ease of access. In fact, researchers estimated an 88 percent increase in the use of specific health care services among patients studied. With findings that seem contrary to years of other research, the …

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Learn How Water Therapy is Healthier for Your Heart

Learn How Water Therapy is Healthier for Your Heart

Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day, or just trying to maintain your New Year’s “get fit” resolutions, February is Heart Health Month and a good reminder of the importance of keeping our tickers in top notch. For people with heart and vascular disorders, this is of critical importance. In recent years there has been a multitude of studies on the effectiveness of …

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Learn How You Can Prevent Cancer

Learn How You Can Prevent Cancer

It’s unfortunate that most of us have dealt with cancer either personally or indirectly through a loved one, or friend. This year it is estimated that 1.7 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer and approximately 600,000 will die from the complications of the disease.  While there are excellent treatment options available, early detection is the key to surviving this devastating …

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What is Your Brain Saying About Your Hearing!

What is Your Brain Saying About Your Hearing!

By Dr. Noël Crosby, Au.D. I am sure that you have noticed all the brain-training products that are now available to keep your mind sharp; however, you may want to consider something else: A hearing test. More and more evidence links untreated hearing loss to impaired memory and diminished cognitive function. This means that if you keep ignoring your suspected …

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How endovenous closure has changed the treatment paradigm for superficial venous insufficiency

superficial venous insufficiency

By Joseph Magnant, MD, FACS, RPVI Up until the year 2000 the physicians had very limited treatment options for patients with symptomatic superficial insufficiency. Conservative therapy consisting of elevation, anti-inflammatory medications and compression stockings has changed only in the fabric technology. Today there are more shear compression garments which has helped improve patient compliance with this type of therapy. Great …

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THE FRACTURE THAT MAY CAUSE YOU STRESS!

THE FRACTURE THAT MAY CAUSE YOU STRESS!

By Myles Rubin Samotin, MD – Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Fellowship Trained in Foot and Ankle – You may have heard the term stress fracture, but just what is it and how does one get it? A stress fracture is exactly what it states it is, a fracture of the bone caused by “stress” to the bone. It is a …

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IS A REVERSE MORTGAGE RIGHT FOR YOU?

IS A REVERSE MORTGAGE RIGHT FOR YOU?

By Mark E. Ary, MBA – Senior Licensed Loan Originator Getting older can bring seniors health challenges. The United States spends over 2.5 times more on health care than most of the world’s other developed nations. The percentage of the U.S. economy spent on health care for individuals ages 65 and older exceeds 5 percent — a proportion that is expected …

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Protect Your Skin Against Harmful Pollutants

Protect Your Skin Against Harmful Pollutants

September is National Skin Care Awareness month.  Because our skin is the largest organ throughout our bodies, taking care of it should be more of a priority that most individuals realize. Many people don’t know that everything that touches our skin penetrates into our body, bloodstream, and organs. It’s important to try and use the most natural ingredients and stave …

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