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How Tinnitus (Ringing Ear) Sufferers Can Get the Support They Need!

tinnitus relief

By Hoglund Family Hearing and Audiology Services – As Tinnitus Treatments improve, Hoglund Family Hearing and Audiology Center provides tips to find the right support for those who suffer with the often debilitating condition of “Ringing Ears”. Tinnitus is often described as buzzing, ringing, hissing, humming, roaring, or whistling that someone hears in the absence of any external sound. More …

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Your Living Will: A “Must-Do” in 2013

Living Will

By Avow Hospice, Inc. – No one wants to think about the possibility of becoming seriously ill or having a condition or accident that leaves them unable to speak for themselves. If this were to happen to you, would your family know how you’d like to be cared for? If you had completed a Living Will before becoming ill, they …

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“Estrogen Revisited… Lifelong and Fearless”

By Donna Walters and Blane Crandall, MD – A great disservice is being done to women regarding hormone replace- ment therapy. Women have not been given important information necessary to make decisions about their health care. They have not been given information about the aging process and how hormone replenishment can delay the ravages of hormone loss for decades. The big …

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Gum Disease Can Increase Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease & Stroke

– By Juan Teodoro, D.M.D. – Periodontitis or gum disease is a bacterial infection that destroys the bone and tissue that supports the teeth. It is the major cause of adult tooth loss and it affects over 75% of Americans. Researchers have found that people with gum disease are twice as likely to suffer coronary artery disease than those without …

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LASIK Eye Surgery

Performed since the early 1970’s, refractive surgery procedures improve vision due to nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia) and astigmatism. With the advent of the laser for refractive surgery (photorefractive keratectomy or PRK), a new era in eye care is unfolding. It has been found that the excimer laser procedure combined with the creation of a corneal flap (Lamellar Keratoplasty or LK) …

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DEALING WITH THE STRESS OF LITIGATION

DEALING WITH THE STRESS OF LITIGATION

By Rebecca M. Vaccariello, Esq., Salvatori, Wood & Buckel Attorneys At Law – Although we are leaving the holiday stress behind us, many people are dealing with the stress caused by by being involved in the litigation process. As a civil litigator, this work is part of my daily life. For litigants, either plaintiffs or defendants, the process can be …

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New Year’s Resolutions… make a plan!

New Year’s Resolutions… make a plan

By Rosemarie Hurley Long-Term Care Insurance Specialist – This is the time for making New Year’s resolutions. Be sure to include making a plan for Long-Term Care to protect your future. Procrastination is a common human trait. And when you are talking about insurance can be not only costly but it can create a situation of uninsurabililty. It is always …

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Q&A Medical Oncology

By Jay Wang, MD – Q: My mother just started hormone replacement therapy.  I have heard that this can be a contributing cause to cancer.  Should she stop taking her hormone replacement medication? A: Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)  is often used to ease symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes and protect against osteoporosis and bone loss. However, findings from …

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VAX-D: Non-Surgical Neck & Back Pain Treatment

By Physicians Rehabilitation Chronic pain is one of the most debilitating health conditions. Studies show that back and neck pain is often recurrent even if the original problem resolves, many patients suffer chronic symptoms at intervals. Chronic back and neck pain sufferers often live a life of compromise in their daily activities. Back and neck pain is frequently treated in an …

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Tips for Looking Young European Face Lifting & Sculpting

Looking Young

By: Alina Stanciu, MD Board Certified Eye Physician & Surgeon – During the holidays, more then ever everyone wants to look younger, glowing and refreshed. The European Face Lift developed by Alina Stanciu, MD is a unique solution to sculpt and lift the face by smoothing out wrinkles, filling in furrows, plumping up the hollows and correcting facial imperfections just …

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