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Young Mother’s Journey with Breast Cancer… Mendy

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, when we often take time to think of the survivors and victims of breast cancer. Those of us who have not had a personal experience with breast cancer often only associate pink ribbons and races with the disease. These are wonderful things and we certainly are grateful to the organizations that are raising so …

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There’s Pink and then there is KOMEN PINK

We all know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and has become “Pinktober.”  Companies put pink ribbons on their products or services and while some of these legitimately support efforts to fight breast cancer, not all do and you’re never quite sure how the money is used. That’s why it is important to know that any product that benefits …

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Heels: How High is Too High?!

By Dr. Garrett Harte – The shoes we wear say a lot about us. The color, the style and the height! Women’s high heels have been a fashion statement for centuries. What also has been an issue for centuries is the pain inflicted by those same shoes. High heeled shoes can cause a myriad of problems including but not limited …

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Infinity Fall Prevention Program

QUICK FACTS ABOUT FALLS 50% of all people over 75 years old fall each year. Risk for falls increase in the first month after being discharged from the hospital. 15% of all re-admissions to the hospital for seniors are related to falls. Falls account for 10% of ER visits and 6% of hospitalizations for those over 65. Falls are the …

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How To Stop The Pain

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church  – Sometimes the answers we seek to our prayers are only a symptom of something much deeper, and more painful, that God needs to heal first. Flu-like Symptoms In April of 1999, LaRinda was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease called Dermatomyositis. It started with flu-like symptoms. Within a year LaRinda …

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Aging Baby Boomers Will Need To Innovate Care Support

By George T. Leamon, CLTC Lutgert Insurance – This is the conclusion of Jacques Légaré, professor at the Université de Montréal, who studies aging baby-boomers.  The study notes that this is a generation for whom children are relatively rare and stable couples almost an exception. In a paper presented at the 2010 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, held …

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THE UNITED STATES OF AGING!

By Dr. Rich Bimler, Lutheran Life Communities – Good news abounds from a Spring, 2012 survey of 2250 adults over 60 by the National Council on Aging (NCOA). Check out some of these findings: 1. Over 80% say they have a strong sense of purpose and passion about life now and in the future. 2. 92% report that they manage …

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Ouch! My Eye Hurts

By Dr. Todd B. Lang – According to the American Society of Trauma (ASOT), approximately 2.5 million eye injuries occur every year in the United States. Adult males 18 to 45 years of age are the most common age group to get injured in just under half of reported injuries. Approximately 25% of reported injuries occur in children under 18 …

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Denial – it’s a cycle of self-defeat

By Dr. Caroline Cederquist and AnneElena Foster – A friend showed up late for lunch one day complaining that the dry cleaner had shrunk a favorite skirt and she’d been unable to get the zipper closed. She explained her exasperation with the cleaners as she popped mouthfuls of heavily buttered bread into her mouth, never considering that it might be buttered …

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Concept 10 10 – The Future of Exercise

At Concept 10 10, you work out once a week with high intensity, totally private and with constant supervision. The following article describes what is going on in such a training session. Intensity Ideally, every exercise should be repeated until it is impossible to continue movement in a technically correct manner, that is, until the involved muscles fail. At this …

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