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InterCommunity Cancer Center Encourages Women To Get Regular Breast Cancer Screenings

InterCommunity Cancer Center Encourages Women To Get Regular Breast Cancer Screenings

As the busy fall season is upon us, it is easy for women to push their healthcare needs to the background, as everything else seems to take priority. InterCommunity Cancer Center encourages women to be proactive about their health and not postpone preventative cancer screenings, especially when it comes to …

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How You and Your Loved Ones Can Retain Healthy Aging

Aging has a lot of negative connotations that coincide with the term both physically and mentally. Most of us are aware of the importance in keeping our bodies and minds in the best condition we possibly can, but sometimes, we require assistance. If you’ve been contemplating the idea of moving …

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Shopping for Health Care It pays to do your Homework

Shopping for Health Care It pays to do your Homework

By Dr. Efrem Castillo, Chief Medical Officer, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement As a family practitioner for nearly 20 years, I know firsthand every senior’s medical needs are as unique as they are as individuals. The Medicare coverage plan that works best for you may not be the one that is right …

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Better Health & Wellness with Electro Therapy

Better Health & Wellness with Electro Therapy

Each of the 100 trillion cells in our bodies relies on energy to communicate with other cells and keep our organs and tissues in a healthy state. Proper functioning and flow of oxygen and nutrients are essential. When these areas are repressed, fatigue, disorders, depleted immune systems, and disease form …

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Why Are So Many Adults Needing Rotator Cuff Repairs? What to Expect if your Shoulder requires treatment

Why Are So Many Adults Needing Rotator Cuff Repairs? What to Expect if your Shoulder requires treatment

Over the past decade, there has been a dramatic increase in rotator cuff injuries. As we age, our bodies are subjected to more repercussions from normal wear and tear. This is particularly the case with individual’s age 60 and older, but the same wear and tear is accurate for younger …

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Person-Centered Cognitive Support

For countless people, the following are familiar scenarios: (1) You are restless and decide to step outside for a walk, but find all the doors to your home locked; (2) You wake up from a nap to find a person you don’t recognize cooking in your kitchen; (3) You talk with …

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Say NO To Replacement Surgery

Say NO To Replacement Surgery

If you or a loved one are scheduled for knee surgery, read this before it’s too late. By Physicians Rehabilitation Say NO To Replacement SurgeryOsteoarthritis is one of the ten most disabling diseases in developed countries (WHO 2012). Worldwide estimates are that 10% of men and 18% of women aged …

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A Change in Destiny

A Change in Destiny

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church A Change in DestinyJerry sat patiently in his shiny black Chevy Silverado in the same spot by the playground like he had done for the last four weekends. He reached over and picked up a brown paper bag, took out …

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Am I a Candidate for Dental Implants?

Am I a Candidate for Dental Implants?

Generally speaking, if you have lost teeth you are a candidate for dental implants. It is important that you are in good health, however, as there are some conditions and diseases that can affect whether dental implants are right for you. For example, uncontrolled diabetes, cancer, radiation to the jaws, smoking, …

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Using Omega-3 Supplements to Treat Dry Eyes

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By Anne-Marie Chalmers, MD If you stare at a computer screen all day, have reached the plus-55-years-old stage of life and have had a cataract operation, it’s likely you have all the makings of a serious dry eye problem. And you are not alone. Americans spend an astounding $3.8 billion on …

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When it Comes to a Radiologic Test or Procedure, Quality Matters

When it Comes to a Radiologic Test or Procedure, Quality Matters

The quality of your medical care is of utmost importance, and that extends to the radiology practice you or your doctor chooses to perform your diagnostic test or interventional service. At RAO, we go above and beyond the standard quality controls demanded by the industry, and it shows in all …

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how heat affects your heart

Dr. Sivasekaran, MD August is “Safety Month” and while we take the time to consider all of the preventative ways to protect ourselves, we often overlook the negative effects that these hot summer months have on our cardiovascular systems. With weather approaching the upper 90’s and on some days, triple digits, …

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Early Cancer Detection Saves Lives

Early Cancer Detection Saves Lives

The development of improved screening tests for various types of cancer means that physicians can now identify and diagnose cancer at an earlier stage, many times, before any symptoms are present. Early detection is important because when abnormal tissues or cancers are found early, they are easier to treat. Some …

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Weight Loss Surgery

Weight Loss Surgery

By Juan C. Gutierrez, M.D. Board Certified in General Surgery Were you one of the millions of people across the United States that unknowingly joined together in making that all-too-common resolution, “This is the year that I’m finally going to lose this extra weight!” How is that going? Some will succeed, …

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Kids in Special Situations Helping autistic children benefit from interactive communication

Kids in Special Situations Helping autistic children benefit from interactive communication

Did you know that 1 in 68 children have Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?  After High School, 35% of young adults with ASD have never had a job or have continued their higher education degree.  Unfortunately, it’s exceedingly rare for elementary and high school students with ASD to be full-time in …

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Executive Functioning is at the Heart of an ADHD Diagnosis

Executive Functioning is at the Heart of an ADHD Diagnosis

By Jane N. Hannah, Ed.D Over summer break, I was in a hospital elevator carrying a new book on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and a person on the elevator inquired about the book. She commented that her son was just diagnosed with ADHD, which sparked a conversation between the two …

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