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UV Safety Month

UV Safety Month

Everyone needs some vitamin D from the sun, it gives us light and heat to survive but not everyone knows that skin cancer caused by the sun is the most common type of cancer in the United States, especially melanoma (the deadliest form) Ultraviolet rays from the sun are the …

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Men’s Health: Hormones don’t just affect Women

Hormones don’t just affect Women

By Dr. Gopinath S. Sunil – As men age, we tend to experience a series of common issues. The “spare tire” around our mid-section, hair loss, and a decrease in sex drive to name a few. What is the common thread in all of these little presents that Father Time …

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CT Imaging and CT-guided Pain Injections – Faster, Safer, More Detailed Imaging than X-ray

CT Imaging

CT (Computed Tomography) is a non-invasive medical test used to create cross-sectional images of the inside of the body. The CT scanner’s imager rotates around the body 360 degrees, taking pictures and sending them to a computer screen for viewing, printing and storage. CT scanning offers detailed views of many …

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Doc Talk

We know all too well that heart disease is the leading cause of death for all Americans – men and women – claiming the lives of more than 616,000 annually, according to the most recent data. “Recognizing and preventing men’s health problems is not just a man’s issue. Because of …

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Health & Beauty – Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar!

You may already have a bottle of apple cider vinegar stashed away in your cupboard for the occasional salad dressing or marinade, but have you ever thought to use it daily to aid in your appearance and overall health? If not, apple cider vinegar has long been touted for its …

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Summer Fun in the Sun and Saferty

Summer Fun

Now that the sun sets later in the day and children get to play outside longer, it’s time to get out the sunscreen and bug spray to protect your child. Sunscreen is essential to reduce your child’s risk of sunburn and skin cancer. Try to apply the sunscreen 15-30 minutes …

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CELEBRATING NATIONAL CANCER SURVIVORS DAY… A FEW PICTURES ARE WORTH A THOUSAND CURES

NATIONAL CANCER SURVIVORS DAY

InterCommunity Cancer Centers and Institute Recognizes Courageous Cancer Survivors and Supporters The American Association for Cancer Research’s second Annual Report on Cancer Survivorship in the United States shows that as of January 2012, there were approximately 13.7 million cancer survivors in the United States, a number that is expected to …

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Can You See Me?

Can You See Me

Welcome to June. The summer months are upon us and everyone would like to see crisp and clear at all the beautiful sights of summer. Now you can. The whole month of June is known as cataract awareness month. Cataracts are more common in adults 70 and older but according …

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Prostate Cancer and Prevention

Do we know enough to significantly reduce  our risk of Prostate Cancer? Written by, Carolyn Waygood, Certified Natural Health Professional & Plexus Ambassador – Prostate cancer is currently the second leading cause of cancer death in men in the U.S., and it’s about time we help educate men on ways …

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The Rub

The Rub

By Alex Anderson – Last June I had the privilege of spending some time with Pastor Rick Warren and a few other awesome pastors in Orange County, California. Even thought it had been a brief six weeks since Pastor Rick had lost one of his sons, he was incredibly warm …

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Don’t Delay… get your skin checked today!!

By Steven T. Powell, MD and Dori Hite,MPAS,PA-C – Q: How common is skin cancer? A: One in five Americans will develop some form of skin cancer. Most of these are basal-cell and squamous-cell carcinomas. Melanoma, while not the most common, is the most serious form of skin cancer and …

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DEXA Bone Scan Discovering Osteoporosis Before It Causes Fracture

DEXA Bone Scan

About 40% of postmenopausal women in the U.S. have osteopenia (low bone density). An additional 7% have osteoporosis, a condition that is characterized by bones that are less dense, and thus weaker, than normal bone. Osteoporosis increases the risk of bone fracture with even minor trauma, such as a fall …

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be your best Your state-of-the-heart health starts with you. Learn what you can. Do what you can.

Every day, heart patients suffer the consequences of choices they make in their lives and the damaging effects our modern day lifestyle can have on their health. We’d like to do all we can to interrupt the harmful cycle of cause and effect to either avoid cardiac problems before they …

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You Can Achieve & Maintain Optimal Health,…. Naturally!

Natural Approaches to Better Health from Plexus Worldwide! Written by, Carolyn Waygood, Certified Natural Health Professional & Plexus Ambassador – Plexus products are formulated to help improve your health in so many ways,…it’s difficult to know where to begin when discussing the many benefits Plexus products offer! So maybe it’s …

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The Secret to Healing Wounds Fast

The Secret to Healing Wounds Fast

As we age our body’s ability to heal itself becomes less efficient.  This is natural.  Many people attempt to treat their own wounds with home remedies and end up with a bigger problem than what they started with. How do I heal my wound? Collagen is a key component of …

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