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Tips for Safe Summer Travel with Pets

Tips for Safe Summer Travel with Pets

With warmer weather, people often spend more time on summer trips with family. These trips can be more enjoyable when your four-legged friends tag along, but it can be less of a vacation if your pets are uncomfortable on the road. “Taking pets out of their homes can induce stress on …

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Lymphatic Drainage by Be Well Holistic Massage

Lymphatic Drainage by Be Well Holistic Massage

Lymphedema is a build-up of lymphatic fluid in the arms and legs, and it is usually a secondary issue that arises after cancer treatment or lymph node removal.   Lymphedema is a threatening disorder that needs to be treated by a certified lymphatic therapist, who is trained to properly massage the body …

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10 Steps to Help Prevent Cancer

10 Steps to Help Prevent Cancer

Nearly 4 out of 10 Americans will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes, and it remains the second-leading cause of death for Americans, but nearly half of all cancer cases can be prevented. Research from the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) shows that diet, exercise and weight play a …

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Top 5 Reasons Having an Experienced Real Estate Agent Is Important

Top 5 Reasons Having an Experienced Real Estate Agent Is Important

It’s time-consuming and daunting to find the perfect home or the right buyer.  That’s why partnering with an established real estate agent is crucial to making the process go as smoothly as possible. 1.  The National Association of Realtors® (NARS) Code of ethics requires your agent to have a fiduciary …

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The Synergistic Healing of Chiropractic Care in Combination with Massage

The Synergistic Healing of Chiropractic Care in Combination with Massage

Because the general population is so well informed about their health and wellness options, most of us know that massage is not just a leisurely activity that the rich and famous enjoy to pamper themselves, but an actual wellness component to healthy living. In combination with chiropractic care, massage helps to …

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Notice of Administration

Notice of Administration

By James W. Mallonee Many of my clients often ask why is it necessary to send out a Notice of Administration to everyone who may have an interest in an estate.  The reason deals with something called due process.  In two recent cases the lack of notice gave a person not …

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Unplug with an Outdoor-Oriented Vacation

Unplug with an Outdoor-Oriented Vacation

A family vacation is the perfect time to unwind, but it can be even more relaxing with time spent outdoors enjoying nature in all its beauty. Whether you plan your entire trip around a specific activity or just build in a day or two along the way, you can create some …

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Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence

Having an overactive bladder is nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, nearly 15 percent of women are dealing with it on a chronic basis. As you may suspect, it is more prominent in women due to pregnancies, menopause, and the unique structure of the female urinary tract. Stress Urinary Incontinence …

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Treating Pain Fundamentally & Synergistically

Treating Pain Fundamentally & Synergistically

Neurosomatic Therapy (NST) is an integrative form of manual therapy that identifies and corrects structural and biomechanical imbalances in the body. By carefully analyzing dysfunctional postural and movement patterns, NST can be used to create a comprehensive therapy program to treat the underlying cause of pain, improve athletic performance, and prevent …

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A Fit, Fun Summer

A Fit, Fun Summer

Make smart fitness choices with post-workout recovery and hydration During warm-weather months, fitness enthusiasts often take their exercise routines to the great outdoors. The spike in summer temperatures can make those tough workouts even more challenging. Even after your workout is complete, your body does not stop – after a tough …

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Understanding Different Health Care Options: Know where to go before an emergency happens and the differences in cost

Understanding Different Health Care Options

By Dr. Christine Laramée, chief medical officer, UnitedHealthcare North/Central Florida Do you know all of your options when you need medical care? Your primary care doctor should always be first on your list, as they have easy access to your medical history and know the bigger picture when it comes to …

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Freedom is Never Free

Freedom is Never Free

By Ross Johnson, Lead Pastor, Gathering Pointe Church Among the Mural Wall, and the nineteen stainless steel statues, and the United Nations Wall of the Korean War Memorial in Washington D.C. is the Pool of Remembrance.  This shallow Pool (thirty feet deep) is lined with black granite and is surrounded lushly …

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Ignoring Common Cardiac Symptoms Leads to Critical Issues

Ignoring Common Cardiac Symptoms Leads to Critical Issues

T.E. Vallabhan, MD, FACC John F. Kennedy once said, “The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.”  This statement holds true when we focus on many of the issues in life, especially our health.  Some of the most common cardiac risk symptoms are often overlooked.  Ideally, individuals …

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Four-Day Wellness Retreat Invites the “ReNew You” to America’s Happiest, Healthiest City

Four-Day Wellness Retreat Invites

Located on Florida’s Paradise Coast, Naples captivates visitors with an irresistible mix of soft, white sand beaches, beautiful scenery, colorful sunsets, thriving arts and culture, outdoor adventure, and world-renowned dining and shopping hotspots. Health, happiness and relaxation seem to come naturally in Naples, a city which has been ranked as …

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Know the ABCs of Skin Cancer

Know the ABCs of Skin Cancer

More than 3.3 million people are treated annually for non-melanoma skin cancer and over 76,000 new cases of invasive melanoma will be diagnosed this year. In the last 30 years, more people have had skin cancers than all other types of cancer combined. In fact, one in five Americans is …

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