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Oxygen Therapy for Stroke: Can it Help to Regenerate the Damaged Brain?

Oxygen Therapy for Stroke: Can it Help to Regenerate the Damaged Brain?

Every year in the United States nearly 800,000 people will suffer from a stroke. If it’s not caught early enough, it can lead to death, paralysis, cognitive impairment, aphasia and many more complications. When oxygen and blood can’t reach the brain, the brain cells begin to die very rapidly. Oxygen is …

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TubcuT® will improve accessibility & reduce accidents

TubcuT® will improve accessibility & reduce accidents

By Charles Etgen Certified Aging in place consultant If you’re looking for handicap accessible tubs, then you’ve come to the right place. Here at the Tub Cut, we make it easy for you to get a handicap accessible shower, without having to install a new tub or replace your existing …

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Traveling Tips for Venous Insufficiency

Traveling Tips for Venous Insufficiency

By Bryan Carter, MPA-C, Phlebology-Surgery It’s that time of year again; when we hit the road or the sky and travel for vacations, relaxing getaways, spending time with family and taking the kids or grandkids to their favorite destinations. The hottest days are upon us during the upcoming summer months, …

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Diabetic Neuropathy: How Physical Therapy Can Help

Diabetic Neuropathy

Roughly, 29 million Americans have diabetes. Many of these cases are undiagnosed, but for those individuals that struggle with the disease, symptoms of diabetic neuropathy can be debilitating. Diabetic neuropathy is a progressive disease that affects nearly 200,000 new patients per year. Understanding the disease state is complex, but in short, …

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Medical Marijuana is a Viable Treatment Option: What You Should Know About it’s History & Progress

Medical Marijuana is a Viable Treatment Option

Marijuana has been used as an effective and safe medicine for thousands of years in almost all civilizations including the USA. At that time, aspirin, opium, and cocaine were being discovered and touted as better drugs. There was also a financial incentive to outlaw the plant by factory owners who …

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The Importance of Modern Technology in Radiology

The Importance of Modern Technology in Radiology

Dr. Mark Jacobson A few years ago while I was working in a hospital, I received an order to read a chest X-Ray specifically to locate a catheter in a patient’s abdomen. The X-Ray was performed with a portable machine at the patient’s bedside, however, when I looked at the chest …

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THE LEMON – The University of Natural Healing

The University of Natural Healing

By Ronna L. Clements, Natural Health& Wellness Innovator At the very beginning of any kind of illness there is a breakdown of the liver. One of the livers functions is to produce six billion types of enzymes and it is these various enzymes that supply the raw materials used by …

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What Your Untreated Hearing Loss is doing to YOUR Brain…

What Your Untreated Hearing Loss is doing to YOUR Brain…

Hearing loss is a fact of life for more than 48 million Americans.  According to the Hearing Loss Association of America, this fact may increase the risk of cognitive problems and even dementia.  “The general perception is that hearing loss is a relatively inconsequential part of aging,” says Frank Lin, …

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UV SAFETY

UV SAFETY

By Gil Cortes, MD, FAAD Ultraviolet, or UV rays, are part of the invisible energy that comes from the sun. UVA (aging) rays account for 95% of our sun exposure. They cause skin aging and contribute to skin cancer. UVA rays penetrate deeply into the skin layers, damaging collagen and …

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DO YOU KNOW YOUR TESTOSTERONE LEVEL?

DO YOU KNOW YOUR TESTOSTERONE LEVEL

Tired? Are your endurance and strength declining? Have you noticed a decline in your sexual function and lost interest in your sex life? Every man could answer “yes” to at least one of these questions after age 40. Common symptoms of low testosterone, they can also result from a myriad …

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Do You Have A Ticking Time Bomb in Your Leg?

Do You Have A Ticking Time Bomb in Your Leg?

By Bryan Carter, MPA-C, Phlebology-Surgery Have you ever noticed sensations in your legs that made you wonder if you should see a doctor, but since they seemed to subside, you ignored the symptoms away?  Many people overlook the life-threatening warning signs that could lead to an embolism.  If you’ve experienced swollen …

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Working Though Grief and the Loss of a Pet

Working Though Grief and the Loss of a Pet

By Hospice of Marion County Animals have become part of our lives today unlike in the distant past. We allow them to sleep in our homes (or even in our beds), we buy them special toys and food, we pamper them with play dates and day spas. . .and it goes …

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Mental Health and Heart Disease

Mental Health and Heart Disease

T.E. Vallabhan, MD, FACC Commonly reported, stress levels, anxiety, depression, and our overall emotional state has a significant impact on our health.  From physical pain, appetite changes, suicidal thoughts to our vascular health, the way we deal with and treat mental disorders are critical on our long-standing wellness. How Our Mental …

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A Knee Replacement Implant Made Specifically For You

A Knee Replacement Implant Made Specifically For You

If you were having a custom kitchen designed by an expert builder, they wouldn’t just buy a marble countertop off the shelf somewhere; they would have it measured precisely, finely cut, trimmed and polished before installing it in your highly-anticipated new kitchen. If we are so meticulous about our homes, …

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Chiropractic: A Safe and Natural Alternative to Medication and Surgery

Chiropractic

By Daniel Taylor D.C. – Compton Chiropractic Care Chiropractic medicine is one of the fastest growing fields within the medical community. It is a natural form of health care that corrects biomechanical fixations in the body in order to restore function. For example, when there is a misalignment in the spine, …

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Don’t Give Up!

Don’t Give Up!

By Brent Myers, Pastor of Community Life – OK. So here we are… five months into a new year. How are things working out for you? Did you set goals for making this year the best year ever? Did you have dreams and ambitions to make this year different? Did …

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