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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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Local Attorney Patrick L. Smith Offers Flat Fee Estate Planning Services

Local Attorney Patrick L. Smith Offers Flat Fee Estate Planning Services

Estate planning does not need to be an expensive or time-consuming process, according to Attorney Patrick L. Smith. Whereas many attorneys bill their clients by the hour to handle their planning, Attorney Smith offers a complimentary consultation and has instituted a flat-fee system for his services.  For example, a basic …

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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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Hearing Loss Affects More Than Just Your Hearing …

Hearing Loss Affects More Than Just Your Hearing

Do you remember when you had your last hearing test? Hearing is vital in keeping your brain and memory sharp. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communicative Disorders, hearing loss is the 3rd most prevalent health condition in older adults. Approximately 48 million Americans have hearing loss. …

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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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SPRING Into New Skin

SPRING Into New Skin

By Kriston J. Kent, M.D. Noticing that your skin is starting to look dull, blotchy, or discolored? Do you have acne, scarring or noticeable wrinkles? Sure, there are many over-the-counter products touting their anti-aging benefits, but the truth is—they’re not going to cut it! To see a noticeable difference in your …

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DON’T PAY THOUSANDS FOR SPINAL DECOMPRESSION

Local Chiropractor Gets Tremendous Results Utilizing Cox Flexion Distraction Technique to Relieve Sciatica Pain. Why waste your hard earned money! Our technique is covered by most insurances. By Compton Chiropractic Care Currently there are millions of Americans who suffer from low back and leg pain. A recent survey showed, a …

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Childhood Obesity Can Cause Major Health Concerns Into Adulthood

Childhood Obesity Can Cause Major Health Concerns Into Adulthood

Being overweight can cause serious long-term health issues, but the statistics of childhood obesity are staggering. More than 100 million children worldwide are considered obese, and in the United States, 1 out of 3 children are diagnosed as clinically overweight. Over the past few years, there has been nearly a …

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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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Little-Known VA Pension Can Be a Life-Saver

Written By Thomas Gregory – U.S. Navy Veteran Established in 1952 under Title 38 of the United States Code, Congress created two types of benefits for war Veterans and their survivors within the Department of Veteran Affairs. The first is “compensation for service-related disability or death” and second, “a pension …

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LOVE Yourself! – Keeping your heart healthy

LOVE Yourself! - Keeping your heart healthy

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Heart disease is caused by atherosclerosis or plaque clogged arteries that restrict the blood flow in the heart. Every year about 735,000 Americans have a heart attack. Warning signs for a heart attack: • Chest pain or …

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Stress Incontinence Is Nothing To Sneeze At

Stress Incontinence

“Stress incontinence” is a reality for millions of women in America today. The “stress” is not emotional or mental pressures. Rather, it’s physical pressure put on the bladder that can cause urine leakage. Something as simple as a sneeze or a cough might trigger a leak. Standing up suddenly, lifting …

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Cervical Cancer Awareness: What You Need to Know

Cervical Cancer Awareness: What You Need to Know

Dr. Vahora, MD, FACOG Cervical cancer is a fast-growing disease that can lead to death if not caught in its pre-stages. Years ago, cervical cancer was a leading cause of death in women. Those statistics have changed. In fact, diagnosing precancerous cervical lesions is now more common; this is achieved through …

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