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Treating Tremors Begins With Discovering the Cause

Treating Tremors

Movement disorders, including essential tremor, ataxia, Parkinson’s disease and others can often be successfully treated, but each requires specific protocols in order to ease symptoms and help improve function. Because not all motion disorders respond to the same medication, knowing the specific cause is necessary to stage the appropriate therapy. …

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COVID-19 Testing: Rising to Meet the Challenge

COVID-19 Testing

By Brenda Superko, RN The COVID-19 pandemic, to date, has claimed more than 450,000 lives globally with 118,000 lives lost in the United States. It has triggered a 21st Century quarantine order aka ‘shelter in place’, which was followed by our nation’s highest unemployment since the Great Depression. Early in …

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DETECTING MELANOMA

By Michael J. Freeman, M.D., PA Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. Fortunately, it rarely develops without warning, and the number of fatalities caused by melanoma could be greatly reduced if people were aware of the early signs and took time to examine their skin. With early diagnosis …

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Reopening the State: How to Stay Healthy!

Reopening the State: How to Stay Healthy!

Quick Care Med Urgent Care We’re starting to see a lot more interaction and activity, such as crowded beaches and businesses reopening. This is great for our economy, but we need to remember that the coronavirus is still lingering out there, and the experts expect it to have a second …

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Pacifica Senior Living: Dedicated to The Safety of Their Communities

Pacifica Senior Living

From balance issues, diminished eyesight, arthritis, immobility, to cognitive decline, some conditions make it high-risk and unsafe for seniors living on their own. Trips, slips, and falls from household items like extension cords, bulky area rugs, slippery bathtubs, ladders, and uneven flooring, are often what cause so many seniors to …

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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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