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$3,000 Per Hour

$3,000 Per Hour

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church Every so often I’ll do a bit of executive coaching. I’ll spend a day with a medical, business or non-profit executive. We will end the day with very clear “take-aways” (actionable steps for an area of their life–business, family, or personal). It’s a lot of fun for me, but can …

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Cataract Awareness Month

More than three million Americans have cataract surgeries every year, restoring clear, crisp sight to patients from all walks of life Despite how often cataract surgery is performed, many people do not know exactly what cataracts are, how they develop, or even what the symptoms are. In this article, we hope to answer some of the most common questions we …

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Stay in Your Home Solutions – The Aging in Place Concept

Stay in Your Home Solutions

By Anne Franklin, Senior Safety Advisor Dorothy said it best in her famous line in the Wizard of Oz – “there’s no place like home.” Really stop and think about the words and thoughts that come to mind when someone says “home”. What is so special about your home? Is it huge and lavish? Is it filled with expensive furniture …

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Your Resource to Recovery connects substance abusers with effective treatment

Your Resource to Recovery

Substance abuse and addiction are growing problems in the United States. According to some estimates, there are as many as 40 million Americans who meet the clinical criteria for addiction to nicotine, alcohol or drugs. Of these, 22.7 million needed treatment for their addiction problem in 2013, but only 2.5 million received it in a facility designed for that purpose, …

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Over The Counter Medicines for Joint Pain

Laura C. Reese, D.O. Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgeon There are many different names for the over-the-counter (OTC) medications that people take to relieve joint pain. But most products rely on just a few ingredients to ease the pain. Here’s what you need to know about the ingredients in OTC pain relievers, including benefits and possible side effects. Aspirin for JointPain …

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Dorothy was right. There’s no place like home

Dorothy was right. There’s no place like home

No matter how far your travels take you, or the wonderful adventures you have, there is no place like home. That is especially true when you are recovering from an illness or medical procedure, if you are older or are in frail health. We want to be home, where we are comfortable, where our things are, where there are people …

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YMCA: the cure for the ‘nothing to do’ summertime blues

YMCA

Keeping the kids engaged, entertained and safe during the summer months is one of the biggest issues parents face come June. Oh sure, the first couple of weeks of summer vacation are great! Released from the bonds of school, the kids are excited to be free, easily entertained and easy to get along with. As the long summer days roll …

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He’s not kidding… he really didn’t hear you

By Ann L. Rhoten, Au.D., CCC/A It’s sort of a joke that men have “selective” hearing. That is, they seem to be able to hear the things they want to hear … and unable to hear the things they don’t want to hear. The truth is, if your father, brother or husband seems to have this particular affliction, there’s a …

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Osteoporosis 101

Osteoporosis 101

Osteoporosis involves a gradual loss of calcium, as well as structural changes, causing bones to become thinner, more fragile and more likely to break. It can also occur when the body loses bone faster than it can be replaced. Osteoporosis results in more than one million hip, spine and wrist fractures annually. This disorder affects nearly one-half of all postmenopausal …

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Understanding & Effectively Managing Your Chronic Limb Swelling

The lymphatic system serves as one of the body’s main highways through its network of vessels and ducts it works as a filtration system for body fluid entering into the blood stream. This fluid is referred to as “lymph” fluid, which is the interstitial fluid consisting of proteins, wastes, and a collection of white blood cells. The kidneys, skin, lungs, …

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CoolSculpting Treat Yourself

CoolSculpting Treat Yourself

Sit back, relax and say goodbye to stubborn bulges How often do you look in the mirror and think how great you look? If you’re like most of us, you probably cringe at a bulge … or love handles or a muffin top. Diet and exercise can help eliminate many problem areas, but some bulges just won’t budge. Then what? …

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Time to take neck pain seriously

Time to take neck pain seriously

Neck pain is no joking matter. As the fourth-leading cause of disability in the U.S., it affects more than a third of American adults in the U.S. Although most episodes of acute neck pain will go away on their own, not all do. In fact, nearly half of those who experience neck pain will continue to have less intense pain, …

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Why Should You Invest In Healthy Feet?

Why Should You Invest In Healthy Feet

By Dr. Brian K. Bailey, Podiatric Physician & Surgeon Have you ever thought about the important role your feet play in your daily life? On face value, your feet touch the ground whenever you’re standing, walking or running, and they are extensions of the legs, which help move you. But your feet are much more than that. After all, they …

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A Few of Two Nutrition Nuts Favorite Things:

Kellie McKinney, MS | Healthy Lifestyle columnist | Co-Founder of Two Nutrition Nuts Fruits smoothies can be an easy way to give your body essential nutrients. The best way to know the exact ingredients in your  smoothie is to make them yourself. All you need is a blender, fruit and a base, such as water, milk or yogurt. Vitamins and Minerals: …

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Summertime Stress? Seek First. . .

Summertime Stress? Seek First. . .

By Patrick Mitchell – Pastor, Bunker Hill Christian Church, Dean of Students, Providence Academy With summer finally here, it’s hard not to get caught up in what’s to come. Vacation. College. Summer jobs. Home improvement projects. Getting the boat out (inviting our family out on your boat). Did I mention vacation? Our agendas become chaotic before we realize it, even …

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