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Why Should You Invest In Healthy Feet?

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

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 good …

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Opioids Part l

Opioids

By Frank G. Vice, DVM, BS Pharm There are several varieties of Papaver, the poppy flower, but only Papaver   somniferum   contains opium, a milky extract collected from its seed pods.  Papaver somniferum is probably the oldest medicinal plant and opium is the first medicinal used in the ancient world. The earliest references related to opium growth and use were found in …

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The Gift of Desperation

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation, this sentence, which appears in the first chapter, is the most famous in the book Walden, by Henry David Thoreau. Desperation is a mental state that usually causes extreme or rash behavior. So why would someone live in it…quietly as Thoreau states? …

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Lexar Labs: Assisting Clinicians in the Fight Against Drug Addiction

Lexar Labs

Drug abuse is a serious social and health problem in the United States. One need only look at the morning paper or watch the evening news to see the truth of it. It is incumbent upon each of us to advocate for programs to stem the flow of illegal drugs into the United States; push for more access to treatment programs; …

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Millions of Satisfied Customers Worldwide Discover a Pain Relieving Device with Proven Results

Millions of Satisfied Customers Worldwide Discover a Pain Relieving Device with Proven Results

Coach Jimmy K Tired of weekly doctor’s visits and dealing with pain until your next appointment? Are you invasive and drug-free alternative to aid with your health conditions? Look no further, the DENAS PCM6 device is available to you at the Denas Pain Relief Store. This device is designed to address pain, promote energy, and speed up healing using a …

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Avoid Caregiver Burnout

Avoid Caregiver Burnout

When providing care to aging or disabled parents, many caregivers ignore the most important person involved in the caregiving process. “Who?” – you may ask. The answer might surprise you: The Caregiver. Many times caregivers get so wrapped up in attending to parent’s needs, trying to fit quality time with their own family into their schedule, and oftentimes attempting to …

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Guard Your Feet Against Complications of Diabetes

Guard Your Feet Against Complications of Diabetes

By Brian Bailey, DPM     – Body-Mind-Spirit Podiatric Center If you have diabetes, taking good care of your feet is essential. The most basic and critical thing one can do to avoid the complications of diabetes is to control blood sugar levels. But that isn’t enough. People with diabetes are at high risk for developing sores on their feet that won’t …

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Sneaky foods undermining your healthy lifestyle:

Sneaky foods undermining your healthy lifestyle:

Kellie McKinney, MS | Healthy Lifestyle columnist | Co-Founder of Two Nutrition Nuts Health food imposters can fool anyone! Here are a few foods and some may be surprising that should be wiped out for healthier choices. Flavored yogurt – Dairy is a wonderful source of calcium, potassium and protein, but flavored yogurts are usually sweetened with sugar – some containing …

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Learn to swim at the YMCA. It’s a skill for life!

Learn to swim at the YMCA

Whether it’s boating at Yatesville Lake, jumping into the neighbor’s backyard pool, or hanging out with your friends at Dreamland Pool, there is something special about water. We are drawn to beaches and shorelines, fishing spots, slow-running streams, waterfalls and public pools alike. Sadly, 10 Americans die every day as a result of drowning, with the highest drowning rates occurring …

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Persistent ear infections may be a sign it’s time to take action

Persistent ear infections may be a sign it’s time to take action

If you’re the parent of a young child, there’s a good chance that your child has had at least one ear infection. Three out of four children will have at least one ear infection by their third birthday and, in fact, ear infections are the most common reason parents bring a child to a doctor. Ear infections are an inflammation of …

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Time to Reclaim What Childbirth, Aging Have Taken Away

Time to Reclaim What Childbirth, Aging Have Taken Away

By Dr. James B. Frederick, MD If you’re a woman of a certain age … or you have given birth to a child or two … you know things change “down there.” You’ve likely been told there’s nothing to be done about it, short of surgery. So you’ve been living with the effects of those changes: vaginal dryness, pain during …

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Have You Had a Stroke?

Have You Had a Stroke

Recovering from a stroke can be one of the greatest challenges a person will ever face. However, research shows that early and specialized stroke rehabilitation can help to optimize an individual’s physical and cognitive recovery and enhance quality of life. At Kingsbrook Lifecare Center, a team of specialists provides early intervention with expertise and understanding to help individuals return home to …

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Know the Skin You’re In!

Know the Skin You’re In!

Skin cancer is the most commonly occurring cancer the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society. Every year, there are more skin cancers diagnosed than all other cancers combined. The good news is that you can do much to protect yourself and your family from skin cancer. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and the Oncology team at King’s Daughters …

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Preventing Deep Vein Thrombosis While Traveling

Preventing Deep Vein Thrombosis While Traveling

Alexander H. Hou MD, FACS, Travelers will soon clog the nation’s highways and fill its airports on the way to enjoying summer vacation with family and friends. For some, the trip will be short; no more than an hour or two. For others, their travels may take them many hours – or days – to complete. No matter the mode of …

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