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Physical Therapy is Effective Preventative Care

As we age, our muscles tend to become weak and lose their elasticity. In order to restore and enhance the flexibility of the body, physical therapy treatments are often prescribed. Treatment procedures utilize various strengthening and stretching exercises to maintain and restore normal body functioning. Physical therapy has been found to be beneficial for people of all age groups and …

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Why You Should See an Orthodontist?

Orthodontic treatment is often part of a comprehensive dental health care plan. With good care, including orthodontic treatment when necessary, teeth can last a lifetime. An orthodontist is a member of the dental health care team.  Orthodontist or dentists that have an additional 2 – 3 years of education and training to provide specialty care for misaligned teeth and jaws. …

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Leave No Stone Unpassed

Leave No Stone Unpassed

Kidney stones are one of the most common disorders of the urinary tract, accounting for more than 1 million visits to healthcare providers in the U.S. each year. The reasons for stone formation can be complex but there are a few factors that indicate a higher risk for developing them: • Family history • Urinary tract infections • Some metabolic …

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Child With Chronic, Headaches, Severe Ear And Sinus Infections Improves After Subluxation Correction

The June 17, 2009 issue of the Journal of Pediatric, Maternal & Family Health — Chiropractic  reports on a case study involving an 8 year old girl with a 3 year history of debilitating ear infections and headaches who improved so much in a short period, a third scheduled ear surgery was able to be cancelled. When the girl’s mother …

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Do I Have Cataracts?

Cataracts cause the lens of the eye to become cloudy. At first they may not affect your vision at all, but as they become larger your vision will become increasingly blurred – it will be like looking through frosted glass all the time – until eventually you may lose all your functional vision in your affected eye(s). You may also …

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Don’t Flush Away Your Day

By Cheryl L Bascom, M.D. and Michael D. Canty, M.D. Tri-State Digestive Disease Associates, P.S.C. Diarrhea is loose, watery, and frequent stool. It is an uncomfortable condition that can have many causes, but diarrhea is most commonly caused by viral infections or bacterial toxins, viruses or parasites, certain medicines, food intolerances and diseases that affect the stomach, small intestine or …

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The Breast Cancer Chronicles

By Robyn E. Wilson – I learned the power of words many years ago at the knee of my great-grandmother as she read me bedtime stories. Words in books took me on journeys in my imagination. As I grew up, the words in a note from a boy I had a crush on were powerful enough to make or break …

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October is National Bullying Awareness Month

What is bullying? At first glance, many people might think this behavior is easy to define. Their first image of bullying might be of a physically intimidating boy beating up a smaller classmate. While that can still be considered bullying today, parents need to know that bullying behaviors can be much more complex and varied than the stereotype. For example, …

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Addictions….A Step Towards God

Truth leads us to reality The first step into freedom from an addiction begins with facing the truth. You must be willing to face and accept reality. Are you willing to take a look at your life as it really is? Or do you want to continue down the path of self deception that will eventually rob you of everything …

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BLUE meets GREE

Kings Daughters Orthopedic Spine

A new collaboration between medical centers spans three states, bringing a new level of orthopaedic care to the region Tri-State residents now have more options  than ever before when it comes to orthopaedic care1 thanks to a clinical partnership between King’s Daughters Medical Center and Marshall OrthopaedicsJoan C. Edwards School of Medicine. The partnership was announced in late Spring. Under the agreement, …

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Is Clothing Optional?

Is Clothing Optional

Finding a person who is completely satisfied with their body is about as likely as finding gold in the Ohio River.  It just doesn’t happen very often. No matter what age, most people are bothered by something… back of arms, thighs, belly, lovehandles, back fat…..take your choice. And although some people can successfully help eliminate these problem areas through hard …

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5 Major Money Mistakes People Make in Retirement #1 – Paying Too Much in Taxes!

5 Major Money Mistakes People Make

By Rodney Bakken, Director of Operations, Cornerstone Senior Services – If you think income tax laws are hard to understand, you’re in good company!  You’re just like Albert Einstein!  Tell your friends! Even Einstein had to seek help from qualified tax experts. Some people think that paying taxes is a bad thing. But, if you have to pay a lot …

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Tools for Addiction Recovery

Tools for Addiction Recovery

By Robert L. Vinson II, BSS, MA, CDCA – Each September, Spectrum Outreach joins thousands of prevention, treatment, and recovery programs and services around the country celebrate their successes and share them with their neighbors, friends, and colleagues in an effort to educate the public about recovery, how it works, for whom, and why. There are millions of Americans whose …

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Are You Constipated?

Are You Constipated

By Cheryl L Bascom, M.D. and Michael D. Canty, M.D., Tri-State Digestive Disease Associates, P.S.C. – Constipation is one of those topics we generally don’t like to talk about. If you’ve suffered from this problem, though, you know it can be both painful and frustrating. Almost everyone gets constipated at some time during his or her life. Women and the …

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Tips for Preserving Eye Health

Tips for Preserving Eye Health

With increasing pollution and levels of dust and grime our eyes need special care and attention. While we typically look after our skin, hair and other parts of the body, we tend to neglect eye care. As we grow older, it is common for our vision to weaken. Vision problems such as glaucoma, cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy …

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