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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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2nd Annual Craft Beer Festival Livens Up Downtown

2nd Annual Craft Beer Festival Livens Up Downtown

By Whitney Lowe, Ashland in Motion Executive Director Ashland in Motion is excited to announce that planning for the 2nd annual Firkin Fest has begun, and tickets go on sale this month! The outdoor, craft beer festival encompasses the heart of downtown Ashland, and highlights downtown’s unique environment, local retailers and restaurants. The cultural and economic impacts of Firkin Fest …

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New Oncology Center of Excellence to Make Care More Convenient, Comfortable

New Oncology Center

Late this summer, patients receiving treatment for cancer at King’s Daughters Medical Center will have a more comfortable, patient-focused facility in which to receive care. “Our new Oncology Center of Excellence, located on the fifth floor of Medical Plaza A, will improve access to care and make the entire experience of cancer treatment more convenient and comfortable,” said Darlene Shaffer, …

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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 …

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CoolSculpting works

CoolSculpting works

Marta Taylor enjoys being active. As a Zumba fitness instructor, her goal is to be a healthy role model for her children, grandchildren and those who attend her classes. “I consider my fitness level to be high,” said Taylor who recently discovered her love of triathalons. “I may not always eat perfectly, but I try my best to make healthy …

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Could Your Abdominal Pain Be Caused by an Aneurysm?

Abdominal Pain Be Caused by an Aneurysm

An aneurysm is an area of a localized widening (dilation) of a blood vessel. An aortic aneurysm involves the aorta, the major artery that leaves the heart to supply blood to the body. An aortic aneurysm is a dilation or bulging of the aorta. The various sections of the aorta are named based upon the relation to the heart and …

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Do Your Hands Hurt?

Do Your Hands Hurt

Laura C. Reese, D.O. Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgeon Our hands may be our greatest tools in our daily lives.  We all take our hands for granted until there is pain or limited use.  Injury, tendinitis, nerve compression, or arthritis may cause pain, numbness, limited motion, or deformity. Below are some of the most common causes for pain in the hands. …

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How to Handle TMS. . . Tired Mom Syndrome

How to Handle TMS

By Nancy Jergins iMOM.com If you’ve never heard of TMS, you’ve probably had it—Tired Mom Syndrome. I coined the phrase after laughing with my children about my late evening fatigue that sets in after long days of running around and doing the things mothers do. The symptoms? A higher level of irritability. The desire to sequester one’s self from the …

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Numbness, tingling weakness could be sign of spinal stenosis

weakness could be sign of spinal stenosis

If you are experiencing numbness, tingling or weakness on one side of your body (or both legs), muscle cramping or spasms  in the back, spinal stenosis may be the culprit. Spinal stenosis is narrowing of the spinal column that causes pressure on the spinal cord, or narrowing of the openings (called neural foramina) where the nerves leave the spinal column. …

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Job Hunting? Put your best foot forward

ohio means job

Your resume is the single most important document you will put before a potential employer. In this one piece of paper, you will summarize who you are, what you can do and how you can fill a void in the organization. Recruiters receive literally hundreds of resumes for every open position. You have just seconds to peak their interest. If …

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Do You, or Someone You Love, Need Assistance with Managing Anger?

Managing Anger

In the United States, studies show that one out of five people suffer from anger management issues, or the inability to control their anger, and one in three teenagers struggle with the problem. This can manifest in a number of different ways depending upon the person and the situation. Violent compulsive behavior often defines anger management issues, but psychological abuse …

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