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

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

Coach Jimmy K Tired of weekly doctor’s visits and dealing with pain until your next appointment? Are you looking for a proven, natural, non-invasive and drug-free alternative to aid with your health conditions? Look no further, a new holistic medical device is available to you at the Denas Pain Relief Store. This device is designed to address pain, promote energy, …

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On the Way to Your First 5k!

On the Way to Your First 5k

Kellie McKinney, MS | Healthy Lifestyle columnist | Co-Founder of Two Nutrition Nuts Signing up to run a 5K race is a fun and perfect way to kick-start a fitness routine. 1. Sign Up! Don’t wait! Without making the commitment to yourself and registering for the race, it is too easy to give up if the going gets tough. There is …

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Lexington Diagnostic Center’s PACs System Offers Quality, Security, Accessibility

If you are like most Americans, you took a hundred or so photos last year, probably with your cell phone. They were pictures of first birthdays, graduations, vacations, home renovations, the dog catching a Frisbee … things that mattered to you in the moment. You likely shared a good number of them on Instagram or Facebook, but at least half …

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Your Attitude Determines Your Altitude

Your Attitude Determines Your Altitude

Life-giving Attitude Part One: The Top FivePercent By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church In my twenties, I was fortunate enough be in sales for a number of years. As in most sales careers, training on social interaction for the purpose of making the sale is imperative, especially for a greenhorn like I was at the time.  My …

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Mountain Games debut Sept. 3 at Heritage Farm

Mountain Games

By Lauren Breece, Marshall University Student You need to throw a tomahawk. Not your speed? How about shoveling some coal or walking a steel beam? That – and more – is what the Mountain Games are all about. Join fellow Appalachians on Saturday, Sept. 3, during this first-ever celebration of the strength, skill and backwoods knowledge that made our part …

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Stay in Your Home Solutions – The Aging in Place Concept

Stay in Your Home Solutions

Part 2 of a 4 part series By Anne Franklin, Senior Safety Advisor Most of us live in a house that just isn’t suited for aging. Obviously there are a lot of different home styles out there today. A 60’s built home looks one way, a 70’s another and so on. Who did the contractor have in mind when all …

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CoolSculpting

CoolSculpting

Q&A with Bryan Rogers, M.D. King’s Daughters plastic and reconstructive surgeon Bryan Rogers, M.D.,is now offering CoolSculpting, a non-surgical fat reduction treatment that uses controlled cooling to eliminate stubborn fat that resists diet and exercise. Good candidates have noticeable bulges in certain areas including under the chin, neck, abdominal areas, and outer and inner thighs. Dr. Rogers answers a few …

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Are You Taking Your Medication as Prescribed?

Are You Taking Your Medication as Prescribed?

We all know about the rising costs of health care, and how expensive prescription medicines can be, especially for seniors. But do you know how much it can cost if you don’t properly take your medications? According to government estimates, each year in the United States more than 125,000 people die from a failure to properly take their medications, adding …

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Topical Creams Reduce Joint Pain

Topical Creams Reduce Joint Pain

Laura C. Reese, D.O. Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgeon When it comes to relieving the pain of achy joints, many people reach for a pain-relieving pill like aspirin or ibuprofen. There may be a better way. When the source of pain is close to the surface, applying a topical analgesic cream, gel, patch, or spray that contains a pain reliever right …

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Don’t let Back Pain Keep You Down

Don’t let Back Pain Keep You Down

Up to 85 percent of all people have back pain at some point in life. Back problems can be attributed to a variety of factors, including degenerative disc disease, injury or trauma to the spine or supporting structures, congenital defects, obesity, and pregnancy/childbirth. Back symptoms often make it difficult for sufferers to take care of themselves and limit their ability …

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RESPITE CARE

RESPITE CARE

More than 34 million Americans provided unpaid care to a relative or family member sometime in the past 12 months, according to a Caregiving in the U.S. 2015, a study published by the AARP and the National Alliance for Caregivers. Not surprisingly, the study found the “typical” unpaid caregiver was a 49-year-old woman caring for a 69-year-old parent or parent-in-law …

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Is it time for new hearing aids?

new hearing aids

If you have been on the hearing aid journey, either personally or with someone you care about, you know how difficult it can be. First the denial. Then the bargaining. And finally, the recognition that being able to hear clearly is just as important as being able to see, maybe more so After being asked which was more important hearing …

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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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Diabetes and Eye Health – Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetes and Eye Health

If you have diabetes mellitus, you know how your body’s inability to use and store sugar can affect your health. When your blood sugar gets too high, it can damage the blood vessels in your eyes. This damage may lead to diabetic retinopathy. Diabetes is associated with many ocular complications, but diabetic retinopathy is by far the most serious complication …

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Lexar Labs Genetic Testing Helps Physicians Match Medication to Patient

Lexar Labs Genetic Testing Helps Physicians Match Medication to Patient

Most medications available today – whether prescription or over the counter – were developed using a “one size fits all” approach. Indeed, it wasn’t until relatively recently that pharmaceutical companies began including women in clinical trials of new medications. Faced with a wide array of medications designed to treat the same condition, and patients whose response to medication cannot be …

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