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Mobility Solutions for the Home: WeCare Keeps You Moving Forward on Your Terms

Mobility Solutions

If given the choice, it is no surprise that most seniors and individuals with disabilities would rather reside at home than in an institutional setting.  In fact, more than 80 percent of those above age 45 say they want to remain in their homes even when they need assistance according to a study conducted by AARP.   Remaining in the home …

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Chiropractor Jason Moore, Huntington Accident and Injury Clinic, Reveals Top 10 Auto Accident Injury Mistakes

Huntington Accident and Injury Clinic

By Dr. Jason A. Moore, Huntington Chiropractic Accident & Injury Clinic Many people do not take the proper steps, beginning immediately after the accident, to insure physical, emotional and monetary recovery after the accident. “If not handled properly, lifelong permanent injuries could develop leaving one with disabilities and a heap of debt” says Chiropractor, Jason Moore. 1. Patients not seeking …

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It’s time to be proactive (instead of reactive)

Planning ahead and preparing now better allows for seniors to safely live and age with independence and dignity. The New Year is a time of finally trying to accomplish things that you have put off or let slide during the holiday season. The truth is, it is sometimes easier to keep delaying certain decisions rather than deal with them, especially …

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Understanding Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Understanding Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Stereotactic radiosurgery is a highly precise form of radiation therapy developed to treat small brain tumors and other neurological disorders. Despite its name, SRS is not a surgical procedure, and no incisions are involved. Stereotactic radiosurgery targets specific areas of the brain to receive high doses of radiation. These highly targeted doses provide effective treatment with less damage to normal …

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New Year, New Smile

New Smile

We’ve all heard the expression: New Year, new me! This year, instead of making goals to get in shape or start eating right (which, by the way, are both great goals, but tend to only last about two weeks for most of us who love a good slice of chocolate cake), make a goal that will last you a lifetime. …

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The Best Resolutions Include Health Screenings Focus on Prevention and Early Detection in 2015

Health Screenings

If you are like most Americans making resolutions for better health in 2015, scheduling health screenings is a very good place to start. Health screenings can save lives. Early detection for diseases such as colon, breast, lung, heart and cervical cancer can improve prognosis dramatically.  Screenings to test for diseases such as high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease should …

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This Year’s Resolution: Live Pain Free

Live Pain Free

Laura C. Reese, D.O. Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgeon The lasting pain relief you have been looking for is available at Ashland Orthopedic Associates. Our number one goal is to stop your pain and prevent it from returning. There is no reason to continue living in pain that can be managed and in most cases eliminated. Enjoy lasting pain relief with …

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Cervical Health Awareness Month

Cervical Health

By Navita Modi, M.D., Obstetrician/Gynecologist A healthy cervix is an unlikely addition to any woman’s list of New Year’s resolutions, but is definitely one that shouldn’t be overlooked! With a few simple steps, most women can greatly reduce their risk of developing cervical health problems like cervical dysplasia, and more seriously, cervical cancer. January is dedicated to raising awareness about …

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Happy New Year from all of us at Premier. We all wish you the best for you and yours in 2015.

Every January 1st we get to start out fresh.  We may set our sights on new goals we want to achieve in this New Year.  Think about places we may wish to travel to, people we want to meet and family we want to visit with.  It’s an exciting time with all kinds of potential; after all we have a …

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5 Heart Healthy Resolutions for the New Year

5 Heart Healthy Resolutions for the New Year

By Julia Rodack The New Year is a perfect time to reflect on the past 12 months and assess what habits you want to take with you, and what you want to leave in 2014. Yes, resolutions can both feel and be hard to keep, but they don’t have to be. “Usually when people fail to accomplish their mission for …

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There is No Time Better than the Present to Seek Help

Seek Help

To reduce the negative consequences of substance abuse, it is important for individuals who need treatment to receive services as soon as possible. However, the length of time between first use of a substance to treatment entry for abuse of that substance can be substantial. Research emphasizes the importance of early diagnosis and intervention, and indicates that the duration of …

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Healthy Eyes Start with a Healthy Body

Healthy Eyes

When it comes to eyes there are a few problems that can occur. Often these problems arise as we age, but some are quite preventable. Looking after our eyes is important throughout our life as failing eye sight can be a real blight on our lives. There are some lifestyle factors that can affect our eye health. Smokers and those …

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It’s a New Year, You Don’t Have to Live with Hemorrhoids

Live with Hemorrhoids

By Cheryl L Bascom, M.D. and Michael D. Canty, M.D. Tri-State Digestive Disease Associates, P.S.C. Hemorrhoids are an all too common problem for many people. Indeed, whether you are young or old, a man or a woman, you could easily suffer from this irritating ailment. Although hemorrhoids are not usually medical emergencies, they can disrupt your life and cause you …

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The Scariest Thing I Have Ever Done

Scariest Thing

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church I want to share a recent email from a friend. I warn you it may cause some spiritual discomfort. Hi Pastor Alex, I was thinking today of how amazing it is that you just sent a Dangerous Prayers email lesson on this subject. My husband and I have led a …

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THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

We Care Medical is Financing the Equipment to Keep You There In the past, it seems as though when someone began to face difficulties living on their own, it was a signal that it was time to move in with family or go to a nursing home.  For most people, this is no longer the case, as more and more …

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