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5 Major Money Mistakes People Make in Retirement

5 Major Money Mistakes

Mistake #4 – Not Owning Long –Term-Care Insurance “Do I really even need long term care insurance?” By Rodney Bakken, Director of Operations, Cornerstone Senior Services Not everyone should get long term care insurance. After doing your homework, you might decide long term care insurance is not for you. Or you might not qualify. The numbers About 60% of people …

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Debunking Eye Health Myths

Debunking Eye Health Myths

We have all been told by someone at some time, “You’ll hurt your eyes if you do that!” But do you really know what is or is not good for your eyes? The Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology helps set the record straight when it comes to myths concerning eye health. Reading in dim light is harmful to …

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Do You Have Frequent Heartburn?

By Cheryl L Bascom, M.D. and Michael D. Canty, M.D., Tri-State Digestive Disease Associates, P.S.C. – Recent studies report that the number of people who frequently experience symptoms of heartburn, also called acid reflux, has almost doubled in the past decade. Acid reflux can mean more than just discomfort – it can cause GERD. GERD, gastroesophageal reflux disease, is caused …

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Remove Age Spots with Obagi

Remove Age Spots with Obagi

Achieving a younger appearance may require Looking younger may hinge less on reducing wrinkles and more on correcting skin tone. Recent research shows that uneven skin tone can actually make you appear about ten years older than what you are. So while you’ve been heaping attention — and night creams — on wrinkles to turn back the clock, other factors …

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Valentine’s Day Bible Verses: 20 Great Quotes

By Pamela Rose Williams – Valentine’s Day is all about love. I remember it was something that we celebrated as young children. We would get “valentines” (little love note cards) and sign our name to the back and then distribute them to all of our classmates. It was at times special and awkward to receive a valentine from a secret …

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Look as Good as You Feel

You worked hard all of last year to lose the weight and keep it off, even through the holiday season, but there are still those trouble areas that you can’t seem to get rid of. Dramatic weight loss, whether achieved through diet and exercise, bariatric surgery, other forms of medical treatment, or a combination of these, has many benefits. However, …

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Safe & Effective Fitness Programs Designed by Physical Therapists

Fitness programs guided by Physical Therapists safely restore health, improve activity, and reduce pain for people of all ages and abilities. Recent statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state that an astonishing 68 percent of adults over the age of 20 are either overweight or obese. To combat obesity and the health consequences excess weight …

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5 Major Money Mistakes People Make in Retirement

#2 – Make A Plan For Estate Settlement! By Rodney Bakken, Director of Operations, Cornerstone Senior Services – “I detest life-insurance agents; they always argue that I shall someday die, which is not so.” – Stephen Butler Leacock One of the Major Mistakes people make in retirement is NOT making a plan for estate settlement. Not having a will or …

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Domestic Violence & Substance Abuse

By Robert L. Vinson II, BSS, MA, CDCA and Lori Ellis, Clinical Director – LICDC – It may shock you to learn that every 15 seconds a woman is battered in the United States. What may not be surprising is that nearly 50% of domestic violence cases involve someone who struggles with substance abuse. Severe physical assaults of women occur …

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Considering Orthodontics? Learn what to expect and why treatment is beneficial.

We are often asked about what the expectations of orthodontic treatment include and we are happy to provide insight as to what a patient can expect should they decide to have their teeth properly aligned. Education is an important part of any treatment plan, and we encourage patients to learn how to manage their treatment protocols in the best manner …

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Got 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 …

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When Is a Wrist Pain Not a Wrist Problem?

By Gary D. Dillon, DC – Sometimes what seems painfully obvious is not actually correct. Take a pain in your wrist. The problem must be in your wrist, right? Not always. There can be nerve interference elsewhere that is causing or adding to that pain. Carpal Tunnel Let’s look at carpal tunnel syndrome. Feel along the back of your wrist …

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Nail Fungal Infection

By Dr. Brian K. Bailey, Podiatric Physician & Surgeon – A fungal infection of the nail (ony-chomycosis) occurs when fungi infect one or more of your nails. Onychomycosis (on-i-ko-mi-KO-sis) usually begins as a white or yellow spot under the tip of your fingernail or toenail. As the fungal infection spreads deeper into your nail, it may cause your nail to discolor, …

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A Breakthrough in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

If you find yourself pushing through the day with a headache, congestions and fatigue you are not alone. It is estimated that more than 35 million Americans suffer from obstructed sinuses each year. Sinus suffering is no joke. The painful symptoms can really impact your life and disrupt your daily living. Sinus infections can be divided into several categories depending …

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Prepare for a Healthy New Year

For many people, the approach of a new year often means a renewed focus on how to make things healthier for their families. Eating a healthy diet, getting enough sleep,and practicing other healthy habits are an important part of keeping your family healthy and happy in the coming year. As the year gradually comes to an end and the new …

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