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Want to Know How You Can Have Luscious Lashes?

Want to Know How You Can Have Luscious Lashes?

Are your lashes thinning as you get older (hypotrichosis) or have you used lash extensions for a long period of time, causing your natural lashes to fall out or break off? We have the answer for you at Nu U. LATISSE is a prescription drug which is used to thicken and lengthen lashes by simply applying to upper lashes with …

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He won’t ask for help… that doesn’t mean he doesn’t need it

He won’t ask for help… that doesn’t mean he doesn’t need it

According Agency on Aging and Agency for Community Living statistics, about half of women age 65 and older in the U.S. live alone, either because of death, divorce separation. While the number of men over 65 living alone is only about half that, these men face challenges that are just as daunting, and in some respects more so, than those …

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Protecting the Precious Gift of Sight

Protecting the Precious Gift of Sight

Taking care of one’s eyes is a lifetime responsibility, but one that pays great dividends. Fortunately, eye care isn’t difficult, usually requiring no more than a little common sense and following four basic rules. Rule #1 – Protect ‘em When you’re outside, wear sunglasses that protect against UVA and UVB rays. Exposure to UVA/UVB rays has been linked to both …

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This Valentine’s Day Experience In a Whole New Way

This Valentine’s Day Experience In a Whole New Way

Sexual disorders can happen to both men and women. For women, it’s often due to vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA). What is Vulvovaginal Atrophy? The truth is that many pre and postmenopausal women, and even women that have recently gone through childbirth, have vaginal disorders, like burning, dryness and pain that they often withhold and keep to themselves. Most women think that …

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How Blue Light Disrupts Sleep and Your Health

How Blue Light Disrupts Sleep and Your Health

Getting a good night’s sleep is critical for optimal health. The Side Effects and Complications Associated with sleep disorders are irritability, fatigue, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disorders, chronic disease, diabetes, depression, behavioral issues, stroke, and brain function impairment. If not rectified, over time, sleep deprivation can lead to heart attacks, stroke, diabetes, and other serious complications. The pathways of brainwave …

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Wholehearted

Wholehearted

By Jodi Thomas I love Valentine’s Day. Not just the flowers and the chocolate and all that good stuff, but I have always loved the idea of celebrating love . . . and on a trivial note, seeing all the pink and red hearts just makes me happy for some reason. Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about my own …

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“Test Drive” Hearing Aids with FLEX TRIAL

“Test Drive” Hearing Aids with FLEX TRIAL

By Ann L. Rhoten, Au.D., CCC/A Would you buy a car without test driving it first?  Would you buy a house without seeing it first? If the answer is no, then why would you buy a hearing aid without taking it for a “test drive”? If you are like most people for whom hearing aids have been recommended, you are reluctant …

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Happy New Year – Now, Fix Yourself.

Happy New Year - Now, Fix Yourself. Happy New Year - Now, Fix Yourself.

By Lisa Webb, D.Psy, MPH and Kenith L. Robins, PhD Most of us know that about 90% of New Year’s resolutions never actually get resolved. And it’s clear why: We all have habits that we fall back on; that’s why they’re habits. But there’s no reason why you can’t keep some resolutions to point you in the direction of what …

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Comprehensive Eye Care for the New Year

Each year many people lose vision due to progressive diseases or conditions of the eye. Often there are no symptoms indicating something is wrong, or vision loss occurs so gradually that it is not readily noticeable to a patient. Consequently, it is important to regularly schedule a comprehensive eye exam with an experienced, knowledgeable Ophthalmologist. In general, periodic eye exams …

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ZO Skin Health

ZO Skin Health

By Zein Obagi, MD Exclusive to Nu U The New Year inevitably evokes resolutions of change. Most of our initiatives are backed with good intentions but often fall to the wayside. When it comes to restoring a youthful glow, there are ways to incorporate some of the “in-spa” results at home, which makes it easier to achieve. One skincare system, …

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Time is precious: Choices Frees you to Spend it on Life’s Important Things

Time is precious: Choices Frees you to Spend it on Life’s Important Things

Do your visits home consist of hours weeding the garden, cleaning out closets, or putting laundry away? Does it seem like the only time you get to spend with your aging mother is punctuated with replacing lightbulbs, tightening screws, and hauling trash to the curb? Do you wish there were someone close by, who you could trust (and afford), to …

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Your Secret Weapon for the New Year

By Alex Anderson In August of 1996, I was having breakfast with a pastor that I admired. He did not come from a privileged family, but his life was full of good things. He was very blessed in every way. He had started his church a year and a half earlier, and it was flourishing. He had a beautiful, healthy …

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Don’t let hearing loss isolate you from the world!

Don’t let hearing loss isolate you from the world!

By Ann L. Rhoten, Au.D., CCC/A Kentucky Audiology and Tinnitus Services People – like most creatures on the earth – are social beings. We interact with and relate to other human beings in times of great joy and in times of great sorrow. We find comfort in human touch, reassurance in a familiar face, delight in verbal expressions of love, …

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Should I See an Ophthalmologist for Eye Care?

When you go for vision checks, do you know who is taking care of your eye health? Many people don’t know the difference between the three types of eye care providers. Ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians all play an important role in providing eye care services to consumers. However, each group has different levels of training and expertise; you should be …

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An Advanced Treatment Option for Women’s Health and Intimacy

An Advanced Treatment Option for Women’s Health and Intimacy

In today’s world, we’re much more educated now about healthy diets and the importance of exercise and limiting stress, but what doesn’t garner much attention is the importance of intimacy and sexuality. Being sexually intimate has the ability to increase overall health benefits. So, how does this one aspect make us healthier? It has to do with the release of …

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