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WOMEN & HEART DISEASE

WOMEN & HEART DISEASE

By Cynthia S. Brown, WomenHeart Support Network Coordinator, WomenHeart 2010 Mayo Clinic Science & Leadership Symposium Certified As the month of February ebbs every year, so does the issue of women and heart disease awareness. Don’t get me wrong, I think having an awareness month dedicated to women and heart disease is brilliant. I just always hate to see it end. …

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month!

Dental Health Month

The American Dental Association is pleased to provide you with the February 2016 National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) Program Planning Guide. This month-long national health observance brings together thousands of dedicated dental professionals, health care providers and others to promote the benefits of good oral health to children and adults, caregivers, teachers and many others. The NCDHM Program Planning Guide …

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Healthy Valentine’s Day Meal For Two

Healthy Valentine's Day Meal

Broiled Salmon with Miso Glaze for Two © Copyright 2016 Meredith Corporation. All Rights Reserved Combine miso, mirin, soy sauce and ginger, and you get a rich and delectable Japanese-style glaze for salmon (or chicken, tofu, pork chops, etc.). These versatile ingredients last for months in the refrigerator and add incomparable flavor. Yield: 2 servings | Active Time: 15 | …

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Sleep, as Vital as Diet and Exercise to Good Health

Sleep, as Vital as Diet and Exercise to Good Health

Back in 1983, when Sleep Outfitters and Mattress Warehouse founder and CEO Kim Knopf opened her first store, most mattresses were purchased from furniture stores. But Knopf believed a person’s mattress was not just another piece of furniture, like a sofa; it was the most important piece of furniture in the house. Unless we’re retired or infirm, chances are we …

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Flu Vaccination Key to Health and Safety

Flu Vaccination Key to Health and Safety

By Licking Memorial Health Systems Annual flu season typically spans from October to May, with a peak in flu activity occurring between December and February.  It is important to receive the vaccination as early as possible each year, as the body requires about two weeks following vaccination for the antibodies that provide protection against influenza to develop.  However, Licking Memorial …

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New Year, New You!

New Year, New You!

Fitness 19 was launched in Seattle 15 years ago as an alternative to traditional health clubs with a simple, yet radical fitness club concept: family-friendly facilities that offer state-of-the-art cardio, strength and free weight equipment without the hassle of long-term contracts. The company has grown its budget conscious business model opening 150 fitness clubs across the country. “We know that today’s …

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What’s Your Game Plan?

What’s Your Game Plan

We all know that it’s important to plan.  It is common for people to spend significant time planning to provide a solid foundation for their health and finances.  Indeed, many people take great care to improve their health by eating right, exercising, and making regular visits to a physician.  People do this with the aim of increasing life expectancy and improving …

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IMPLANT FOCUSED GENERAL DENTISTRY: ADD YEARS TO YOUR LIFE

IMPLANT FOCUSED GENERAL DENTISTRY

There are many reasons people need dental implants. So rest assured that your implant needs are not unique.  People are living longer and expect more out of their teeth.  In fact, over one million peope each year get dental implants in the United States.  As our population continues to age, and with people living much longer, so many are not alone …

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PAIN – THE HIDDEN TRUTHS

Pain does not discriminate.  It affects anyone and everyone at some point in time.  In America, approximately 100 million individuals are inflicted with chronic pain.  In fact, for individuals 65 and above, 50% experience chronic pain.  Pain comes in all types and severities, such as acute, chronic, neuropathic, nociceptive, visceral, and somatic.  Regardless of the type or severity, unmanaged pain …

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“Are Oral Devices to Treat Sleep Apnea just the Flavor of the Month?”

By Dr. Kevin Stock DDS Last week I had a patient in for a consultation about perhaps using an oral device to treat her sleep apnea.  She explained how many of her friends were now wearing an oral appliance instead of the C-PAP machines that they couldn’t tolerate.  She mentioned during the consultation that she was curious if these oral …

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