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Adults, Brace Yourself!

| March 1, 2015
Adults, Brace Yourself!

Orthodontic Treatments Are Not Just For Kids Anymore By Judy Latta Aside from being prominent celebrities, what do Faith Hill, Katherine Heigl, Gwen Stefani, Tom Cruise, Kate Middleton and Katy Perry have in common? They all opted as adults to treat their orthodontic problems with corrective braces, and according to the American Association of Orthodontists, […]

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A New Trend for Teeth

| February 1, 2015
A New Trend for Teeth

Patients Want A More “Natural” Smile Rather Than Perfection By Judy Latta Not blessed with naturally perfect teeth? No worries. Leading cosmetic dentists with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry say that more patients are now requesting cosmetic services that embrace naturalism over idealism. Whereas people used to want the most perfectly shaped teeth possible, […]

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February is Heart Month

| February 1, 2015
February is Heart Month

Change Bad Habits And Live Heart Healthy Not surprisingly, what you eat and how physically fit you are play a role in your health. Here are some guidelines to improve your health habits based on recent studies reported by the American Heart Association (AHA.) HIGH FITNESS LEVEL REDUCES CHANGEOF DEVELOPING HYPERTENSION People with the highest […]

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Which Liposuction Option is Best for You?

| January 1, 2015
Which Liposuction Option is Best for You?

By Judy Latta Are you stuck in a perpetual state of dieting and spending countless hours in the gym in an attempt to finally win the battle of the bulge? Have you been struggling to rid your body of a few stubborn cellulite problem areas that just won’t go away? If so, body-refining liposuction may […]

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Protect Your Lungs

| December 1, 2014
Protect Your Lungs

Anything you breathe in can affect your lungs

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Be Comfortable in Your Own Skin

| December 1, 2014
Be Comfortable in Your Own Skin

Enhancing your appearance with skin rejuvenation and resurfacing

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Pancreatic Cancer

| November 1, 2014
Pancreatic Cancer

What’s New In Research And Treatment The American Cancer Society’s most recent estimates for pancreatic cancer in the United States are for 2014: About 46,420 people (23,530 men and 22,890 women) will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. About 39,590 people (20,170 men and 19,420 women) will die of pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer accounts for about […]

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Diabetes Distress vs. Depression

| November 1, 2014
Diabetes Distress vs. Depression

Are People With Type 2 Being Misdiagnosed? Researchers have long understood there is a strong association between diabetes and depression. But new research presented at the American Diabetes Association’s 74th Scientific Sessions® earlier this year shows that symptoms of depression in people with type 2 diabetes can be significantly reduced through interventions for “diabetes distress,” […]

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What’s New in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment

| October 1, 2014
What’s New in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment

For breast cancer awareness month, a review of what may be promising Research into the causes, prevention, and treatment of breast cancer is being done in many medical centers throughout the world. Here is a brief review of these efforts from the American Cancer Society (ACS), in observation of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. […]

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Porcelain Dental Crowns

| September 1, 2014
Porcelain Dental Crowns

Improve both your appearance and dental health

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Cholesterol Awareness

| September 1, 2014
Cholesterol Awareness

Why you really need to know the ‘Good’ from the ‘Bad’ It may surprise you to know that cholesterol itself isn’t bad. In fact, cholesterol is just one of the many substances created and used by our bodies to keep us healthy. Cholesterol is a waxy substance that comes from two sources: your body and […]

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Peaches Inhibit Breast Cancer Metastasis in Mice

| September 1, 2014
Peaches Inhibit Breast Cancer Metastasis in Mice

Research photo by Kathleen Phillips MORE STUDIES BEING DONE FOR DIFFERENT TYPES OF CANCER Lab tests at Texas A&M AgriLife Research have shown that treatments with peach extract inhibit breast cancer metastasis in mice. AgriLife Research scientists say that the mixture of phenolic compounds present in the peach extract are responsible for the inhibition of […]

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Five Nutrients That Help You Feel Younger

| September 1, 2014
Five Nutrients That Help You Feel Younger

Remember your 20’s? How to recover like a younger you While barbecues, sports leagues, family vacations, days at the beach and nights out with friends are fun, keeping up with summer recreation while maintaining a steady work schedule can be challenging. And before we know it, we’ll be back into the busy fall grind, getting […]

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August is National Cataract Awareness Month

| August 1, 2014
August is National Cataract Awareness Month

Think you need new glasses? You actually may have cataracts Many seniors think that new glasses and a stronger prescription is all they need to get back the vision of their youth. The fact is that cataracts may be the cause for the decline in vision. The condition is the leading cause of vision loss […]

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Be Comfortable in Your Own Skin
Skin Rejuvenation And Resurfacing

| July 1, 2014
Be Comfortable in Your Own Skin</br>Skin Rejuvenation And Resurfacing

Enhancing Your Appearance With Skin Rejuvenation And Resurfacing By Judy Latta In the early 16th century, as legend has it, Juan Ponce de León embarked upon a quest to find the fabled “Fountain of Youth.” Tales of this mythological spring had existed for thousands of years and many explorers, fortune seekers, and others, in pursuit […]

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Treating Prostate Cancer and Clinical Trials

| June 1, 2014
Treating Prostate Cancer and Clinical Trials

Many Options To Consider And Sources Of Support Different types of treatment are available for prostate cancer. You and your doctor will decide which treatment is right for you. Some common treatments are: Active surveillance. Closely monitoring the prostate cancer by performing prostate specific antigen (PSA) and digital rectal exam (DRE) tests regularly, and treating […]

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Which Liposuction Option is Best for You?

| June 1, 2014
Which Liposuction Option is Best for You?

Improved Techniques To Address Those Problem Areas By Judy Latta Are you stuck in a perpetual state of dieting and spending countless hours in the gym in an attempt to finally win the battle of the bulge? Have you been struggling to rid your body of a few stubborn cellulite problem areas that just won’t […]

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Prostate Cancer: What Men Need to Know

| June 1, 2014
Prostate Cancer: What Men Need to Know

Age, Race And Family History Are Important Factors Cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells in the body grow out of control. When cancer starts in the prostate, it is called prostate cancer. The prostate is a walnut-sized organ located just below the bladder and in front of the rectum in men. It produces […]

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Dealing With Infertility

| May 1, 2014
Dealing With Infertility

Options offer hope to couples who long for children of their own By Florene King As much as we love to hear stories about baby bumps, the joys of giving birth and exotic baby names; as much as stories about teen pregnancies, infant couture and celebrity nurseries abound on reality television, we ironically DON’T talk […]

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Inflammation and Stiffness: The Hallmarks of Arthritis

| May 1, 2014
Inflammation and Stiffness: The Hallmarks of Arthritis

Learning about these symptoms can help you get the right diagnosis By Greg Freeman As a disease, arthritis is more complicated and varied than most people imagine. It can come in different forms and affect people in different ways. But the common thread through most forms of arthritis? Inflammation and stiffness of the joints. Swelling […]

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Alcohol Awareness: The Risks to Women’s Health

| April 1, 2014
Alcohol Awareness: The Risks to Women’s Health

April marks Alcohol Awareness Month, a nationwide campaign intended to raise awareness of the health and social problems that excessive alcohol consumption can cause for individuals, their families, and their communities. Excessive drinking is a dangerous behavior for both men and women. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is drawing attention to […]

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Raising Autism Awareness

| April 1, 2014
Raising Autism Awareness

April is a special opportunity to educate the public about this complex disability Autism is a complex developmental disability that typically appears during the first three years of life and affects a person’s ability to communicate and interact with others. Autism is defined by a certain set of behaviors and is a “spectrum disorder” that […]

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A New Trend for Teeth

| March 1, 2014
A New Trend for Teeth

Patients Want A More “Natural” Smile Rather Than Perfection Not blessed with naturally perfect teeth? No worries. Leading cosmetic dentists with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry say that more patients are now requesting cosmetic services that embrace naturalism over idealism. Whereas people used to want the most perfectly shaped teeth possible, more and more […]

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