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Understanding Gestational Diabetes

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By Shanon A. Forseter, MD, OB-GYN Many of you may have heard of, or even developed, Gestational Diabetes during your pregnancy.For those who are unclear about this topic or simply would like more information; the following article touches on the the risk factors, symptoms, treatment, complications, and prevention of gestational diabetes. Risk Factors Obesity, especially women who are older than ... Read More »

Male Fertility Factors

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By Peter Ahlering, M.D. Medical Director, Sher Fertility Institute – St. Louis It wasn’t that long ago that men weren’t thought to have a “biological clock.” It also wasn’t that long ago that the only assessment of male fertility thought to be important was the sperm count. It was believed that if there was a good number of sperm then ... Read More »

Managing Diabetes through the Holiday Season

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By SSM St. Mary’s Health Center For someone living with diabetes, the holiday season may feel like one long forbidden buffet. Sugary sweets are everywhere, traditional foods filled with rich carbohydrate-laden ingredients are common and parties and family get-togethers can disrupt carefully timed eating schedules. In addition, travel during the holidays potentially means missed meals, increased stress and, at times, ... Read More »

Reducing Stress = Healthier,Happier Life

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By Leigh Rolnicki, PhD Raising children can be a stressful job. Raising a child with special needs needs treatments not covered by traditional medical insurance contributes to the situation by creating financial stress on top of the day-to-day experiences. Many parents in this situation simply push on, taking it one day at a time and managing as best they can. ... Read More »

UOAA Offers Support

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The United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc (UOAA) is a nonprofit organization with a mission and vision. UOAA is an association of affiliated, nonprofit, support groups who are committed to the improvement of the quality of life of people who have, or will have, an intestinal or urinary diversion. It is dedicated to the provision of information, advocacy and service ... Read More »

You Don’t Need a Hysterectomy

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By Edward S. Levy, MD, FACOG Back in the “old days” of gynecology, a woman with female health problems could predictably count on one piece of advice from her gynecologist: a hysterectomy!  Remember that saying, “If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail”?  Well, that hammer is about all they had to work with.  Fortunately, for ... Read More »

Coping with Loss

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By Justine Froelker, MEd, LPC Life means having to experience loss. No one survives this life without having to cope with the loss of someone or something. In today’s world, Americans are dealing with the loss of their jobs, monetary security and the dreams attached to both. The longer we live, the more loss we will have to experience of ... Read More »

Pounds and Inches Away… GUARANTEED!

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By Linda Prinster, owner of Pounds and Inches Away Linda Prinster, owner of Pounds and Inches Away, was resigned to being 5’4” and size 12 just four years ago.  While not looking for another diet, she came across the HCG Diet Protocol developed by Dr. A.T.W. Simeons nearly 50 years ago for the rich and famous in Europe. Welcome to ... Read More »

Health Benefits of a Sauna

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By Mark Temares – Health Mate Sauna Distributor Baths and saunas have been around for a very long time, since the ancient Greeks and Romans.  Even the North American Indians used sweat lodges for bathing.  Wealthy citizens had a private “bath room” in their villas.  Others went to public bathhouses.  At that time, little was known about detox for the ... Read More »

Pet Health

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Concerns Surrounding the Thanksgiving Holiday By Dr. Doug Pernikoff Clarkson-Wilson Veterinary Clinic & The Veterinary Pet Rescue Organization (V.P.R.)  Wow!! How did it get to be Thanksgiving time already? Every year I find myself spending a good deal oftime, appropriately, re-educating my clients about special concerns regarding their pets surrounding holiday times. Many of the problem areas surrounding this Thanksgiving, ... Read More »

Preventing Alzheimer’s

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By Chris Maffit, DC What Your Doctor and Government Aren’t Telling You about Preventing Alzheimer’s Most of us are aware of how devastating a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease can be to both the patient and their families.  However, few realize just how big this problem has become.  The current Alzheimer’s pandemic affects tens of millions of people worldwide.  Moreover, it ... Read More »

Differences Between Spider Veins & Varicose Veins

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By Norman n Bein, MD, FACS, RVT Spider veins and varicose veins affect millions of people throughout the world and their treatment has changed dramatically over the last decade. With the advent of the new Laser techniques and the efficacy of the current sclerosing solutions, most vein problems can be treated very efficiently in an office environment. In my practice ... Read More »

Learning to Deal with Alzheimer’s

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By Chad Estes Just like the rest of our bodies, our brains change as we age. Some of those changes can be good – some of those changes aren’t so good. In terms of our cognitive functioning, most folks will eventually notice some slowed thinking and experience occasional problems with remembering certain things. According to Vincent Fortanasce, MD, clinical professor ... Read More »

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It Works!

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Kelly Blandina – IT WORKS Address: 522 North New Ballas Rd. # 201Creve Coeur, MO 63141 Phone: 636-734-7717 E-mail: emailkelly2@aol.com Web: makesyouskinny.myitworks.com From the time of its inception in 2001, It Works Global has dedicated itself to providing professional quality beauty and wellness products that both reflect high standards of integrity and reach consumers at affordable prices.Today we proudly offer ... Read More »