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Cortisone Friend or Foe?

Cortisone Friend or Foe?

In the late 1940s, the steroid cortisone, an anti-inflammatory drug, was first introduced as a safe and reliable way to treat pain associated with sports injuries. This cortisone shot became the preferred method of treatment providing fast relief of pain associated with sports injuries. The immediate effect of the treatment …

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Is It Time For Your Parents To Give Up The Car Keys?

Is It Time For Your Parents To Give Up The Car Keys?

By Denise S. Pott, LCSW • Assistance Home Care At some point, all of us will likely wonder whether their parent is still safe behind the wheel. In some cases the answer to this question is obvious, such as when a parent has serious vision problems, or advanced dementia. But …

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The Have and Have Not of Group Disability Insurance

The Have and Have Not of Group Disability Insurance

If you are one of the lucky workers covered by an employer sponsored Group Long Term Disability Income (LTD) insurance policy, you are more fortunate than most. Even if you are covered, it is extremely important to make sure you are adequately protected. Becoming disabled due to accident or illness …

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Help Keep Dad Vital this Father’s Day

Help Keep Dad Vital this Father’s Day

Testosterone is the primary male sex hormone with numerous important functions throughout the body. In addition to its well-known roles in male reproductive health including sperm count and libido, it also has an anabolic effect on the growth and maintenance of muscle mass and bone density. Recent research suggests that …

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Neurofeedback: A Permanent Solution for Migraines

Stop the Pain! Neurofeedback: A Permanent Solution for Migraines By Jason Rhodes, DC

Migraines are a pain in the…head. Sufferers, 37 million in the U.S. alone, often lose their ability to function in the everyday world, relegating them to lying in darkened rooms waiting for the excruciating waves of throbbing to cease. It’s hard to live this way! While there are a number …

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As The Temperatures Rise So Do Tempers

As The Temperatures Rise So Do Tempers

This summer, like summers before, when it gets hot outside, tempers heat up too. Drama resides where people, especially children, are close together. Drama of any type can cause emotional hurt, and emotional hurt is typically a trigger for emotions to escalate quickly. Our hot emotion is anger and it …

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Seeing Kindness 20/20

Dr. Jason Brinton

With his youthful grin and friendly charm, Dr. Jason Brinton isn’t what most people would expect a world-renowned refractive surgeon to look like. In fact, he’s more likely to be confused as an intern than the Harvard grad, award-winning, internationally recognized physician that he is. At 39, this Consumer Research …

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Burns

Burns

Burns are optimally treated upon thorough assessment. Assessment entails evaluating cause, depth, area, complications, and associated medical conditions. With complete assessment, burn victims will be treated effectively. Causes of burns can be thermal, electrical, chemical, or radiation. Depth of burns can be first degree, second degree, third degree, or fourth …

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Tread or Float

For the last 14 years I have had the honor of witnessing people journey through some of the most difficult times of their lives to emerge as happier, healthier and whole people. As a mental health therapist I fulfill multiple roles on a daily basis; teacher, healer, helper, educator, coach, …

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