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Gardasil – Your Protection Against Cervical Cancer

Cervical Cancer

Every year in the United States, about 11,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and almost 4,000 die from this disease. Most cases of cervical cancer and all cases of genital warts are caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV vaccines available to protect against the types of HPV that cause …

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Do You Need to Detox?

When most of us think a ?Detox Program?, visions of huge doses of fiber and having to constantly run to the toilet may come to mind. I like to joke about the old Phil Hartman SNL skit that spoofs Total Oat Bran with an even better fiber cereal, Colon Blow …

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Strengthening the Pelvic Floor

Strengthening the Pelvic Floor

The pelvic floor is a group of muscles that comprise the foundation for support of all of the pelvic organs. These include the uterus, bladder, rectum, and vaginal walls.? Damage and weakness of these structures contributes to urinary incontinence, pelvic prolapse and sexual dysfunction.? Childbirth, aging, heredity, chronic coughing, smoking, …

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My Lower Aching Back

My Lower Aching Back

Nearly everyone at some point has back pain that interferes with work, routine daily activities, or recreation.? Americans spend at least $50 billion each year on low back pain, the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work.? 85% of Americans will experience low back …

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New Solutions For ADHD

New Solutions For ADHD

The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that five million children in the United States have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). That?s about five percent of all children. While ADHD is most commonly associated with childhood, studies show that up to 70 percent of children with ADHD continue to have …

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Fishing with Your Heart Doctor could save your life

Fishing with Your Heart Doctor could save your life

By Osler Guzon, M.D. Among the most common complaints for which I see patients are irregular heartbeats, dizziness, fatigue or tiredness, weakness, chest discomfort, and loss or near loss of consciousness.? These symptoms often indicate the presence of an underlying heart rhythm abnormality (arrhythmia) that has yet to be caught.? …

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Memory Loss and Menopause Should you be concerned?

Memory Loss and Menopause Should you be concerned?

By Tina Jones, N.P. Menopause is overwhelming for a lot of females; mainly because many women tend to notice even the trivial symptoms that were previously ignored or overlooked. However, in this regard, it is very important to investigate and differentiate the troubling symptoms from ordinary ones. Memory changes during …

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Alzheimer?s Awareness Why Early Detection is Important

Alzheimer?s Awareness Why Early Detection is Important

By Denise S. Pott, LCSW – Assistance Home Care Many people don?t know that Alzheimer?s Disease is just one of the diseases that cause dementia, also called major cognitive impairment.? Other causes include vascular impairment, brought about by changes in circulation within the brain,? Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, Lewy Body Dementia, …

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Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity

In the late 1970s , one in 18 kids was overweight.? Now, one in three kids is overweight!? Who?s at fault?? From what we see at Camp Jump Start, there is plenty of blame to go around?food and beverage marketers, fast food restaurants and yes, even well meaning adults. But …

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Stressed? Burned Out? It Could Be Compassion Fatigue

Stressed? Burned Out? It Could Be Compassion Fatigue

By Allison White, ACSW, LCSW, CCDP-D Veterinary professionals and anyone in a helping profession are at risk of developing ?compassion fatigue.? You may have heard that term defined as the feeling of stress and burnout from caring for others, which may then lead to a decrease in job satisfaction. You …

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