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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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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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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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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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New Hope for Arthritis Sufferers

New Hope for Arthritis Sufferers

If you suffer with arthritis pain, you know that some days can be worse than others. You may notice that your pain is also worse in the morning, and that your decreased range of motion allows the joints to experience stiffness and soreness when you first wake up. Arthritis can …

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Life Looks Better without Reading Glasses

Life Looks Better without Reading Glasses

Aging may be a natural fact, but the idea of fading into our later years is long gone. Those of us who are in our 40s, 50s and 60s — Gen X and Boomer generations — are redefining what it means to get older, changing the concept of aging gracefully …

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Food Addiction

Food Addiction

By Jean Huelsing RN (Founder of Camp Jump Start®) Cathy’s life revolved around food.  She was always hungry and thinking about what she would eat next.  Driving past fast food joints, she heard them calling out to her.  If she ate one cookie then she needed the whole box.  Her …

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Bert, Ernie & the Progesterone Paradox

Bert, Ernie & the Progesterone Paradox

Progesterone is a steroid hormone produced in females by the corpus lutem upon ovulation and in smaller amounts by the adrenal glands. As ovulation becomes irregular and eventually ceases in the perimenopausal to menopausal years, a steep decline in progesterone levels with minimal decline in estrogen levels leads to a …

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