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Water: The Underestimated, Overlooked Essential Nutrient

Water- The Underestimated, Overlooked Essential Nutrient

World Health Day is in April and we want to nourish our bodies, just like we want to care for our planet and environment. You may think H20 is blah, boring and plain. Water gets little credit, but the power of this vital nutrient is truly magnificent; it’s time to give it the love and attention it deserves. Water: a …

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Change Your Mind About Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids

Change Your Mind About Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids

The Link Between Dementia, Falling, and Hearing Loss By Tim Steele, Ph.D., FAAA, President, Associated Audiologists, Inc. Studies have shown that older adults with untreated hearing loss have a higher incidence of fall- and accident-related death, social isolation, and dementia than those without hearing loss. Untreated hearing loss also can interfere with cognitive abilities because so much effort is put …

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MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital Amputee Center of Excellence

MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital Amputee Center of Excellence

With vast knowledge on the latest technologies and treatments for amputee patients, MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital offers the clinical, technical and professional resources needed to help amputees progress toward total independence. Our goal is to give these courageous individuals the skills and equipment they need to overcome obstacles and boundaries for a higher quality of life. A Focus on Independence The …

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Exercise Therapy Can Help Manage Many Conditions

Exercise Therapy Can Help Manage Many Conditions

We’re all aware that exercise is a vital component for keeping our bodies healthy and strong. And, we know that exercise helps to strengthen our muscles and support our skeletal system – that’s why it’s often used to treat conditions and injuries associated with the spine, joints, and nervous system. However, did you know that exercise therapy is also effective …

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Tips for preventing sports injuries in kids and teens

Tips for preventing sports injuries in kids and teens

More time on the field brings a greater risk of experiencing sports-related injuries. Pediatric sports medicine expert R. Jay Lee, M.D. at Johns Hopkins University provides these injury prevention tips to help keep your young athlete on the field rather than on the sidelines. 1. Talk with your young athlete. Make sure your young athlete understands that he or she …

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4 Effective Ways to Market Your Business Online

4 Effective Ways to Market Your Business Online

By Kenna Lewis, Social Centric Media Do you feel like your brain is constantly running around and around on the proverbial hamster wheel when it comes to marketing your business online? #1. Leverage Social Media People are walking around banging into light poles and stop signs because their faces are buried in their Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram apps. Therein lies …

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Living With Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Living With Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome, or ‘IBS’, is an unpleasant, yet surprisingly common, disorder that can severely disrupt an individual’s life. As with any problem, psychological or physical, it is important first to understand what it is. Having found out all you can about its nature and causes you can begin to seek out treatments. What is IBS? IBS is a disorder of …

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Let 2018 Be the Year You Take Control of Your Sleep Health!

Let 2018 Be the Year You Take Control of Your Sleep Health!

By Larry Pribyl, D.D.S. What does that mean? We all know we need to get more sleep. But wishing it to happen and implementing changes to make sure it improves are two different things. Start with some basics. Create a bedtime routine that prepares your “mind” for what is coming. Limit stimulates like computer and cell phone use the last …

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Trigger Point Injections Can Relieve Extreme Muscle Pain

Trigger Point Injections Can Relieve Extreme Muscle Pain

Trigger point injections (TPI) are used to treat extremely painful areas of a muscle, which are characterized by the presence of the trigger points. A trigger point is a traumatized area in the muscle. It feels like a knot or a tight, taut band of the muscle and is tender to deep pressure or palpation. These trigger points may occur …

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MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital Brain Injury Center of Excellence

MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital Brain Injury Center of Excellence

Recognized by The Joint Commission Disease-Specific Care Certification As a leader in brain injury rehabilitation, MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital will join the Brain Injury Association of America and its partners this month in recognizing National Brain Injury Awareness Month. Throughout March, the hospital is taking a closer look at brain injury rehabilitation and the healing power it can offer to patients …

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A Tribute to Billy Graham Evangelist to the World 1918 – 2018

Ruth and Billy Graham, college sweethearts at their home in Montreat.

“My one purpose in life is to help people find a personal relationship with God, which i believe comes from knowing christ.” – Billy Graham On Feb. 21, 2018, Billy Graham passed away at age 99 after a lifetime of ministry. His son, Franklin Graham shared, “Since 1947, some 215 million people at more than 400 crusades, simulcasts and evangelistic …

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The Power of Weight Loss

The Power of Weight Loss

Lori Holmes vowed to shed pounds for health, happiness and longevity with Medi-Weightloss® — and fell in love with her physical makeover. This summer, Lori Holmes will celebrate two personal milestones: her 25th wedding anniversary and a transformative weight loss. Not only will Lori participate in a vow renewal ceremony on the beach with her husband, but she’ll slip into …

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Finding Money for College – 6 tips for Winning Scholarships

6 tips for Winning Scholarships

College is a significant investment and millions of families each year face the question of how to pay for it. One way students can position themselves for success is by seeking out various forms of financial assistance. Earning scholarships can be one way to offset the financial burden, but winning a scholarship can sometimes be as competitive as gaining admission …

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Authenticity and Your Business

Authenticity and Your Business

By Kenna Lewis, Social Centric Media Authentic businesses are inspiring, motivating and innovative. This is such a bold statement – but one that is very hard to strike an argument with. Especially, when you think marketing, by its very nature isn’t authentic, but in our digital age people are becoming increasingly savvy and that preconception is being forced to change. …

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5 Things You Should Know About Colon Cancer That Could Save Your Life!

5 Things You Should Know About Colon Cancer That Could Save Your Life!

By American Cancer Society March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a time to consider the potentially lifesaving actions we can all take to prevent and detect this disease. Colorectal cancer is a major public health concern: it is the second leading cause of cancer death among men and women combined. But it’s important to remember that this is a disease …

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Patch Testing for Skin Allergies

Patch Testing for Skin Allergies

By Andy Dean, PA-C One of the many things that sets KMC Dermatology apart from other offices is the extensive testing we do for skin allergies. It’s called patch testing, and is the most accurate way to determine specific preservatives, fragrances, dyes, metals, rubber, hairdressing products, and many others that you may be allergic to. We offer some of the …

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What’s that Ringing in Your Ears, and Why Should You Pay Attention to It?

What’s that Ringing in Your Ears, and Why Should You Pay Attention to It?

By Associated Audiologists According to the American Tinnitus Association (ATA), tinnitus affects approximately 50 million Americans to some degree, usually as a sound that only you can hear. People often describe their tinnitus as buzzing, ringing, white noise, crickets chirping and/or a roaring sound. Although these descriptions are typical, each individual’s experience can be different, and is an important clue …

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20 Ways to Enjoy More Fruits and Vegetables

20 Ways to Enjoy More Fruits

Building a healthy plate is easy when you make half your plate fruits and vegetables. It’s also a great way to add color, flavor and texture plus vitamins, minerals and fiber. All this is packed in fruits and vegetables that are low in calories and fat. Make 2 cups of fruit and 2 1⁄2 cups of vegetables your daily goal. …

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