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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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March 2-8 is Sleep Awareness Week – What is Your Sleep IQ?

sleeping time by age

True or False? During sleep, your brain rests. False. While your body rests, your brain doesn’t. An active brain during sleep prepares us for alertness and peak functioning the next day. Sleeping just one hour less a night can prevent you from learning or functioning normally. True. Most adults need around eight hours of sleep to function at their best. …

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Traumatic Dental Injuries in Children

Traumatic Dental Injuries in Children

By Dr. Chad Wollard, DMD, Valencia Endodontic Associates – As spring arrives and warm weather activities kick into full swing, the incidence of traumatic dental injuries in children tends to increase. Traumatic injury to the permanent teeth can range from crown fracture, separation injury (in which the tooth either partially or completely comes out of the socket), or a crushing …

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Nutrition for Older Persons

Nutrition for Older Persons

Both the number and the proportion of older persons – defined as aged 60 and over – are growing in virtually all countries, and worldwide trends are likely to continue unabated. Defining the Specific Nutritional Needs of Older Persons Older persons are particularly vulnerable to malnutrition. Moreover, attempts to provide them with adequate nutrition encounter many practical problems. First, their …

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Urine Encyclo “pee” dia: What Your Pee Says about Your Health

Urine Encyclo “pee” dia

Your next bathroom break may expose more than you realize. Before you flush valuable health information down the drain, get better acquainted with your urine — a byproduct of the kidneys’ complex filtration system. These are the top 5 ways urine can reveal important information about your kidneys as well as your overall health, according to the National Kidney Foundation. …

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The Olympic Difference

Olympic

By Jimmy Page, Fellowship of Christian Athletes – “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.” – Colossians 3:23-24 (NIV) The Olympic Spirit The Olympic Games are so …

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Non-surgical Body Sculpting Heats Up!

Non-surgical Body Sculpting Heats Up!

Samantha dropped 86 pounds through Medi-Weightloss® at Mirabile M.D. Beauty, Health and Wellness and wants to reward herself with a procedure to reduce the stubborn fat around her bra line and thighs. Brad is at his ideal weight but still can’t lose his “love handles.” Melissa has worked hard to get back in shape after her second baby, but longs …

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How the Latest Hearing Aids Can Keep You Connected

How the Latest Hearing Aids Can Keep You Connected

By Tim Steele, Ph.D., FAAA, President, Associated Audiologists, Inc. Digital technology continues to advance, making microprocessors smaller and more powerful than ever, including those used in the latest hearing aids from Widex, called BEYOND. Connecting to Other Devices Many of today’s hearing aids are now equipped with Bluetooth technology and other connectivity options. This enables the wearer to wirelessly connect …

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AutoAmbulator: Robotic Gait Training

AutoAmbulator: Robotic Gait Training

HealthSouth is doing more than offering the latest healthcare technologies … it’s creating them. The AutoAmbulator® brings cutting-edge technology into the rehabilitation process. The AutoAmbulator is an innovative therapeutic device designed to help rehabilitate patients who experience difficulty walking from a Stroke, Parkinson’s disease, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, and other neurologic conditions that result in gait abnormality or …

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MELANOMA: The Deadliest Skin Cancer – Get Screened

MELANOMA: The Deadliest Skin Cancer

By KMC Dermatology It was just a tiny brown freckle on my inner right thigh. Then, practically overnight, it became black and slightly raised. Had it been on my back or another less visible part of my body, I never would have known it was there. I had it removed last September, the doctor optimistically saying, “It looks like nothing.” …

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Kansas City at Go Red For Women

Go Red For Women

Go Red For Women is an initiative created by the American Heart Association to dispel the myths and raise awareness of heart disease and stroke as the number one killer of women. The campaign is a passionate, emotional, social movement designed to empower women to take charge of their heart health. Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths …

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