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February is National Senior Independence Month Celebrate Your Age

February is National Senior Independence Month Celebrate Your Age

By Lindsay Paris – As we grow older, some of the simplest tasks can become challenges. Life Care Centers of Elizabethton, Gray and Greeneville understand the fears and doubts that can come with aging.  And, we want to give you the support and confidence to overcome those fears and live life independently. We recognize the importance of independent living and …

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Women Catching the Spirit in Henry County and the Region

Women Catching the Spirit in Henry County and the Region

Where would we be without women? Answer – Nowhere. Women are so important for the wealth and health of our civilization. Women control 60% of the wealth and make 80% of all U.S. purchases. In healthcare, women control 85% of all healthcare decisions. And, that is why Henry County Medical Center has taken the step to the Spirit of Women® …

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Plastic Surgeons Use Specialized Techniques in the Treatment of Skin Cancer to Preserve Your Health and Appearance

Plastic Surgeons Use Specialized Techniques in the Treatment of Skin Cancer to Preserve Your Health and Appearance

Hearing a diagnosis of “cancer” is very difficult to accept. Understanding that treating your skin cancer may result in scars or disfigurement can also be troubling. Your plastic surgeon understands your concerns and will guide you through treatment and explain the resulting effect on your health and appearance. Quick Facts About Skin Cancer Treatment: • Treatment of skin cancer, much …

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Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown Toenails

What are Ingrown Toenails? Ingrown nails, the most common nail impairment, are nails whose corners or sides dig painfully into the soft tissue of nail grooves, often leading to irritation, redness, and swelling. Usually, toenails grow straight out. Sometimes, however, one or both corners or sides curve and grow into the flesh. The big toe is the most common location …

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In Freida’s Own Words… Another Park Terrace Village Family Success Story

In Freidas Own Words

In 2003, two days following her 80th birthday, my mother moved to the Park Terrace Village in a two bedroom, two bath apartment. With much reservation regarding her new living arrangements, I chose not to put her home up for sale so that she might have the option of going back if she so chose. Much to her delight, as …

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ACID REFLUX, BARRETT’S ESOPHAGUS AND ESOPHAGEAL CANCER

ACID REFLUX BARRETTS ESOPHAGUS AND ESOPHAGEAL CANCER

By Laura Russell, CFNP – The esophagus is a tube that carries food and liquid from the mouth to the stomach. Acid reflux is when acid that is normally in the stomach comes up into the esophagus. Many people do not feel this reflux. Acid Reflux Symptoms Symptoms of acid reflux are burning in the chest, known as heartburn, or …

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LISTEN UP! Living with Hearing Loss

Living with Hearing Loss

By The Jackson Hearing Center  – It’s National Senior Independence Month. For many seniors living with hearing loss, a sense of independence is often lost due to a lack of confidence in communication. The extra effort and energy that the hearing impaired person has to put in to communication can cause stress, frustration and isolation for that person as well …

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WHAT CAUSES CAVITIES? THE SIMPLE ANSWER

WHAT CAUSES CAVITIES

Cavities or dental decay is a preventable disease. There must be four factors present for decay to occur. These four factors are teeth, sugar, bacteria, and time. What Causes Cavities? Most people have teeth, eat sugar, and do not remove all the cavity-producing bacteria (bugs) that form daily on the teeth. Let’s look at the mechanism that causes cavities. Bacteria …

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Resolving to Exercise in the New Year

Resolving to Exercise in the New Year

By Craig O’Neil, PT, DMT, OCS and Jared Harrelson – What is your New Year’s resolution? Studies show that the most common New Year’s resolutions are: quitting smoking, losing weight, and exercising more. Losing weight and exercising more to improve your health or looks, and stress management are among the top reasons to begin an exercise program in the New …

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Advanced Therapy for Patients with Chronic Pain

Advanced Therapy for Patients with Chronic Pain

By Richard Muench, MD, ABA – Treating chronic pain is a challenge for both patients and their caregivers. Many times routine standards of treatment are not sufficient to manage a patient’s pain. The ability to target drug delivery enables patients to experience pain relief with a fraction of an oral medication dose, which can help to minimize the uncomfortable and …

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Freezing the Body After a Heart Attack. Seriously?

Freezing the Body After a Heart Attack

By Alexander Alperovich, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I. – Doctors perform miracles every day, including bringing people back from the dead due to cardiac arrest. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, and medical treatment for cardiac arrest is literally a matter of life and death. It is about more than just getting the heart to beat …

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There is Hope for Those Suffering with Eating Disorders

There is Hope for Those Suffering with Eating Disorders

Sara is a 12-year-old girl who lost 30 pounds in a short period of time. A friend had teased her about being chubby. Amy is a 17-year-old college student. Though it doesn’t look like she’s losing weight, she’s beginning to look sick and weak. Her friends don’t know it, but she’s forcing herself to throw up after every meal. Karen …

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Get Savvy About Supplements

Get Savvy About Supplements

By Stacey Upton, Independent Consultant and ERVP with Arbonne International – The Problem: Less Nutritious Food Is it true that we need to supplement our diet with vitamins and minerals? In times when we are perhaps minding our pocketbooks, spending money on vitamins might look like an easy thing to strike off of the “important” list. If you are eating …

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Andropause (The Male Menopause)

Andropause (The Male Menopause)

Are you feeling tired? Have you lost interest in sex? Have you noticed alterations in your mood?  Do you have difficulty concentrating? With the onset of Andropause, men lose sex drive, and can have decreased performance at work and in the gym. Have you noticed any of these changes in your life? At VIP Weight Loss & Anti-Aging, we believe …

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A Life of Wellness

By Jeremy Keen, DVM      – What feeling comes over you at the sight of a newborn puppy or kitten? Many of us would probably say the cuddliest feeling in the world. Pets have the ability to love anyone and everyone at all times and their love is unconditional. We all love having a pet but there are many …

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Healthy Heart = Corazón Sano

Healthy Heart = Corazón Sano

The American Heart Association reaches out to the  Hispanic community locally and nationally Heart disease is the No. 1 killer for all American men and women, and stroke is the fourth leading cause of death. Hispanics and Latinos, however, face even higher risks because of high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes – and cultural challenges. That can be a surprise …

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Helping Seniors Stay Independent is Top Goal

Helping Seniors Stay Independent is Top Goal

This month, the Home Instead Senior Care® network zeroes in on a topic near and dear to the mission of the organization: keeping seniors independent. Research conducted for the Home Instead Senior Care network revealed that 90 percent of seniors put loss of independence at the top of their list of aging worries. One related concern is a condition known …

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The Incredible Power of Christ Skills

The Incredible Power of Christ Skills

By Steve Simms – How are your Christ skills? Many people live their lives without basic Christ skills — the abilities to connect with and release the life-transforming power of Christ in themselves and in others. However, when you look into history, you discover that saints, spiritual leaders, and truly devoted believers, had the ability to consistently follow and obey …

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What Causes Swollen Legs?

What Causes Swollen Legs

By Advanced Cardiovascular & Vein Clinic – Leg swelling is one of the most common complaints that cardiologists encounter in their practice. However, such a simple yet complex problem often requires an extensive evaluation in order to find out the exact reason for the swelling. Only then can a physician treat it effectively. In my office, because of additional specialization …

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Winning Partnership Benefits the Health of the Region

Winning Partnership Benefits the Health of the Region

After several years of planning and cooperation, a new option for healthcare and education opened its doors in the fall of 2012 on Tyson Avenue. The HCMC Diagnostic Center and the Bethel University – Paris Campus hosted a Grand Opening on November 11, showcasing the merger of a health, education, and community building that will provide growth and opportunity to …

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