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Matters of the Heart

Health

Although heart disease is often thought of as a problem for men, more women than men die of heart disease each year.  Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, causing more than…

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Swing, Run, Jump, Swim

Health

Whatever sport is your favorite, keeping healthy and ahead of the game takes time and dedication and the unfortunate truth is sports injuries are common part of any pastime. Even if you’re not a professional athlete a sports medicine physician…

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An Ancient Approach to Fitness

Health

For the last 30 years or so, I have been told over and over again how to take care of myself. Eat right, don’t smoke, exercise, don’t drink too much, get regular check-ups, drive safely, etc. We all know these…

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A balanced lifestyle with therapeutic massage

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Massage Envy Spa, a provider of professional, convenient and affordable therapeutic massage and skin facials, is celebrating its grand opening at The Avenue Viera. Officially opened in early November 2012, Massage Envy Spa Viera continues the Massage Envy tradition of providing…

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Addressing the dental care epidemic

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Health care organizations partner to understand why routine dental care is inaccessible to a significant portion of Brevard residents Recent data collected from area health care organizations concerned about restricted community access to oral care services for residents returned dismal…

                             Parrish Healthcare
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Prevention & Detection of Common Chronic Conditions

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Physicians at Wuesthoff Health System shed light on treatments for four troublesome diseases When it comes to your health, an ounce of prevention can go a long way toward saving your life. While people generally tend to have an optimistic…

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Developing a Preventative Care Program

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Mike Peterson of Suntree Pharmacy expresses the importance of screenings and certain medicines to assist in disease prevention and control “Many of the top risk factors leading to illness and death are preventable,” says Mike Peterson, manager of Suntree Pharmacy….

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Diminishing Dry Eyes

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Dr. Aggarwal of the Eye Clinic & Laser Institute discusses chronic dry eye syndrome and its treatments How would you know if you have dry eyes? Do your eyes feel dry, itchy and gritty? Are your eyes burning and watery?…

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Gaining the Competitive Edge on Standardized Tests

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LearningRx’s innovative training methodology helps students boost brain performance   Throughout high school, teenagers are challenged to become college ready. Academic excellence, positive peer relationships and extracurricular activities are the resume builders that equate to success. But are the tools…

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Fitness & Nutrition: The Gatekeepers to Healthy Living

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Professionals at Health First Pro-Health & Fitness Centers weigh in on the keys to disease prevention From warding of diseases, to strengthening bones and controlling weight, to simply boosting your mood and outlook on life, there are few choices that…

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