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The Prevention of Hypertension

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Dr. Gobivenkata Balaji and registered nurse Denise Clark of VNA of the Space Coast offer insight on the importance of blood-pressure readings   One of the worst aspects of hypertension is that it presents no obvious symptoms. You could have…

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90 Day Healthy, Beautiful Skin Challenge

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“90 Day Healthy, Beautiful Skin Challenge” Are you up for the challenge? SpaceCoast Living reader Kimberly is up for the challenge! We asked fans on our Facebook to send us photos of their skin concerns for a chance to look…

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Skin Filler 101

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In An Industry Plump with Choices, Basic Knowledge Aids in Smooth Selection Process By Anita Saluja, MD The skin aesthetics and anti-aging products available today can often produce incredible results, but navigating the many options can sometimes be stressful enough…

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Healthy Eating

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As I have pointed out before, healthy eating is much less daunting if you approach it with the perspective that you aren’t dieting, you are making healthy choices.  Fad diets are often appealing because they can have quick results (and…

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Running 101

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With the Space Coast Marathon and Half-Marathon on the horizon, a post about long-distance running seemed appropriate.  I am by no means a professional runner or athlete, but running is what I love to do, and I have learned some…

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Skin Checks, Body Peels, and Fat Reduction, Oh My!

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  Making your annual skin check appointment with your dermatologist is not necessarily on the top of most of our lists. However, as more and more physicians move into medical aesthetics for face and body, you are likely to be…

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Eat to Live: What Not to Do

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 In 1987, my family was planning a move from upstate New York to Tennessee.  As I was not even 3 yet, I didn’t have much say in the matter, but my mom still asked what I thought about moving to…

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Fitness During the Holidays

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Halloween Parties.  Thanksgiving Dinners.  Christmas Gatherings.  New Year’s Eve Bashes.  What do they all have in common?  FOOD.  And not usually of the healthy persuasion.  I used to think, “Oh well, I’ll just start fresh with diet and exercise in…

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Fitness Faux Pas: Lessons from a Hot Mess

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I have had some interesting, somewhat embarrassing experiences along the way, in my efforts to be active and try new things.  Of course by “somewhat embarrassing,” I mean, “I’m a hot mess.”  Read on, you’ll see. 1. Super Bowl Tumble…

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Healing & Hope

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Millions of women are surviving breast cancer today thanks to early detection, advances in treatment and increased awareness. To celebrate survivors and inspire those women who are newly diagnosed, photographer Ray Baldino captured elegant portraits of breast cancer survivors. His…

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