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It’s Just a Number

Health

In her thirteen years as a practicing anesthesiologist Dr. Kim Zipper saw many patients undergoing surgery for preventable problems. “During that time I would see fifty-five year old female patients that were always on the same three to four medications. …

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Get Fit with Fido

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Those of us who share our lives with four legged friends don’t need scientific data to prove that our pets make us happy and improve the quality of our lives.  But twenty years ago the National Institute of Health put…

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Sun Protection Products for an Active Lifestyle

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Dr. Michael Spicer is revolutionizing the Feel of Sunscreen It’s summer and that means enjoying outdoor activities like golf, tennis and fishing. An important part of any day in the sun is protecting yourself from its damaging rays. But many…

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Get Swimsuit Ready!

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Summer and swimsuit season are here! Nutrition is 75% of the fight – It takes a lot of exercise (I mean a lot) to undo a poor nutrition plan. Portion size is the most important component.  Extra portions mean extra…

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Hormones, Sweet Hormones

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By: Vanessa Billingsley Some men and women are able to live flourishing, healthy lives by diligently engaging in diet, vitamin and mineral supplementation, and exercise programs.  However, some of us experience that despite our attentive efforts to age gracefully, hormones…

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The Fountains

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Active senior community promotes ‘The Art of Living Well’ A decorative wall piece that reads “Just Another Day in Paradise” greets residents and guests each time they enter the main lobby of The Fountains. While on the surface this expression…

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You’re Having a Baby!

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Pregnancy is not the time to seek to improve your fitness level or venture into new fitness territory.  It is an important time to keep fit and healthy for you and your baby.  Exercise relieves stress, keeps muscles strong, and…

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Beyond Lasik

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For Ivan Vasquez, it was about serving his country, joining the Home Land Security Border Patrol was his dream. But to be involved in this particular division of the military he was required to have at least 20/80 vision without…

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La Casa Senior Assisted Living

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Think of La Casa Senior Assisted Living as an act of faith in its community as well as compassion for its residents Owned by a pair of registered nurses who are members of longtime Merritt Island families, it is set…

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Working the Hill….

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It’s time to put the finishing touches on training for one of Brevard’s most popular running events, the Melbourne Art Festival 5k! According to Denise Piercy, owner of the Running Zone, 1,459 local “athletes” of all ages and fitness levels…

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