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Does Obamacare Hurt Physicians?

Does Obamacare Hurt Physicians?

The Affordable Care Act’s core mission was to make all Americans insurable, by requiring insurers to accept all applicants at rates based on population averages regardless of health status. The act expanded on several programs in Medicare that reform how doctors and hospitals are paid. It has set into motion market dynamics that are affecting […]

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How the Face Ages – Infographic

How the Face Ages – Infographic

Something unique is happening among aging baby boomers. This is a generation that has taken better care of themselves and stayed physically active, in fact, more than any other previous generation. As noted in the Harvard Medical School Health Newsletter, many boomers feel much younger than their chronological age. The Choice to Age? But when […]

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Botox for Depression?

Botox for Depression?

The aesthetic industry is currently taking a wait-and-see approach about the startling claims that Botox not only helps keep you looking younger, but can also alleviate symptoms of depression. It’s not a a huge stretch for anyone to acknowledge that if they improve their appearance, they generally will have a positive association with this improvement. […]

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Clinical Definition of Obesity

Clinical Definition of Obesity

Obesity has been recently recognized as a disease by the American Medical Association. Obesity and health problems go hand in hand and as such they appear to be a number of different health risks that are associated with being obese. A typical clinical definition of obesity does not exist but has been defined by different […]

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How to Treat Obesity

How to Treat Obesity

“Obesity is a well recognized public health problem that affects millions of Americans. It is accompanied by a number of different clinical illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, joint pains and stroke, to name but a few conditions.” The Obesity Problem in America The American obesity problem is huge, with over 34% […]

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Starvation Response

Starvation Response

A lack of food can cause the body to go into starvation mode over time. Starvation mode is a metabolic response to the body being deprived of food. Not eating enough can slow the body’s metabolism, making it harder to lose weight. The body can detect when there’s been a shift in calorie levels and reacts accordingly. With severe food restriction, the body begins to conserve its fuel, stored fat. The result is that you burn less calories. Fortunately, the hcg diet keeps your body out of “starvation mode.”

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The Botox Brow Lift

The Botox Brow Lift

The Botox Brow lift is a procedure that can improve the position and shape of the eyebrow and forehead areas and can reverse the signs of aging. Naturally, as we age, the tightness in our appearance begins to fade. Brows are no exception to that. They begin to sag. Unfortunately, the forehead appears to be […]

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Adult Acne Increase

Adult Acne Increase

Acne is one of the most common skin diseases in the United States. It affects all ages, races and genders. If you are uncertain about what type of acne you have or what causes it, you should consult a doctor.

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Chemical Peel for Acne

Chemical Peel for Acne

Practically all teenagers suffer from acne at one time or another, but sometimes it’s only a few ‘zits’ or pimples. However acne can be more severe in other teenagers, giving rise to spots called whiteheads, blackheads, and in more severe cases larger red, inflamed spots called cysts. These skin pimples, spots and cysts can change […]

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Sun Tan Lotions And SPF

Sun Tan Lotions And SPF

After a long winter, you may be on your way to build up your tan at the beach. To make sure you don’t get skin cancer, you rub in your favorite SPF 15 sun tan lotion all over your skin at 8 am. Think you are safe? You are not. What Does Sun Do to […]

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