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Do you know yours? We all should know why we do what we do. Hopefully, you know your “Why!” Why do you get up every morning and start your day with a smile. What drives you? When you work with and for the hearing impaired patient there is a lot of “why we do what we do” available.

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LAKE PLACID — The Better Living Community Center of Lake Placid (BLCC) has successfully run health and wellness programs over the last 10 years in partnership with Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center Lake Placid. Plans to further its mission of promoting health in the community in 2019…

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Yoga postures awaken “dimensional awareness” in the mind/body as demonstrated in the picture of YMCA Yoga practitioners holding “Extended Warrior Pose.” This pose requires discipline and concentration to learn stability and balance. Yoga postures tap into a deeper level of consciousness to e…

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CHICAGO — More personalized risk assessments and new cholesterol-lowering drug options for people at the highest risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) are among the key recommendations in the 2018 cholesterol guidelines from the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Ca…

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Most people conjure up an image in their mind about eating oatmeal. It’s usually the vision of someone over the age of 60, seeking the joys of regularity. But it should not be that cliche. If you’re interested in a good meal that is packed with vitamins and minerals, and even some cancer-fig…

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Do you know yours? We all should know why we do what we do. Hopefully, you know your “Why!” Why do you get up every morning and start your day with a smile. What drives you? When you work with and for the hearing impaired patient there is a lot of “why we do what we do” available.

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DURHAM, N.C. – People younger than age 40 who have high blood pressure are at increased risk of heart failure, strokes and blood vessel blockages as they age, according to a study in JAMA led by a Duke Health researcher.

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LAKE PLACID — The Better Living Community Center of Lake Placid (BLCC) has successfully run health and wellness programs over the last 10 years in partnership with Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center Lake Placid. Plans to further its mission of promoting health in the community in 2019…

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Yoga postures awaken “dimensional awareness” in the mind/body as demonstrated in the picture of YMCA Yoga practitioners holding “Extended Warrior Pose.” This pose requires discipline and concentration to learn stability and balance. Yoga postures tap into a deeper level of consciousness to e…

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CHICAGO — More personalized risk assessments and new cholesterol-lowering drug options for people at the highest risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) are among the key recommendations in the 2018 cholesterol guidelines from the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Ca…

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Most people conjure up an image in their mind about eating oatmeal. It’s usually the vision of someone over the age of 60, seeking the joys of regularity. But it should not be that cliche. If you’re interested in a good meal that is packed with vitamins and minerals, and even some cancer-fig…

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White sage is known botanically as Salvia apiana and can be purchased in a bundle and you can also drink it as a tea. This plant has impressive medicinal properties and is used in many wellness rituals. I think some people mistakenly assume you can get high off it, but you can’t. I also want…

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A research team including experts from Johns Hopkins conducted a survey to determine trends in e-cigarette use. Based on more than 400,000 responses from the national telephone survey led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the researchers estimate that 1.4 percent of the popu…

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A new study of survey data finds that only a minority of parents choose not to immunize their children against the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) due to concerns that vaccination would encourage or support youth sexual activity, a reason frequently cited by doctors as a barr…

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A decade of data documenting live births in the United States links babies of older fathers with a variety of increased risks at birth, including low birth weight and seizures, according to a new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

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It’s here! It’s official! Yay! Fall has arrived ... and in Florida that just mean lower humidity and beautiful weather. You may be from up north or you may be “home grown” but either way, the fall season is a wonderful time of year. With the change of seasons we realize that the holidays are…

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In Bombay, India, I watched a woman balancing a basket of laundry on her head as she walked to a stream to wash clothes. She had great stability. When we practice “Half-Moon” Yoga pose, we become aware of our own balance and stability or, lack of it. and train ourselves to improve. In all of…

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SEBRING — Florida Hospital Health Partners Welcomes Surgeon Dr. Michael P. Latzko Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center Health Partners welcomes general surgeon Dr. Michael P. Latzko to our Surgical Specialists practice. Dr. Latzko specializes in minimally-invasive surgical treatment of …

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SEBRING – Highlands Regional Medical Center announced the start of construction on the area’s only dedicated Senior Emergency Room (ER). With a growing senior population, Highlands Regional will enhance the emergency room experience by offering rooms dedicated specifically to the unique need…

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October is officially National Protect Your Hearing Month. Think about your activities and also your kids’ activities. It’s that time of the year again ... hunting season. Therefore, it is also time for a lot of people in our community to take assessment of the type of hearing protection tha…

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The Hopi Indians regard themselves as one of the first inhabitants of America. Their village at Oraibi, Arizona clings to a 600-foot escarpment “rising abruptly out of the desert plain, one of the oldest continuously occupied settlements in the US.” Their culture expresses a “rhythm of life”…

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Blooming in late spring or early summer, lavender is one of the most popular scents we come across. Due to its soothing and calming nature, it’s often seen around our homes by way of room fresheners, soap, laundry detergent and more.Smelling lavender can gently uplift us and calm us emotiona…

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