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Three Great Reasons to Schedule Your Annual Wellness Visit

You’ve had a physical, you’ve had your eyes checked, and your hearing.  You have gone through all the usual testing— cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure, etc.  But have you scheduled

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The Thyroid Gland and Weight Loss

Maintaining a healthy body weight can be frustrating – trying to balance sensible eating with proper exercise is tricky. Unfortunately, some folks suffer from health conditions that can make losing

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Glaucoma: The Silent Thief of Sight

Did you know over 2 million Americans are affected by glaucoma? With proper treatment, the vast majority will not go blind from this silent disease of the eye.  The most

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Dr. Narmo Ortiz Offers Advanced Treatments for Infected Wounds

A festering wound on the leg or foot can result in amputation, but advanced treatments are helping to save limbs. Davenport Foot and Ankle Specialist Dr. Narmo Ortiz has completed

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Tips for Helping Relieve Your Child’s Pet Allergy in the Home

Everyone loves the family pet, especially children.  Dogs, cats, birds, ferrets, fish, whatever the friend may be, pets become beloved family members.  They provide comfort, companionship, and so much more.

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A Reason to Celebrate: We’re Here to Help Seniors Lead Healthier Lives

As I write this column, our grand opening party is just around the corner, and I couldn’t be more excited to share this news with you.  Peak Annual Wellness Center

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A Pain in Your Foot

Your feet shouldn’t hurt.  When painful feet prevent you from walking, running or wearing shoes there is a reason.  There are many causes of foot pain and determining the reason

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Does Charcoal Toothpaste Really Whiten Teeth?

If you’re like most people, you want your smile to be as white as possible, and that might have led you to charcoal toothpaste.  Sellers and manufacturers of charcoal toothpaste

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What You Need to Know About Pediatric Heart Murmurs

We all want our children to be healthy and active, so what do you do when your child is diagnosed with a heart murmur? Well, the short answer is, nothing.

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Wine: Good or Bad for Your Teeth?

Wine is a favorite beverage of many people, and the various studies indicating wine’s heart healthfulness have been greeted with cheers. However, while the antioxidants in certain wines may be