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Keeping Retirement Real

Local Physicians Weigh-In On How to Stay Healthy During Your Golden Years by MARY TOOTHMAN Once upon a time, the generally accepted picture of retirement featured hammocks, tennis rackets, sandy


Writing a Will: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Estate

Helpful Tips from an Elder Law Attorney by CHERYL ROGERS It’s easy to postpone making that Last Will and Testament, especially when we believe we’re not going anywhere anytime soon.

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Senior Strong: Local Powerlifter Shares Her Story

Local Powerlifter Yvette Fox is Not Your Typical Grandma by TERESA SCHIFFER Some people spend their senior years slowing down and doing less, physically.  Yvette Fox is heading in the


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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The Science of the Shoe

Expert Tips on Footwear and Selecting a Better Shoe for Happier, Healthier Feet by MARY TOOTHMAN There are 26 bones and 33 joints in the human foot and ankle, and

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More Than Man’s Best Friend

Susan Grill of Trained and Maintained Shares What Takes to be a Service or Therapy Dog   by TERESA SCHIFFER   They say that the dog is man’s best friend.