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    First Center in NYC to Offer KAMRA Inlay for Near Vision

    Have you been increasingly struggling to read menus or the newspaper because you can’t make out the font? Or maybe you have to fumble for... Read more

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    Exercises to Avoid and Eliminate Back Pain

    Back pain as a diagnosis has an incredible effect on our economy by driving a large number of prescription medications and paid days off. It... Read more

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    Secrets of Korean Medicine, Part 30: The Lies of Synthetic Drugs

    Modern medicine has many kinds of synthetic drugs to treat chronic diseases. However, once patients start to take them, they usually become slaves to these... Read more

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    Exercise Helps Shrink Tumors and Combats Cancer in Many Ways

    Compelling evidence suggests exercise is an important component of cancer prevention and care; slashing your risk of developing cancer, improving your chances of successful recuperation,... Read more

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    How to Lose Weight Around Menopause (And Keep It Off)

    Losing weight during and after menopause may seem impossible. Hormone changes, stress and the aging process can all work against you. However, there are several steps... Read more

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    Tips to Prevent and Treat Hearing Loss

    Listening is incredibly important for our emotional well-being. “Lack of hearing can lead to depression, anxiety, emotional instability, withdrawal, isolation, and less self self-esteem,”  audiologist... Read more

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    Secrets of Korean Medicine, Part 29: Life Should End With a Comfortable Death

    The question of what constitutes good end-of-life care is one that perplexes physicians around the world. In 2011, a survey conducted by the Gerontological Association... Read more

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    Exercises to Relieve Sciatica and Low Back Pain

    If you have back pain or sciatic nerve pain, you’re not alone. Globally, one out of 10 people suffers from lower back pain, and back... Read more

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    Boost Your Immunity by Eating These Foods

    The idea that food has medicinal value is kind of a no-brainer. In ancient Chinese culinary tradition, food and medicine are so closely linked that... Read more

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    The Medical Minute: Good Sun Protection Comes in Many Forms

    Just as most people know there is no such thing as safe smoking, there is also no such thing as safe sunbathing or tanning. Exposure... Read more

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    7 Ways to Finally Start Loving Yourself

    We all have our quirks — every single one of us. The problems is, many of us see these beautiful bits of uniqueness as flaws,... Read more

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    Cherry Juice Can Lower Blood Pressure, Study Finds

    Montmorency cherry juice can lower your blood pressure as well as some hypertensive drugs, according to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. These... Read more

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    Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation, the All-Natural Facelift

    Western culture (especially in the United States) equates beauty with youth and perfection. The average age of a cover girl model is 23–24 years old... Read more

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    Secrets of Korean Medicine, Part 28: Achieve Normal Blood Pressure With Herbal Medicine

    Our blood flows throughout the body in a vast network of vessels. If all these blood vessels were laid out in a straight line, the... Read more

  • In this Feb. 20, 2015 file photo, Charla Nash smiles as her care worker washes her face at her apartment in Boston. Nash says doctors have decided to end an experimental drug treatment and put her back on her original medication in the hopes of reversing the rejection.  (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Charla Nash: Chimp Attack Victim in Hospital After Body Starts Rejecting Face Transplant

    In 2009, Charla Nash, a 62-year-old from Connecticut, was mauled by Travis, a chimpanzee she had known for years; resulting in the loss of her... Read more

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    Gum Disease Wiped Out With New Laser Treatment

    If you or a loved one has chronic bad breath, it might be caused by something other than your daily cup of coffee. It could... Read more

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