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Exercise for weight loss isn’t always the answer

“It is extremely difficult, if not impossible, to exercise away the pounds,” says Dr. Frank Dachtler, of Healthy One WeightLoss. “Weight loss is 95 percent diet—not exercise. Sure, it’s good for your health, joints and heart, and it makes you feel good when you break a sweat, but if weight loss is your goal it’s...

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Doing the booty shuffle

Have you done the booty shuffle? If you have hemorrhoids and have spent most of the winter whiling away the hours in a sitting position, chances are good that you have. Prolonged sitting, slouching, driving or crouching puts excess pressure on your bottom and can exacerbate your hemorrhoids, causing them to bleed more, itch more, and make you...

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Medications don’t always cure what ails you

Your bathroom sink is clogged and the faucet is running. You soon notice that water begins to overflow and spill onto the floor, so you call the plumber. After discussing the problem with you for 20 minutes, he recommends you place paper towels on the floor every day to mop up the mess. Two weeks later, you follow up with the plumber and...

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At Beachwood Dental, every patient visit starts with a conversation

Comfort, quality and care. These are the three principles that guide Paul Mikhli, DDS, and the staff at Beachwood Dental every day. “Any dentist can call him or herself a cosmetic dentist,” says Dr. Mikhli. “I am a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and am in the process of being fully...

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Here’s how Brecksville Kids Dentistry is making a visit to the dentist part fun and part adventure

From the Bichon Maltese therapy dog that greets patients and comforts them by sitting in their lap during a dental procedure to new laser dentistry that makes filling cavities virtually painless, everything at Brecksville Kids Dentistry is designed to put children at ease. “We try to create a comfortable environment so children don’t fear...

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