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Make sure that spring in your step is a safe one

With the season of reemergence, and people hopping off the couch and hitting the running trails, tracks and fields, podiatrists are seeing patients with ankle sprains, stress fractures, heel pain and Achilles tendonitis. I caught up with podiatrist Dr. Danielle Shaper, founder of Finesse Footcare in Lyndhurst, to find out how to keep yourself...

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Get strong, be confident and feel your best, at LifeWorks Fitness at Southwest General

The list of ways exercise impacts seniors’ well-being is profound. Studies have shown it prevents bone loss, heart disease, diabetes, obesity and hypertension, as well as boosts immunity, flexibility, balance, energy and self-confidence. It’s also been shown to reduce cognitive decline. “Exercise is essential for a healthy, happy...

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No fads, no judgment, just sound medical ways to lose weight and keep it off

Every year, America’s waistline keeps getting bigger and bigger. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity prevalence in the United States has increased to 42%. “Obesity is the other pandemic,” says Dr. Leena Khaitan, director of the Bariatric Surgery Program at University Hospitals. “Covid-19 has killed...

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Hemorrhoid date night

I had a patient who likes to take his wife out for date night. The problem was his hemorrhoids went along for the ride, making him uncomfortable, self-conscious, and challenged to enjoy their time together. I said to him, you take out your wife, and I’ll take out your hemorrhoids. Does this scenario sound familiar? Are you avoiding social...

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Treatment for tinnitus

Am I hearing things? It’s a question many have asked themselves at one time or another. If you’ve experienced a constant or periodic ringing, humming or buzzing in your ears, you may be suffering from tinnitus. “Tinnitus is a noise you hear in your ears but no one else can hear,” says Sarah Curtis, Au.D. founder of Sounds of Life...

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