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Keeping the structure of the foot in kids and teens intact is the key to adult foot health

With Covid restrictions in the rearview mirror, it’s wonderful to see athletes and teams getting back to the fields, courts and tracks. However, parents should keep in mind that we are also heading into peak season for sports-related injuries and ailments. “Some common issues I see in 10- to 15-year-olds affect the growth plates, which...

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Outdoor electric safety

With the weather finally turning summery, I hope homeowners think about the state of their exterior electricity before firing up the edgers or trimmers. First, it’s important to make sure all of your outlets are GFI, or ground fault interrupter, protected. This prevents you from getting an electrical shock, especially if there’s any water...

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Daveron Design + Build by Daveron Builders makes it easy to create the customized kitchen you want

Kitchen and bath renovations are high on the list of the most sought-after renovation projects. Once you’ve made the decision to move forward, any delays can seem endless and frustrating. Daveron Design + Build’s clients wouldn’t know what that’s like. Our sister company, Pleasant Valley Woodworking, boasts an Amish cabinetmaker who...

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Diabetic foot care

For the 37 million Americans—about one in 10 people—who suffer from diabetes, special care should be taken to treat several dangerous and debilitating issues that can occur. One of the most common ailments caused by this disease is neuropathy, or nerve damage. Patients can lose sensation or have abnormal sensation in their feet due...

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Hearing loss isn’t normal

May is “Better Hearing Month” and serves as a reminder to get your hearing checked. But make sure you’re being examined by a doctor of audiology. “A great audiologist once said, ‘The ears are the doorway to the brain,’” says founder of Sounds of Life Hearing Sarah Curtis, Au.D. “We gather so much information by conversations...

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