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Shimmer Spa offers custom services and on-trend looks so that men and women can put their best face and body forward

Having just celebrated its first anniversary with a tropical beach-themed celebration, the ladies at Shimmer Spa in Strongsville are keeping the sunny vibes going with a host of summery products and services. From citrus jelly aromatherapy pedis to sunscreen specials, spa parties and savvy services to keep your skin glowing, this posh salon is...

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Short-term insurance plans may be a good alternative for some

You may never think about how important your healthcare coverage is until you don’t have it. Young adults who have aged off their parents’ plan, people going through divorce, people switching jobs, early retirees, and anyone who missed the ACA enrollment period may find themselves without the benefit of health insurance. But there’s no...

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Chronic inflammation in your veins

One of the biggest risks associated with Covid-19 is the development of blood clots. Autopsies of patients who have died from the disease have shown multiple deep vein thrombosis, suggesting that the virus causes abnormal blood clotting. This may explain why Covid-19 affects so many different organs in the body besides the lungs. We’ve known...

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Local women make face masks to benefit individuals with developmental disabilities

Lake County women banded together on May 14 on a mission to make face masks for individuals with developmental disabilities who attend adult services programs at the Lake County Board of Developmental Disabilities (LCBDD)/Deepwood. The women who volunteered their time and talents were either members of the Deepwood staff or the LCBDD Board of...

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Avoid orthopedic surgery by trying physical therapy, first

A plethora of recent studies have indicated that for many orthopedic ailments—lower back conditions, torn ACL or meniscus, rotator cuff issues—taking the conservative path of physical therapy is just as effective, if not more so, than surgery. Armed with a high-tech arsenal of treatment methods, the doctors of physical therapy at...

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