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Hearing in the Age of COVID-19- Masks Edition

Hearing in the Age of COVID-19

Even before the social distancing orders began, Ms. Maloney, one of our Help Us Hear (HUH) hearing aid recipients, avoided social events with friends and family. She has a litany of excuses prepared to avoid the potentially embarrassing events. Hearing loss is an isolating disability. With the stay at home orders in place, the social disengagement that the hearing-impaired community …

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Understanding BRCA Genes, Breast Cancer, and Melanoma

Understanding BRCA Genes

By DR. DANIEL WASSERMAN October is when American cities will begin adorning public landmarks with the signature pink color for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While October and May are breast cancer and melanoma awareness months, respectively, few people are aware of the relationship between breast cancer and this form of skin cancer. It is well known to the public and …

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KEEPING OUR CLIENTS SAFE AT HOME DURING COVID-19

KEEPING OUR CLIENTS SAFE AT HOME DURING COVID-19

Dear Chef For Seniors Community, With the ever-changing COVID-19 situation we want to assure you that Chefs For Seniors is committed to the health and safety of our clients, franchise owners, employees, and local communities. At Chefs For Seniors, we continue to reinforce the highest standards of safe food handling practices as well as guidelines set forth by the CDC. …

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A New Body Contouring Procedure Works in a Totally New Way to Give You the Results You Want

A New Body Contouring Procedure Works in a Totally New Way to Give You the Results You Want

Body Contouring is all the rage, but the reason many people are willing to try one technique over all of the others is because of two simple facts. Firstly, it works naturally, and secondly, it works internally, not just superficially. That’s why we’re hearing about all of the celebrities trying EMSCULPT® and loving the results. And that’s why Internal Medicine Partners …

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Contour Light Therapy for Fat Loss and Body Contouring

Contour Light Therapy for Fat Loss and Body Contouring

So you have problem areas even though you eat right and exercise? Perhaps, you just want your skin to look tighter, or you’d like to lose a few inches from your arms, hips, back stomach or thighs. If you have stubborn love handles or a bulge of some sort here or there, that really bother you, body sculpting via LED …

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Senior Living and Care: So Many Choices!

For many seniors, the abundant choices available for senior housing can be overwhelming. Making an informed and confident decision can take some time and quite a bit of research, so we’ve broken down the most common options and the features and benefits that differentiate them. Senior Living Communities Independent senior living communities are often the first to be considered for those …

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Robotic-Assisted Surgery Can Mean Better Outcomes for Knee Replacements

Knee Replacement

By Tracy Ng, D.O. He’s in his 60s and has always been athletic, enjoying golf or tennis nearly every day. Lately, though, pain in his knee is so intense and constant that he needs a long-term, surgical solution to regain an active lifestyle. For many people, such a diagnosis means undergoing partial or total knee replacement. Fortunately, robotic-assisted surgery performed …

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At-Home Nutrition Interventions

At-Home Nutrition Interventions

Among older adults, the prevalence of malnutrition ranges from 17% to 65% – depending on the group and setting.1 Patients from rehab facilities, long-term care residents, and elderly patients requiring a higher level of care make up the upper end of that range. The prevalence of malnutrition among older adults presents a particular concern for doctors, families and care planners, …

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Are You at Risk?

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

By Russell Becker, DO, Vascular Surgeon An aneurysm is a balloon-like bulge and is caused by a weakening of an arterial wall due to a localized area of enlargement, which can cause a bleeding issue or a rupture to occur. Regarding the abdominal artery, aneurysms can occur because of the pressure and blood flow needed for the legs and body, which …

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Wrist Fractures Demystified!

Wrist Fractures Demystified!

By Carmella Fernandez MD, MBA Fractures of the wrist are one of the most common injuries treated in the emergency department and by orthopedic surgeons. We typically see wrist fractures in one of two settings and in a bimodal age distribution. Younger patients with normal bone density, typically sustain high energy injuries such as a fall off of a ladder, where …

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