The Creator/CEO of The TOI Soldier Project Heraclio Aguilar was fortunate to be born in Porterville, a small town with a rich history involving the local heroes in the military and Vietnam. Impressed by these iconic characters and their achievements, Heraclio decided to follow in their legacy by joining the Army, and working there until 2007.
Dr. Keith Blechman, an NYC board-certified plastic surgeon and director of The Breast Reconstruction Center of NYC (breastreconstructioncenternyc.com) announced today a definitive rise in breast reconstruction cases related to prophylactic mastectomy. A prophylactic mastectomy is surgery to remove one or both breasts to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer. Dr. Blechman works with patients' cancer doctors to perform breast cancer reconstruction surgery (during or after the mastectomy).
Osteoarthritis affects millions of people around the world, and is a condition that can cause extreme pain and immobility in those who suffer from it. With osteoarthritis commonly occurring in the knees and hips, individuals often resort to surgery to replace degraded joints. Now, some experts have shared methods to avoid or postpone the need for surgery.
For decades, health experts have been telling children to drink more milk for healthy bones. Now, recent study results may have proved them right, and with joint diseases such as osteoarthritis becoming more prevalent, the timing couldn't be more apt.
The Foundation of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (FCMSC) established a new MS Mentorship Program to encourage and support medical residents as they pursue a fellowship in neurology. The goal is to inform residents about career opportunities in the MS specialty, and to recruit a new generation of MS healthcare experts to meet increased demands of a growing patient population.
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and a good time to take a closer look at the devastating facts of this dreadful disease. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, approximately 45,750 people in the US will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer in 2015. While some still believe oral cancer is rare, alarming statistics show that a person dies from oral cancer every hour of every single day.
Once thought to be an older man's problem, erectile dysfunction has actually been found to affect men between the ages of 18 and 25 at high rates as well. In fact, one study conducted by Dr. Najah Musacchio and presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting in San Francisco in 2006, suggests that as much as 13 percent of males aged 18 to 25 may experience some symptoms of erectile dysfunction during this age.
MedSpaInJupiterFL.com has recently announced the launch of their service of providing details of various beauty medical centers in Jupiter, Florida. The massive online database is focusing on sharing information of the Med Spa centers to aid interested individuals in selecting safe and reliable beauty enhancement procedures.
People who are ready to bring transformation, healing, happiness and inner freedom into their lives now have the opportunity to spend 21 days in an online self-help course guided by two inspirational and spiritual masters: Arnaud Saint-Paul and Daniel Gutierrez to discover their own uniqueness and the power that can lead them towards the love, the abundance that dwells inside.
Most British people would choose a European country for their treatment and would cover their travel and medical care costs out of their pocket. Not many people know about their right to get their costs reimbursed by the NHS after being treated at any hospital in the EU.
Looking for a new Easter outfit or wardrobe this spring? The Isabella Santos Foundation, a foundation for children with cancer, is excited to announce that the Lilly Pulitzer – SouthPark Mall store in Charlotte, NC, will be donating a percentage of a customer's purchase to help aid pediatric cancer research. To participate, those who go to make their purchase at the clothing store on Friday April 3rd need only to mention that they are there to support The Isabella Santos Foundation. The store will be open from 10AM-9PM, and all are invited to shop and socialize for a great cause. Additional details regarding this event can also be viewed on The Isabella Santos Foundation Facebook page.
Hungry.MyYevo.com celebrates its launch with an opportunity for home-based entrepreneurs to provide consumers with a nutritious diet. Simplifying the process of getting daily nutrients, the newly launched site offers nutritious food and a potential source of income. Designed both for consumers wanting to shore up their health and the distributors who serve them, the site is a one-stop-shop for daily benefits packing a healthful wallop.
Iversondental-lab.com has launched modern technology to enhance their custom dental prosthetics, one of its firsts in the dental industry. A breakthrough in their local dental industry, they are able to provide a wide range of high quality customized dental prosthetics with the aid of digital dentistry and the latest in ceramic technology.
As part of a greater initiative to offer the latest information on the most pressing issues affecting mental health today, Sovereign Health Group affirmatively supports alcohol awareness for the month of April. Since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) has been organizing the month-long event in an effort to shine a light on alcohol use, abuse and addiction as well as the pervasive stigmas that are associated with it.
Arthritis is generally known for causing inflammation in and around the joints. However, not many people are aware that the inflammation can also cause a wide variety of damage in different areas of the body, including the eyes.
Dental emergencies can occur at all hours of the day, and often at times when individuals are least expecting it. There are instances when prompt care is required to ensure damage to the teeth and mouth is minimized. To restore a patient's beautiful smile, Dr. Richard N. Bash, DDS of Bash Dental is providing a 24-hour emergency service at his Doylestown office this spring and throughout 2015. Treatment is required for an emergency as quickly as possible to avoid further issues and pain.
Pain relief drugs are notorious for the side effects they can cause. These side effects can make the lives of arthritis sufferers even more painful and difficult. Some health professionals suggest that there are ways to use pain relief drugs wisely and reduce potential side effects.
Iverson Dental Labs has recently reported how they are able to provide innovative dental products and solutions with the growing popularity of CAD/CAM (computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing) technology in the dental industry. The expansion of CAD/CAM digital technologies in the past 10 years has greatly improved the quality and techniques used to produce dental prosthetics, especially surgical guided implants and dental impressions.
Adult acne cannot be cured – a factor that the skin disease has in common with other diseases such as diabetes, asthma, and skin diseases such as Rosacea. It can however be treated and controlled to the extent that a sufferer can get rid of the very visible symptoms of acne. Adult acne treatments are the subject of a short educational video released by Edmonton cosmetic dermatologist Dr Barry Lycka this week (01apr15). This video is the final one in a mini-series of educational videos about different aspects of adult acne.
As what have been documented in global statistics, the number of substance abusers seems to continuously increase with time. There have been quite a lot of deaths that have been attributed to the use of illicit drugs and consequently, a large number of fatal and catastrophic road accidents have also been related to the abusive consumption of alcohol.
Dr. Shawn M. Murray, one of the elite orthodontists from Colorado is enjoying new levels of success as a best-selling author of "The Complete Guide To Understanding Invisalign." The book provides powerful insights on how Invisalign can help people achieve the dazzling smile they ever dreamed of. Considered as a pioneer for his efforts in bringing a new, revolutionary model of dentistry to his respective community, Dr. Murray is one of the most experienced Invisalign providers in the world.
Substance addiction that involves prohibited drugs and alcohol has been proven to be one of the major problems in every state globally. Based on some statistical reports, some deaths have been documented and linked to complications of substance abuse.
Diabetes Care recently published an article called "An Internet Based Diabetes Management Platform Improves Team Care and Outcomes in an Urban Latino Population," about a study that used Estenda's digital health solution, the Comprehensive Diabetes Management Program (CDMP), to care for patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D). The study compared the outcomes of patients who were cared for using CDMP with patients who were given usual diabetes care (UDC). CDMP was found to have significantly improved diabetes-related outcomes among the patients who used it.
Aging process is something that no one can avoid but there are some steps that can help us stay fit for a long time. Today's lifestyle and bad diet makes people unfit and hurts the metabolism process. All these factors cause people to age faster and feel unhealthy. One needs to follow proper diet and lead a healthy lifestyle to avoid faster aging. There are various supplements that are available in the market that claim to keep people younger for a longer time. But before buying any product one must make a proper research on these products and chose the one that lives up to the expectations. Counter aging wise is one such company that has developed products that have been certified and prove to be effective to lead a nice lifestyle.
Bona Dea Fertility Supplement is a new, completely organic fertility supplement by Advanta Supplements that can restore hormonal balance within a woman's body, creating a healthy reproductive environment. This all-natural supplement targets the most common factor among women experiencing difficulty becoming pregnant. Bona Dea takes the stress out of planning conception by regulating ovulation and balancing estrogen levels.