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November 15, 2016

Helping loved ones with anxiety, depression through “expectation season”

As the holiday season’s spirit and cheer kick in, it can be hard to imagine feeling glum. But for the 3.3 million Americans suffering from anxiety -- plus millions more suffering from related conditions like depression and OCD -- the expectations of joy and merriment can backfire, triggering… Read More
Nov 15, 2016

It Takes Guts to Be in the Holiday Spirit

Have you ever been chided for not being in the holiday spirit? Who wouldn't be in a sour mood when dealing with all of the stress that comes with this time of year? From choosing the perfect gift for… Read More
Nov 04, 2016

Largest Mass Meditation at a Professional Sporting Event to Take Place at AmericanAirlines Arena

MIAMI, FL -- First we get QUIET, then we get LOUD! For the first time in the history of a professional sporting event, the largest group of people engaged in simultaneous meditation will take place… Read More
Flu and Cold Season
Nov 02, 2016

Avoiding the Impacts of Flu and Cold Season on Autoimmune-Related Ailments

Flu and cold season is quickly approaching and there isn’t a soul looking forward to it. While even the healthiest of individuals can be hit hard with the symptoms of the influenza virus and… Read More
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Nov 01, 2016

How to cope with S.AD when the clocks "fall back"

The clocks “fall back” November 6, 2016 which means that there will be less day light. Many people chalk up feeling blue in winter as simply a fact of cold weather and lack of sunshine. But 4 to 6… Read More
Oct 23, 2016

Why Water Flossing is essential to your daily oral care routine

Brushing alone is not enough. A toothbrush cannot physically reach between the teeth and under the gumline to remove plaque, bacteria and debris that are trapped there. All of these contribute to… Read More
Oct 19, 2016

Community Care Plan Partners with Healthcrowd to Encourage Enrollees to Get Healthcare That They Need

Sunrise, Fl – South-Florida-based Community Care Plan (formerly South Florida Community Care Network), the health plan with a heart, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with HealthCrowd, a… Read More
Healthy Halloween
Oct 06, 2016

Tips for Going Natural & Healthy this Halloween, While Still Keeping it Fun

According to the National Retail Federation, roughly $7 billion will be spent on the Halloween season. A good portion of that money will go to candy purchases, which will be given away to the tens of… Read More
Oct 06, 2016

Seven Simple Exercises to Achieve Fulfillment

If you are not feeling totally fulfilled, you are not alone. Nearly 80% of people interviewed for our long term study of fulfillment did not feel totally fulfilled, despite many being successful in… Read More
Oct 03, 2016

Science based Functional Medicine is forcing doctors to rethink the way they treat patients

Known to many as the Medical Detective, Dr. Ronald Grisanti, founder and President of Functional Medicine University, is navigating his way into the minds of doctors throughout the United States and… Read More
silver dental filling
Sep 18, 2016

What you don’t know about mercury fillings could be hurting you!

MIAMI, Florida – It’s difficult today to find an adult who doesn’t have a silver filling in their mouth. After all, it’s believed that around 42 percent of children have had cavities in their teeth,… Read More


microbial realm
June 16, 2016

E.T., We Know You're Home: The Search for Our Own Alien Life

Everybody has an opinion about the possibility of alien life. In the movies, contact commonly starts with a violent encounter. Sometimes, the story includes alien life emerging from a spaceship,… Read More
Pain Management without Drugs or Surgery
Sep 02, 2014

Pain Relief without Drugs or Surgery

An article I read stated that 1 out of 4 people live with chronic pain. 1 out of 4, that to me is a staggering number… Read More
medical illustration of symptoms of the sciatica
Aug 14, 2014

Neuromuscular Therapy: An Effective treatment for Sciatic Nerve Pain

Sciatica is usually caused by disc herniation in the lower lumbar region and it is generally due to injury of the lower… Read More
Jun 04, 2012

Eye Care facilities in South Florida among the first in the nation to offer all-bladeless laser vision correction and cataract surgeries

Cory M. Lessner, M.D., CEO and Founder of Millennium Laser Eye Centers and Andrew Shatz, M.D., Medical Director of… Read More
Russo Charles
Aug 05, 2011

Stress: Part Three "What to do about Stress"

Charles Russo M.D., FACCWhat stresses us out? There are many people in lower socioeconomic conditions without good… Read More
Russo Charles
Aug 05, 2011

Stress: Part Two "The Consequences of the Body's Response"

Charles Russo M.D., FACCIn the first part of this series we learned about the "fight or flight" response which is… Read More

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