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Three Spring Recipes Perfect for Easter

Easter is a great time to celebrate and spend time together as a family or with friends. These three recipes are sure to put a spring in your step and you’ll want to add them to your holiday meal! Instant Pot Deviled Eggs with Relish Using a Pressure Cooker to Hard Boil Eggs Who knew you could whip up this springtime classic in an Instant … Continue reading Three Spring Recipes Perfect for Easter

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Miracle Or Snake Oil?

The medical field is so ever changing that keeping current in advancements has caused most of us to “catch up with the sun,” but it’s sinking. Stem Cell and Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy When patients come to me with the same curiosity for a particular miraculous cure-all, it forces us to investigate what it is. I have heard of stem cell and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy, … Continue reading Miracle Or Snake Oil?

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INSIDE LOOK: Volusia Eye Associates

Interview by Tiffany Yancey // Photos by Kelsey Walters New Smyrna Beach Location: 415 N. Causeway, New Smyrna Beach 32169 Edgewater Location: 602 W. Indian River Blvd., Suite 1 Edgewater 32132 Interview with Robert “Hank” Routh, M.D. Q: Not to be too cliché, but what was your vision when deciding to open Volusia Eye Associates? A: To provide advanced surgical and medical care with compassion … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Volusia Eye Associates

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Nature’s Defense

There is a great debate on whether to immunize children by vaccination, but what many people don’t know is babies are already immunized by the mother at birth. The fetus spends its first nine months developing in a sterile womb free from bacteria, but as the child passes through the mother’s cervix and birth canal, a healthy dose of beneficial (good) bacteria is passed to … Continue reading Nature’s Defense

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At-Home Pet Dental Care

Caring for Your Pet’s Teeth February was National Pet Dental month and I hope you all took advantage of this by getting your cat’s and dog’s teeth cared for with an annual dental prophylaxis (If not, don’t worry, there is still time during March to receive your discount!). In case you were wondering what you can do now to help keep Fido’s and Fifi’s oral … Continue reading At-Home Pet Dental Care

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Not My Neck

Chronic Headaches and Neck Pain Every now and then a patient comes to me with chronic headaches and neck pain that was referred to me by their primary care provider for evaluation with one stipulation – no cervical manipulation. The patient also reiterates that they do not want their neck to be cracked or popped.  The Fear of Chiropractic Manipulation of the Neck I get … Continue reading Not My Neck

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INSIDE LOOK: Abundant Health Day Spa

Where Relaxation Meets Wellness  Interview with Owner Cindi Flanagan by Tiffany Yancey // Photos by Kelsey Walters Q: When did Abundant Health Day Spa first open and what is your mission? A: I acquired Abundant Health Day Spa in November 2013. It had already been here about 10 years. I visited the spa and saw a vision of what it could be. I had been in … Continue reading INSIDE LOOK: Abundant Health Day Spa

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What the Heck is Health

What is health? There’s a valid debate over the true definition of health. Some will say that it’s maintaining an ideal body weight, while others will say that it’s the absence of pain or disease. Here is my definition: H.E.A.L.T.H. = Heightened Energy And Love That Heals What is heightened energy? I define heightened energy as raising your body’s metabolic rate, brain power, awareness, concentration, … Continue reading What the Heck is Health

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Pets After the Holiday Excitement

By Dr. Tiffany Beischel Caring for your New Pet After Christmas The holidays have come and gone but for some lucky ones there is an adorable gift still giving slobbery love. Imagine waking up to a fluffy puppy or kitten on Christmas day! The excitement for something so adorable never goes away – until the destruction of your favorite shoes, the “accidents” found around the … Continue reading Pets After the Holiday Excitement