Health & Wellness

Michael T. Stechison, MD, PhD

Q. What conditions do neurosurgeons treat?
A. Any structural disorder of the nervous system including the brain, the spine, and the peripheral nerves. This includes brain tumors, hemorrhages, trauma, fractures, blood vessel disorders, nerve and nerve root compression, disc herniations, vertebral fractures, nerve entrapments, just to list a few.

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Music is an amazing drug-free way to improve quality of life for older adults. Many studies show the benefits of music. It reduces stress, anxiety, and pain. It also improves immune function, helps memory, and encourages exercise.

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Barbara McClure, RN, BSHA

The Holiday Season for me creates a time for family, friends, memories, and reflection. As a culture, I feel that we have become so engrossed in the material aspect of the Season that we have nearly displaced the reason that we are celebrating.

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With the holidays just around the corner, you know the drill—holiday songs on every radio station, festive parties to attend and special gifts to find. Heck, just reading this article, you can probably feel the stress starting to grow, right along with your to-do list. And if miraculously getting everything done wasn’t enough, you’re expected to be merry and jolly all season long or risk being called a Scrooge.

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Chrissy Thomas, RN, Cosmetic Nurse Injector, Anti-Aging Specialist

Are you tired of “stuff” for Christmas? Of course, you are grateful for gifts from family and friends, but the thoughts of one more handbag or another pair of earrings are not on the top of your list. Many clients tell us that we are on their Christmas list every year.

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