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  • Emergency Denture Replacements

    Edition: Brevard County, Published: Spring 2022

    The ‘go-to dentist’ for difficult cases comes to the rescue.

    Like so many people, David Beeman grew up wanting to see the world. To scratch the itch, he did what his father did and joined the Navy. Now 64, David considers that the best decision he ever made. “What a great experience,” David enthuses. “I saw it all. I went to Spain, Iceland and Norway just to name a few on the West side of the world, and on the East side, I’ve been to the Philippines, Japan, Hawaii, even Kuwait. “It was a great time, and a lot of that is because I was fortunate to be selected as part of an aircrew and stationed onboard a couple of aircraft carriers. That’s how I was able to travel so much and have some pretty neat adventures.” David was assig...

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  • Never Too Late To Improve Oral Health

    Edition: Brevard County, Published: Spring 2022

    Long-term teeth deterioration resolved with dentures and dental implants.

    A native of New York state, Nicole Chambers relocated to Florida more than 25 years ago. She’s a staff-end coordinator for a home care company, a position she’s held for a little more than two years. Before that, she worked in the hospice field. Nicole Chambers & Jordan Robbins, DMD “I was a CNA, a certified nursing assistant,” elaborates Nicole, 50. “CNAs provide the daily care for patients. We help them bathe, help them eat, provide whatever assistance they need. I loved helping.” Unfortunately, Nicole was forced to give up the job and let her CNA license expire. “After undergoing knee surgery, I was no longer able to perform the duties of a CN...

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  • Blurred Vision? It Could Be AMD

    Edition: The Villages, Published: Spring 2022

    Painless eye injections slow vision loss triggered by  macular degeneration.

    While working his first job out of high school, an entry-level position with an electric company in his hometown of Milwaukee, Richard Cebrowski discovered he had a knack for numbers. He resolved to build his livelihood on that strength and enrolled in college to study accounting. Richard Cebrowski “It was a small private college in Milwaukee, which is now a part of Concordia University Wisconsin,” elaborates Richard, 83. “I became a certified public accountant and did that my entire career, about 50 years. Most of that time, I operated my own accounting firm. “In addition to doing taxes, I performed audits, including internal audits for various...

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  • Acupuncture Gets Patient Back On His Feet

    Edition: South Pinellas County, Published: Spring 2022

    Therapies increase circulation and restore sensation to numb legs.

    In 2018, Neal Desch and his girlfriend created a project called 1,000 Trees. Their goal was to plant 1,000 new trees to help reforest the planet. Sadly, Neal’s girlfriend passed away halfway to their goal. Neal displays some of the seedlings for his 10,000 Sunflowers project “Her favorite flower was the sunflower, so in her memory, I started a new project: 10,000 Sunflowers,” Neal shares. “My plan is to give away 10,000 sunflowers. I’ve given away 5,800 so far.” Neal, 69, resides in a retirement community, where he’s converted the second bedroom of his home into a “bloom room.” “I have indoor lighting, and I make the best of it,” says Neal, who is also try...

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  • 15 Minutes Every Week Fights Osteoporosis

    Edition: South Pinellas County, Published: Spring 2022

    Improve skeletal strength through novel exercise program.

    Some daughters develop a special bond with their fathers through music or a favorite movie genre; others through sports or a designated staple in their weekly schedules such as Sunday morning brunch. Leslie says that every DEXA scan she’s had since beginning OsteoStrong has shown an improvement in her bone mass. The special bond that Leslie Bozeman had with her father was forged by the daily news. “When I was growing up, my father would always share whatever was happening in the news while we were eating dinner together,” Leslie explains. “That sparked an interest in me to watch the news myself so I would have things to discuss with him.” While watching the news, L...

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  • Pinellas Dentist Provides One-Stop Shop

    Edition: South Pinellas County, Published: Spring 2022

    He has the technology and skill to perform virtually any dental procedure.

    If you think the weeks leading up to Christmas make for the busiest time of year for UPS drivers, David Vecchio urges you to think again. David greatly appreciates the convenience offered by Bayway Dental. As a UPS driver with more than 35 years of experience, David will tell you the winter holidays are indeed hectic, but they’re no longer the busiest part of the calendar. “The fact that we always hire extra help during Christmas lightens the load a bit, so that’s one factor,” David explains. “But after Christmas, most of those drivers are let go, and then you always have that influx of winter visitors into Florida. You put it all together, for me, Ja...

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  • Lose Weight, Get Toned, Treat Incontinence

    Edition: Brevard County, Published: Spring 2022

    Trio of treatments trims fat, adds muscle and alleviates leaks.

    Outside of the part-time gig she had waiting tables at a local diner, there was no “real job” waiting for Maya* when she graduated from college 30 years ago. So, she accepted the offer presented by three sorority sisters. “They all bought Eurail passes and were planning to spend the next three or four months traveling through Europe,” Maya remembers. “They begged me to join them, so I finally relented and said, Sure, why not? I’m so glad I did. “Not only did I see just about everything you can think of in Europe, but I met my future husband while we were skiing in Zurich. He was o...

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  • Natural Approaches To Health And Vitality

    Edition: St. Augustine, Published: Spring 2022

    Retired NFL quarterback finds solutions with Healthy Living Moxie.

    We all understand that if you have your health, you have everything. But people often don’t think about that until after they’ve had a health scare or must stop doing the things they love to do. These are the triggers that often cause people to make changes in their lives and look for solutions, which can sometimes be overwhelming. The BEMER’s ability to stimulate muscles and increase blood flow accelerated Matt’s return to the golf course   Belinda Casper, C-IAYT, and Curt Coenen, LMT, founded Healthy Living Moxie more than five years ago to help people find health and vitality through simple, natural, noninvasive and affordable ...

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  • Where To Go When Age, Sun Affect Your Skin

    Edition: Brevard County, Published: Spring 2022

    Oculoplastic surgeon provides array of treatments to enhance your facial appearance.

    First impressions are made at eye level. The look of the eyes and face says a lot about a person, which is why it’s essential that people take special care of these areas. When age, genetics or sun exposure affect the eyes and face, fellowship-trained oculoplastic surgeon Robert J. Applebaum, MD, MBA, at Florida Eye Specialists & Cataract Institute’s Brandon and South Tampa clinics, goes to work. Dr. Applebaum discusses his evaluation with one of his patients. “Puffy or drooping eyelids can make people look old, tired or even mean,” Dr. Applebaum states. “While puffy eyelids are often hereditary, they become more pronounced with age...

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  • Cataract Exam Reveals Evidence Of Stroke

    Edition: Brandon/Sun City Center, Published: Spring 2022

    Ophthalmologist makes a life-saving diagnosis during routine eye evaluation.

    Before Thomas Insley retired in 2016, he sold mattresses for a Tampa retailer for nearly 17 years. The Washington, DC, native viewed the job as a calling to “help people sleep better.” But selling mattresses was a far cry from his early vocation as a gemologist. Thomas Insley “My father was a watchmaker and we decided that once I graduated from school we would open a small jewelry business in Crystal City, Virginia,” recounts Thomas, 64. “That’s where I started my career. I worked for 19 years as a jeweler in our store. “After that, I traveled as a salesperson. I journeyed to Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee ...

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