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Living Health Integrative Medicine Celebrates its 19th Anniversary

Living Health Integrative Medicine, Which Was Founded by Dr. Thomas Chaney and Dr. Stephanie Chaney, Provides a Natural and Effective Integrative Approach to Health

ANNAPOLIS, MD / ACCESSWIRE / October 13, 2020 / Dr. Thomas Chaney and Dr. Stephanie Chaney are pleased to announce that Living Health Integrative Medicine, which they co-founded, is celebrating 19 years in business.

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As Dr. Thomas Chaney noted, he and Dr. Stephanie Chaney are proud of the way their devotion to integrative medicine has helped Living Health Integrative Medicine to become the leader in holistic wellness throughout Maryland, Washington DC and Northern Virginia.

They also take pride in the fact that they are leaders in functional medicine and physical medicine. They use the most current research and science to help guide the treatments they suggest for their valued patients.

Dr. Thomas Chaney, Dr. Stephanie Chaney and their team of practitioners truly live up to their practice’s name, working as an integrated team to provide everyone with the best possible care and results.

“Our model of integrative medicine incorporates natural therapies and treatments to address the whole body versus simply treating a symptom temporarily,” Dr. Thomas Chaney said.

“Our goal is to help you achieve your health goals and for you to reach your maximum health potential.”

From people who are dealing with the pain associated with neuropathy, to those who are looking for effective physical therapy, require regenerative medicine treatments and/or wish to lose weight or have been diagnosed with diabetes, Dr. Stephanie Chaney said they focus on practicing integrative medicine, which focuses on identifying the root cause of health issues.

“We combine multiple treatment options, such as chiropractic, physical therapy, functional medicine, nutrition, regenerative medicine, diagnostic testing, dietary supplement therapy, detoxification and custom nutrition plans,” she said.

About Dr. Thomas Chaney, Dr. Stephanie Chaney and Living Health Integrative Medicine:

Dr. Thomas Chaney is a Maryland native and the founder and co-owner of Living Health Integrative Medicine, which takes a holistic approach to healthcare. He is the co-author of the best-selling books “Lose the Gluten, Lose your Gut. Ditch the Grain, Save your Brain” and “Defeat Diabetes.” Dr. Chaney is a respected member of the profession with a national reputation for dedication to helping the public improve their health naturally.

Dr. Stephanie Chaney grew up in Ottawa Canada and is the co-owner of Living Health Integrative Medicine. She is a leader in the integrative health field, sharing her knowledge with practitioners and the public. Dr. Chaney is a renowned speaker on holistic health and regular guest on the morning show, Great Day Washington. She has also been featured as a guest natural health expert on FOX, ABC and NBC. She is the co-author of the best-selling books “Lose the Gluten, Lose your Gut. Ditch the Grain, Save your Brain” and “Defeat Diabetes.”

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Living Health Integrative Medicine

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Safety Measures at Assisted Living Communities

The reasons for placing a loved one in an assisted living facility often boil down to one word: safety. When a sick or frail individual no longer can care for him or herself, the safest place may be such a community, where both medical care and physical safety can be assured.

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Assisted living communities have numerous tools – some mandated by state and federal guidelines, some by individual rules – to protect their residents. There are numerous safety concerns, but the top three are:

  • Falls.
  • Wandering.
  • Infections, including COVID-19.

Keeping residents safe while allowing them some freedom isn’t easy, and safety programs do not follow a one-size-fits-all approach, says John Mastronardi, executive director of The Nathaniel Witherell, a short-term rehab and skilled nursing care center in Greenwich, Connecticut. Each resident has a personalized care plan because “they still have a personality and preferences you want to pay attention to that can inform and drive the care plan. The crux of this is getting to the core of that person’s preferences if you possibly can, then tailoring a plan of care so that they can thrive as best they can, safely.”


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention names falls as one of the leading causes of fatal and nonfatal injuries among people age 65 and older. In the past, those at high risk for falls were often restrained from moving, but the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services now precludes using restraints except where medically necessary.

Fall prevention begins at admittance, when the resident is screened for his or her risk of falling. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality also recommends rescreening quarterly, annually and when health conditions change.

To minimize risk, assisted living facilities:

  • Adjust medication to minimize side effects like dizziness and drowsiness. “We have a consulting pharmacist look at their meds, and at least monthly we try to trim them when we can,” says Dr. Elaine Healy, medical director and vice president of medical affairs at United Hebrew in New Rochelle, a senior living campus in Westchester County, New York.
  • Manage chronic and acute medical conditions carefully. Conditions like low blood pressure, Parkinson’s disease, arthritis, diabetes and many others increase fall risk. “Most falls occur near the bed and in the bedroom. They might have low blood sugar, don’t realize it, get up too fast and end up falling,” Mastronardi says.
  • Schedule bathroom breaks and other potentially unsafe behaviors. “We look at residents’ habits. If they are an early riser, we would anticipate them being active early and make sure their needs are met for eating and toileting, and engage them in activities to keep them busy and not want to move around,” Healy says.
  • Provide physical and occupational therapy. This can help residents work on balance, walking gait and strength.
  • Fix, adjust or remove environmental hazards, such as beds, walkers, flooring, furniture and clutter. For example, “We may use a raised-perimeter mattress to keep them from rolling off the bed or trying

With people living longer, advisors make sure you don’t outlive money

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Alfred Abraham has had colon cancer, prostate cancer, open heart surgery and his left eye removed.

Yet at 100, he’s still alive and well. Every day, he and his partner Brian eat fruit and salad and go for walks. He and his family were planning a big party to celebrate his becoming a centenarian this past April, but the pandemic wouldn’t allow for it. 

“At the present time, I’m doing very nicely despite what’s going on,” said Abraham, a former CPA and bank executive who lives in New York. 

One big part of why he’s doing so well is his financial advisor, he says.

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“He’s doing a very good job for me,” Abraham said. “We talk at least once or twice a month to discuss my investments and financial plans.” 

There were more than 450,000 centenarians in the world in 2015, a  number that is expected to balloon to more than 3.6 million by 2050.

Although life expectancy has actually decreased slightly over the last few years, due to a rise in drug overdoses, suicide rates and liver disease, it’s becoming more likely that people make it into their 80s, 90s and beyond. A 65-year-old woman today has a 50% chance of living to 85, and a 25% chance of crossing into her 90s, according to the Schwab Center for Financial Research. 

One of the biggest concerns investors have is outliving their money – and it’s often their financial advisors who work with them to make sure this fear doesn’t become a reality.

As a result, financial advisors are increasingly accounting for the real possibility that their clients could be around for very long time. That includes finding ways to stretch out their savings and to protect their money from the risks and expenses associated with old age.

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“When we’re planning for clients, we’re planning to 95 or 100,” said Amy Irvine, a certified financial planner at Rooted Planning Group in Corning, New York.

“Many of our retirees are still in great shape,” she said. “They’re living longer, and requiring resources for longer.”

Stretching out clients’ savings 

Carolyn McClanahan, a CFP and director of financial planning at Life Planning Partners in Jacksonville, Florida, said too many advisors don’t think about how long their clients could live. 

“If you have a client who lives a very healthy life, and especially if they have longevity in their family, you should be planning to age 100,” McClanahan said. 

And sometimes the planning needs to go in the opposite direction, she said. 

“If you have clients who are absolutely not taking care of themselves, say they’re obese and have diabetes and smoke, you shouldn’t be using age 100 because you’re going to make that person not enjoy their money because they’re worried about running out,” she said.


Student gatherings, congregate living contribute to rapid coronavirus spread at universities: CDC

Student gatherings and congregate living settings likely contribute to the rapid spread of COVID-19 at universities, according to an analysis published Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Universities that resume in-person learning should reduce the capacity of on-campus housing, increase consistent use of masks, increase testing for COVID-19 and discourage student gatherings, the authors of the CDC report concluded. 

The report looked at one university in North Carolina that experienced a “rapid increase of COVID-19 cases and clusters” within two weeks of opening campus to students. 

Between August 3 and 25, nearly 700 COVID-19 cases were identified, mostly among patients 22 or younger, suggesting most cases were among undergraduate students. 

While the report doesn’t name the university — a common practice for CDC reports — the demographics and statistics listed match up with the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, which ended in-person instruction two weeks after classes began following outbreaks of COVID-19 on campus. Students also were not required to quarantine or get tested for COVID-19 before arriving on campus.

Thirty percent of cases were linked to at least one cluster, defined by the CDC as five or more linked cases, such as a common residence, sports team, or membership of a fraternity or sorority. 

The CDC identified 18 clusters in total, the largest one connected to a university-affiliated apartment complex. 

“Student gatherings and congregate living settings, both on and off-campus, likely contributed to the rapid spread of COVID-19 within the university community,” the authors of the report wrote. 

By the time the university moved to online instruction Aug. 19, more than 330 COVID-19 cases had been reported to the local health department, despite taking a number of mitigation measures, including decreasing the capacity of dining halls and classrooms. 

Still, residence halls had opened at between 60 percent to 85 percent capacity, with most students in double rooms, according to the CDC’s report. 

About 5,800 students — 30 percent of enrolled undergraduates — were living on campus as of August 10. 

Among undergraduate students who tested positive for COVID-19, 36 percent lived on campus, and at least 8 percent were members of a fraternity or sorority. Eight percent were student athletes. 

As of Aug. 25, none of the students were hospitalized or had died, according to the report, but any longer-term complications are unknown because of “limited clinical follow-up,” according to the report. 

While healthy children are young adults are unlikely to face severe COVID-19 illness, they can spread it to others who are at higher risk for complications, according to a separate CDC report published Tuesday. That report found a 55 percent increase in COVID-19 cases among 18-22 year-olds between Aug. 2 and Sept. 5, as college campuses were reopening. While many colleges and universities required students be tested before or after arriving on campus, the increase in cases is not solely related to more testing, the authors of the report wrote. 

“It is likely that some of this increase is linked to resumption

Pros And Cons Of Living In Copenhagen, Denmark

Enhancing your dental health and on the identical time enhancing your facial look are the 2 aims of cosmetic dentistry. If these conditions aren’t treated they will result in tooth decay which is not solely painful however causes bad breath and can eventually end in teeth having to be eliminated. That is often probably the most frowned upon part of the job for the office manager and hygienist and with so much for these staff to attend to, calling patients typically would not get executed.

Mercury is extremely poisonous and may have resulted in hearing damage in some patients, one other possible explanation for the tooth radio fantasy. Much less Ache – Beauty dentistry can eliminate the pain of braces by completely changing the need for them. Whether or not the patient receives dental implants or a dental bridge, the affected person should continue a every day oral hygiene routine together with regular dental checkups and cleanings.

That stated, there isn’t any evidence to recommend that a program for common healthcare would limit salaries to such an extent that would trigger a lack of skilled talent. four. Crowns – are a type of dental service that is used to restore the affected person’s teeth because of tooth decay.

Clayton I didn’t assume you have been effectively off yourself, there isn’t a doubt that an excessive amount of folks financially challenged are protesting against health care reform. A. Implant dentistry :- Dental implants are used to support restoration or exchange the missing tooth or group of enamel.These are becoming more popular now a days.

I had dental crowns on my two front teeth since an accident in highschool, and since dental veneers had been new back then, I had one put over a crack in a watch tooth in my late twenties. Please get in contact with me. My dental pals in India would love to share this info with their sufferers.…

Execs And Cons Of Living In Copenhagen, Denmark

The dentist is a very important physician in the lives of people. People who have dangerous cases of dental phobia suffer years on finish from toothaches, gum illness, and poor dental hygiene. International locations with universal healthcare plans generally experience considerably decrease infant mortality charges, longer life spans, and a greatly diminished per capita healthcare value.

Your dentist may not have used enough Novocaine, or did it improperly, but drilling right into a tooth is not just painful, is is unendurable. Employees members and dentists should wear gloves always when working with shoppers. When you find yourself brushing your enamel, infected gums bleed simply.

As long as there’s revenue to be created from it, the people who profit from the profit are going to be against it. When it comes all the way down to revenue, individuals benefiting from it won’t care if people die from not having sufficient well being care.

Now, I’m able of not with the ability to afford dental care at all; even a cleansing is more than I will pay. Nonetheless, many opponents of universal healthcare in America aren’t satisfied. Many dentists really feel that they seem too “salesy” if the workplace calls to comply with up and schedule treatment.

Acquiring a license to follow dentistry, in most states, requires that candidates attend and graduate from an accredited dental faculty. In the event you suffer from inflamed gums choose a mouthwash with aloe vera or chamomile that produce calming effects. After all, personal dentists are paid more, they spend more time with sufferers and so they do better work.…

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Everybody desires white enamel, and they don’t want to spend the money for costly dental whitening processes. Do not ever put aspirin instantly on the tooth or gums and do not permit it to sit down in your mouth for quite a lot of seconds as a result of aspirin is an acid that may burn your mouth and complicate the scenario. The reasons cited are the burden of the uninsured, excessive prices, not enough sufferers, and the high value of administration as a consequence of having to file and refile and fight continually with the insurance coverage corporations.

One of many main reasons for opposition to common healthcare is the argument of the effectiveness of free markets at providing higher results and cost controls. eight. Root Canal Remedy – or also called endodontics, is a dental treatment that focuses on the center of the tooth.

Swish a warm salt water resolution around in your mouth to help reduce gum swelling, disinfect abscesses and relieve tooth pain. The problem is the extra cost for these receiving FREE healthcare is passed onto the ones paying which incorporates the rich and poor.

As was simply mentioned above, cosmetic dentistry can speed up the tooth straightening process, and in so doing you because the affected person would not have to expertise as a lot pain over time. A picture though is value one thousand phrases and Animal Dentistry and Oral Surgical procedure Specialists gives several photos on their website.

I’ve edited facts found somewhere else, akin to within the governmental publication called the Occupational Outlooks Handbook, in an effort to provide answers to frequent questions about the career area of dentistry. College students are required to work with patients in a clinical setting under the supervision of a licensed dentist earlier than they are allowed to take their licensing examination, and earlier than practicing on their very own.…

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Dental scaling is principally meant to take away the tartar and plaque from the tooth surfaces. You neglected the truth that individuals in France and the UK pay half, that’s right half of their paychecks into retirement and healthcare. Certainly, some are adamantly opposed, and exhibit an excessive amount of anger at the very thought of either a publicly funded plan, or authorities regulation of for-profit healthcare companies.

So if they seem out of place together with your newly acquired whiter teeth, these dental additions could be replaced with new ones that may match together with your new tooth color. A dentist gives advice on tips on how to greatest brush your enamel and he will see when you’ve got a recognized danger of gum disease.

If you haven’t thought in regards to the relationship between Govt and drive the argument could also be tough to swallow, but to pay to your well being care utopia you need to steal cash from me and give it to others according to ideas that I disagree with.

You will need to notice that it’s believed that a great deal of the concern people have concerning a single payer system is due to propaganda put forth both discreetly and overtly by healthcare insurance coverage lobbying firms whose employers would like things to remain the best way they are.

If the enamel are located towards the again of the mouth the implant dentist might be able to put in two dental implants quite than three and save the patient money. Use preapproval instruments so to walk in with the remedy plan and say not solely can we provde the finest dental care, however we additionally make it easy to pay for with convenient payments.…