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Dear Subscriber,
This month's newsletter recognizes October as Breast Cancer Awareness month and includes various articles on breast cancer, weight loss, restoring fatigue and smoking.

-Brian Polner, M.D., CEO/President

6 Common Myths About Weight Loss and Muscle Building

The science behind losing weight and building muscle has advanced rapidly in recent years, and this has caused a lot of confusion and misunderstanding. Eating less and exercising more is the foundation of weight loss, but it isn't actually as simple as that. Building muscle needs a diet rich in protein combined regular weight lifting, but there's a right way and a wrong way to go about this.
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6 Reasons Behind Fatigue and How You Can Regain Your Energy

With all the demands on people today, it's no wonder that many rely on caffeine, sugar and stimulants just to stay awake. The stress of long commutes, young children at home, and work is compounded by insufficient sleep and on-the-go eating. Yet even if these factors are present, the cause of fatigue is not always clear and the medical system does not reliably address fatigue. If you've been frustrated by low energy without knowing why, or need to safely raise your energy to handle your responsibilities, read on.
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Nine Fatal Medical Problems Caused by Smoking Cigarettes

It is common knowledge that smoking cigarettes can cause terminal lung cancer, but lung cancer is actually only one of a huge number of fatal illnesses that is caused by smoking. Every time you smoke a cigarette, you inhale more than four thousand toxic chemicals, ranging from naphthalene (which damages red blood cells) to cadmium (which is a common ingredient in batteries and paints). Almost every part of your body is endangered by regular smoking, and studies show that over 50% of all smokers will die as a direct result of their habit. Read on to discover nine significant and powerful reasons why you and your loved ones should stop smoking.
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Five Ways to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Surprisingly, more women are concerned about their risk of breast cancer than their risk of developing heart disease, although heart disease is the leading killer of older women. Maybe itís because breast cancer is shrouded in mystery. Unlike heart disease where thereís an abundance of data on how to prevent it, thereís less credible information about reducing breast cancer risk. In spite of this, there are still things you can do to swing the odds in your favor Ė and potentially lower your risk of getting breast cancer.
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Can Screening Mammograms Save Your Life

Almost half-a-million people die of breast cancer every year, the majority of which are women. Currently, the treatment of this disease depends on its early detection. For this reason, screening mammograms have been used in many countries including the UK, US, Spain, Norway and Turkey. This medical imaging technique is usually available for women over the age of 50, who are believed to be at a higher risk of developing breast cancer.
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Dietitian's Corner
If you are trying to lose weight for the first time, have failed at other diet programs and canít keep the weight off. Our solution to weight loss is a physician-supervised program with nutritional counseling by our Registered Dietitian, exercise, and supplements including fat burners, medication, and hormone therapy.
*New patients will receive a 25% discount off their initial visit. Offer expires December 31, 2012.
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Existing Patient Perks

If you are an existing patient and refer someone who is trying to lose weight for the first time, we will deduct $25 from your next visit. Simply tell your friend to mention your name during their initial visit. Offer expires December 31, 2012.

Free Wireless Internet Access
Healthworx now provides free, wireless WiFi Internet access in each of our offices.

Online Patient Survey
We've launched our very first online patient survey. Instantly tell us your thoughts regarding our practice and doctors.
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Research Trials & Studies
HealthwoRx™ is accepting applicants for select clinical trials. A clinical trial is a research study that follows a protocol designed for improvements in treating current diseases.

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October Vitamin Sale

For a limited time, HealthwoRx™ is offering a vitamin discount in all our offices. Print this coupon for details and take it to any office to redeem. Offer expires October 31, 2012. Not valid for online purchases.

Varicose Vein Therapy
Unsightly varicose veins are a source of pain and embarrassment for many men and women. Dr. Cohen treats them using a fast, preferred laser technique right in our offices. Call 954.983-8910 to find out more or schedule a review.

Thank you for being a loyal HealthwoRx™ patient. This monthly health newsletter was sent by your physician and feedback is always welcome. Feel free to contact us.

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