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Keeping track of your own health records can be a tough job, but having
access to a complete history makes it easier for doctors to help you make the
right choices. Luckily for you, Google now offers a way to help you do just
that. Google Health can automatically download health info from a growing
list of partners. And best of all, it’s completely free; Google.com/Health.
We all know how easy it can be to spend
hours glued to a video game. Imagine
if that video game was actually making
you healthier. Your Shape from Ubisoft,
coming in November, will use Xbox 360’s
new Kinect technology to help you reach
your fitness goals. Kinect tracks the
movements of your body in real time
without a controller; YourShapeGame.
Us.Ubi.com. Browlift surgery has become one of the most
commonly performed procedures in the past
several years to help rejuvenate the upper
half of the face. As we age, the forehead and
brow start to fall, causing the appearance of
heaviness to the lids and accentuating those
unsightly crow’s feet. Many people think that
they need a lid surgery to correct this, when
they actually need to lift up the brow. Many
people also start to develop deep creases in
the forehead which is often due to the muscles
in that area trying to help lift up the brow.
Surgically elevating the brow can help relieve
this muscle over-action and improve the
forehead creases. There are a variety of ways
to elevate the brow, including an endoscopic
browlift done with small incisions behind the
hairline. Other options include a pretrichial
browlift where an incision is made in front
of the hairline and some of the forehead skin
is excised. This is a great option for someone
with a long forehead! There are also various
techniques available that are done through an
upper eyelid incision. For some patients, once
the forehead is elevated, there is no need to do
an upper lid surgery, which I have found is a
welcomed relief for many of my patients.
› Dr. John J. Martin specializes in eye,
facial, and neck rejuvenation, as well as
laser and other non-surgical treatments.
He received his degree at Harvard
Medical School and is a member of the
American Academy of Facial Plastic
and Reconstructive Surgery. For a
consultation, call 305.444.5950 or visit
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“My grandmother started
walking 5 miles a day when
she was 60. She’s 97 now,
and we don’t know where
the hell she is.”
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Wonder how whales get so big? Turns
out their milk is 50% fat. That’s 10
times the fat content of human milk.
That’s why whale calves can grow up
to 200 pounds per day. Now put that
in your protein shake!
Those of you with chronic 5 o’clock
shadows won’t be surprised to
learn that beards are the fastest
growing hairs on the human body.
In an average lifetime, a man could
grow a beard nearly 30 feet long.
The human body can survive for
far longer without food than it can
without sleep. While it can take a
few weeks to starve to death, sleep
deprivation can kill you in as little as