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Hemorrhoid date night

I had a patient who likes to take his wife out for date night. The problem was his hemorrhoids went along for the ride, making him uncomfortable, self-conscious, and challenged to enjoy their time together. I said to him, you take out your wife, and I’ll take out your hemorrhoids. Does this scenario sound familiar? Are you avoiding social...

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Here’s how to handle conflict in your marriage and come out stronger

Even the most harmonious of unions will encounter a few bumps along the road. Research shows that it’s not necessarily the conflict itself that sinks a relationship, but how a couple handles it. To effectively navigate conflict and strengthen the connection in a marriage or relationship, from everyday fights and stressors to big life...

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The residents are embracing their new beginning to the fullest at the faith-based, not-for-profit community of The Village of St. Edward in Green

Opened in 2019, The Village of St. Edward in Green offers rustic, home-like accommodations for independent and assisted living, as well as memory care. It’s set on an expansive wooded lot with placid ponds and meandering walking paths. The faith-based, not-for-profit facility caters to the physical, spiritual and social needs of the...

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Carménère, the lost sibling of Bordeaux

Let’s talk about Carménère, the lost sibling of Bordeaux. For pronunciation guidance, we turn to Jim Sperk of the Northern Ohio Wine Guild. “It’s kahr meh NYAIR, not cow manure,” jokes Jim. “The grape was originally planted in Bordeaux. The name ‘Carménère’ comes from the French word for crimson, carmin, which refers to the...

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Your secret is out ... hemorrhoids

The secret you’ve been keeping all winter is finally out…in the yard, at social events, on the golf course, and at the grocery store. Everywhere you go, your hemorrhoids go with you. During the winter months, when you were hunkered down indoors, it was easier to keep your secret under wraps. Maybe you’ve been hiding your...

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