ASPIRIN – The Unassuming Wonder Drug

ASPIRIN – The Unassuming Wonder Drug

ASPIRIN – The Unassuming Wonder Drug Take two aspirin and call me in the morning. It might be an old doctor-patient joke, but “many a truth is spoken in jest.” It seems the more medical researchers learn about how acetylsalicylic acid or aspirin works in the body, the more we realize why it has long been dubbed a “wonder drug.” Today more than ever, there are important reasons to pay homage Read more »
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September 09, 2012
STROKE: the attack from within

STROKE: the attack from within

STROKE: the attack from within One of the most frightening medical emergencies anyone can experience is a stroke. In just a few moments, your life can change dramatically. The good news is that strokes can be treated and prevented. Fewer Americans die of stroke now than 15 years ago. Better control of risk factors, more awareness of stroke symptoms, and quicker emergency response time with appropriate treatment, could be responsible for Read more »
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September 09, 2012
Is It Worth the Risk of Melanoma?

Is It Worth the Risk of Melanoma?

Is a Beautiful Deep Bronze Tan Worth the Risk of Melanoma? Melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer, is on the rise and the greatest change to recent statistics is the age group with the most significant increase in the number of cases. Since 1970, the incidence of melanoma has increased by eight times in women 18 – 39. While melanoma was once considered to be an “old person’s” disease, Read more »
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July 10, 2012
Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip Replacement Surgery

Is hip pain keeping you from the things you enjoy? New surgical techniques and advanced materials are changing the way patients view… Hip Replacement Surgery The hip is the second largest load-bearing joint in the body, next to the knee. This ball and socket joint at the juncture of the leg and the pelvis has ligaments connecting the ball to the socket to provide stability, and a layer of cartilage to cushion the Read more »
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July 10, 2012
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