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Do you suffer from ganglion cysts?

October 23, 2015

Rebecca had experienced tingling in her hand before. This time, the tingling was accompanied by a rather large lump on the top of her wrist. As the pain increased, she decided it was time to see a doctor. The lump on her wrist was diagnosed as a ganglion cyst. “It’s a common problem,” said Dr

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Health and Wellness: Things patients should never do

October 20, 2015

When help is needed, who do you call? Your mom? Maybe you pose your question in a Facebook post or tweet? In this fast-paced, ever-changing world, it’s nice to know there are people you can rely on when you need help and guidance. “A family medicine doctor is one who does a little bit of everything,”

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Seeing stars: The hidden danger of a concussion

Seeing stars: The hidden danger of a concussion

October 12, 2015

Josh loved to play soccer. While normally a quiet nine-year-old, his competitive nature came out in full force when he hit the field. During a regular season game, he collided with an opposing player on the field. Despite the concerns of his coach, he insisted on staying in the game. Later that evening, Josh’s

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8 Simple Ways to Discuss Long-Term Health Care

8 Simple Ways to Discuss Long-Term Health Care

October 12, 2015

Some conversations are harder than others. Discussing the need to plan for long term care with loved ones isn’t exactly easy and can be quite awkward, but Maria Shriver and some of America’s most beloved and recognizable faces — Rob Lowe, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Zach Quinto, Angela Bassett and Jim Nantz — have come together to

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Heart health: debunking the myths

Heart health: debunking the myths

September 23, 2015

Heart disease is the number one killer in America. But 75 percent of Americans are not worried about dying from it. Most of us are not familiar with the best daily habits we should be doing to protect our heart, nor are we able to recognize the warning signs of a heart attack. A survey

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