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Medication It’s Complicated

By Jean Huelsing RN (Founder of Camp Jump Start®) Is  your local pharmacist part of your medical team? Perhaps he or she should be. Pharmacists play a critical role in health care today.  They are highly educated professionals with earned doctorate degrees.  They know the potential risks and the benefits …

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Improving Outcomes in Minimally Invasive Rotator Cuff Repairs

Rotator Cuff Repairs

By Corey G. Solman, Jr., M.D. Rotator cuff abnormalities are one of the most common disorders encountered by an orthopedic surgeon, especially those who specialize in sports medicine and shoulder surgery.  Millions of people suffer from this problem, and unfortunately many require surgery to correct the problem.  Over the last …

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How To Fulfill Your Parents Wish to Remain at Home

How To Fulfill Your Parents Wish to Remain at Home

By Denise Pott, LCSW, Assistance Home Care When considering in home safety for older adults, prevention is key. Taking measures to avoid accidents and injuries is one of the most important steps in promoting senior health and independence. Be proactive! The first step is to assess the mobility and needs …

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Menopause and Hot Flashes

Menopause and Hot Flashes

Defined as the cessation of menses for 12 consecutive months, menopause impacts 25 million women worldwide each year with an estimated 1.2 billion women to be postmenopausal by the year 2030! While menopause is an expected time of life and many women rejoice over the cessation of menses, the neuroendocrine …

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KNEE-D a New Direction?

KNEE-D a New Direction?

New Medical Advances Heal Torn Ligaments Without Surgery If you are an athlete, know an athlete or have ever been involved in sports, you’ve probably heard of the ACL. Most people are familiar with the term ACL, but don’t know exactly what its purpose is or that it is just one of …

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Signs and Symptoms of Substance Dependence and Addiction

featuredDrug abuse affects people from all walks of life and all socioeconomic statuses. Whatever the reason a person starts taking drugs, tolerance and dependency can develop quickly, before the user even realizes the pattern of addiction taking hold. When tolerance becomes full-blown addiction, it can be extremely difficult to stop …

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Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement

Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement

Total hip replacement surgery is regarded by orthopedic surgeons to be one of the greatest orthopedic inventions in history. This procedure predictably improves function and relieves pain in patients who suffer from debilitating hip pain due to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, avascular necrosis (when the ball of the hip loses its …

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Think you’ll be pain free after a Knee Replacement?

Think you’ll be pain free after a Knee Replacement?

Studies show up to 89% of knee replacement patients STILL have pain after surgery  If a doctor has told you a total or partial knee replacement is in your future, keep reading to learn what they might not have told you. There are multiple reasons why a doctor might recommend …

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Help Keep Dad Vital this Valentine’s Day

Help Keep Dad Vital this Valentine's Day

Testosterone is the primary male sex hormone with numerous important functions throughout the body. In addition to its well-known roles in male reproductive health including sperm count and libido, it also has an anabolic effect on the growth and maintenance of muscle mass and bone density. Recent research suggests that …

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