Anatomy, Surgery

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Kidney Anatomy and Function

Renal System AnatomyThis image shows the kidneys, ureters, and bladder. The adrenal glands (part of the endocrine system) sit on top of the … [Read More...]

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Shoulder Structure, Function and Common Problems

The shoulder has a wider and more varied range of motion than any other joint in the body. Our shoulder allows us to do everything from paint to play … [Read More...]

A to Z

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Fever Blisters, Pictures, Causes, Home Treatment

Fever Blisters, Pictures, Causes, Home Treatment and Preventing What are fever Blisters?Fever blisters are a sore area on or within the mouth … [Read More...]

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Foot Care for People with Diabetes

Why Does Diabetes Cause Foot Problems? Over time, diabetes can damage nerves and blood vessels. When the nerves in the feet are damaged, you may not … [Read More...]

Healthy Living

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Healthy Living

Ahh, the stress-free life. We all want it. But it takes a little work and planning so our health doesn't add stress to our everyday living. Preventive … [Read More...]

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101 Activities You Can Do When the TV is OFF!

Did you know that kids spend about 4-6 hours everyday sitting in front of a screen? Considering kids get home from school about 3 o'clock and go to … [Read More...]

Nutrition

Healthy weight

Nutrition

A full mouth is a quiet mouth was my mom’s nutrition philosophy in a nutshell. To be fair, she didn’t have a big budget, the Internet, or Rachel Ray’s … [Read More...]

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

Common types of weight loss (bariatric) surgery

Common types of weight loss surgeriesRoux-en-Y (ROO-en-WEYE) gastric bypass. The surgeon uses surgical staples to create a small stomach … [Read More...]