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Anatomy, Surgery

Anatomy of the Hand and Wrist: Bones, Muscles, Tendons, Nerves

The wrist links the hand to the arm. The wrist is a complex mechanical system of 8 small bones known as the carpal bones. The carpal bones are … [Read More...]

Glaucoma Introduction and Description

Glaucoma – Introduction and Description Glaucoma is a condition in which damage of optic nerve occurs gradually. Glaucoma is developed due to the … [Read More...]

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Gout

What is Gout? Gout is caused by too much uric acid in the body. Uric acid is made from the breakdown of purines (parts of tissues). This uric acid … [Read More...]

Mammogram – Why and How?

A mammogram is a special breast exam which projects the image of the inner breast tissues onto a film or a digital image. This procedure, called … [Read More...]

Healthy Living

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...]

101 Activities You Can Do When the TV is OFF!

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

Nutrition

Overweight, Obesity, and Weight Loss

How many women in the United States are overweight or obese? How do I know if I’m overweight or obese? What causes someone to become overweight … [Read More...]

Common types of weight loss (bariatric) surgery

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