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Anatomy, Surgery

Anatomy Terms

Anatomic terms describe the directions within the body as well as the body's reference planes, cavities and regions.There are many times in medicine … [Read More...]

Skeletal System: Bones, Joints, Cartilage, Ligaments, Bursae

Our musculoskeletal system is made up of muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones, cartilage, joints and bursae. Our muscles work with the nervous system to … [Read More...]

A to Z

How to Relieve Vasoconstriction – A Definitive Guide

Our blood vessels have the ability to constrict or dilate, depending on a number of factors that impact our bodies. For the most part, dilation occurs … [Read More...]

Heart Failure Guide

The purpose of this booklet is to help you and your family learn about heart failure and become active partners with your health care team. Share it … [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

How to Set a Weight-loss Goal

Now that we know how to use metabolic rates to lose weight we can set a weight loss goal. Again, we will use my situation to set a weight loss goal. … [Read More...]

How to Use Metabolic Rates to Lose Weight

From my post on metabolism testing I know my resting metabolic rate is 1127 calories. My lifestyle calories burned (based on a light lifestyle) is 451 … [Read More...]