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Anatomy, Surgery

The Knee Muscles

Muscles Around the Knee Quadriceps Femoris (quads)—Large group of four muscles on the front of the thigh that helps to extend (straighten) the … [Read More...]

Brain Anatomy and Function

The central nervous system (CNS) includes the brain and the spinal cord. The CNS is protected by bones and the meninges (the dura mater, arachnoid and … [Read More...]

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Brain Injury: Understanding Coma

Coma is common with severe brain injuries, especially injuries that affect the arousal center in the brain stem. Understanding coma can be difficult … [Read More...]

Women’s Health Screenings Checklist

Screening Test ages 18 to 39 ages 40 to 49 ages 50 to 64 ages 65 and older Blood Pressure Get tested at least every 2 years if you have … [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

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...]

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...]