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Anatomy, Surgery

Kidney Anatomy and Function

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

Spinal Nerves

Here is more information about your nerves, spine and back: Anatomy Terms Lumbar Spine Anatomy (lower back) Spinal Cord Anatomy Spinal … [Read More...]

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Medial and Lateral Collateral Ligament Injuries

Anatomy and Function of the Knee Before you start, it will be very helpful to read our information to better understand knee anatomy, where the … [Read More...]

Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

Whooping cough or pertussis is a serious, contagious infection of the respiratory tract caused by the bacteria Bordetella pertussis that attacks the … [Read More...]

Healthy Living

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...]

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...]

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...]