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  • The Heart Doesn’t Lie

    The Heart Doesn’t Lie

    In medicine, AFib is not an exaggeration of the truth. Rather, it is an abbreviation for atrial fibrillation, the most common type of arrhythmia – or abnormal heart rhythm. AFib results from disorganization of the heart’s electricity that can cause an irregular heartbeat. Electrical signals sent between the chambers of the heart, through its conduction system, tell each part when and ...

  • When The Rotator Cuff Tears

    When The Rotator Cuff Tears

    A tear or injury to the rotator cuff, an important part of your shoulder, can be painful and debilitating. To understand the significance of the rotator cuff, it is important to understand what it is and what it does. The rotator cuff is comprised of four muscles and their associated tendons that form a covering around the humeral head of the shoulder. Your rotator cuff helps to raise ...

  • Sports And Camp Check-Ups For Kids: Special Considerations For Children With COVID-19

    Sports And Camp Check-Ups For Kids: Special Considerations For Children With COVID-19

    A rite of passage in spring is getting kids ready for warm weather activities and sports, day camp and sleepaway camp. As the world is cautiously opening up, the prospect of getting children out of the house and into the fresh air is looking bright, compared to last summer when activities were up-ended by the pandemic. For the majority of kids who have not tested positive for the virus ...

  • Take Time To Consider Your Kidneys

    Take Time To Consider Your Kidneys

    Spring is the perfect time to take charge of your health and a good place to start is by learning more about your kidneys. Get to know what they do, risk factors for and consequences of kidney disease, and the tests and screenings that are key for early detection of kidney disorders.Your kidneys are two bean-shaped organs, about the size of a fist, located on either side of your spine ...

  • COVID-19 And The Heart: What We Now Know

    COVID-19 And The Heart: What We Now Know

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, cardiovascular health remains a top health priority — with heart disease and stroke continuing to be the #1 and #5 leading causes of death in the U.S. There is a significant relationship between COVID-19 and cardiovascular disease, including more deaths from cardiovascular disease during the pandemic and serious heart conditions associated with an ...

  • When It’s Cold Outside, Watch Your Back

    When It’s Cold Outside, Watch Your Back

    Every season brings its own set of health woes. Winter is a major culprit, wreaking havoc with cold weather, freezing temperatures, and ice and snow that can lead to all sorts of health problems from head to toe and everything in between. This winter, if you’re spending a lot of time indoors amid the COVID-19 pandemic, you may want to grab your snowshoes, cross country skis or ice ...

  • Fight The Flu—Get Vaccinated!

    Fight The Flu—Get Vaccinated!

    Cold and flu season is upon us. We can expect that the new reality of COVID-19 will only complicate the influenza (flu) season. The flu affects millions of people each year. It is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can be a very serious disease which can lead to hospitalization and even death. This year, the flu vaccine is more important than ever. As we ...

  • Are You Ready For The Fall And Winter Seasons?

    Are You Ready For The Fall And Winter Seasons?

    Pumpkin-spiced beverages are back, signaling the transition to fall and winter and a good reminder to prepare for cold weather health needs. With COVID-19 dominating health concerns, continued vigilance is a must—rigorous hand washing, social distancing and wearing a mask. And this year, more than ever before, it’s essential to plan also for the “usual” seasonal ailments and illnesses ...

  • IUD Use To Treat Endometriosis

    IUD Use To Treat Endometriosis

    Endometriosis can affect women from their first menses through menopause. It is especially common among women in their 30s and 40s, but can become symptomatic in the teenage years. It is a disorder that occurs when the menstrual tissue lining of the uterus grows outside of the uterus. It typically causes pelvic pain when it presents in teenagers, and the growths are most commonly found ...

  • Safe Sleeping For Babies

    Safe Sleeping For Babies

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 3,500 babies in the U.S. are lost each year due to sleep-related deaths, including sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), accidental suffocation, and deaths from unknown causes. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends the following safe sleep practices for newborns and infants: Always place your ...

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