Did you know that heart disease is the number one killer of men in the U.S.? Roughly every 36 seconds someone dies from cardiovascular disease and every 40 seconds someone has a heart attack in the United States alone. While treating a heart attack has become less challenging over the years, preventing them can be…

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Osteoporosis means “porous bone,” and is condition in which bones become weak and brittle. Throughout our lives, our bodies absorb and replace bone tissue. With osteoporosis, new bone creation doesn’t keep up with old bone removal. A little fall or bump can cause a serious fracture. The most common type of fractures are of the…

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What does the ACL do? The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is perhaps the most important ligament in the knee is the. It runs from the front of your shinbone (tibia) to the back of your thighbone (femur), and is no bigger than your little finger. The ACL has several functions including: provides stability to the…

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1)What causes allergies? When a foreign substance enters your body your immune system reacts in a certain way. Your immune system will produce a substance known as antibodies in order to help your body attempt to fight whatever particular allergen has entered your body.  Many different types of substances can cause these reactions, such as…

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Everyone needs to undergo a colon cancer screening at some point in their life. Not counting some kinds of skin cancer, colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. It is the third most common cancer in men and in women. In the midst of covid-19, it is important…

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More than a million Americans have a heart attack each year, and nearly half of them are fatal. Over half the people who die from a heart attack have no symptoms. Coronary Artery Disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Every 36 seconds one person dies…

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