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One in Six People have a Pituitary Tumor – Could you be one of them?

Pituitary Tumor

Pituitary tumors are common in the general population. Since neuroimaging techniques have improved, pituitary tumors are more often diagnosed incidentally. About 16.7 percent of the general population experiences changes in the pituitary gland. Predominantly, pituitary tumors are non-cancerous adenomas. Pituitary carcinomas or aggressive pituitary tumors are extremely rare. A pituitary tumor, or pituitary adenoma, is an abnormal growth or tumor …

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Go Red for Women Facts Sheet

Women are strong. We are smart. We solve problems. Women can do anything men can do. And, there are some things we’re even better at – dying of heart disease and stroke. Like breaking barriers? Go Red! And help break the one against heart disease. It’s not just a man’s disease. Each year, 1 in 3 women die of heart …

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Little Known X-ray Analysis Proves Whiplash Injuries Digitized X-Rays (CRMA)

X-ray Analysis

Dr. Jason A. Moore, Huntington Chiropractic Accident & Injury Clinic CRMA stands for Computerized Radiographic Mensuration Analysis. Many times this process is referred to as “digitized x-rays.” This is a test that Analyzes the angles and distances between bones in the spine uses a Computer and X-rays, which are a certain type of Radiograph. The purpose of the test is …

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Ophthalmology 101

Ophthalmology 101

How does an ophthalmologist become certified? After four years of college and eight additional years of medical education and training, a certified ophthalmologist must pass a rigorous two-part examination given by the American Board of Ophthalmology. When should I see an ophthalmologist? You should have your eyes examined by an ophthalmologist if you have any of these signs or risk …

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Changes in Your Feet May Signal Heart Concerns

Feet Health

By Dr. Brian K. Bailey, Podiatric Physician & Surgeon If you’re wondering about the health of your heart, try looking at your feet. The lowly, stepped-on, shoe-squished foot could very well hold clues about the state of your coronary arteries. If your feet show signs of poor circulation – or peripheral arterial disease – your heart could be suffering as …

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According to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 500,000 basketball-related injuries are treated in hospital emergency rooms each year.

basketball-related injuries

Laura C. Reese, D.O. Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgeon The fast-paced action of basketball can cause a wide range of injuries, most often to the foot, ankle, and knee. Sprained ankles and knee ligament tears are common. Basketball players are also at risk for jammed fingers and stress fractures in the foot and lower leg. Several strategies can help to prevent …

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Be Proactive (instead of reactive) When it Comes to Your Child’s Oral health

Child’s Oral health

Orthodontic treatment for kids and teens can benefit them for a range of reasons. If you are considering looking for dental health remedies for your child or teenager, understanding the advantages of orthodontics might assist you to make an informed choice. At Stansbury Orthodontics, we place a firm focus on educating parents and children alike on the benefits of orthodontic …

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Stay Married To Your Sweetheart

Stay Married To Your Sweetheart

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church In the 2002 movie Cast Away, Tom Hanks plays the character Chuck Noland, an extremely punctual FedEx executive whose plane crashes during a storm over the Pacific Ocean. He becomes the sole survivor and washes ashore on an uninhabited island. The thing that’s most moving to me is his motivation …

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Your Abdominal Cramps Could be Diverticulitis

Abdominal Cramps

By Cheryl L Bascom, M.D. and Michael D. Canty, M.D. Tri-State Digestive Disease Associates, P.S.C. Diverticulitis is a common intestinal disease that affects many adults, most of whom are not even aware that they have it until serious symptoms appear. Most often it is found in middle-aged men, but it can affect anyone at any age. This condition occurs when …

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FOR WOMEN’S EYES ONLY

WOMEN’S EYES ONLY

This article is for women who have had children, abdominal surgeries and/or spinal surgeries. Why? Because over the last 35 years we have seen a recurring patterns of loss of muscle strength in this population of women.  When this loss of strength goes on over a period of years or decades we see the spinal structures breaking down….primarily, your bones, …

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Are Your Shoes Causing You Pain and Making You Fat?

Your Shoes Causing You Pain

By Dr. Brian K. Bailey, Podiatric Physician & Surgeon Foot pain can be a serious problem that can keep you tied to your recliner and TV. And it can cause you to give up on exercise. Are your feet making you fat? Ever wonder how much damage you are doing when you walk round in shoes that don’t fit proper …

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Mobility Solutions for the Home: WeCare Keeps You Moving Forward on Your Terms

Mobility Solutions

If given the choice, it is no surprise that most seniors and individuals with disabilities would rather reside at home than in an institutional setting.  In fact, more than 80 percent of those above age 45 say they want to remain in their homes even when they need assistance according to a study conducted by AARP.   Remaining in the home …

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Chiropractor Jason Moore, Huntington Accident and Injury Clinic, Reveals Top 10 Auto Accident Injury Mistakes

Huntington Accident and Injury Clinic

By Dr. Jason A. Moore, Huntington Chiropractic Accident & Injury Clinic Many people do not take the proper steps, beginning immediately after the accident, to insure physical, emotional and monetary recovery after the accident. “If not handled properly, lifelong permanent injuries could develop leaving one with disabilities and a heap of debt” says Chiropractor, Jason Moore. 1. Patients not seeking …

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It’s time to be proactive (instead of reactive)

Planning ahead and preparing now better allows for seniors to safely live and age with independence and dignity. The New Year is a time of finally trying to accomplish things that you have put off or let slide during the holiday season. The truth is, it is sometimes easier to keep delaying certain decisions rather than deal with them, especially …

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Understanding Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Understanding Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Stereotactic radiosurgery is a highly precise form of radiation therapy developed to treat small brain tumors and other neurological disorders. Despite its name, SRS is not a surgical procedure, and no incisions are involved. Stereotactic radiosurgery targets specific areas of the brain to receive high doses of radiation. These highly targeted doses provide effective treatment with less damage to normal …

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