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Understanding Cataract Surgery

Cataracts are the most treatable form of blindness worldwide. Millions of cataract surgeries are performed each year, restoring patients to functional visual status.   Cataract surgery was once the most

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Treatments That Help Lower Cholesterol

Last month I discussed the role of lipids in atherosclerosis. This month, I’ll talk about treatment. For patients at high risk or those who have had a cardiovascular event (prior

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Uplifting Experience

Thread Lifts Offer Less Invasive, More Affordable Option for Facial Rejuvenation by TIM CRAIG While thread lifts have been around in the U.S. since the 1990s, advances in technique and

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Pop Quiz: Learn How to Fight the Signs of Aging

Everyone wants to look their best, and most agree that signs of aging are a leading factor in that battle. Signs of aging can include wrinkles, fine lines, dark spots,

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The First Step

Right Mindset, Guidance Can Keep a New Exercise Program From Being Intimidating By PAUL CATALA photos by CALVIN KNIGHT When Nancy Hogan first walked through the doors of the local

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The Quintessential Essential Worker

Demand for Respiratory Therapists On Rise Amid COVID-19 by TERESA SCHIFFER Inhale…exhale….  Many of us take the ease of breathing for granted. We breathe in and out all day and

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The Role of Lipids in Atherosclerosis

Last time we spoke of the various factors that play a part in plaque buildup and rupture causing a heart attack/stroke. We discussed the role of inflammation. This time, we

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Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in the United States in adults. November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. Over the past several years, the incidence of diabetes has

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Mia’s Mission

7-Year-Old Uses Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis to Teach Others by TIM CRAIG photos by FOSTER’S PHOTOGRAPHY Monique Mathews played a hunch and saved her daughter’s life. It was November 2019,