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Peripheral Facial Palsy: Ramsay Hunt Syndrome Vs. Bell’s Palsy
Chances are if you were born after 1995 and received the vaccine, chickenpox isn’t a big concern for you these days. Yet, entertainer Justin Bieber’s recent...
Oct 14
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Why You Shouldn’t Confuse Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Spinal Cord Compression
If you notice weakness, pain, numbness or tingling in your hands or fingers, or trouble with your dexterity, you might think you have carpal tunnel syndrome....
Sep 09
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Not Just for Wrinkles: How Botox Can Help With Other Health Conditions
When you think of Botox injections, you probably think of cosmetic treatments. However, in fact, they were originally used to treat a medical condition—eye...
Aug 14
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What is Vascular Dementia? Are You at Risk?
Vascular dementia ranks among the four most common types of dementia, along with Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy Body dementia (LBD), and frontotemporal dementia....
Aug 03
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How You Can Help a Loved One Who’s Struggling with Aphasia
We’ve all heard the phrase “lost for words”. And from time to time we all have problems finding the right words to express ourselves. However, for people...
Jul 20
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5 Things You Should Know About Peripheral Neuropathy
At one time or another, you’ve probably had numbness and tingling in your hands and feet after sleeping with your arm folded under your head or sitting...
Jun 23
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What to Do When Someone Has a Seizure: Myths and Facts
Seeing someone have a seizure can be scary. “A lot of times, people are frightened. Their immediate action is to try to rescue them,” said Steve Chung,...
Jun 11
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Don’t Fall for These 8 Common Myths About Concussions
It’s crucial to understand the truth about concussions. These mild traumatic brain injuries are dangerous and knowing the symptoms and when to seek medical...
Jun 09
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How Do Alzheimer’s and Dementia Affect Personality?
Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia can diminish memory, reasoning and other skills. But there’s more to dementia than memory loss. “Behavioral...
Jun 03
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Could My Herniated Disc Lead to Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES)?
In your teens, back pain was nothing more than a myth. In your 20s and 30s, your back only hurt after a day of heavy yard work. By the time you hit your...
May 27