Healthcare News

Time is Brain with a Stroke

During an acute severe brain stroke about two million brain cells die every minute, so the sooner one is treated in an emergency medical center, the less brain damage will occur and the greater will be the chance for survival. For this reason doctors refer to the phrase “time is brain.” The sooner one calls…

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Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) is When the Heart Muscles Work in a Weakened Way February is American Heart Month to raise awareness of heart disease, which is the number one leading cause of death in the United States. When people hear about congestive heart failure (CHF) they think that this means the heart is no…

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Propionate from Dietary Fiber and Good Gut Bacteria may be Heart Protective

February is American Heart Month to raise awareness about heart disease and ways to prevent it. Research shows that adding more fiber to your diet may help to lower blood pressure and prevent heart disease. Good Gut Bacteria Produced Propionate from Fiber Doctors always encourage patients to eat more fiber for good health. A study…

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February is American Heart Month

American Heart Month began on February 1 with the National Wear Red Day that was observed here at Park Crescent and all over the United States by people wearing red to raise awareness about heart disease. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Coronary Heart Disease in the United States According…

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American Heart Health Month Is Here!!

It is February 2019 and we are excited for the beginning of the American Heart Health Month Awareness Campaign! We will have more to say every week during this month regarding this important health topic. In the meantime, our very own Lisa Olender kicked off the month in style, as she always does!  

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Complex Wound Care

Treating wounds, especially complex and chronic ones, requires expert care and knowledge. Failure to properly treat an open wound can lead to life-threatening emergencies such as sepsis and hospitalization. Sepsis, commonly called blood poisoning, is an infection that gets out of hand and spreads rapidly throughout the body. Sepsis can come on very suddenly, without…

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Fish Oil may Help to Prevent Heart Attacks

According to a very large VITAL randomized trial, taking supplemental fish oil may help to prevent heart attacks in people whose consumption of fish is low. The results were also especially good for African-Americans. This study carried out by researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, in Boston, Massachusetts was…

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Sick with the Flu this is What to do

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend getting a flu shot every year as the best and most important step to take against the flu. This can help to: Reduce the numbers of people ill with the flu Cut down visits to doctors and health care centers Lower the rate of flu related…

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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month as Glaucoma is a Leading Cause of Blindness

The Sneak Thief of Sight can Steal 40% of Vision without being Noticed  January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness and unfortunately does not cause any symptoms while it is destroying eyesight. According to the Glaucoma Organization, glaucoma can steal up to 40% of vision without the person…

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