Posts Categorized: Wellness

Did you hear that?

Are you able to hear the punch line of the joke while in a group of people? Can you hear others on the opposite side of the dinner table? What about the actor’s lines during the play, did you hear those? We call your attention to this because hearing is essential. It’s essential in our…
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Advanced mammogram available

Many patients and physicians alike may have heard about the new “3 Dimensional (3D) mammogram.” This new technology also goes by other names such as Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT), or just “Tomo.” Tomosynthesis is an advanced type of mammogram that can potentially provide a clearer, more accurate view of the breast compared to the standard…
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Childhood obesity—A medical concern

Childhood obesity is a growing medical concern. In fact, one out of every three children is considered overweight or obese. And the number of overweight and obese children has nearly tripled in the past 30 years. An overweight child has a body mass index (called BMI) greater than the 85 percentile for age while an…
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