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What is Endocrinology?

What is Endocrinology?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Endocrinology is a medical specialty that deals with issues of the endocrine system and its specified secretions, called hormones.

Why Would You Need a Hernia Repair?

Why Would You Need a Hernia Repair?

by Yenny (SU)
If you are a football fan, all bets are off when your favorite player suffers a hernia during the pre- or off-season. However, football players aren’t the only ones who experience hernias; they can occur during pregnancy, after surgery, or simply, develop over time.

What Does an Otolaryngologist Do?

What Does an Otolaryngologist Do?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Otolaryngology describes the field of medicine concerned with disorders of the ear, nose, throat, as well as the associated structures of the head and neck.

ENT vs. Primary Care:  What's the Difference?

ENT vs. Primary Care: What's the Difference?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
From ear infections to sore throats, some of the most common reasons people go to their primary care physicians.

What Does it Mean to be in the “Donut Hole” for Medicare?

What Does it Mean to be in the “Donut Hole” for Medicare?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
In the United States, millions over the age of 65 rely on Medicare for their health insurance. Those who have certain disabilities or kidney failure may also be covered by Medicare before they reach age 65.

What Would I See a Cardiologist For?

What Would I See a Cardiologist For?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
A cardiologist is a doctor with advanced training and knowledge in diagnosing, treating, and preventing vascular disease (in the blood vessels) and heart disease.

Primary Care Providers vs. Urgent Care

Primary Care Providers vs. Urgent Care

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Your primary care provider is the first person to call when an unexpected health issue arises.

What Causes Foot Pain?

What Causes Foot Pain?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Our feet keep us moving, so when our feet hurt, it affects us right away. Our feet are complex structures, with 26 bones, 33 joints, and dozens of tendons.

9 Tips for Staying Healthy per a Primary Care Physician

9 Tips for Staying Healthy per a Primary Care Physician

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Practicing a healthy lifestyle can make life more enjoyable, allowing you to thrive and live a long life. But making healthy choices isn't always the easiest thing to do.

Generic Causes of Hearing Loss

Generic Causes of Hearing Loss

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Many Americans experience hearing loss at some point in their life. There are three main types of hearing loss that can develop: sensorineural, conductive, and neural.

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