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What Can A Cardiologist Treat?

What Can A Cardiologist Treat?

by Yenny (SU)
Cardiologists are doctors who specialize in the study and treatment of disorders of the cardiovascular system, which includes the heart, arteries, and veins.

Dupuytren's Contracture: Disease and Treatment

Dupuytren's Contracture: Disease and Treatment

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Dupuytren's contracture is a debilitating hand condition that develops slowly over a period of years, gradually deforming the hand due to knotty nodules of tissue that form in the palm.

You've Turned 40, Watch Out for These Illnesses

You've Turned 40, Watch Out for These Illnesses

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
For many, age is but a number. In fact, many people are just hitting their prime when they celebrate “the big 4-0.”

Prepping for a Colonoscopy

Prepping for a Colonoscopy

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
The human colon (large intestine) is an integral part of the digestive tract. It’s also subject to the development of polyps that can become colon cancer.

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.

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