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Combating Smelly Feet With Nanoparticle Socks (And Other Helpful Tips)

Last updated: 11/07/2020

Smelly feet are a problem for hundreds of thousands of Americans, and while odorous feet may not actually be a sign of a significant foot issue, the environment in which smelly...

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What To Look For In A Slipper

Last updated: 11/07/2020

As COVID-19 forces more people to work from home, many people are trading their work shoes for a more comfortable option or by going barefoot around the house. But now that the...

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7 Attainable Fitness Goals You Can Easily Achieve

Last updated: 11/07/2020

Looking to support your heart health journey with approachable fitness goals? We partnered with Honey Nut Cheerios to help you jumpstart your exercise routine. Engaging in...

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Five year mortality and direct costs of care for people with diabetic foot complications are comparable to cancer

Last updated: 11/07/2020

This article is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, which permits use, sharing, adaptation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or...

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Photos of Plantar Warts on Feet

Last updated: 11/06/2020

nowing what plantar warts look like can help you figure out what to do next for a painful spot on the bottom of your foot. It could be the common foot wart, also called plantar...

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High Arched Feet Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Last updated: 11/06/2020

High arches (pes cavus) are the excessive, fixed flexion of the arch of the foot. While weight-bearing stress is typically distributed across the entire foot in people with...

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Kirschner or K Wires Are Surgical Bone Pins

Last updated: 11/06/2020

A Kirschner wire (also called a K-wire) is a thin metallic wire or pin that can be used to stabilize bone fragments. These wires can be drilled through the bone to hold the...

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What Is Traction?

Last updated: 11/06/2020

Traction is a technique for realigning a broken bone or dislocated part of the body using weights, pulleys, and ropes to gently apply pressure and pull the bone or injured body...

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Intramedullary Rods for Broken Bones

Last updated: 11/06/2020

Intramedullary (IM) rods are used to align and stabilize fractures. IM rods are inserted into the bone marrow canal in the center of the long bones of the extremities. They may...

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How lifestyle changes can slow the progression of Type 2 diabetes

Last updated: 11/05/2020

If there’s one thing Liz Smith, R.D., CDCES, wants you to know about managing Type 2 diabetes, it’s this: Diet and exercise are critical to your health and wellbeing — and to...

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