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The Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Options For Ankle Ulcers

Last updated: 05/10/2021

Ulcers are open sores or lesions on your body that are slow to heal. They occur as the result of skin tissue breakdown, and they are usually accompanied by pain and discomfort....

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Why are people developing diabetes after having COVID-19?

Last updated: 03/28/2021

For some people, surviving COVID-19 may lead to lasting medical concerns, including newly diagnosed diabetes. This is a chronic disease that happens when your blood glucose,...

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New Research Uncovers A New Way Exercise Strengthen Bones And Immunity

Last updated: 03/19/2021

The director of the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute, Dr. Sean Morrison, told KERA’s Sam Baker it all begins with a niche in the bone marrow. If you think about...

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5 things you should know about spider veins

Last updated: 03/15/2021

If you have small, reddish-blue squiggly lines around your nose or on your legs, you probably have spider veins. Spider veins are small end branches of your veins that are...

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5 Reasons Your Ankles Swell

Last updated: 03/10/2021

Our ankles can swell for a number of different reasons. Some of these reasons are cause for concern, while others should only be monitored to ensure they don’t get worse. Today,...

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Is there benefit to physical therapy before surgery?

Last updated: 02/20/2021

Pre-surgery physical therapy, also known as prehabilitation, is the introduction of physical therapy before an upcoming surgery or procedure. It’s quite common in the orthopedic...

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Anxiety: The good bad and the ugly

Last updated: 02/03/2021

Anxiety is not necessarily a bad thing, in fact, a little anxiety helps kids get their homework done on time, helps adults get to work on time, and remember to pay their cell...

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How to Deal with Cold Weather Joint Pain - Fitbit Blog

Last updated: 01/25/2021

If you love getting sweaty outdoors from spring through fall but lose your passion once sweater weather is in full force, you’re not alone. It can be challenging to find the...

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Common Foot and Ankle Problems

Last updated: 01/21/2021

Foot and ankle problems can keep you from getting around easily by causing pain, irritation, or discomfort. While some foot issues have mild symptoms and are mostly cosmetic,...

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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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