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Bethany Rundell

Spine Fractures Treated with Surgical ‘Cement’

A cement-like substance, known as polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA), that pushes aside any bone fragments within the vertebra and quickly hardens.

September 12, 2016 / 2 min read

Top 5 Nutrition and Weight-loss Myths Debunked

Quick-fixes, especially when it comes to nutrition, aren’t always best for your body function and overall health.

September 1, 2016 / 3 min read

Back to Basics: Preventing and Treating Lower...

What emergency room doctors and primary care physicians have been seeing over the years, science has validated: More people are seeking medical attention for bouts...

August 3, 2016 / 2 min read

Whittle Your Waist, Help Your Heart

Researchers now say where you carry your fat can affect your health.

June 22, 2016 / 3 min read

6 Ways to Reduce Your Stroke Risks

Stroke: It’s the less outspoken cousin of the heart attack. Many fear the latter, but the former is the fifth leading cause of death in...

May 9, 2016 / 3 min read

Air Quality and Your Health

Air quality not only affects our breathing, but also our overall health, especially for people with chronic health conditions like asthma, COPD and congestive heart...

May 3, 2016 / 3 min read

Shifting Sleep Times Impact Insulin, May Lead...

If you’re like most this week, you’re likely feeling the effects of Daylight Saving Time, which started yesterday. Awakening in darkness and seeing the sunset...

March 14, 2016 / 3 min read

Seeing an Ophthalmologist, Optometrist or Optician

Ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians all take care of eyes, but their training and expertise in the management of eyesight are different.

February 1, 2016 / 3 min read

Running the (Short) Distance for Your Health

Four studies of runners shows that running a total of just 51 minutes a week improves cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, respiratory and overall health.

January 19, 2016 / 2 min read

First Aid for Seizures

Convulsions, tonic-clonic or grand mal seizures, happen without warning to epileptics and non-epileptics. Learn how to help during and after a seizure.

December 16, 2015 / 3 min read