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The Connection Between Snoring and Sleep Apnea

July 24th, 2017|

Snoring is more than just an annoying habit that inconveniences sleeping partners. It can also be the sign of something worse. Here are some important facts you need to know about snoring and its connection

Are You At Risk for Diabetes If You’re Under 50?

July 24th, 2017|

Age isn’t the only factor when it comes to weighing the risk of diabetes.
Diabetes is a life-long disease that impacts the way the body handles glucose (a type of sugar) in the blood. But who

Is My Sore Throat a Sign of Something Serious?

July 24th, 2017|

A sore throat is right up there with a stuffy or runny nose on the list of common symptoms. But common doesn’t equal harmless. Read on to learn more.
Sore throats are among the most common

Can Snoring Lead to More Serious Problems?

July 24th, 2017|

Snoring can leave you with a dry mouth or sore throat — not to mention a cranky sleep partner. But is it a signal of a larger problem? That depends.
Almost everyone — from a newborn

How Type 2 Diabetes Affects Men

July 24th, 2017|

Erectile dysfunction? Yes, that’s one of the side effects of diabetes.
It’s a staggering fact that 8 percent of the U.S. population (that’s 26 million children and adults) suffers from diabetes, a lifelong disease that impacts

How Being a Weekend Warrior Can Lead to Injuries

July 21st, 2017|

Many of us are guilty of squeezing too many physical activities and recreational sports into the weekend to make up for our sedentary lifestyles during the rest of the week. But these strenuous exercises can

The Keck Effect: More Movement

July 21st, 2017|

Before comprehensive spinal surgery, Len Newcomb had lost all mobility in his legs. But with the help of our doctors, now he’s walking tall.
Heavy lifting, an active job and genetics did a number on Len

Is it bad posture or scoliosis?

July 21st, 2017|

If your shoulders seem lopsided or your clothes hang unevenly, it may be poor posture — or it could be scoliosis.
Scoliosis, an S- or C-shaped curvature of the spine, often stems from an adolescent

Ask the Expert: Questions for Your Plastic Surgeon

July 20th, 2017|

The best patient is an educated patient. Take control of your health by knowing what to expect from your doctor and your surgery.
Asking the right questions before having plastic surgery can help you make smart,

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