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Is An Implantable Lens Right For Your Eyes?

The FDA has approved a permanent implantable lens.  What is it and is it right for you? According to the FDA, the EVO/EVO+ Visian Implantable Collamer and EVO/EVO+ Visian TORIC Implantable Collamer Lenses are artificial lenses permanently implanted inside the eye. The lens is intended to correct nearsightedness (Nov 16 2022 | 0 | status: publish

Urgent Care for Orthopedics

Have you heard of urgent care for orthopedics?  In St. George Utah a new Ortho Urgent Care has been opened at Intermountain Healthcare.  It’s called Southwest Ortho Urgent Care. Utah is not the only state with Ortho Urgent Care so check to see if your area has an Urgent Care for Orthopedics nearby. It’s a great idea and many are

Nov 15 2022 | 1 | status: publish
Hope For Aggressive Lung Cancer

Lu Wang, PhD is an assistant professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at Northwestern University.  What he and his colleagues have discovered is extremely hopeful for aggressive lung cancer. Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified and described a new gene that is responsible for activating an aggressive subtype of small

Nov 06 2022 | 0 | status: publish
How To Overcome A Phobia

 

  1. Fear of leaving home. Otherwise known as agoraphobia, many people are genuinely afraid to be alone outside of the home. This may involve fear of being on a bridge, a busy street, or a crowded elevator.
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Diverticulosis vs. Diverticulitis

According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Diverticulosis is a condition that occurs when small pouches, or sacs, form and push outward through weak spots in the wall of your colon. These pouches form mostly in the lower part of your colon, called the sigmoid colon. One pouch is called a div

Oct 31 2022 | 0 | status: publish
Adam Taliaferro's Life After Football

Many people remember Adam Taliaferro as a star football player at Penn State.  On September 23, 2000 Adam suffered a spinal cord injury during a game against Ohio State.  He couldn’t get up from the field and he was carried away on a stretcher.  Doctors didn’t believe he would be able to walk again.  After that, it was an uphill

Oct 15 2022 | 1 | status: publish
Eye Injury Prevention Month

Did you know that the month of October is Eye Injury Prevention Month?  This happens each year and throughout October medical professionals and others get the word out to help people become aware of how to prevent eye injuries.  Eye Injury Prevention Month happens worldwide. How do most injuries happen?  Mostly by accident.  Think

Oct 14 2022 | 0 | status: publish
Roy Raymond: The Founder of Victoria's Secret

Contrary to popular belief, the Victoria’s Secret original retail store wasn’t founded by a woman named Victoria. One of the world’s most famous lingerie brands was founded by a man named Roy Raymond in 1977. Roy was a Stanford MBA and he opened his first store in the Stanford shopping mall, Palo Alto, CA. Roy started Victoria’s Secret after he felt embarrassed trying

Oct 05 2022 | 0 | status: publish
Over The Counter Hearing Aids

Have you ever thought about getting a hearing aid but weren’t sure if you were ready?  Beginning in mid-October 2022 you will be able to buy hearing aids over the counter without a prescription and without visiting a hearing health professional or physician. These new devices, however, are only for mild to moderate hearing loss.  These OTC hearing aids are regulated as me

Oct 01 2022 | 0 | status: publish
Patrick Hollon Was Sent To Jail Instead Of The Hospital

Patrick Hollon got a real surprise when he was ill and needed to go to the hospital.  While working at his job in a plastics plant, he felt dizzy and ill enough that his co-workers called an ambulance thinking that it was a heat stroke.  It was 94 degrees in Frankfort, Kentucky and there was a heat wave in June 2022. When Patrick ar

Sep 21 2022 | 2 | status: publish