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20Apr, 2017

5 Tips for Joint Health

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Just for reference, I’m 31 years old and slowly graduating from the “I’m bulletproof” mindset to “everything hurts all the time.” It might be from athletics when I was younger or because I’m a serial stomach-sleeper, but I experience some soreness in my joints and back from time to time. As a hospital, we don’t want to see you in pain, so I decided to write a short post of 5 things you and I can keep in mind to maintain joint health. Whether you’re old or young, joint health […]
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16Feb, 2017

Chewing the Fat

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It is interesting how long it takes us to change our perceptions about what is good or bad for us, especially when public opinions and scientifically based dietary recommendations seem to change so frequently. For a long time, the forces that be attempted to teach us that all fat was bad, but now we hear things like “good fats” and “bad fats.” Still, have you ever wondered why the word “fat” is so taboo? I’m not much of a conspiracy theorist, but I read an article from The New York Times that […]
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7Feb, 2017

Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery System

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It seems like almost monthly there’s a new tool, or machine, or procedure being created by healthcare technology companies. For the majority of these new developments it is a good thing. These improvements in healthcare technology allow for greater access to more accurate and efficient ways to do things we’ve done for a long time. The Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery System is (relatively) new, and one may wonder: Is this just a new “thing” to use during surgery? Granted, using the Mako System is not for everyone. Your qualified physician can […]
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