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Sobering study is wake-up call to tackle sleep apnea

There is important news for the more than 25 million U.S. adults who suffer from obstructive sleep a

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Tear not? Fear not: Dry eye disease is very treatable

The expression “there wasn’t a dry eye in the house” definitely did not originate in this part

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Adult Day Care’s mission also includes caregiver support

Stress is not a competition. But if it were, people who serve as caregivers for spouses or other

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TAVR heart procedure may be ‘Greatest Cardiac Show on Earth’

Eileen Barnum is pretty, petite and downright perky. She’s also 94 years old and she just had t

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Why chronic kidney disease is called a ‘silent killer’

You’d think a health condition affecting 30 million American adults – one in seven – would be

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Doctors see increase in throat cancer caused by HPV

Say the word “cancer” and the first medical specialties most people think about are “oncology

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Lymphedema can be a long – but manageable – fight

Upwards of 10 million Americans suffer from lymphedema, according to Lymphatic Education & Resea

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Call to ‘arms’: Doc adamant about flu shots for kids

The “flu season” is here again and local pediatrician Dr. Marza Penny makes no bones about her t

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Java ’nother! Study links coffee to longer life

Various health benefits of coffee drinking have been widely reported in recent years, including coff

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Breathe easier – there’s new hope for asthma patients

If you suffer from asthma you are far from alone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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‘See’ change: Eye surgery benefits from high-tech advances

Dr. Paul Minotty, dean of the New Vision Eye Center team, was struck by a quote from a recent confer

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All ‘write’! MasSpec Pen detects cancerous tissue

Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin believe their newly-created device, called the Ma