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Heated tobacco products - what are they? Find out in our blog.

The Bottom Line on Heated Tobacco

Heated tobacco products are rapidly becoming more prevalent among cigarette smokers, but the bottom line is that they’re still harmful to our health. Our latest blog discusses what heated tobacco products are and the common misconceptions about them. The Breakdown of Heated Tobacco  Heated tobacco products (HTPs), also known as heat-not-burn products, are electronic devices that …

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NASH: The Elephant in the Room

NASH: The Elephant in the Room

When liver disease comes to mind, many are more familiar with the types that occur in heavy drinkers of alcohol or from hepatitis C. On the contrary, the most common chronic liver condition in Western populations is non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). NAFLD affects people who drink little to no alcohol, but face the same …

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National Kidney Month

National Kidney Month

Did you know every day, your kidneys filter 200 liters of blood? Most people aren’t aware of how important our kidneys are. That’s in part why National Kidney Month began. Every March, health providers and educators immerse themselves into communities. Their focus is building paths to better kidney care. The Major Functions of the Kidneys …

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Why bunions are so painful

Why Bunions are So Painful

Discomfort is a feeling never far from individuals with bunions. From foot structure to how we walk, multiple factors occur in the years leading up to developing a bunion. By learning how they are formed, we can understand why bunions are so painful. A Disturbance in the Force There’s a start to everything, and with …

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Some wounds aren't visible.

PTSD: Some Wounds Aren’t Visible

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has many names. Though we often associate it with combat veterans, PTSD can occur in people of any age, ethnicity, gender, and background. A person can have profound, lasting emotional and physical scars after experiencing a traumatic event. While some wounds aren’t visible with PTSD, hope lies in treatment, support, and …

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Get a fibroscan, your liver will thank you

Fibroscan: Your Liver Will Thank You

There are over a hundred different kinds of liver diseases, though most progress the same way, eventually damaging the liver if left untreated. In many cases, individuals are unaware they have liver disease until the later stages. If you’re at risk for liver disease, a fibroscan is something your liver will thank you for. Your …

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What's New in Alzheimer's Research

What’s New in Alzheimer’s Research?

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia in Western societies. Approximately 24 million people worldwide have this condition. With the growing prevalence of Alzheimer’s, researchers continue conducting studies to find new interventions and treatments. Here’s what’s new in Alzheimer’s research. Current Treatments, Temporary Solution. Current Alzheimer’s treatments help to temporarily improve symptoms of …

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Schizophrenia and the Brain

Schizophrenia and the Brain

Schizophrenia is a brain disorder affecting over 20 million people in the world.  There is still a lot we don’t know about why and how this chronic condition develops. However, ongoing clinical research efforts show growing evidence of chemical and structural differences in the brains of individuals with schizophrenia. These new developments may eventually help …

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STUDIES ARE ENROLLING NOW!

BUNION

Apply to participate in a study of an investigational pain medication following a bunion removal.

KNEE REPLACEMENT

Apply to participate in a study of an investigational pain medication following a knee replacement.

DEPRESSION

Take a self assessment to see if you qualify for a no cost mental health assessment with our medical team.