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Pain is only the beginning with bunions

Pain is Only the Beginning with Bunions

Bunions form when the bone and joint in the big toe shift out of alignment from years of abnormal motion and pressure. They run in families and can be the result of ill-fitting shoes and other medical conditions. Regardless of the cause, without treatment, they will worsen over time. Bunions are more than a cosmetic …

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Improve your health through clinical research. Learn more about severe liver disease

Severe Liver Disease: Why a Research Study May Help

There are over 100 types of liver disease caused by viruses, genetics, obesity, and more. However, most cause damage to the liver and progress in similar ways regardless of the underlying condition. As the disease progresses and damages the liver. Over time, it begins to lose the ability to perform its vital functions. When severe liver disease …

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Schizophrenia myths and misconceptions

Schizophrenia – Myths and Misconception

Mental health disorders typically have certain stigmas surrounding them. Schizophrenia is no exception, with movies and TV shows amplifying stereotypes. Fact and fiction weave amongst the blurred lines, and many people wonder if it will ever change. It’s common for people not to know they have schizophrenia due to all the myths and misconceptions. In …

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A bone to pick about bunions, the toe-tal truth in our blog

A Bone to Pick About Bunions

Hallux vagus sounds like a spell from Harry Potter, but it is the medical term for bunions. Bunions are growths that change the foot structure, causing severe pain in many cases. You may have a bone to pick about your bunions, but how they are caused may surprise you. A Toe Under Pressure Bunions slowly …

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The fighting power of the kidneys. Read more in our recent blog! Boxing gloves shaped like kidneys

The Fighting Power of the Kidneys

The kidneys are two fist-sized organs located around the lower back. They are responsible for producing more than urine and are essential to the overall health of the body. Let’s take a look at the fighting power of the kidneys. How the Kidneys Fight for your Health The kidneys’ job is to remove the possible …

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Healthy habits every senior should know, blog, clinical research volunteers over 60

Healthy Habits Every Senior Should Have

A lot of changes come with getting older. To age healthily, there are habits every senior should have. Here are some ways you can maintain a healthy life over 60 and beyond. Diet Our digestive system slows down as we age. Understandably, high-fiber foods become vital. Examples are whole-grain breads, cereals, beans, unsalted nuts, and …

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Giving back in your golden years, older woman sitting, clinical research

Giving Back in Your Golden Years

Retirement isn’t just about not working anymore and being able to do what you want. It begins a new chapter in your life as you transition into the new normal. In the end, many end up pondering what their legacy will be for the future. They start getting restless and try to find ways to …

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