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Archive for April, 2012

Tips for Living With ADDD

by on Apr.26, 2012, under Health

Dr. Leon Zacharowicz, a neurologist at Nassau County Medical Center in East Meadow, N.Y., treats adults and children with ADD and related disorders. He has devised the following series of steps to help people take positive action for living with ADD. (continue reading…)

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Numbness in Leg May Be Due to Nerve Damage

by on Apr.19, 2012, under Aches and Pains

Q.My 78-year-old mother is having trouble with her right leg. It’s numb just below the knee and in the calf. After an EMG, the doctor said there was little circulation in the leg, but knowing that doesn’t take the numbness away. She had X-rays on her hips and thighs, but they showed nothing. (continue reading…)

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Strep Throat Is Easily Spread

by on Apr.18, 2012, under Health

Strep throat is most common in 5- to 15-year-olds and can affect adults. However, it is rare in children under 3. The streptococcus bacteria that cause strep throat are spread by physical contact or through the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes. (continue reading…)

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Resources for Families, Individuals Dealing With End-Of-Life Issues

by on Apr.10, 2012, under Health

There are many resources available to help individuals and families cope with the stresses of end-of-life issues and chronic illness during the holiday season and throughout the year. They include the following: (continue reading…)

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Aquatic Therapy Welcome Physical Therapy for Arthritics

by on Apr.09, 2012, under Arthritis

As osteoarthritis patient Lillian Milanof of Louisville, Ky., has found, aquatic exercises can be an enjoyable, versatile form of physical therapy.

“Performing the exercises my physical therapist recommended in a water environment has made a difference in my recovery from two recent joint replacement surgeries,” she said. “I look forward to it.” (continue reading…)

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Outpatient Mastectomies

by on Apr.02, 2012, under Health

It may surprise you, but some women who have a mastectomy can now go home right after the surgery. Doctors at John Hopkins University studied women who did not have breast reconstruction as part of their surgery. (continue reading…)

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