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What You Need to Know About Surgery for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fascia release is an invasive procedure that should only be considered in very severe cases that can not be resolved with conservative treatments.
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Erectile Dysfunction: Is It a Sign of Heart Disease?

Erectile dysfunction may be an early warning sign of arterial disease because the health of the penile arteries reflects the health of the rest of the arteries as well.
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OPINION: Stem Cell Therapy – How I Became a Patient Advocate

In 2010, I went to Nanjing, China for stem cell therapy (SCT). I have absolutely no regrets. The therapy was to treat a debilitating, progressive...
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How to Delay Age-Related Erectile Dysfunction

The most common cause of age-related erectile dysfunction is weak blood flow due to narrowed arteries. Improving cardiovascular health may delay the onset.
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Research: New Laser Tech Can Detect Circulating Cancer Cells

A small study demonstrates that a new laser tech can detect circulating cancer cells in melanoma patients at levels far more sensitive than currently available technologies.
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How to Manage the Post-Merger Integration of Physician Groups

Many physician owners spend months of time and effort closing merger transactions but they stumble when it comes to post-merger integration.
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CAR T-Cell Therapy for Cancer: What’s New on the Road to Cure?

Even though CAR T-cell therapy is not well known to the general public, it has been speeding along the medical highway with no rest stop in sight.
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Teens and the Challenge of Living with Chronic Illness

What are the barriers to managing chronic conditions for teenagers and how can their parents, families, and caregivers help.
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Can Cranberry’s Bioactive Ingredient Prevent UTIs?

The bacterial anti-adhesion activity of proanthocyanidins (PAC) aids in preventing UTIs and reducing antibiotic use.
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Recent Advances in the Treatment of Cancer

Cancer treatment has advanced significantly over the past few decades, due in large part to research performed by pharmaceutical companies. Learn about some of the medications ARIAD Pharmaceuticals has brought to the market and how they’ve impacted cancer treatment.

Why Drug Discovery is So Hard and High Risk

Getting a drug to market takes years of research and requires regulatory approval before it can be used to treat a disease. Learn about the process in this article.
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What Comes After the Diagnosis of Cancer?

Been diagnosed with a difficult-to-treat cancer and wondering what you should do next? Here are some steps you can follow to take control of your diagnosis.

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