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Deep Vein Thrombosis: DVT

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Deep Vein Thrombosis: DVT DVT stands for Deep Vein Thrombosis. This is a blood clot, also called a thrombus, which develops in a deep vein in the body. A DVT is considered a life-threatening condition and requires urgent evaluation and treatment. The lower leg below the knee is the most …

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Hysterectomy

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A hysterectomy is a surgery to remove the uterus and a woman. This is 1 of the most common surgeries performed in America. There are different reasons to undergo a hysterectomy including uterine fibroids, abnormal uterine bleeding, cancer, endometriosis, and pelvic pain. A hysterectomy can be performed through the abdomen, …

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Genital Herpes

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Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease. It is spread by direct contact through vaginal, anal, or oral sex. It is highly contagious and 1 out of 6 adults in America has genital herpes. The herpes virus causes sores, burning, blisters, rashes, pain, redness, and weeping on the affected skin. Flareups are …

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H. pylori, stomach ulcers, and cancer

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Helicobacter pylori, also called H. pylori, is a bacterial infection of the stomach. This is a very common infection and may in fact up to 4 billion people across the world. It is unclear exactly how this bacteria is read, but it may be linked with contaminated food, water, or …

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Alcohol and Designated Drivers

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Alcohol and Designated Drivers This holiday season, you may be enjoying alcohol with friends and family. It is critical that you drink responsibly and have a designated driver to make it home safely. There are many ways to arrange a safe drive home simply by using an app on your …

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HPV and Cervical Cancer

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  A cancer specialist, also called an Oncologist, joined Dr. Simotas on 11/25/2016 on her Radio Show to discuss HPV, cervical cancer, genital warts, pap smears, and vaccinations. There are many types of HPV. Some types are linked directly with cervical cancer. Others are linked with cancers of the anus …

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Respite Care for Families

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When children are born with disabilities, parents are responsible for their care. Many children with autism, learning disabilities, physical impairments, or complex medical issues require extensive 24 hour care including medications, injections, and medical equipment. It is easy for parents and families to become burned out and depressed from providing …

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Autism Expert – Dr. Montfort, PhD

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On 11/11/16 Dr. Natalie Montfort was the special guest on “Her Sex, Her Health” with Dr. Alexandra Simotas to discuss Autism Spectrum Disorders. Dr. Montfort is a national expert on neurodevelopmental disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Dr. Montfort is the Director of the Stewart Center at Westview …

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Autism

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Autism is a disorder that affects the neurological and developmental growth of children. It can last for a lifetime. Autism is considered a spectrum disorder because there can be mild symptoms, moderate symptoms or severe symptoms. Autism is becoming more common. It is estimated that 1 out of every 68 …

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