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Shin splints: The runner’s curse
It’s the time of year when more workouts move indoors and are limited to what we can do in our basements, at the gym or in the driveway with a shovel. With the outdoors largely off-limits to our regular workout schedule, many of us will hit the tread…
Acupuncture for pain treatment
Acupuncture has been around for thousands of years and is very popular in China and other eastern countries. It is common for people in these areas to visit an acupuncturist regularly for pain treatment; and this practice has gained in popularity for…
Methamphetamine use and oral health: meth mouth
Methamphetamine use is not only detrimental to one’s overall health, but can cause extreme havoc on teeth and gums. This oral issue even has a nickname – “meth mouth.” Listen to oral surgeon Dr. Steve A. Zent as he describes more.
Why are bike helmets important?
Richard Harrison, MD, knows the importance of a bicycle helmet. A few years ago, Dr. Harrison suffered a concussion after falling off his bicycle and knows the injury could have been much greater had he not been wearing a helmet. Read his personal st…