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Otitis, Ear infection (middle ear)

An ear infection (acute otitis media) is most often a bacterial or viral infection that affects the middle ear. Children are more likely than adults to get ear infections. Ear infections frequently are painful because of inflammation and buildup of fluids in the middle ear. Because ear infections often clear […]

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Bed Wetting in the Elderly

Nocturnal enuresis (NE) is the involuntary voiding of urine during sleep. This condition is more commonly known as bed wetting. Causes could include: diabetes, urinary tract infection, urinary tract stones, neurological disorders, anatomical abnormalities, urinary tract calculi, prostate cancer, prostate enlargement, bladder cancer, and obstructive sleep apnea. In very rare […]

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Are your feet ready to step into summer?

In the spring, many people turn to flip flops for their everyday footwear. While thin, flat, rubber shoes are inexpensive and convenient, they can be painfully bad for your feet and legs. When the weather gets warmer, we commonly see an increase in tendinitis, stress fractures, and other injuries. This […]

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HEAT STROKE

Heat Stroke Temperatures rise and we should take precautions Heat stroke is the most serious form of heat injury and is considered a medical emergency. In fact it can produce serious problems and in extreme cases it may cause dead. Heat stroke results from prolonged exposure to high temperatures — […]

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