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The Deadly Dozen Part II: The Hidden Six

Aaaand we're back! Last time, I introduced you to the first half of The Deadly Dozen, a list of 12 life-threatening thoracic trauma conditions. Today ...
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The Deadly Dozen: The 12 Most Foreboding Chest Injuries Part I

"The Deadly Dozen," boy, does that sound ominous! Who knew that life-threatening thoracic trauma conditions could have such a sinister yet snazzy ...
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Five Breast Cancer Facts

Today, we’re going to talk about breast cancer, one of the most common cancers diagnosed in women. Cancer happens when cells in the body replicate ...
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When Your Spine Feels Less Than Fine: Common Spinal Pathologies

As much as we would all prefer to stay young forever, we’re only human...and our human bodies age. Our bones, tendons, joints, and ligaments ...
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Learn Muscle Anatomy: Common Sports Injuries 101

It’s no secret that exercise is an important component of keeping our bodies healthy, and athletic activities are a great way to have fun while we ...
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Anatomy and Physiology: A Peek at Lower Leg and Foot Pathologies

You rely on your legs and feet all day to get you where you need to be, support you while you wait in line at Disneyland, and help you keep your ...
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A Real Pain in the Butt: The Anatomy and Pathology of Sciatica

I just got back from a little trip to Mexico where I was sitting in a plane seat for four hours, unable to move or walk around. We've all been there: ...
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New Year, New Me, Old Knees: Degenerated Articular Cartilage (Osteoarthritis)

The new year's air is full of resolutions, that post-holiday glow, and wallet-emptying gym memberships. It's the end of your first workday of the ...
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The Petulant Pebbles (Cont.): The Anatomy and Pathology of Gallstones

Last week we introduced the stones family—kidney edition—and today we’re tackling that distant awkward cousin of theirs (who everyone only pretends ...
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Just RICE It: The Anatomy and Pathology of Sprains

 We've all been there: you're skating along on your new board and all of a sudden the wheels hit a rock you swear you didn't see, and next thing you ...
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