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A lot of people like to enjoy an adult beverage from time to time, but as with everything, moderation is key. And because April is Alcohol Awareness Month, now is a time to discuss the health effects of consuming too much alcohol. We have outlined a few things to consider when...

An ankle brace, also known as an orthosis, is worn around the ankle to promote healing. A brace can protect the ankle and foot from further injury, stabilize the joint so it can heal faster, and provide compression and warmth. Ankle braces are commonly used to treat injuries o...

Carpal tunnel syndrome has become more well-known in recent decades. The condition — considered a type of repetitive stress injury — affects between 2-6 percent of the U.S. working adult population.

If you are currently experiencing wrist or hand pain, you may wonder...

Even though most people understand the reward that usually comes after knee replacement surgery —reduced pain, greater range of motion and an increased quality of life — many who need the procedure still delay having it done.

Patients often delay knee replacement surge...

Colorectal cancer may not be at the top of your list of topics for casual conversation with family or friends. However, if you understand the importance of colorectal cancer prevention and choose to talk about it, you could help save the life of someone you love.

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