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3 Often Missed Signs Your Teen Is Suffering From An Eating Disorder

With so much emphasis in the media and in everyday life on how you look, it is easy to understand why so many teens start to develop an unrealistic expectation of what they should look like, or more specifically, how much they weight. It is no big secret that eating disorders most often start in the adolescent years. However, most parents who have a child that is struggling from an eating disorder will miss the signs until the symptoms are so obvious that they cannot be missed, such as extreme weight loss or not eating at all. Read More 

Seeing The Ball: Corneal Refractive Therapy For Athletes

Corneal refractive therapy, or CRT, is an alternative way for those with less than perfect vision to see clearly each day. Special contact lenses are worn overnight as you sleep and then removed each morning. During the night, the rigid nature of the lenses gradually reshapes your cornea, which improves your vision dramatically. If you are an athlete that suffers from poor vision, corneal refractive therapy may be a great fit for you. Read More 

3 Reasons To Visit The Foot Doctor

There are multiple reasons why you may want to consider visiting the foot doctor and this article is going to discuss 3 of these reasons in more detail.  You Have A Growth On Your Foot  If you have a bunion, a blister, a corn, or some other type of growth on your foot, it is going to be a good idea for you to get into the foot doctor to have it looked at and treated. Read More 

Skip the Artificial Knee: How Artificial Fluid Changes Knee Surgery

If your doctor says you need knee surgery, you may be thinking that your whole life is ending. Many people feel that way because of the limited knowledge they have regarding knee replacements and artificial knees. Truth be told, medical science has advanced so far that you no longer need a complete knee replacement, dozens of stitches, endless pain, and weeks or months of physical therapy. Still, if you abhor the thought of having your patella (knee cap) and other knee-related bones removed and/or replaced, there is a better way: artificial knee fluid. Read More 

Adults With Congenital Heart Defects: When To See A Doctor

With over 35,000 babies born each year with a congenital heart defect, it has become the most common birth defect in the United States. Due to advances in medical care of this type of birth defect, more adults than ever are living with congenital heart defects (CHD). According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there are 1.4 million adults living with CHD. Many of these adults receive ongoing care for their defect. Read More