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Properly fitting compression

If you see visible signs of varicose veins—including bulging veins and/or spider veins—you may be experiencing inflammation which can lead to leg pain, swelling and other symptoms. But not all venous health issues are visible. Sometimes there are deep vein issues that are not noticeable on the surface of the skin. Either way, one...

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Ditching the butt box

I had a patient come to me recently who, like many people, had been secretly living with the agony of hemorrhoids. He kept the pain, itching, bleeding and burning under wraps. In fact, he was so good at hiding his problem his wife didn’t even know. Inside of what he called his “butt box,” this patient kept hemorrhoid cream,...

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Armed with the latest technological advancements, the medical team at University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center helps women stay up-to-date on yearly physicals and routine screenings

Early detection usually results in a better chance of successful treatment of cancer and other medical conditions, advises Lori Mullen, MD, an OB/GYN, gynecological surgeon and lead physician with Geauga Women’s Specialties at University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center. That, Dr. Mullen says, is one reason why women should not neglect their...

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More probiotics isn’t always better

By now, I’m sure you’ve heard of probiotics, the good bacteria that play a major role in immune health, digestion, mood and more. You may have also noticed how brands try to outdo each other by packing more and more bacteria into each pill, first 50 billion then 100 billion and so on. The truth is, except in specific circumstances, there...

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The annual walk to support Stewart’s Caring Place has been transformed

A signature event for Stewart’s Caring Place, the 15th Annual Hope Walk has a new twist this year as they are encouraging you to take a hike. “Though we cannot yet gather in a large group to show support for families touched by cancer, we can individually, or in small groups, still make an impact—and have fun doing it,” says...

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