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Is There Treatment for Varicose Veins?

What Are Varicose Veins, and What Causes Them? Blood is meant to travel from your heart throughout your body via your veins. These veins have valves that open to let blood flow past and close off behind it. When these valves aren’t working correctly or become weak, blood is then backed up around the vein… Read More »

There needs to be a shift in the culture of medicine | TheHill – The Hill

Since the implementation of the 80-hour physician residency training work week in 2003 by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the medical community has debated whether or not this was going to impact patient care and mortality.   A new observational study in the British Medical Journal, demonstrated no difference in patient mortality, admission,… Read More »

Is there room for wine in your diet?

It’s hard enough staying in shape with our busy lifestyles these days but are we making it harder with our lifestyle choices? After a busy day, many of us feel compelled to enjoy a glass of two of wine to help us relax or unwind. Whether or not you will gain weight from alcohol depends… Read More »