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Medical Monday 12.9.13: Urinary Incontinence

Medical Monday 12.9.13: Urinary Incontinence

| December 10, 2013

One in three women are suffering in silence from urinary incontinence, the inability to control the bladder and leak at any given time, MANY TIMES in the course of a day. Healthcare providers say MANY women are too embarrassed to admit they have the problem, but its quite common. Dr. Rachel Swartz is an  obstetrician and gynecologist […]

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Medical Monday 12.2.13: Healthy Holiday Eating

Medical Monday 12.2.13: Healthy Holiday Eating

| December 5, 2013

Thanksgiving may be behind us, but there are more holiday get togethers ahead. And more temptations to eat unhealthy. A sumptious golden brown turkey, a slice of sweet pumpkin pie and the best tasting biscuits. Its love at first bite. But with all those appealing holiday parties and family get togethers, the calories quickly add […]

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Medical Monday 11.25.13: New Multiple Sclerosis Rehab Program at Cary Medical Center

Medical Monday 11.25.13: New Multiple Sclerosis Rehab Program at Cary Medical Center

| November 26, 2013

A new program aimed at helping county patients living with multiple sclerosis is set to launch at Cary Medical Center.  Patients who sign up for the rehab program might be ONE STEP closer to self sufficiency. Michelle Slike and Molly Thornton are testing out the new lite gait equipment that will help many multiple sclerosis […]

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Weeklong Series on Arthritis: Arthritis Part Five

Weeklong Series on Arthritis: Arthritis Part Five

| November 25, 2013

Arthritis is the cause of more than 500 thousand hospitalizations a year. In the final installment we examine  PREVENTION and how people can avoid THE PAIN of becoming a statistic. While more than 8 million adults and 300 thousand kids in the U.S. suffer from some sort of arthritis, the root causes of this disease […]

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Weeklong Series on Arthritis: Arthritis Part Four

Weeklong Series on Arthritis: Arthritis Part Four

| November 25, 2013

Arthritis is a chronic health condition affecting millions of Americans. While the common thread of symptoms include joint pain and inflammation, doctors treat more than a hundred different kinds of arthritis. Some modes of treatment are a necessity for patients going from pain to pain free. Arthritis patient Janet Sawyer exercises three times a week. […]

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