Communication is Key

It’s normal to feel anxious before undergoing any type of surgery, especially if it’s your first time. Proper education before a surgery can help alleviate some of that anxiety. Asking doesn’t cost anything! In fact, it has better return on your part as it gives you peace of mind, alleviates your anxiety, and helps you […]

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Hand Washing Month

Hand washing is one of the easiest way to avoid getting sick and prevent the spread of germs. As simple as it seems, many overlook this. Why wash your hands? Disease-causing microorganisms like Salmonella, E. Coli, and norovirus can easily spread from one person to another. These germs can get into our hands after using […]

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Gallbladder Symptoms and Surgery

The gallbladder is the pear-shaped organ located under the liver. It’s only about four inches long, but play a vital role in digestion. It stores bile, a substance made up of fluid, cholesterol, and fat. The bile helps in breaking down the fat from the food, making it easier for fat-soluble nutrients to be absorbed […]

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Hemorrhoids: Myth or Fact?

Hemorrhoids, or swollen veins in or around the rectal area, are not uncommon. In fact, over 3 million American adults suffer from hemorrhoids each year. Despite this figure, there are still a lot of misconceptions about hemorrhoids. Here are some of the most common myths: Only older people can have hemorrhoids Although hemorrhoids are very […]

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