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Broken Leg

Your leg contains 4 bones (the femur, the patella, the tibia, and the fibula) and bends at the hip, the knee, and the ankle. An accident can cause any of these bones to fracture (break) into two or more pieces. A broken bone that is exposed to the outside by a cut or if the [...]

Epilepsy Alternative Treatment Strategies

There are several different alternative treatment strategies for individuals that have epilepsy. Doctors commonly prescribe medications in order to cope with the symptoms associated with epilepsy, such as the seizures that naturally occur on a regular basis.
However, there are different approaches to treating epilepsy that many patients have found to be quite effective in combating [...]

Banking Your Newborn’s Cord Blood

Why is it necessary to bank your newborn’s cord blood?
When a baby is born the parents worry about all possible things that could be associated with the baby apart from the fact that the baby can someday fall ill. Some parents make sure that they take precautions right at the beginning of the newborn’s journey [...]

Stroke Prevention

Stroke is a sudden and devastating illness that occurs when the blood vessel to the brain burst or when blood circulation to the brain falls when a blockage develops. The brain cells quickly die from decrease in blood flow and this can result into serious disability or death. Although stroke is a disease of the [...]