Deep Brain Stimulation helps Parkinson's patient gain control of his body

By Jason M Carlton
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Reggie, who was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease in 2007, had heard about deep brain stimulation, or DBS, in which neurosurgeons implant electrical leads into the brain. Those leads are then connected to a small device called a neurostimulator, placed in the patient’s chest, which gives off electrical pulses that correct the misfirings in the brain that cause Parkinson’s symptoms.

Infographic: The Mediterranean Diet

By Intermountain Healthcare
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Based on how people eat and drink in the 16 countries that border the Mediterranean Sea, this healthy eating plan can reduce your risk of developing heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, Parkinson's disease, and Alzheimer's disease. Check out this helpful infographic to get started!

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Four Tips to Make 4-Wheeling Fun — for the Whole Family

By Janet Brooks
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Four wheels on the ground, roaring engines, and the feeling of power at your fingertips. There is something truly incredible about heading down a trail or through a mud hole on an ATV. It only gets better when your family joins you for the ride. These tips will help everyone have a blast and stay safe – ride after ride.

Traveling Long Distances Increases Your Risk of Developing a Deadly Blood Clot

By Jason M Carlton
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More people die from blood clots in the lungs than from breast cancer, prostate cancer, HIV/AIDS, and motor vehicle accidents combined. If you plan to travel long distances this summer, either by plane, train or car, you may be at increased risk to develop a deadly blood clot.