Weight-Loss Surgery Is a Lifestyle Change, Not a Quick Fix

By Cami Hill

Obesity is a chronic disease with complex causes and no quick-fix solutions. Surgical weight loss is proven to help the obese shed weight quickly, but, unless patients are committed to making significant lifestyle changes, it may not be a long-term solution.

5 Common Causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

By Rhonda Marsh
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“My hands hurt all the time.” 

“It feels like all of my fingers are asleep.” 

“I keep dropping everything, I can’t even feel it when I’m holding my cup.” 

 

Sound familiar? Most people have known someone with carpal tunnel syndrome before, perhaps a co-worker or family member.  Even though we’ve all heard of carpal tunnel, there are many misconceptions about what it actually is. So, let’s look at what carpal tunnel is and sign you can look for. 

Heart Rhythm Disorders in the Spotlight as World’s Top Researchers Tackle Growing Problem

By Jason M. Carlton, APR
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Twelve thousand heart experts from around the world are converging this week on San Francisco to learn about best practices in heart rhythm diagnoses and treatments. It’s an important meeting for the two million Americans who suffer from atrial fibrillation –-the most common heart rhythm disorder.