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Our webdoctor, Susan, is having knee replacement surgery on Wednesday. Send her good wishes if you have time!
Watch our Medical Headline Videos:
Do you know your coronary calcium score? My good friend, Cookie Parnell, does and it only cost her $150. Dr James Min, MD, Weill Cornell Medicine in New York says it is like a “mammogram for the heart.”
Are you the caregiver for a spouse who has Alzheimer’s? Christine Williams, DNSc, Professor at the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida is researching how communication between married couples affects the progression of alzheimer’s and there are some surprising results.
Do you know anyone with scoliosis? Dr Juan S. Uribe, MD, FAANS, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at USF and Tamp General Hospital is using a new approach to surgery that involves inserting plastic cages between the vertebrae.
Our three special reports this week are all about Parkinson’s: Deep brain stimulation, boxing and MSA.
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