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August is Cataract Awareness Month

Elective surgery for cataracts has a 90 percent success rate. Continue reading

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The Effects of Too Much Sun Exposure

Too much sun can be too much of a good thing. Continue reading

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July is Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

Nearly 300,000 children suffering from juvenile arthritis (JA). Continue reading

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Benefits of a Patient Navigator

At Rothman Specialty Hospital, we understand how overwhelming medical care can be, almost feeling more like a maze than a straight line connecting diagnosis and treatment. This is especially true if you or a loved one is facing the prospect … Continue reading

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Focusing on Men’s Health

With Father’s Day in June, it only makes sense to focus on men’s health issues this month. In fact, each year the week before Father’s Day is designated as Men’s Health Week in an effort to heighten the awareness of … Continue reading

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Caring for Your Bones

Each May, the National Osteoporosis Foundation celebrates National Osteoporosis Awareness Month to spotlight a condition that affects about 10 million Americans. Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become weak and can break even more easily. Estimates suggest that … Continue reading

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Concussion Awareness in Sports

In recent years, the dangers faced by athletes have come to the forefront of the national discussion. Too often, athletes receive a head injury during the course of a game or match but continue playing. This is an incredibly dangerous … Continue reading

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Make Healthy Feet a Priority

There is no question about it; Americans are on their feet a lot. Whether you walk to work each day or are in a profession that requires you to stand for long periods of time, the pressure we put on … Continue reading

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What is CyberKnife?

CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System is a non-invasive alternative to surgery for the treatment of both cancerous and non-cancerous tumors in the prostate, lungs, brain, spine, liver, pancreas and kidneys. This treatment works by delivering beams of high dose radiation to … Continue reading

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Focus on Your Heart

Since February is already known as the ‘month for love,’ it only makes sense that it’s also recognized as American Heart Month. Most Americans may not realize that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. … Continue reading

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