Director's Corner

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Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation is a specific irregular heart rhythm (pulse) that is pretty common. It can last for years and some people have it intermittently without knowing it…

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Progress? Let’s hope it is.

The topic this month is Adult Foster Care of the North Shore and growth…

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Warts

Common warts (verruca vulgaris) are skin lesions that are caused by a virus. Plantar warts are regular warts that occur on the plantar surface (sole) of the foot. Because we walk on our feet, the wart is pushed inward and can be painful and more difficult to get rid of…

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Sleep Apnea

Apnea means “without breath,” and sleep apnea means loss of breath during sleep. It is a common condition that affects millions of people in the United States and causes daytime sleepiness in those with sleep apnea and their sleeping partners who are often disturbed by snoring. Sleep apnea can cause high blood pressure and social issues related to being drowsy during the day…

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Shingles

Of all the strange maladies that can afflict us, Herpes Zoster Virus (A.K.A. “SHINGLES”) is one of the strangest. Herpes Zoster Virus (which is different from Herpes Simplex Virus that causes cold sores and sexually transmitted infection) is caused by the Herpes Varicella Virus which is the same one that causes CHICKEN POX…

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