Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer: Development and Early Detection Breast cancer treatment has changed tremendously over the last decade. Screening is more affordable and widely available than ever before. Minimally invasive diagnostic and biopsy techniques provide quick analysis, helping patients and their doctors form immediate plans of action. October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month – a time when

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Varicose Vein Treatment – One Patient’s Recovery From a Venous Ulcer (Part 1)

Little Things Matter Few people realize how deeply a seemingly small vein can affect overall health. When vein walls weaken or valves fail, resulting complications can not only mar aesthetic appearance but also challenge physical well-being and wreak havoc on quality of life. Many of our tiniest blood vessels are in areas of the body

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Myths About Varicose Veins

Undoing the Myths About Varicose Veins Misconceptions Sometimes, patients resign themselves to living with twisted, reddish-blue or green networks of varicose veins that appear beneath the skin’s surface – often as they age. Unfortunately, many patients also fail to connect those spidery tangles with other debilitating aches and pains or even fear possible treatments. The

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PVD FAQs & Treatment Options

Peripheral vascular disease, or PVD, is a common condition among people over the age of 50 years old. This condition generally develops as the peripheral blood vessels in the body become obstructed in some way, preventing oxygen and nutrients from reaching tissue in the extremities.  Fortunately with the advent of progressive non-invasive procedures, diagnosing and

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