Everyone is at some risk for developing kidney stones. “It is a very common condition,” says Dr. Ziya Kirkali, a urologist at NIH. “One out of 11 individuals in the U.S. is affected by this disease.”
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Bronchitis and pneumonia both involve Inflammation in the chest. Both can cause coughs that bring up a slimy substance called phlegm to help clear out germs and pus. And both can cause shortness of breath and wheezing.
A substance use problem is a chronic disease that requires lifestyle adjustments and long-term treatment, like diabetes or high blood pressure.
Brain tumor treatment requires a team of health care professionals.
Your digestive, or gastrointestinal (GI), tract runs from your mouth to your anus. It’s about 30 feet long and works to break food and drink.
Attendees are invited to the FSCJ Dental Hygiene Clinic for complimentary oral cancer screenings with students under the supervision of clinic dentists.
Parents can open conversations with their kids by asking them if they’ve heard of self-harming behaviors or if they know friends who do it.
Connecting to those things that are most important, including the relationship with the person who died, can help you co-exist with the pain of grief.
The pancreas lies behind your stomach. It’s surrounded by the intestines, liver, and gallbladder. These neighboring organs work together to help you digest your food.
The luncheon will be held on February 21, at the Fernandina Beach Police Department’s Community Room located at 1525 Lime street, in Fernandina Beach.
Wide-ranging research suggests that strong social ties are linked to a longer life. In contrast, loneliness and social isolation are linked to poorer health, depression, and increased risk of early death.
Participants will learn about palliative care and what that means for patients and their loved ones. Registration not required.
You may have seen the flowing postures and gentle movements of tai chi and wondered what it’s all about. Tai chi is an ancient mind and body practice.
Dentists have seen the teeth and gums of people who floss regularly and those who haven’t. The differences can be striking.
Consider your health goals for the holiday season, whether it’s avoiding overeating, staying active, connecting with others, reducing stress, or preventing weight gain.