Health & Wellness

When you first book your vacation, all that you’re worried about is the fun that awaits—did you see that hotel pool? As you countdown to the long-awaited time off, the excitement only continues to build. That is until it’s the week of and you realize all of the things you still have to get done in a matter of days. (Yikes!)

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Dr. Andrew Kramer

What is the gallbladder?
The gallbladder is a storage sac under the liver that holds bile made by the liver until it is needed to help digest a meal. After a meal, the gall-bladder contracts squeezing the bile down the bile duct into the intestines to help digest food.

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When you’re in your 20s, your biggest concerns should be what classes you plan to take during the spring semester of college, which awesome apartment you want to live in, or maybe whether or not you should ask your longtime crush on a date, etc.—not colorectal cancer.

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Chrissy Thomas, RN, Cosmetic Nurse Injector, Anti-Aging Specialist

1. It is safe. Cool Sculpting is the first of its kind that will actually freeze fat. Traditional techniques that we have used for fat reduction have been radiofrequency devices. Radiofrequency is great for skin tightening but has not proven to be as effective for fat loss.

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Dr. Demir Baykal, Cardiologist

Heart failure, a major public health problem, is a constellation of signs and symptoms originating from structural and functional abnormalities of the heart. It leads to a generalized maladaptive chronic inflammatory stress reaction in the body. It can be caused by common conditions such as high blood pressure, atherosclerosis (plaque build-up in arteries) or exogenous factors such as viruses, alcohol, toxins. It can also be hereditary.

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