Health & Wellness

Dr. Michael T. Stechison, MD, PhD

At least 80% of people will experience back pain at some time during their life. One common cause of back pain is a lumbar disc herniation. Most frequently, this occurs at the lowest two levels, L4-5 and L5-S1, where most of the forces in movement are greatest.

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Dr. David B. Casey

Are you experiencing leg pain?
Leg pain comes in many shapes and sizes. It can be dull and aching or sharp and stabbing. Even tightness and tingling leg pain can be quite uncomfortable.

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Dr. Chinwe Aligwekwe, MD

September is Sepsis Awareness Month: Every time I walk into the emergency room to admit a patient diagnosed with sepsis, I meet patients who are very scared but do not entirely understand their diagnosis. Sepsis is a life-threatening condition caused by the body’s response to an infection and can lead to tissue damage, organ failure and potentially death.

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“Let’s take a walk!” For most dogs, pulling out a leash is a sure way to set their tails wagging. For many seniors, having a dog is great motivation to get moving. And the biggest health boost comes to dog-walking owners who have the strongest bonds with their pets, according to The Journal of Gerontologist.

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