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January 15, 2013

Medical Emergency? You Are in Expert Hands

Of all the medical specialties, emergency medicine may be the most demanding. Emergency physicians work any time of the day or night. In a single shift, they may see dozens of patients in a hospital emergency department. And while other specialists are expert in one field of medicine, emergency physicians are highly trained to treat all manner of diseases and injuries...

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Temporomandibular joint

July 5, 2012

What a Pain in the……Jaw!!

According to the National Institute of Health, upwards of 10 million Americans suffer from a common diagnosis of TMJ. Various types of jaw or facial pain are often grouped as TMJ. The temporomandibular joint is comprised of the temporal bone(in front of the ear) and the top of the mandible (jaw)...

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The truth behind 9 medical myths

April 8, 2012

The Truth Behind 9 Medical Myths

You hear them all the time. Before you know it, they’re accepted as law. Medical myths often become part of our culture as they get passed from one generation to the next. But what many of us take as expert information may actually be wrong or even harmful to our health.

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