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Treating Uterine Fibroids With Uterine Artery Embolization

Treating Uterine Fibroids With Uterine Artery Embolization
Uterine fibroids are surprisingly common - affecting from 70% to 90% of women by the time they reach age 50, according to the CDC - yet many women are unfamiliar with these growths and the impact they can have on their health and wellness. Fibroids are benign tumors comprising smooth muscle cells and other types of tissue, and they can range in siz...
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Spider Veins and Varicose Veins: More Than "Just" a Cosmetic Problem

Spider Veins and Varicose Veins: More Than "Just" a Cosmetic Problem
Spider veins - even the name sounds ugly. Still, the hard truth is, most of us will develop these tiny, weblike, purplish veins at some point in our lives - and some of us will develop quite a few. And right about now, just as the warm weather is starting to roll in full force, is when most of us start to notice them. That's because spider veins - ...
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These 3 Imaging Tests Can Help Determine Your Risk of Stroke

These 3 Imaging Tests Can Help Determine Your Risk of Stroke
Every year in the U.S., nearly 800,000 people suffer a stroke, according to data from the CDC, and more than 600,000 of those are first-time strokes. What's more the CDC says about 130,000 people die each year as a result of strokes, which are also the leading cause of long-term disability in the U.S.Most strokes - about 85% - are ischemic strokes,...
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Nervous About Your Visit? Here's How We Can Help

Nervous About Your Visit? Here's How We Can Help
Medical care can be stressful - even simple diagnostic procedures that are completely noninvasive. It's not uncommon to be nervous and anxious when seeing a medical care provider; many people who come to RAI already have some level of anxiety about an existing underlying medical issue or worrisome symptoms for which a cause hasn't yet been identifi...
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6 Misconceptions that Increase Your Risk of Heart Disease

6 Misconceptions that Increase Your Risk of Heart Disease
According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., accounting for almost one in every four deaths. Although heart disease is sometimes thought of as a "man's disease," around the same number of women and men die each year of heart disease in the U.S. Yet, many Americans don't know that. Our recent survey found that many ...
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