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Tips for treating tendonitis

Tips for treating tendonitis

April 05, 2017

This article was originally published on drosmond.com. It has been republished here with permission. Pencils ready. Here’s a pop quiz. What do tennis elbow, pitcher’s shoulder, golfer’s elbow, and jumper’s knee have in common? First, they all hurt. A lot. Many sufferers describe the pain as a dull ache, tender to the touch with visible

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Targeted cancer therapists cause spike in dermatological side effects

Targeted cancer therapists cause spike in dermatological side effects

April 05, 2017

Treatment therapies for cancer have improved dramatically in recent years, most notably through the use of targeted therapy drugs that block tumor cell formation. Instead of directly killing cancer cells and wreaking havoc on the body in the process, targeted therapies have curtailed many of the devastating side effects of chemotherapy drugs, from infections to

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Real cures for tendonitis

Real cures for tendonitis

April 05, 2017

What do tennis elbow, pitcher’s shoulder, golfer’s elbow, and jumper’s knee have in common? First, they all hurt. A lot. Many sufferers describe the pain as a dull ache, tender to the touch with visible swelling in the affected area. Second, they are all forms of tendonitis. Tendonitis is the inflammation or irritation of a

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3 reasons why homecare is a good option for your loved ones

3 reasons why homecare is a good option for your loved ones

January 01, 1970

Not long ago, when an older adult needed additional time to recover from surgery, the only options available were relying on the care provided by family members or spending time in a nursing home. Oftentimes, instead of focusing on a care schedule ideal for the situation, arrangements for a recovering parent are fueled by emotions.

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Being a friend can help prevent loneliness

Being a friend can help prevent loneliness

April 05, 2017

Recently, one of my good friends observed her neighbor sitting quietly on a chair in her front yard. As a woman who is normally milling around her yard tending to her flowers, it was unusual to see her there. “I’m lonely,” she replied when asked how things were going. Turns out, one of her dear

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