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Blog Posts in March, 2016

Safety Guidelines for Prescription Painkillers

Painkillers are often prescribed following surgical care to help patients manage pain and discomfort. There are many different types of prescription painkillers; your physician will determine the best ...
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Why You Should Take Concussion Injuries Seriously

A concussion is an injury that affects the brain, often resulting from a fall or a traumatic blow to the head. Concussions typically cause a temporary loss of brain function, which may affect skills ...
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Dog Leash Injuries to Avoid When You Walk Your Pet

Walking your dog on a leash is a safe and fun way to spend time together and enjoy the many benefits of physical activity. However, although retractable leashes are convenient, they can also pose a ...
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When Should Someone Go to the ER for an Asthma Attack?

Asthma attacks occur when the airways become inflamed or swollen, making it difficult to breathe comfortably. While asthma attacks range in severity, serious asthma episodes may require emergency care ...
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