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December 15th, 2016

Ask the Doc: What you should know about osteoarthritis

What is osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease. Basically, it’s wear-and-tear on your joints. It affects approximately 27 million Americans in some form. The disease can happen at any joint in the body, with weight-bearing joints such as the knees and ankles being the most commonly affected. Meniscus tears, torn ACLs and other injuries […]

December 1st, 2016

From A to Zika: A Primer On Mosquito-borne Diseases

Hardly anyone can get through a summer season without getting a few mosquito bites — especially in the South and Gulf Coast states. Mosquito bites are definitely annoying and have the potential to be harmful. Mosquitos can spread viral, bacterial, or parasitic diseases to anyone, young and old, through their bites. People most at risk […]