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Heart Valve Repair Advancing At A Strong, Steady Beat

Heart Valve Repair Advancing At A Strong, Steady Beat

[ 0 ] 2011-05-04 | |

Despite showing an impressive resiliency with its ability to pump blood for our entire lives, the human heart can still suffer from defects and mechanical failure. In particular, the valves of the human heart can have problems that cause the heart to work harder and harder just to move blood through our systems. Fortunately, repair of heart valves is becoming an increasingly safer medical procedure.

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Doctors Putting The Bed Rest Prescription To Bed

Doctors Putting The Bed Rest Prescription To Bed

[ 0 ] 2010-10-31 | |

As a standard prescription to promote healing, bed rest long has been regarded by patients and doctors alike as an important part of the healing process. However, the value of being on one’s back is now very much losing its appeal.

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