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How Are Lasers Helping Modern Health Care Clinics?

The term laser is bandied around a great deal in healthcare, these days. Standing for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation, a laser is a tool which has many industrial applications. In industry, they tend to be used for highly precise jobs which need a great deal of care. For the same reason, lasers have been adopted by hospitals and health care cli

A Brief Guide to Lateral Epicondylitis

Lateral epicondylitis, more commonly known as tennis elbow, is a condition that causes pain around the elbow, particularly the outside of the elbow. It is caused mainly by overuse of the muscles and tendons of the elbow. The NHS explains that although it is sometimes caused by tennis, it can also be caused by gardening, painting, typing, playing instruments and m

Three Advantages to Choosing to Share Care With Your GP During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting time for most women, but it can also be nerve-wracking. You want to make sure you and your new baby are getting the best care so that you stay healthy and your baby has the best start in life. You'll be offered several options for your antenatal care during pregnancy. These can include seeing an obstetrician, a team of midwives or your regular

What to expect from your colonoscopy

While colonoscopies are important and even life-saving gastroenterology procedures, just the mention of one can cause alarm. If you're awaiting a colonoscopy you may have heard horror stories about the preparation, the procedure itself or the recovery.  Understanding more about the procedure can help calm these fears, though your gastroenterologist is the best pe

Differentiating Between Stomach Flu and Food Poisoning

When you have an upset tummy, you have probably wondered whether you have acquired a stomach bug or developed food poisoning. Nonetheless, since the symptoms of these two ailments tend to be very similar, not many people would be able to differentiate between the two. Take note that any persistent symptoms should be looked at by a medical professional at your local he