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Strokes can devastate

Strokes can devastate

Oct. 22 | Strokes occur when areas of the brain stop receiving blood and oxygen. The affected areas of the brain may die or become severely damaged. All of the bodily functions controlled by that area of the brain will be affected. Sometimes the loss of body...

Uncontrolled diabetes can have devastating consequences

Uncontrolled diabetes can have devastating consequences

Jun. 19 |           Dr. Crutchfield, there has been a lot of discussion in the news lately about diabetes. What is diabetes?   Diabetes, also known as diabetes mellitus, is a group of diseases in which there are high levels...

This year’s Cancer Summit to focus on racial disparities

This year’s Cancer Summit to focus on racial disparities

Jun. 12 | By Robin James Contributing Writer The 2013 “Cancer Disparities Summit: Working Together to Find Solutions” will be held June 19-20 at the Minneapolis Marriott Southwest in Minnetonka. The aim of the summit is to provide attendees with knowledge...

Getting to ‘The Root’ of hair loss

Getting to ‘The Root’ of hair loss

Nov. 7 | The impact of disease on hair Conclusion of a two-part story By Anika Robbins Contributing Writer   Disease and illness, and in some cases the treatment of those illnesses, are also implicit in hair loss. Auto-immune diseases like lupus cause...