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What’s that noise in my ear? – By: Jake Cavanaugh, Audiologist

Bizzuka Administrator - Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | Comments (0)
By: Jake Cavanaugh, Audiologist You may have heard of someone complaining of ringing in their ear.  This disorder known as Tinnitus is much more common than you think.  Tinnitus can be caused by ear wax or transient middle ear problems, but it is most often associated with hearing loss. It is estimated that some 50… Read More

Tanning is Shady Business – By: Dr. Ryan Matherne, Dermatolgist

Bizzuka Administrator - Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | Comments (0)
For many, the risk of skin cancer stays under the radar, according to Ryan Matherne, MD, Dermatologist and Dermapathologist on staff at St. James Parish Hospital. “Most people need a wake-up call about skin cancer dangers,” he says. “More than 3 million new cases are diagnosed in the U.S. every year.” In addition, skin cancer… Read More

Psoriasis Sufferers – Lace Up Your Sneakers

Bizzuka Administrator - Thursday, July 3, 2014 | Comments (0)
Many psoriasis sufferers avoid exercise to avoid an outbreak of red scaly patches and lesions.  However, new research suggests that a good workout may actually promote healthy skin.  The study found that vigorous exercise can reduce the risk of developing the chronic inflammation. Equally as prevalent in men as in women, Boston’s Brigham and Women’s… Read More

Urinary Tract Infections – Reduce your risk

Bizzuka Administrator - Thursday, July 3, 2014 | Comments (0)
Have you ever experienced pain or burning while urinating, the urge to urinate frequently, or lower abdominal pain and fever? These could be symptoms of a urinary tract infection. A urinary tract infection, also known as a UTI, occurs when bacteria or other germs enter the urinary tract. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention… Read More

Ignoring Heart Attack Symptoms Can Be a Fatal Mistake

Bizzuka Administrator - Thursday, July 3, 2014 | Comments (0)
A heart attack happens every 34 seconds in America, affecting more than one million people each year. Heart attacks are the leading cause of death for both men and women in America. If heart attacks really happened as they are portrayed in the movies – the sudden, intense chest pain that brings you to your… Read More

Arthritis Threat Goes Beyond Nagging Aches and Pains

Bizzuka Administrator - Wednesday, July 2, 2014 | Comments (0)
Arthritis is the nation’s leading cause of disability, affecting about 50 million adults and 300,000 children.  Arthritis is a complex family of more than 100 diseases and conditions that affect joints, bones, muscles, cartilage and other connective tissues. The term “rheumatism” is often used as a catch-all term to describe joint and muscle pain. Research… Read More

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