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Ask the Doctors: Congestive Heart Failure

Dr-WheatQ: What Causes Congestive Heart Failure?

A: Nearly six million Americans are affected by congestive heart failure (CHF), and it is the leading cause of hospitalization in people age 65 and older.* “Heart failure does not mean the heart has stopped working,” said Michael Wheat, M.D. “What it means is that the heart is not pumping blood adequately through the body.”

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Catch the Latest Edition of “The Indiana State Police Road Show”

Indiana-State-Police-logoCatch the latest edition of the "Indiana State Police Road Show" radio program every Monday morning at your convenience.

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Don't Leave Your Health on the Bench

BasketballThis time of year, many men have only one thing on their minds: college basketball. But all that time spent obsessing over your brackets can cause you to lose sight of your health.

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Why Whiplash Sufferers Should Choose Chiropractic First

WhiplashWhiplash associated disorders (WAD) are common injuries of the neck caused by a rapid distortion of the cervical vertebrae. Such distortion occurs when the head undergoes a sudden stop while moving at speed, jarring the muscles and ligaments of the neck, which move forwards and backwards quickly. Whiplash is most typically associated with motor vehicle accidents but may also occur in sporting events (the often brutal stop tackles in football spring to mind) and falls from bicycles, chairs and horses.

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March is Endometriosis Awareness Month

OB-Gyn-TeamEndometriosis is a problem affecting a woman's uterus - the place where a baby grows when she's pregnant. Endometriosis is when the kind of tissue that normally lines the uterus grows somewhere else. It can grow on the ovaries, behind the uterus or on the bowels or bladder. Rarely, it grows in other parts of the body.

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A Guide to Sunglasses Shopping

SunglassesOn behalf of Dr. Julie Grove and the staff at 21 North Eyecare, we would like to welcome you to our new blog! Here, we will talk about eye care issues, fashion trends, and new technology. We hope that you will find our posts educational and fun! To kick things off, we invite you to read our Sunglass Shopping Guide:

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4 Popular Apps Adults Should Monitor

4-Popular-AppsAs more and more teens own smartphones, apps are definitely no stranger to the average household.

Although there are many great and beneficial apps available to all of us, there are several apps that adults need to be aware of- Apps that may keep parents and those working with teens in the dark about such issues as bullying, sexting and attracting pedophiles.

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