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Archive for Month: September 2015

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Pneumonia

 What is pneumonia? Pneumonia is an infection in one or both of the lungs caused by greater than 30 different sources including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and small germs. Therefore, it is important to identify the source of infection to choose the correct treatment. The most common cause of viral pneumonia […]

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Heart Failure: What You Need to Know

Heart Failure   What is heart failure? Heart failure is a condition in which the heart is weakened and cannot supply enough oxygen and blood to the body. To try and meet the needs of the body, the heart pumps faster and gets bigger in size. Sadly, it is not […]

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Heart Attacks: What You Need to Know

  What is a heart attack? The heart is a muscle that needs constant blood flow to provide the oxygen the muscle needs to survive. When arteries in the heart become partially or completely blocked the muscle stops receiving the oxygen it needs and therefore it can result in heart muscle […]