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Multiple Myeloma-Mayo Clinic

In the following video, Rafael Fonseca, M.D., Director of the Cancer Center at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, provides an overview of the condition Multiple Myeloma (a cancer that arises from the blood marrow) and describes treatment options. source Mayo Clinic About HealthLynked Improving healthcare is the mission of HealthLynked. HealthLynked focuses on improving healthcare services … Continue reading “Multiple Myeloma-Mayo Clinic”

What is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder? | PTSD Explained

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental disorder that can develop after a person is exposed to a traumatic event, such as sexual assault, warfare, traffic collisions, or other threats on a person’s life. Symptoms may include disturbing thoughts, feelings, or dreams related to the events, mental or physical distress to trauma-related cues, attempts to … Continue reading “What is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder? | PTSD Explained”

The Often Misunderstood Diagnosis of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD stands for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and is a condition that many veterans and non-veterans alike suffer; PTSD can occur when someone experiences or witnesses a traumatic event. This condition wasn’t always understood properly by the medical or military community, and Department of Defense press releases often point to earlier attempts to identify PTSD symptoms … Continue reading “The Often Misunderstood Diagnosis of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder”

“Doing It My Way, Testing for HIV” | HIV Testing Day 2018

National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) is an annual observance encouraging people of all ages to get tested for HIV and to know their status.  Too many people are unaware they have HIV. At the end of 2014, an estimated 1.1 million persons aged 13 and older were living with HIV infection in the United States, … Continue reading ““Doing It My Way, Testing for HIV” | HIV Testing Day 2018″

Patch Adams, M.D. – Transform 2010 – Mayo Clinic

Patch Adams, M.D., author and founder of the Gesundheit! Institute, addressed the Transform 2010 Symposium sponsored by the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation, on health and health care. Learn more about Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation: ► http://mayocl.in/1qP86KZ Join our online community: ► http://mayocl.in/TOkkVE Save the date for the next Mayo Clinic Transform symposium: ► … Continue reading “Patch Adams, M.D. – Transform 2010 – Mayo Clinic”

Proton Beam Therapy – Mayo Clinic

Standard radiation therapy is an effective way to treat many cancers. But it isn’t perfect. It kills cancer cells, but it also kills some healthy cells in its path through the body. That’s just one of the reasons Mayo Clinic is bringing a new type of radiation therapy to its patients. It’s called proton beam … Continue reading “Proton Beam Therapy – Mayo Clinic”

What Is Ear Wax For?

Why do we even have oily, sticky stuff coming out of our ears? Is there a point to gross ear wax? Source   About HealthLynked Improving healthcare is the mission of HealthLynked. HealthLynked focuses on improving healthcare services for patients as well as physicians. Our technology shortens wait time with online scheduling of appointments, Real-time … Continue reading “What Is Ear Wax For?”

Forgiveness Fills Life with Research Proven Health Benefits

Maybe you are considering forgiveness for yourself or others, but you’re not sure it’s worth the emotional effort. You might prefer to ignore the painful memories, stuff it down and keep going about your daily affairs. You will just deal with it later, right? To forgive, whether yourself or others, and to be forgiven, brings … Continue reading “Forgiveness Fills Life with Research Proven Health Benefits”

Plantar Fasciitis-Mayo Clinic

There’s nothing like foot pain to make you crazy. That’s what an expert at Mayo Clinic says he hears from patients who have a condition called plantar fasciitis [fashee-EYE-tis]. It’s very common and can make walking across the room a miserable experience. What can you do about it? source   About HealthLynked Improving healthcare is … Continue reading “Plantar Fasciitis-Mayo Clinic”

Heartburn, Acid Reflux, GERD-Mayo Clinic

Many people have symptoms of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, or GERD, often called acid reflux. This video shows how the esophagus works and how acid can splash into the esophagus because of a hiatal hernia or weakness of the valve called the lower esophageal sphincter. Mayo Clinic has a very large team with an international reputation … Continue reading “Heartburn, Acid Reflux, GERD-Mayo Clinic”