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Kidney Stone Dissolution: A modern method for treating painful scourge

Kidney Stone Dissolution: A modern method for treating painful scourge

Laser surgery is a long-accepted procedure to correct many conditions, from cataracts to plantars warts. Yet new uses for laser are still being discovered for alleviating conditions ranging from aggravating to life-threatening.

August 23, 2014 1:15 pm
A Mystery Disease: Clinic delves into the locus painful gout attacks

A Mystery Disease: Clinic delves into the locus painful gout attacks

Just try nudging the big toe of someone who’s enduring a gout attack in that joint and you’ll probably hear an agonized yelp. In fact, “A bad gout attack can make a grown man cry,” says Dr. Kevin Joyce, rheumatologist in gout at Franciscan Medical Specialists in Munster. He lists the sudden …

August 23, 2014 10:45 am

Beer: A healthier choice than wine?

Beer is one of the most popular alcoholic beverages, but its health benefits have been largely ignored, while the benefits of wine have come to the fore. But some studies now show that beer is actually healthier than wine.

December 19, 2012 12:00 am
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