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Can You Re-Use Older Medications and Other Common Questions

Can You Re-Use Older Medications and Other Common Questions

Patients often wonder if they can re-use older medications or whether the same drug can be shared between two siblings. Here, UW Health Family Physician  Mark Anderson, MD, addresses several questions often asked by patients about proper use and...
2/15/2019 | Can You Re-Use Older Medications and Other Common Questions

The Benefits of Exercise for Parkinson's Patients

The Benefits of Exercise for Parkinson

One of the best ways to combat the effects of Parkinson’s Disease, or other movement disorders, is to exercise on a regular basis. Admittedly, “exercise” is not a word that brings to smile to everyone’s face, but once you find...
2/15/2019 | The Benefits of Exercise for Parkinson's Patients

Dating in the Face of Cancer

Dating in the Face of Cancer

Like many single 27-year-olds, Megan Parkin has an idea of who she does and does not want to date. “I used to be looking for the sexiest man alive, even if they didn’t have the qualities I was looking for. I dated a lot of the wrong ...
2/06/2019 | Dating in the Face of Cancer

New Clinic Helps Aging Athletes Stay at the Top of Their Game

New Clinic Helps Aging Athletes Stay at the Top of Their Game

Stepping onto athletic fields and courts can be a frustrating experience for people as they age. Years of wear and tear on joints, tendons and muscles can make continuing to participate in sports unpleasant or even unfeasible for many older athletes....
1/25/2019 | New Clinic Helps Aging Athletes Stay at the Top of Their Game

Bringing Release to 'Knotty' Muscles

Bringing Release to

It can come out of nowhere: one minute you’re fine, and the next a spot of painful muscle zings to an aching awareness below your shoulder blade. What Are Muscle Knots Commonly known as muscle knots, these tender spots are sometimes a...
1/24/2019 | Bringing Release to 'Knotty' Muscles

When to Treat Fibroids

When to Treat Fibroids

If you’re a woman in your 20s, 30s or 40s, it’s likely that you have fibroids in or around your uterus — even if you don’t know it. “Fibroids are typically benign tumors of the muscle wall of the uterus. We don&rsqu...
1/18/2019 | When to Treat Fibroids

 

 

 

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