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Therapeutic Interventions for Chronic Pa…

08-03-2015 Hits:797

Therapeutic Interventions for Chronic Pain

Chronic pain affects nearly 100 milllion Americans. It is an emotional condition as well as a physical sensation, and is a complex experience that affects thought, mood and behavior and can lead to isolation, immobility and drug dependence. Pathophysiology of... Read more

Healthy Aging Beyond 50

08-03-2015 Hits:616

Healthy Aging Beyond 50

By Gloria Vaquera  Photos by Bill FaulknerThe Mission of the City of Las Cruces Senior Programs and Munson Center is to promote and enhance the physical, intellectual, social and creative well-being of individuals 50+ in order to improve their quality... Read more

Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Cat…

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Cataracts

By Dr. Parley Fillmore, M.D., PH.D.Did you know that age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss in the United States? This serious condition often goes undiagnosed until severe vision loss has taken place. Unfortunately, it is... Read more

Be Sun Smart!

08-03-2015 Hits:1639

Be Sun Smart!

We are out in the sun every single day and the results of having fun in the sun without proper sun protection can be detrimental to our health as well as our looks. If looking young is important to you,... Read more

Freestanding Emergency Room. Expert Leve…

04-28-2015 Hits:2205

Freestanding Emergency Room. Expert Level Care, Incomparable Convenience

A relatively new approach to emergency care will soon be available to our fast-growing community. Recognized as a leader in the latest advances in local healthcare, MountainView is currently in the early planning stages of a freestanding emergency room in... Read more

February is American Heart Month

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February is American Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, but heart disease is preventable and controllable.Every journey begins with one step, whether it’s climbing a mountain or preventing heart disease. This American Heart Month, take your... Read more

What is Borderline Personality Disorder?

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What is Borderline Personality Disorder?

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a serious mental illness marked by unstable moods, behavior, and relationships. In 1980, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders, Third Edition (DSM-III) listed BPD as a diagnosable illness for the first time.Because some... Read more

¿Qué es la enfermedad de Alzheimer?

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¿Qué es la enfermedad de Alzheimer?

La enfermedad de Alzheimer es una enfermedad del cerebro. Provoca que un gran número de neuronas en el cerebro mueran. Esto afecta la capacidad de una persona para recordar cosas, pensar claramente y utilizar buen juicio.Los médicos no saben qué... Read more

Cancer Colorrectal

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Cancer Colorrectal

El Cáncer Colorrectal es la tercera causa de muerte relacionada con cáncer en los Estados Unidos. En Nuevo México la tasa de mortalidad es más alta que el promedio nacional especialmente entre los hispanos y los hombres. Afortunadamente el cáncer... Read more

Endermologie: The Demise of Cellulite

12-18-2014 Hits:2042

Endermologie: The Demise of Cellulite

Perfect bodies don’t happen naturally. Those women, who do have a perfect body, deserve it because they, undoubtedly, work very hard for it. The rest of us have probably struggled with weight at one point in our lives as well... Read more

Surgical Robot: da Vinci® Xi™

12-18-2014 Hits:2042

Surgical Robot: da Vinci® Xi™

Thanks to huge technological advancements, robotic surgery has developed over the past several years into a proven and growing method of treatment. In 2010, MountainView Regional Medical Center was the first hospital in Southern New Mexico to offer the da... Read more

Shoulder Pain and Instability

08-20-2014 Hits:1903

Shoulder Pain and Instability

The shoulder is the most moveable joint in the body. It is able to turn in many directions allowing us to lift our arm, rotate it and reach over our head.However, this greater range of motion also makes the shoulder... Read more

The Impact of Elder Abuse: What you shou…

04-17-2014 Hits:2100

The Impact of Elder Abuse: What you should know

More than 41 million Americans are 65 or older, and elders comprise a growing proportion of the U.S. population.Each year, hundreds of thousands of older persons are abused, neglected, and exploited. Elders throughout the United States lose an estimated .6... Read more

¿Podría ser Parkinson?

04-17-2014 Hits:2073

¿Podría ser Parkinson?

A pesar de sus recurrentes visitas a diferentes médicos y de acudir a instituciones equipadas con la más alta tecnología médica a lo largo del país, el diagnóstico que recibía era siempre el mismo: “Usted sufre de depresión”. Aún así,... Read more

Could it be Parkinson's?

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Could it be Parkinson's?

Despite many visits at his doctors and at state-of-the art facilities through the country, the diagnosis was always the same: “you are suffering from depression.” Yet, Ted Blue knew there was something more because for too long he just had been not feeling... Read more

Water and Our Body

01-30-2014 Hits:1781

Water and Our Body

Water is so important and basic to life that without it, we simply would not exist.Water is the main constituent of the human body. In order to survive, each of us must consume a certain amount of water on a... Read more

New Mexico, its Citizens and Obesity

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New Mexico, its Citizens and Obesity

Our cultural heritage creates the roots of our community, and food provides the soil or nourishment of that community. As we have all come to realize our children, families, friends and loved ones are growing larger.Today in New Mexico we... Read more

El uso del Tabaco en los EE UU

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El uso del Tabaco en los EE UU

El uso del tabaco es la causa más prevenible de enfermedades, discapacidades y muerte en los Estados Unidos.Cada año, un estimado de 443,000 personas mueren prematuramente por fumar o por exposición al humo de fumadores, y otros 8.6 millones viven... Read more

Tobacco Use in the US

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Tobacco Use in the US

Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of disease, disability, and death in the United States. Each year, an estimated 443,000 people die prematurely from smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke, and another 8.6 million live with a serious... Read more

Qué es Obamacare?

10-31-2013 Hits:1580

Qué es Obamacare?

En marzo del 2010, el Acta de Protección al Paciente y Cuidado de Salud Asequible fue firmada como ley. El acta de Cuidado de Salud Asequible (ACA) o, como es conocida, el Obamacare, fue creada para brindar acceso a todos... Read more

Dr. Doctor Give Me the News

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Dr. Doctor Give Me the News

Gel Shots (hyaluronic acid) for Knee Arthritis: What are they and do they work? Many different names for knee arthritis injections are out there: gel shots, chicken shots, HA injections, viscosupplementation, etc.  Approved for use in the U.S. in 1997, this... Read more

What is Obamacare?

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What is Obamacare?

In March, 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was signed into law. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) or, as it is sometimes known, Obamacare, was created to provide access to affordable healthcare to all Americans.Approximately 15% or 50... Read more

Beat The Burn

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Beat The Burn

Almost everyone has occasional heartburn, but did you know that more than 25 million Americans suffer daily from severe, chronic heartburn?Your esophagus is the tube that carries food from your mouth to your stomach. GERD (Gastro Esophageal Reflux Disease) happens... Read more

Type 2 Diabetes –The Big Picture

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Type 2 Diabetes –The Big Picture

Type 2 diabetes is a very serious illness, but the good news is that it can be prevented and controlled. When discussing Type 2 diabetes, it is important to understand the size and scope of the problem. According to the... Read more

Chiropractic: A Good Start to Good Healt…

01-18-2013 Hits:7162

Chiropractic: A Good Start to Good Health

What comes to mind when we think of chiropractic and the likely chiropractic patient? Aches and pains are top on most people’s list and therefore, not surprising that the greatest number of those who seek this service tend to be... Read more

Back to the Basics

07-09-2012 Hits:3027

Back to the Basics

During my senior year in high school I took a biomedical class that changed my outlook of the foods I was eating.My teacher, Ms. Anderson, started the semester off by showing us a very inspiring video, Simply Raw. It is... Read more

Don't Just Stand There

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Don't Just Stand There

Childhood is supposed to be a precious time in a person’s life. It’s a time of innocence, playfulness and laughter. Unfortunately, for some children that special time is disrupted by the cruelty of a bully. No child should ever suffer... Read more

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

01-03-2012 Hits:3838

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

“Washing my hands is the very first thing on my mind every morning. It’s the first thing I do. Wash, rinse and repeat. Wash, rinse and repeat. Wash, rinse and repeat. Wash, rinse and repeat... more than 50 times a... Read more

Enero: Mes nacional de concientización d…

01-03-2012 Hits:8297

Enero: Mes nacional de concientización de cáncer de cuello uterino

¿Qué es el cáncer de cuello uterino?Cuando el cáncer comienza en el cuello uterino, se llama cáncer de cuello uterino o cervicouterino. El cuello uterino es el extremo inferior y estrecho del útero (o la matriz). El cuello uterino conecta... Read more

Depresión tardía: Cuando la tristeza no …

10-10-2011 Hits:5363

Depresión tardía: Cuando la tristeza no desaparece

Alguna vez, todos hemos tenido experiencias emocionales de tristeza, dolor, nostalgia o soledad. Es parte de la vida y, especialmente en la tercera edad, existen razones claras para sentirnos así. Aunque la tristeza en algunas ocasiones es normal, si el... Read more

Summer Slim Down

09-30-2011 Hits:3185

Summer Slim Down

Many of us are paying dearly for years of over-eating and under-exercising. So we attempt to strip our diets to the bare minimum (rice cakes and water) in an effort to regain some control over our health. But with our... Read more

Natural Beauty

09-30-2011 Hits:3634

Natural Beauty

Women from every corner of the world, and since the beginning of time, have relied on local elixirs to enhance their natural beauty. Whether it’s our hair, skin or body, caring about one’s personal appearance is and always will be... Read more

Ganoderma

09-28-2011 Hits:3666

Ganoderma

Some may regard ancient herbal medicine as unprogressive and unsound. Yet, before conventional medicine, most cultures depended on herbs, teas and natural remedies to treat ailments and cure diseases. This was traditional and the medicinal knowledge was passed down from... Read more

No es fácil ser diferente

09-26-2011 Hits:3248

No es fácil ser diferente

Cuando en un momento de nuestras vidas hemos sido escogidos, nos podemos considerar seres privilegiados.Cuando deciden empezar a abrirnos la puerta de su mundo lentamente, nos están comunicando que somos especiales y que nos reconocen dentro de la multitud. Cuando nos... Read more

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