What Is Acne?

Acne isn’t a skin problem that only teens experience. It is a skin disease that can affect anyone. Because acne is so common, many believe the myth that the approach is to let it ride its course. But many treatment options exist, and acne that’s left untreated can lead to permanent scars. What is acne?…

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CDC Recommends Not Administering Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine for 2016-17

In June, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) released a statement that the live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV), commonly known as the nasal spray flu vaccine, should not be administered during the 2016-17 flu season due to concerns about how well it works in preventing those vaccinated from getting the flu.  The CDC’s Advisory Committee…

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How ORBERA® Works

  This animation explains how the ORBERA® Gastric Balloon works and it placed and removed. ORBERA® is a soft, yet durable, weight loss balloon designed to fit comfortably in your stomach. A team of physicians designed it to be a temporary tool and simple non-surgical weight loss solution. Its volume and shape are meant to…

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Sinus Surgery

Traditional sinus surgery removes diseased or obstructive sinus tissue resulting in improved natural sinus drainage. Post-operative care is as important as the sinus surgery. Balloon sinuplasty or sinus ostial dilation surgery is a newer method to address sinus disease. It involves expanding the natural drainage openings of the sinus passages. It is an approved, safe…

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