In the Nov/Dec 2007 Issue

Endovascular Stent Grafting makes aneurysm repair an option for more people.

Sleep is Key to Good Overall Health

In today’s plugged-in, 24-hour society, many people view sleep as a luxury. But more and more research is showing that getting enough good quality sleep is essential to your health. Sleep problems have been linked to an increased risk of high blood pressure, stroke, heart attack and diabetes. Lack of sleep can also trigger depression-like [...]

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Floyd Memorial Opens Comprehensive Wound Healing Center

Floyd Memorial is pleased to announce the opening of its Wound Healing Center. It is the latest extension of the wound care program that began in 1996, when the hospital’s Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate was opened. At that time, the need for a wound care program became apparent. The rate of amputation for people with [...]

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Minimally Invasive Procedure Repairs Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

When part of the wall of the largest blood vessel in your body weakens to the point where it could burst, appropriate intervention can mean the difference between life and sudden death. And now, for many patients, there is a minimally invasive option to major open surgical repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms, or AAAs. “The [...]

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