Some studies show that music is played up to 70-percent of the time in the operating room, and it is most often selected by the leading surgeon. It also appears to have benefits for everyone in the OR.
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If you follow these simple step, you'll be more likely to maintain your weight loss after a diet so that you never have to diet again.
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A Reminder about What Orthopaedic Surgeons Should Not Do
Respected Orthopedic Sports Medicine Physician, Jay Rapley, MD, to be Recognized as a 2018 Top...
Jay Rapley, MD, Orthopedic Sports Medicine Physician at Rockhill Orthopaedic Specialists, and affiliated to the Lee's Summit Medical Center
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A physician quits and practices medicine her way
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10 Tips for a Healthy Heart
Last updated: May 22, 2016 By Carolyn Sayre for Summit Medical Group Heart disease is the number one killer of both men and women in the United States. However, many of these deaths can be prevented with the proper precautions. Seth Jawetz, MD, a cardiologist at the Live Well Heart Failure Clinic at Summit Medical Group, offers ten tips to keep your heart healthy 1. Understand your risk People who have high blood pressure or cholesterol, diabetes, are overweight, or have a history of smoking or cardiac conditions in their family are at an increased risk of developing heart disease. Men are more likely to develop cardiac issues after age 45, while the risk increases for women after menopause around age 55. Dr. Jawetz’s tip: “Discuss any individual risk factors with your primary…