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Dr. Danielle Shaper, of Finesse Footcare, can zap away the nail fungus with her Lunula laser

Summer is nearly here and it’s time to break out your flip-flops and sandals. But for those suffering from Onchomycosis (toenail fungus), having people see your feet is not an option. Those with the condition experience thickened and discolored nails with distorted shapes. Not only are they unsightly, but toenail fungus can also lead to...

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Residents at The Village of St. Edward in Wadsworth are enjoying in-person visits with loved ones again

The power of a hug is like a ripple on water—far-reaching, pervasive, profound. Studies show hugs can release stress-relieving feel-good hormones, lower blood pressure and heart rate, improve mood, increase energy and even strengthen the immune system. When the doors were reopened for personal visits at The Village of St. Edward in...

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Properly fitting compression

If you see visible signs of varicose veins—including bulging veins and/or spider veins—you may be experiencing inflammation which can lead to leg pain, swelling and other symptoms. But not all venous health issues are visible. Sometimes there are deep vein issues that are not noticeable on the surface of the skin. Either way, one...

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Ditching the butt box

I had a patient come to me recently who, like many people, had been secretly living with the agony of hemorrhoids. He kept the pain, itching, bleeding and burning under wraps. In fact, he was so good at hiding his problem his wife didn’t even know. Inside of what he called his “butt box,” this patient kept hemorrhoid cream,...

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Armed with the latest technological advancements, the medical team at University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center helps women stay up-to-date on yearly physicals and routine screenings

Early detection usually results in a better chance of successful treatment of cancer and other medical conditions, advises Lori Mullen, MD, an OB/GYN, gynecological surgeon and lead physician with Geauga Women’s Specialties at University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center. That, Dr. Mullen says, is one reason why women should not neglect their...

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