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Overweight and Obesity by Ash’Lea Brooks Brown

By at April 17, 2013 | 8:43 am | 0 Comment

Obesity and overweight are terms that are used when discussing ranges of weight that surpass what is considered a healthy weight for any given height. Obesity is an excess proportion of body fat overall. When the weight is 20% or more above normal, someone is considered to be obese. Obesity is commonly measured through a body mass index calculation. If the BMI is between more...

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Staying Physically Active Leads to Better Health by Linda Lackey

By at March 1, 2013 | 8:28 am | 0 Comment

From the moment of conception, certain family genes we possibly have inherited have the potential to affect our health from the very beginning and continue to affect us throughout our lives. Regardless of what health issues that may confront us, i.e. diabetes, heart disease, and hypertension, we have the ability to make choices that could help ease, improve and even more...

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Mitral Valve Prolapse by Stephanie Murphy

By at February 18, 2013 | 9:29 am | 1 Comments

Mitral valve prolapse is a heart condition where the mitral valve does not work properly. The mitral valve is made up of two flaps that separate the left ventricle and the left atrium. In the case of a properly working mitral valve, it opens and closes to let blood flow from the left atrium to the left ventricle. It would close tightly creating a seal, thus preventing more...

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Hs and Ts Thrombosis Coronary and Pulmonary | ACLS Classes Nashville

By at November 15, 2012 | 9:12 pm | 1 Comments

For Hs and Ts Tension Pneumothorax Click Here. CPR Nashville classes in ACLS.   Thrombosis- Coronary/Pulmonary Defined: The formation of a blood clot  inside a blood vessel, obstructing the flow of blood through the circulatory system. A clot that breaks free and begins to travel around the body is known as an embolus. When a thrombus occupies more more...

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Ts and Hs Cardiac Arrest | Tension Pneumothorax

By at November 15, 2012 | 9:06 pm | 1 Comments

Click Here for Hs and Ts Hypothermia and Tamponade. Tension Pneumothorax- Defined: A tension pneumothorax occurs secondary to blunt or penetrating injury of the lung which results in a one-way valve being created. Air leaks from the lung out into the pleural space and is unable to escape, resulting in increased intrapleural pressure. Intrapleural pressure eventually more...

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