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Straight, No Chaser: Why Are Athletes At Such Risk For Pulmonary Embolus?

Let’s begin today’s Straight, No Chaser by being sure not to overstate the case. All things being equal, young healthy individuals and superbly conditioned athletes have diminished risks for diseases across the board. 541 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: Pulmonary Embolus (A Blood Clot in the Lungs)

When I was a young, wide-eyed medical student, I learned that in a large number of cases, when people died from unexplained cases, the autopsies would often show the patient died from a pulmonary embolus. 639 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: Blood Clots in Your Legs – Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT)

If you’re a sports fan, you’re likely aware of the death of a 52-year-old former star of the NBA’s Portland Trailblazers, Jerome Kersey, followed two days after by the discovery of the same condition in a current star of the NBA’s Miami Heat, Chris Bosh. 573 more words

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Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month 2018

March is upon us and spring is looming (yippee!) but March also marks Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month, commonly shortened to DVT. This is a national movement that seeks to educate people on what deep vein thrombosis is, what the symptoms are and the potential fatal complication: pulmonary embolism. 817 more words

Deep Vein Thrombosis

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A photo of yours truly (  the cute one on the left, lol ) with my lab co workers. The girl on the right is another Filipina. 16 more words


Three Things Your Doctor Wishes You Knew About Sclerotherapy

One thing that most patients aren’t aware of is that their doctors wish they had a little bit more knowledge about their health, the medicine they take, and the procedures they will be encountering while in their care. 342 more words


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Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

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