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IORT

A lumpectomy with IORT can add approximately 30 minutes to the total procedure time of 1 hour. However, IORT can often replace conventional external beam radiation treatment, reducing the time before the patient resumes normal activities.


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Depression a Common Ailment

Depressive disorders are common, affecting about 19 million Americans, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. More than 80 percent of those who are treated for depression improve. If you have persistent sad or anxious feelings, have lost interest in activities you once enjoyed or have changes in your sleeping and eating patterns, talk to your health care provider.

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Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.

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Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help for your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.

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