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March 2018: Brushing up on an important and common type of surgery

  March 2018 • Volume 11, No. 3 From the Editor Carotid endarterectomy is one of the most common types of vascular surgery in the US. It involves the removal of plaque from the carotid artery to treat stenosis (narrowing) of that artery, one of the risk factors for stroke, the fifth leading cause of death … Continue reading “March 2018: Brushing up on an important and common type of surgery”

February 2018: Winter Sports and Bone Fractures

February 2018 • Volume 11, No. 2 From the Editor It’s Winter Olympics time. That’s the time when some of us snuggle into our comfortable couches to watch breathtaking performances by Olympic athletes risking life and limb on snow and ice. Although about the same percentage of competing athletes incur injuries in the Winter vs. Summer … Continue reading “February 2018: Winter Sports and Bone Fractures”

January 2018: Cervical Health Resources for RNFAs

January 2018 • Volume 11, No. 1 From the Editor January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. It’s a chance to raise awareness about how women can protect themselves from HPV (human papillomavirus) and cervical cancer. HPV is a very common infection that spreads through sexual activity, and it causes almost all cases of cervical cancer. About … Continue reading “January 2018: Cervical Health Resources for RNFAs”