The pituitary controls the function of most other endocrine (hormone) glands and is therefore sometimes called “the master gland.”

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Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune condition that affects more than 7.5 million people in the U.S. It typically develops in patients between 15 and 35 years old according to the National Psoriasis Foundation. 

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Brace yourselves: Flu season is coming, which typically lasts from October to April. So, it seems like the right time to round up a list of common misconceptions and questions about the flu vaccine and some information to set folks straight.

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The plantar fascia is a long, thin ligament present along the bottom of the foot that supports the arch of the foot. When this becomes swollen or inflamed, it is called plantar fasciitis. 

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Obesity and overweight are terms used to describe a level of excess weight that's considered unhealthy for your body size. 

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The word “fall” does not usually strike fear in the hearts of most people. But it should. Falls are all too common in the elderly population and should be taken seriously. Did you know that one in four older Americans falls every year?

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Medicus curat, natura sanat—the doctor treats, nature heals.

Summer time is approaching and with warmer weather, the time when the outdoors calls to us.

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When blood flow to part of the brain stops for a short period of time it is called a transient ischemic attack, abbreviated as a TIA. Some people may call it a “mini-stroke” because in many ways it appears to be a stroke.

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