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From the heart, blood surges through the aorta to the arteries throughout the body. From the arteries, smaller vessels called arterioles branch out. From the arterioles, the blood flows to the smallest vessels, the capillaries. The capillaries carry the blood to the individual cells of the body, where oxygen and other chemicals are delivered and waste products are collected. The capill…
Employment Opportunities, Donations, Committee, NCRF, Schools
By: Kathy Cortopassi
May 2006 JCR
Hands. Not an expendable tool of our trade, are they? Just as we should know our trade, medical terminology, legal terminology, news, and CAT software in and out, so should we be as knowledgeable about our hands, the diseases that affect our hands, and how to prevent some problems that we could cause to our hands.
I am not a doctor, so I cannot teach y…
Employment Opportunities, JCR, Committee, Ethics and Business Practices, NCRF, Schools
Up until 1987, fibromyalgia syndrome had no name. In fact, the signs and symptoms puzzled the medical community. For years, doctors told patients they could find nothing wrong, and for years, many patients were told that their problems existed only in their heads and not in their bodies.
Today, however, is another story. Fibromyalgia syndrome, or FMS, is now recognized by t…
JCR, Committee, NCRF, Schools