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Monday, December 22, 2014

How Arthritis Is Diagnosed

Posted by William on February 20, 2012

There are a number of factors a physician takes into account when attempting to diagnose arthritis and then differentiating which type of arthritis a patient may have. Symptoms may range from morning stiffness, pain, swelling, joint heat and fever, to bony malformations and constitutional complaints, such as depression. Your clinician will begin by taking your detailed history and doing a physical exam. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »

NJ Postal Anthrax Case Surfaces as NYC Death Heightens Concern Post 1

Posted by William on May 17, 2011

Even as the inhaled-anthrax death of a New York City hospital worker heightened concern about the spread of the deadly bacteria, a suspected case of skin anthrax surfaced in a regional New Jersey postal facility.

According to the Associated Press, the postal employee with the suspected case works as a mail processor in the Bellmawr regional mail facility in Camden County, about 35 miles from the Hamilton postal facility that handled at least three anthrax-tainted letters. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »