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Does Estrogen Increase Risk of Breast Cancer? by Lynette Sheppard Registered NurseHealth Maven sense advice for our health. Does estrogen increase risk of breast cancer? Proving that breast cancer..., and does not receive estrogen replacement, her risk of breast cancer decreases profoundly.  Of course, it’s not...
Medical Tests by Christine from WI Patient Expert Invasive Cervical Traction You can find a detailed description of this test on Chiari Connection... in January 2007, has posted some very detailed photos and thoughts about her cervical traction testing...
Ergonomic Risk Factors in Workplace: Traditional Risk Factors by Nicole M. Physical TherapistHealth Maven Addressing traditional and environmental risk factors can keep workers injury free.Rehab providers... employers are becoming more aware of the causative relationship between modifiable risk factors...
Relative Risk Reduction vs Absolute Risk Reduction by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven /new studies reporting tremendous relative risk reductions in disease-oriented evidence (rather than absolute risk reductions in patient-oriented outcomes that matter). Case in point:  a re-analysis...
Relative Risk Reduction vs Absolute Risk Reduction Part 2 by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven , I noted a study suggesting an increase risk of thromboembolism (blood clots) in those women who used oral... is associated w/threefold increase in risk of blood clots based upon observational data and will change labeling...
Relative Risk Reduction vs Absolute Risk Reduction Part 3 by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Remember last month's review of absolute vs relative risk ?  We looked at how the use of drospirenone doubled to tripled the relative risk of blood clots compared to women not taking any contraception...
Trade lower stroke risk for higher risk of having a heart attack? Oh boy…what a choice. by David D. Patient ExpertHealth Maven off your risks between a heart attack or stroke when selecting a medication? Perhaps ask your doctor... Vitamin E Cod liver oil and other fish oils For more on nutrition and stroke risk reduction...
True Neck Traction - The Right Kind Of Neck Traction For Long Term Pain Relief by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Many people get traction at a therapist’s office or do home traction. One kind of traction... of the spine with no pressure or interference. True neck traction is traction where the goal...
True Neck Traction with the Pronex Pneumatic traction unit by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook REAL NECK TRACTION – USING THE PRONEX PNEUMATIC TRACTION DEVICE- UNDERSTANDING NECK TRACTION To start there are 2 kinds of neck traction. One that essentially just stretches...
True Neck Traction with the Pronex Pneumatic traction unit by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook REAL NECK TRACTION – USING THE PRONEX PNEUMATIC TRACTION DEVICE- UNDERSTANDING NECK TRACTION To start there are 2 kinds of neck traction. One that essentially just stretches...

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How it is performed Traction for a fractured femur is usually applied to a stirrup c ... » Read on
Introduction Traction just means steady pulling. It is used in medicine to s ... » Read on