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Blood Clots

Blood clots can occur under many different circumstances and in many different locations. Blood clots that form in response to an injury or a cut are beneficial, stopping potentially dangerous bleeding. However, a number of conditions can cause you to develop blood clots in critical locations, such as your lungs and brain, and they require medical attention.

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Doctor's intuition leads to lifesaving care

Many people think if they’re fairly young and in good physical condition, they won’t have major health problems — but you never know when a surprise event will change your life.

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Minimally invasive procedure for varicose veins

If you struggle with swollen, gnarled veins that appear blue, and cause throbbing pain and heavy, tired legs, then you’re not alone. Millions of Americans experience similar pain due to varicose veins. Learn more about one particular solution.

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Menomonie patient back on his feet again

Emil “Al” Gluck can pinpoint just when his foot troubles started: two years ago, when the bottom of his feet began to burn. Little did he know, it was an indicator for something much more serious.

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A small clot is a big deal

Even though symptoms can turn out to be nothing, it’s better to get checked out and listen to your providers.

March 4, 2014