They're not pretty and they can be painful. But now there's good news for the millions of people who have varicose veins. A minimally invasive procedure has replaced a painful surgery - once used to get rid of them. Serese Cole explains in this month's Health Check report.
Everyone has a Thyroid. It's hormones help determine how fast we burn calories and how fast our heart beats. But more than half of us could be walking around right now with a Thyroid Nodule. Serese Cole explains what a nodule is and what we need to know about them - in this month's Health Check report.
An estimated one in 20 people will develop Colorectal Cancer during their lifetime. If you knew there was something you could do to prevent getting it, would you do it? In this month's Health Check Report, find out how one test can help you avoid the second most deadly form of cancer in the United States.
It is the leading cause of death for women: one in four will die from Heart Disease. But as Serese Cole tells us in this month's Health Check, being aware of the symptoms and risks unique to women - as well as making some heart healthy lifestyle changes - can protect your heart and possibly save your life.
For some, it's painful. Others may not even know they have it. But nearly one-third of all men will be diagnosed with Inguinal Hernia in their lifetime. In this month's Health Check Report, Serese Cole takes us the Fremont Area Medical Center - where technology is making treatment easier and recovery faster.
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