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Lumbar Disk Disease

Lumbar Disk Disease

Your lumbar spine, or low back, is made of five vertebrae separated by cushioning disks of cartilage. Degenerative conditions or trauma can damage a disk, allowing the material inside to bulge into the spinal canal. This video discusses the effects of this bulging or herniated disk.

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An Ounce of Caution Prevents Heat-Related Illness

An Ounce of Caution Prevents Heat-Related Illness

The four most common heat-related emergencies are cramps, fainting, exhaustion, and heat strokes. These illnesses occur when the body can no longer cool itself properly.

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