You could have a concussion and not realize it

Megan loved to play soccer. While normally a quiet, high school sophomore, her competitive nature was unmistakable when she took the field. It was the quarterfinals of the girl’s state soccer tournament when during the second half she collided with anot

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Vail Daily Letter: Thanks for care

Vail Daily — “Dr. Marcus Howell and his great staff were waiting for Joel when he arrived at the emergency room. Joel was immediately taken into the cath lab, where Dr. Howell found that his “widowmaker” artery was 100 percent blocked and

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The most common birth defect

Valley View Health view Congenital heart disease (CHD) is the most common birth defect. Infants with CHS have abnormal structure to their heart, which creates abnormal blood flow patterns. Approximately eight of every 1,000 infants born have a form of CHD

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Take one step toward heart health

Valley View Healthview Approximately 80 percent of heart disease is preventable. Even so, heart disease is the No. 1 killer of Americans. Heart disease is progressive, meaning it starts out at birth and anybody at any time could experience a life changing

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Q&A with Dr. Wade Ceola, neurosurgeon

Learn more about Dr. Wade Ceola and his practice by visiting: http://vvh.org/drwadeceola/ Q: Where are you originally from? I grew up in Tontitown, Arkansas, which is Razorback Country. The Razorbacks, also known as the Hogs, refers to the college sports

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January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and Valley View wants you to know that there’s a lot you can do to prevent cervical cancer. The good news is cervical cancer can often be prevented with regular screening tests and follow-up care. HPV (human p

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