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Meet Crittenton's Dr. Karsten Fliegner

Meet Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. Karsten Fliegner

Cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Karsten Fliegner started his medical career as an aspiring research scientist. Rather than pursuing the standard MD or DO degree, Dr. Fliegner went one step further and added a PhD to his list of degrees. Through a … Read More >

The Number One Killer of Women Isn’t What You Think It Is

Learn How to Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease While many women think of breast cancer as the principal threat to their health, heart disease kills more women each year than all forms of cancer combined. “Heart disease” refers to … Read More >

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Recognizing the Signs of Depression

While many people vow to take better care of their physical health, not enough people consider the effort to maintain their mental and emotional health too. Physical health goals are more easily identified, such as committing to a healthier meal … Read More >

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Is “Staying Healthy” Part of Your International Travel Itinerary?

International travel has become an increasingly popular pastime for Americans.  In 2014 alone, over 68 million Americans traveled abroad, with hot spots in Mexico, Canada, and Europe topping the popularity list. While most travelers focus on creating an exciting itinerary, … Read More >

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The Five Most Common Winter Injuries for Seniors

As kids, many of us wished for white, snowy weather all winter long! As adults, it’s can be a different story. Snow and ice can cause more problems as we age and lead to some potentially dangerous injuries, especially for … Read More >