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Prostate  Cancer – Radiation Therapy TreatmentProstate Cancer – Radiation Therapy Treatment

Learn what to expect during radiation treatment for prostate cancer with this patient education video featuring Lowell General Hospital. Video courtesy of American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).

Quit Smoking for Your BabyQuit Smoking for Your Baby

Quit Smoking for Your Baby

Screen My Colon! 2011 PSAScreen My Colon! 2011 PSA

In 2010, the CCA launched an animated health care awareness video to increase the general public's understanding of colon cancer and the need to be screened for the disease. 2011's PSA focuses on knowing your family's history and how that affects your risk for colon cancer. For more information, visit www.screenmycolon.com.

Sports Injury Prevention: Preventing Head InjuriesSports Injury Prevention: Preventing Head Injuries

Wearing a helmet is the number one way to prevent head injuries such as concussions, which can have numerous serious long and short term effects. View a demonstration of how a helmet protects the brain in the instance of a fall, and how having an unprotected fall can injure the brain. Approved helmets and proper helmet fit are discussed as well.

Sports Injury Prevention: Preventing Hypothermia and FrostbiteSports Injury Prevention: Preventing Hypothermia and Frostbite

Hypothermia and frostbite are two of the most common conditions experienced when participating in cold weather activities. Symptoms can range from cold fingers to unconsciousness. Proper attire will keep you warm and help prevent the onset of these two conditions.

Stent PlacementStent Placement

A stent is a small mesh tube that's used to treat narrow or weak arteries. Arteries are blood vessels that carry blood away from your heart to other parts of your body. A stent is placed in an artery as part of a procedure called angioplasty (AN-jee-oh-plas-tee). Angioplasty restores blood flow through narrow or blocked arteries. A stent helps support the inner wall of the artery in the months or years after angioplasty.

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