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Monthly Archives: December, 2011

Happy New Year from PCO!

Dear readers, In early January of 2011, we promised you that this blog will post every single day for the remainder of the year. We invite you to scroll our calendar and … Continue reading

December 31, 2011 · Leave a comment

How do the Lungs Protect Themselves?

The lungs have several ways of protecting themselves from irritants. First, the nose acts as a filter when breathing in, preventing large particles of pollutants from entering the lungs. If … Continue reading

December 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

Reflux Laryngitis (Video)

December 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

High Field Stand-Up MRI vs. the Traditional Open MRI

The revolutionary high field full-body Open MRI scanner can scan back pain patients in the sitting or standing position. The new Stand-Up Open MRI technology allows you to watch TV … Continue reading

December 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

About Italian Hospitals (Part 3 of 3)

If you need to visit a hospital, don’t expect to be able to find your way easily to the correct ward or consulting room, as few Italian hospitals have reception … Continue reading

December 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

About The Prostate Gland

The prostate gland is about the size of a walnut and surrounds the neck of a man’s bladder and urethra—the tube that carries urine from the bladder. It’s partly muscular … Continue reading

December 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

The Human Nervous System

December 25, 2011 · Leave a comment