Monthly Archives: July 2017

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Turó Park Medical Center – Architecture Project

By | 2018-05-21T08:09:50+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

On January 19th 2017, Turó Park Medical Center opened it’s doors. Founded by Dr. Madeleine Smit, a Dutch native relocated in Barcelona, this private medical center has a specific focus on foreign patients (expats, tourists, business travelers). Turó Park Medical Center is an architecture project from IsabelLopezVilalta+Asociados, an very well known studio from Barcelona. Isabel López Vilalta has been working for more than thirty years in the world of architecture, design and interior design. Her extensive work is [...]

Women’s Health: Your Health At Every Age.

By | 2018-05-21T08:10:01+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

As a woman, you need some special exams and screenings. Unique issues include pregnancy, menopause, and conditions of the female organs. Women can have a healthy pregnancy by getting early and regular prenatal care. They should also get recommended breast cancer, cervical cancer, and bone density screenings. Women and men also have many of the same health problems. But these problems can affect women differently. For example: Women are more likely to die following a heart attack than men [...]

Understanding Asthma

By | 2018-05-21T08:10:18+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Asthma is a chronic disease involving the airways in the lungs. These airways, or bronchial tubes, allow air to come in and out of the lungs. If you have asthma your airways are always inflamed. They become even more swollen and the muscles around the airways can tighten when something triggers your symptoms. This makes it difficult for air to move in and out of the lungs, causing symptoms such as coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath and/or chest tightness. [...]

Bruxism in Children

By | 2018-05-21T08:10:28+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

When you look in on your sleeping child, you want to hear the sounds of sweet dreams: easy breathing and perhaps an occasional sigh. But some parents hear the harsher sounds of gnashing and grinding teeth, called bruxism, which is very common in Children. Bruxism is the medical term for the grinding of teeth or the clenching of jaws. Many kids have it (2 to 3 out of every 10 will grind or clench, experts say), but most outgrow it. [...]