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What to Expect from an Appendectomy

While appendicitis most often affects children and teens, it can also occur in adults. Learn what to expect from this often-surprising malady and subsequent appendectomy surgery.

Mar 5th, 2020
Know the Warning Signs of Skin Cancer

Did you know that the No. 1 form of cancer in the U.S. is skin cancer? Luckily, most skin cancers have signs and symptoms that help you catch it early and get treatment. Learn how to stay safe and cancer-free.

Feb 1st, 2020
Foods to Avoid If You Suffer From GERD

Heartburn or acid reflux is to be expected on occasion, but if it’s chronic — you have GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease. GERD is aggravated by lifestyle and the foods you eat. Read on to learn how to tweak your diet and minimize symptoms.

Jan 1st, 2020
What Is da Vinci Surgery?

Have you heard of the da Vinci® method of surgery? It is a state-of-the-art, robotic surgical method, for those who are seeking minimally invasive surgeries and want to limit recovery time as well as possible complications.

Dec 1st, 2019
Most Common Causes of Abdominal Pain

Your abdomen houses numerous important organs, and if you’re experiencing frequent, unexplained abdominal pain, you may have one of several conditions requiring treatment. Here are some of the most common reasons for abdominal pain.

Oct 1st, 2019
5 Signs That Pain is Is Your Appendix

Pain in your abdomen, nausea, and fever are just a few signs that you may have an infected appendix. Appendicitis is almost always considered a medical emergency since left untreated, it can be fatal. Here are five signs you won’t want to ignore.

Sep 1st, 2019
Do Hernias Always Need to be Repaired?

A hernia is a common condition often caused by strain and muscle weakness. Most hernias aren’t life-threatening, but they don’t go away on their own. If you have a hernia, you might need surgery to repair it. Here’s what you need to know.

Aug 14th, 2019