Baseball Great Rod Carew Owes His Life to NFL Player's Transplanted Organs
MONDAY, April 17, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- When Baseball Hall of
Famer Rod Carew received a new heart and kidney last December, he
and his family had no idea who they had to thank for the lifesaving
Misunderstood Gene Tests May Lead to Unnecessary Mastectomies
WEDNESDAY, April 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Close to half of
breast cancer patients who chose to have a double mastectomy after
genetic testing didn't actually have the gene mutations known to
raise the risk of additional cancers, a new survey found.
Many Opioid Addictions Surface After Surgery, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, April 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Some surgery
patients prescribed opioids for post-operative pain relief may face
a high risk for developing a long-term opioid addiction, new
Americans Are Spending Billions Nipping and Tucking
WEDNESDAY, April 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Are Americans
tryingto keep up with the Kardashians -- the celebrity
family focused on looking good?
Is Surgery Always Necessary for Gallstones?
FRIDAY, April 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Gallbladder removal
may not always necessary for gallstone pancreatitis, a new study
Music May Soothe the 'Savage Beast' of Post-Op Pain
FRIDAY, April 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Patients recovering
from back surgery often struggle with pain and anxiety, but new
research shows that music therapy may help ease their
Preparing for Anesthesia: 5 Tips You Should Know
FRIDAY, April 7, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- If you have surgery on
your calendar, don't wait until the last minute to start preparing,
especially if you're going to need anesthesia.
When Do Plumped-Up Lips Become 'Too Much'?
THURSDAY, April 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- It's easy to tell
when someone's gotten a bad lip enhancement -- their puffy lips
just don't look natural.
Smoking May Raise Risk of Complications After Joint Surgery
WEDNESDAY, April 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Hip or knee
replacement patients who smoke are at increased risk for infections
requiring repeat surgery, researchers report.
Surgery May Be Best for Advanced Melanoma
WEDNESDAY, April 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Surgery to remove
melanoma -- the deadliest form of skin cancer -- can extend the
lives of patients whose disease has spread to the abdomen area, new