Category: Surgery

Provider uses tongue depressor to look in little girl's mouth while her mother sits in background

January 17, 2024

Everything You Need to Know About Tonsils and Tonsillectomy

Tonsillectomies are among the most commonly performed operations in the U.S.—but aren’t necessary for every tonsil infection.

Children's Health, Ear, Nose, and Throat Health, Surgery

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August 23, 2023

Q&A: How to Tell If You Have a Hernia

These bulges in the abdomen or groin can be serious, but they’re treatable.

Hernias, Surgery

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older man clutching his chest

June 23, 2022

A Less Invasive Approach to Chest Pain

A cardiologist explains why medications are just as effective as surgery in many cases.

Heart and Vascular Health, Surgery

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Midsection of woman wearing a broken arm cast

October 20, 2021

How a Broken Bone Heals

The human body can help heal itself, but a doctor guides the process.

Bone and Joint Health, Surgery

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September 17, 2021

Relieving the Pain of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

This common back condition can be treated.

Back Pain, Surgery

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Senior woman having chiropractic neck adjustment.

August 24, 2021

How to Prepare for Rotator Cuff Surgery

Try these tips in the weeks before surgery to help ensure successful treatment.

Bone and Joint Health, Surgery

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Illustration of patient in hospital bed, talking to nurse

July 21, 2021

5 Tips for a Smooth Recovery After Surgery

Take it easy to ensure you can return to normalcy sooner.


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December 7, 2020

How to Help Your Child Prepare for Surgery

Parents can help relieve anxiety with these tips.

Pediatric Medicine, Surgery

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October 12, 2020

Revision Surgery After Joint Replacement: What to Know

When an artificial joint fails, there’s a surgical solution.

Joint Replacement, Surgery

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July 20, 2020

Understanding Anesthesia and Common Side Effects

Medications that prevent pain can cause side effects, but your surgical team is prepared to handle them.


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July 14, 2020

7 Ways to Prepare for Surgery

Follow these pre-surgery tips to boost your post-operation recovery.

Coronavirus, Surgery

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An illustration of a woman sleeping with her mouth open.

July 29, 2019

Treatment Options for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Many people benefit from CPAP therapy, but some require surgery.

Ear, Nose, and Throat Health, Head and Neck Surgery, Health, Sleep, Surgery

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