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Game On

The jury’s still out as to whether online brain training works the mind or just the wallet By Donna Shryer…

How  Hysterectomies HappenFamily Health

How Hysterectomies Happen

The rate of hysterectomies in this country has led to innovative procedures By Ruth Kaufman Hysterectomies are happening quite often. Their…

Gird Up for Good HealthFamily Health

Gird Up for Good Health

While men in their 30s and 40s need not worry much about disease, they must make healthy changes now By…

PRP: A Promising Panacea or a  Premature Procedure?In The Know

PRP: A Promising Panacea or a Premature Procedure?

Can a patient’s own platelet-enhanced blood augment traditional orthopedic procedures and reduce post-surgical healing time? By Ellen Blum Barish The…

Alternative ApproachesAlternative Medicine

Alternative Approaches

Integrative medicine gains foothold, providing hope for chronic diseases By Eve Becker So much of modern medicine comes down to…

Skin Cancer: A Cautionary TaleCancer

Skin Cancer: A Cautionary Tale

Diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma, everything is called into question By David Himmel You wouldn’t have known it by looking…

Demystifying Doctor and Hospital RatingsBusiness of Healthcare

Demystifying Doctor and Hospital Ratings

When looking at online doctor ratings sites, consider the source By Leigh Page With thousands of doctors and more than…

Bedside Manner MattersBusiness of Healthcare

Bedside Manner Matters

Hospitals recognize that patient care is more than medicine By Eric Warner In May 2013, I headed to St. Louis…

Funding the Cancer WarFeatures

Funding the Cancer War

Despite the money spent on fighting the disease, we’re still searching for the cure to win by Alex Lubischer Bad…

The V–Y Island Advancement Flap ReconstructionFeatures

The V–Y Island Advancement Flap Reconstruction

• The V–Y island flap is named because of the type of incisions made. First, an incision is made in…