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Trust is the Essence of the Doctor-Patient Relationship

Anger & depression after multiple readmissions led a cancer patient, a surgeon, to lose trust in her doctor. Here's how they repaired the relationship.
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Speedy Recovery: Post-Op Advice from a Vascular Surgeon

Proper post-operative home care is important to your recovery. Give your body a chance to heal and help it along with these 6 rules.
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Reducing the Risk of Surgery One Patient at a Time

The Ready Surgery AI-Enhanced Risk Intelligence Platform was created by a digital health entrepreneur after her aunt's unexpected death from a surgical procedure.
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What You Should Know Before Undergoing Bariatric Surgery

Successful bariatric surgery requires preparation, long-term recovery, and lifelong changes in your relationships with your body, food, and the people in your life.
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An Innovative Treatment Option for Early-Stage Breast Cancer

A new clinical study shows how intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) can reduce radiation side effects and may save breast cancer patients $10,500 annually.
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Vision Correction: Risks and Benefits

Whatever your eye problems, you should be aware of the options to correct them including glasses, contacts, or surgery.
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Is Robotic Surgery Really a Game Changer?

Some believe robotic surgery is the future of surgical healthcare, but others think it is a costly way to achieve the same results as other types of surgery.
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Learning Non-Technical Skills Might Save a Patient’s Life

NOTSS is a program to train surgical residents and more senior physicians in the non-technical skills that optimize surgical performance and help to avoid medical errors.
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Reboundwear Easy On, Easy Off Post-Surgical Clothing [Review]

When Picot Edge reached out to us about their Reboundwear line of clothes designed to be attractive and convenient for people after surgery or during physical therapy, we were intrigued. Since my dear friend Joan Hall has been staying with us during her recovery from multiple surgeries related to breast cancer, she seemed like the perfect person to take the garments for a test ride. Here's her review.

What Happens When You Go Under? How Anesthesia Works

Researchers use EEGs to better understand how different anesthetics work in the brain.

Walmart Expands Its Center of Excellence Program

Walmart's Centers of Excellence program for spine surgery has both incentives and disincentives to help get people to the right surgeon.

Hope on the Horizon for Uterine Fibroids

Although fibroids are benign tumors, they cause both physical and psychological distress. Until recently, treatment was primarily surgery, but new drugs are offering alternatives for women who can't have or don't want a hysterectomy.