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Mick Jagger Makes First Public Statement After Heart Valve Surgery
"I’m feeling much better now and on the mend," the singer told fans.
Doctors Remove 50-Pound Tumor From Woman
The Idaho woman lost 65 pounds during surgery to remove the growth.
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Rand Paul Heading To Canada, Land Of Universal Health Care, For Surgery
The Kentucky senator has called a similar health care system for Americans "slavery."
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Underwent Successful Pulmonary Lobectomy
"Post-surgery, there was no evidence of any remaining disease," the Supreme Court said.
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Melania Trump Returns To White House After Kidney Procedure
The first lady had been recovering at Walter Reed medical center since Monday, when she underwent an embolization procedure to treat the kidney condition.
Melania Trump Is Recovering From Kidney Surgery
Her condition was benign, her office said, but she will remain hospitalized this week.
Report: John McCain Tells Son-In-Law To 'Take Care Of Meghan'
The six-term senator is back home after his latest surgery.
Veteran Receives First Penis And Scrotum Transplant
25 Johns Hopkins surgeons and staff worked for 14 hours to transplant a penis and scrotum to an Afghanistan war veteran maimed by an I.E.D.
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How My Obsession With Gore And Death Actually Makes My Life Better
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I have graphic surgery videos bookmarked online like other people save images of shoes they want to buy.
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Why Is It Called A 'Cesarean Section' Anyway?
The legend about Julius Caesar seems suspect.
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Gender Confirmation Surgeries Are Rising, And So Is Insurance Coverage: Study
There was nearly a fourfold increase from 2000 to 2014, a Johns Hopkins Medicine study found.
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Nassar’s Atrocities Stigmatize A Legitimate Medical Treatment
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Setting the record straight on pelvic physical therapy for the sake of women's health.
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Man's Horrific Experience Explains Why You Shouldn't Stifle A Sneeze
Doctors said stopping sneezes by "blocking nostrils and mouth" is dangerous, and this story shows why.
Alex Trebek Takes A Break From 'Jeopardy!' After Brain Surgery
Doctors removed blood clots caused by a fall about two months ago, the game show host says.
Research Finds Hysterectomy Alone Associated With Increased Long-Term Health Risks
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Mayo Clinic researchers show that hysterectomy with ovarian conservation is associated with a significantly increased risk
This Doctor Wants To Transform Transgender Care In America
More transgender surgical centers mean more options for patients.
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Ryan Shazier's Spinal Injury Is 'Severe,' NFL Players Union Doctor Says
"He may not play football again."
This Woman Got A Wonder Woman Tattoo Over Her Double Mastectomy Scars
"I have this image of strength, power and fearlessness across my chest."
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The More Women In The Operating Room, The Better It Is For Doctors And Patients
As more women are becoming surgeons, the surgical field is changing.
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Epidurals Don't Necessarily Slow Labor, Study Finds
Even if moms are numb, they’re still able to push.
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A Patient Gets The New Gender Affirmation Surgery She Helped Invent
LIKE MANY OTHER surgery patients, Hayley Anthony has a daily physical therapy regimen. But unlike other post-ops, the 30
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