iOS app Android app

Hip Replacement Surgery

The Health Symptom You Should Never Ignore

Jane Giddan and Ellen Cole | Posted 09.27.2014 | Fifty
Jane Giddan and Ellen Cole

Three years ago, at age 70, I began to experience pain in my upper right leg after playing tennis. I diagnosed myself with a groin pull and made an appointment with a physical therapist. After about five minutes, she said, "Ellen, I hope this isn't a shock to you, but I don't think you have a groin pull. I think you have osteoarthritis."

Osteoarthritis: What You Need to Know

Dr. Raj Sinha | Posted 07.16.2013 | Fifty
Dr. Raj Sinha

We generally think of arthritis as something that afflicts the elderly, but in fact, most people begin to see wear and tear of their joints in early adulthood.

The Blessing of a Hip Replacement

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 03.12.2013 | Black Voices
Linda Harding-Bond

Being together in hospitals tends to bring out intense emotions. Everything is illuminated. Perhaps it's the proximity to our inevitable mortality that causes conversations to become more intimate which is never a bad thing.

On New Hips, Old Habits and the Inestimable Value of Giving Blood

Arianna Huffington | Posted 12.22.2012 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

I'm happy to announce that I've just returned home from the hospital with a new arrival. I'm not sure how much it weighs, but it seems to be healthy, and it's already walking -- albeit unsteadily and with a cane. I'm talking about my brand-new hip, which was swapped in last Tuesday. The surgery -- as well as my blood transfusion the day after -- has opened my eyes and my heart to the issue of blood donations. It's a very humbling -- even overwhelming -- experience having someone else's generosity literally being pumped into your veins. READ MORE

If a Debate Happens Without Twitter, Does Anybody Hear It? Debates are much better with Twitter. And in case you missed the final one last night, instead of rewatching the actual debate, save yourself some time by just rerunning Twitter. Here are my tweets from last night to give you a quick snapshot of the Battle in Boca. READ MORE

Airports, Security, Titanium and Lingerie

Marcia DeSanctis | Posted 06.04.2011 | Travel
Marcia DeSanctis

The body scanners are time saving, efficient, and not nearly as invasive as a pat down. They are freedom from explaining for the thousandth time to a federal employee why I had a hip replacement at 42.

Regis Philbin's Hip Replacement Surgery Successful

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Regis Philbin had successful hip replacement surgery Tuesday, and plans to return to his syndicated daytime talk show early next mont...

John Kerry Undergoing Second Hip Replacement Surgery

AP | GLEN JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BOSTON — Sen. John Kerry returned to Massachusetts General Hospital on Monday for a second hip replacement by the doctor who replaced his right ...