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Fracture Healing

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 01.27.2017 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Fracture healing is a process in which the body heals and repairs the broken bone. Requirements for bone healing A requirement for bone healing is v...

Rotator Cuff Tear and Injury

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 01.26.2017 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Rotator cuff tears are a common source of shoulder pain. A tear of the rotator cuff may involve a single tendon or multiple cuff tendons (Figure 1). ...

This Awesome Doctor Is A Real Life Doc McStuffins

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 01.27.2017 | Parents

A Wisconsin doctor is going above and beyond to help his young patients feel safe and comfortable at the hospital. Dr. Travis Groth is a pediatric uro...

Ariel Winter Poses For Untouched Shots In The Name Of Body Positivity

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 01.19.2017 | Entertainment

Ariel Winter of “Modern Family” accepts her body. So much so that the 18-year-old who very publicly had breast reduction surgery in 2015, posed to...

Kylie Jenner's Lip Kits Have Raised Nearly Half A Million Dollars For Charity

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 01.17.2017 | Style

Kylie Jenner is putting her money where her mouth is. The 19-year-old reality star has turned her luscious lips into a cosmetics empire with the wildl...

Faithful Dog Stays With Paralyzed Owner In The Snow For 20 Hours

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.14.2017 | Good News

This golden retriever is undoubtedly her Michigan owner’s best friend. Kelsey reportedly stayed with her owner, a man identified only as Bob, and ke...

St. Jude Heart Devices Get Cyber Security Updates After Probe Into Hack Vulnerability

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 01.09.2017 | Healthy Living

By Jim Finkle (Reuters) - Abbott Laboratories said on Monday it has begun releasing cyber security updates for its St. Jude heart devices some five mo...

Woman Shows Off Double Mastectomy Scars In New Body-Positive Equinox Ad

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 01.04.2017 | Women

One woman is showing off her double mastectomy scars in a new ad for Equinox gyms. Samantha Paige, a 41-year-old thyroid cancer survivor, was recentl...

Millions Of Children Live Miles Away From Child Surgery Specialists

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.04.2017 | Healthy Living

More than 10 million U.S. children don’t live near a pediatric anesthesiologist, a doctor who specializes in sedating children during surgery, accor...

Doctors Remove Scissors From Man's Abdomen After 18 Years

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.03.2017 | Weird News

A man in Vietnam was walking around for 18 years with evidence of a cutting-edge medical mistake ― a pair of surgical scissors stuck inside his body...

10 Reasons Nurses "Strengthen Our Core" - and why I owe my life to the WOCN Society

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 11.17.2016 | Impact
Amy Oestreicher

Published on amyoes.com "Nothing can dim the light which shines from within." ― Maya Angelou I was thrilled to present at the Eastern Regional WOC...

What is it Like to Have PRK Surgery?

Quora | Posted 11.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Quora

What is it like to get PRK corrective eye surgery? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answere...

Trigger Finger and Thumb

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 11.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Trigger finger is a condition where the involved finger will catch as it bends. When the finger is straightened, you will hear a pop or snap. The flex...

Jumper's Knee

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 11.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

The patellar tendon connects the kneecap to the tibia (Figure 1). The patella facilitates the function of the quadriceps to straighten the knee. ...

Meet The Doctor Behind The Most Extreme Face Transplant Ever

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 11.01.2016 | Science

Last August, Dr. Eduardo Rodriguez performed the most extensive face transplant operation ever. In the 26-hour operation, which took place at New Yor...

On World Anesthesia Day, It's Time to Wake Up to a Critical Medical Breakthrough

Adam Lewis | Posted 10.17.2016 | Impact
Adam Lewis

Looking back on a long and storied history of medical breakthroughs, we're inclined to remember the discoveries that take the form of lifesaving solutions: penicillin, the polio vaccine, radiotherapy, antiretroviral drugs.

Common Causes Of Hip Pain

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 10.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Pain can be generated from structures that are within the hip joint or from structures surrounding the hip (Figure 1). The hip joint is a weight-beari...

Flat-Chested With A Vengeance

Carol Smaldino | Posted 10.05.2016 | Impact
Carol Smaldino

Anger at Donald Trump and what he represents, isn't new; at least it isn't new for me. But somehow his comments about the bodies of girls and women, have reached a new low, something that is personal and cutting.

Pioneering Women: Dr. Jessie L. Ternberg

Lorie Karnath | Posted 10.04.2016 | Science
Lorie Karnath

A true pioneer, Dr. Jessie Ternberg (1924-2016) was a woman of many firsts, and for these she justly accumulated numerous accolades and awards. She can be counted among the forerunners of the 20th century, whose contributions to the medical and scientific community succeeded in changing the way that medicine was approached, particularly in the realm of pediatrics.

Medicaid Industry Who's Who Series

SreyRam Kuy, MD | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living
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SreyRam Kuy, MD

Medicaid Industry Who's Who Series Dr. SreyRam Kuy was recently interviewed by Brandi Emerson and Clay Farris at Mostly Medicaid. This interview was...

Dancing Girl: How Creating Art in Hospitals Brought Life Full Circle

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 09.08.2016 | Arts
Amy Oestreicher

I fell into art accidentally. For me, all it was was a way to get my thoughts sorted out before I was actually able to speak them. After my 13th surge...

Prevent Delirium And You May Reduce Dementia Risk: 10 Tips For Seniors Before Surgery

Sharon K. Inouye, M.D., MPH | Posted 08.29.2016 | Fifty
Sharon K. Inouye, M.D., MPH

As we age, hospitalizations and surgeries cannot always be avoided. But planning ahead, for yourself and your loved ones, can make a tremendous difference--not only in the short-term, but potentially for their long-term cognitive and physical health as well.

8 Things To Know Before You Get Lasik

Health.com | Posted 08.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Health.com

But if you're considering Lasik, you probably have some questions like, "Will I be laid up for days?" "Will it hurt?" And: "What are the odds it'll work?" Before you go under the laser, here are a few things you should know.

Why Does My Hip Click?

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 08.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Snapping Hip Snapping hip is an audible clicking or snapping sensation caused by hip movement that can be painful. There are a variety of reasons pati...

Life One Year After An Extensive Face Transplant

The Huffington Post | Kara Ramonetti | Posted 08.29.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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