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Regular Cannabis Users May Need Twice the Amount of Sedation During Surgery

While many people sing the praises of marijuana and its benefits, the drug isn’t without its risks. And the latest may affect your sedation levels in the operating room.

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Patients Expect Opioids After Surgery, Crisis or Not

Surgery patients expect their physicians will prescribe opioids to manage recovery pain, and they perceive these highly addictive drugs as superior to all others despite growing concerns about addiction and side effects.

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Is This Common Shoulder Surgery Unnecessary?

Shoulder impingement surgery is one of the most common surgeries performed today, but it's no more beneficial than a placebo, according to this study.

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Get Fit After Joint Replacement Surgery

These are some of the best exercises you can do after joint replacement surgery to help improve your fitness and mobility as you recover.

Targeted Exercises May Help You Avoid Knee Surgery

Are you starting to feel pain in your knee from playing football, basketball, soccer or tennis or being a long-time regular at the step aerobic class? You’re not alone. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the knee is the larges...