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Let's Talk About Crohn's Disease Treatment

OK, so you’ve got your diagnosis. Now, let’s figure out the best way to help you feel better, fast.

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Let's Talk About Breast Cancer Surgery

It’s nobody’s favorite topic, but the procedure could save your life. Here’s what you need to know about surgery options for breast cancer.

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Could Kidney Transplant Waiting Lists Soon Get Shorter?

Donor kidneys are safe to use for transplants even if they aren’t in tip-top shape, according to new research.

Jang Jaswal

A Gift of the Heart

After suffering several major heart attacks, a transplant was Jang Jaswal's last hope. After just three months on the list, he received his new heart—and his life changed in ways he never could have imagined.

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What I Wish I’d Known Before Having Surgery for Endometriosis

“In 2013, I had the first of three laparoscopic surgeries for endometriosis. Had I known then what I know now, I could have avoided at least one of those surgeries.”

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Hysterectomy Wreaks Havoc on Your Hormones

A hysterectomy can cause major hormonal changs that put you at greater risk of thyroid cancer and other thyroid issues.

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Birth Control Options After Baratric Surgery

If you're planning to get weight loss surgery, here’s what you should know about contraception during your recovery and beyond.

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This Hysterectomy Procedure Could Spread Undetected Uterine Cancer, Finds Study

A recent Yale study warns that a specific minimally invasive surgery used to perform the common hysterectomy can increase the risk of death in women who had undetected uterine cancer.

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Treating Lung Cancer Without Surgery

Sterotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) gives people with inoperable lung cancer new hope.

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Debunking 9 Psoriatic Arthritis Myths

Is there a cure for psoriatic arthritis, does it always include psoriasis, and do biologic medications give you cancer? Let's finally debunk these PsA myths.