Doctors Find Surgical Sponges Left In Woman For At Least 6 YearsAccording to a Feb. 21 report, the 42-year-old woman went to doctors after experiencing bloating in her lower abdomen for three years.
Mother Arrested For Son's 323 Hospital Visits, 13 Surgeries, Report SaysPhysicians believe the woman's behavior fits the disorder known as Munchausen syndrome by proxy, a condition in which a person exaggerates or imagines medical problems to gain attention.
Japanese Company Awarding Six Extra Vacation Days To Workers Who Don't SmokeA spokesman for Piala Inc. said their policy was adopted after non-smokers said the long breaks by smokers had become a problem.
New Technology Helping Surgeons Personalize Hip ReplacementsNew technology is helping surgeons personalize hip replacement surgery for the first time.
Separated Conjoined Twins Meet For First Time Since Surgery The conjoined California twins that were separated last week following a 17-hour marathon surgery have been reunited for the first time since the operation.
Health: Local Woman Says Her Life Fell Apart After Knee Replacement SurgeryGetting a joint implant that you’re allergic to, it could happen to you or someone you know.
Report: Allen Barbre Expected To Have Season Ending SurgeryA new report indicates Eagles tackle Allen Barbre will have season ending surgery.
Health: Study Suggests Breast Cancer Patients Who Undergo Double Mastectomy Don’t Have Better Survival RatesWomen are getting potentially unnecessary surgery hoping to guard against breast cancer. New research says it’s happening more and more, but it’s not saving lives.
Sean Couturier Rehabbing From Successful SurgeryFlyers forward Sean Couturier has successful surgery.
Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.
Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.
Health: Awake Surgery Surgery while you're awake, it can be quick, easy and pain free. It’s for the growing number of patients struggling with carpal tunnel syndrome, pain in the arm and hand often linked to heavy computer use. When physical therapy and medications don't work, surgery is the only option. Now patients have a new option.