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Surgery (INACTIVE)

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  • Pop Warner to coaches on concussions: If in doubt, sit them out

         This weekend and next, pint-sized football players who have risen to the top of their youth leagues are striding heroically onto gridirons across the nation, playing out their own Super Bowl dreams. The scene may look pretty innocent. But growing...
  • Fix your aching back, rebuild your shrinking brain

    Chronic pain can bring on depression, problems of memory and concentration, and general brain fog-- a fact well known to many of the 50 million American adults who live with pain that has settled in for a long stay. But a study published Wednesday finds...
  • When to choose cosmetic surgery, and when not to

    When to choose cosmetic surgery, and when not to
    I don't have anything against cosmetic surgery. No amount of running or iron pumping was going to do anything about the genetically programmed dark circles under my eyes, so I got those things zapped with a nuclear-powered laser that made me twitch and...
  • Let's all get off the term 'on steroids'

    Let's all get off the term 'on steroids'
    Not so long ago, the way to convey that something was extreme was to simply call it extreme ("X" for short.) There were extreme sports (think bungee jumping), extreme tourism (think traveling in order to bungee jump) and, of course, the "Extreme Makeover"...
  • Healthcare sector loses steam in California

    Healthcare sector loses steam in California
    Healthcare has long been one of the most reliable generators of new jobs in California. But a lousy economy has caught up with an industry once considered virtually immune to downturns. The sector, which employs about 1 in 10 Californians, has stalled at...
  • Many hospitals, doctors offer cash discount for medical bills

    A Long Beach hospital charged Jo Ann Snyder $6,707 for a CT scan of her abdomen and pelvis after colon surgery. But because she had health insurance with Blue Shield of California, her share was much less: $2,336. Then Snyder tripped across one of the...
  • Bruce Jenner isn't the only man who admits having plastic surgery

     
    Bruce Jenner isn't the only man who admits to having plastic surgery. Doctors report more men than ever are having cosmetic procedures. And more couples are nipping and tucking together....
  • New Egyptian parliament's first scandal: A nose job

     
    The new Egyptian parliament's first scandal broke this week amid disclosures that Anwar Bilkimy, an ultraconservative Islamist, attempted to mask his plastic surgery by convincing fellow lawmakers that his bruised and bandaged face was the work of an...
  • Doctor convicted of insurance fraud in O.C. surgery scheme

     
    Cash for surgery: Orange County doctor convicted of performing scores of unnecessary surgery out of Buena Park strip mall....
  • Former conjoined twins celebrate 10th birthday

     
    Twin girls once joined at head celebrate brithday nine years after separation surgery...
  • Angels prospect C.J. Cron suffers dislocated kneecap

     
    C.J. Cron, the Angels' top pick in the June draft, suffered a dislocated kneecap while swinging at a pitch in a minor league game Sunday, but the Angels won't know the severity of the injury until he undergoes an MRI......