| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:09 AM
Recently, Queen guitarist Brian May revealed he had finally reached the point where he needed to undergo knee replacement surgery to hopefully help relieve chronic pain. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist underwent the operation and tweeted the...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 7:49 AM
ELKHART - Surgeons in Asia and South America will be watching a partial knee replacement live Wednesday during a webcast from Elkhart.
But area residents won't need a medical degree to follow this particular operation, because live updates will be...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Most patients who check into the hospital for surgery have one burning question on their minds: Are they going to come out alright? In its first look at U.S. hospitals' surgical safety ratings, Consumer Reports has given consumers a new tool to help...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:07 AM
Claiming that “all these years have taken their toll on me,” Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler told Rolling Stone he will undergo knee replacement surgery this fall. The singer said, “My knee is giving out. I had ACL (anterior cruciate...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Here are some thoughts from the Orioles about the news earlier today that top pitching prospect, 20-year-old right-hander Dylan Bundy, will have elbow ligament (Tommy John surgery) Thursday in Florida.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter on the...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Two months after hip replacement surgery, Scott Ebert's leg started giving way. His joint began slipping. Razor blades of pain pierced his foot. An inexplicably large bruise grew along his calf. An excruciating burning feeling filled his hip. His ears...
| Feb 18, 2013
Location, location, location: Its importance can't be underestimated for orthopedic surgeon Anthony Carter, former chief of surgery and director of adult reconstruction at Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News. The first in Hampton Roads to...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Driving means independence for many people, especially those who are recovering from a stroke or major surgery.
The West View Rehabilitation Center in Williamsport is teaching its patients to get back into the car and, hopefully, back on the road....
| May 28, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Bill Ruth, former chair and current member of the Ephraim McDowell Health Board of Directors, has received one of the Kentucky Hospital Association’s top awards, the Health Care Governance Leadership Award. It was presented on May 10 at the KHA...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:39 AM
Bariatric surgeon David Salzberg can reel off a list of life-threatening problems associated with morbid obesity. They include diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, joint pain, depression and elevated rates of cancer.
"Twenty percent of...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 5:52 PM
In August 2001, Dick Butkus was approached with a deal.
If he would record a radio advertisement, he would be given an EBCT heart scan. The scan normally would have cost about $15,000 and insurance didn't cover it.
"What the hell," Butkus said. "I hadn'...