Surgery

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Could Stem Cells Be Used To Treat Cartilage Damage?

How about re-growing your own cartilage and tissue with your own stem cells? More and more doctors are offering this to patients with damaged joints.

05/14/2014

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FDA Discouraging Use Of Morcellator In Hysterectomy Procedures

Amy Reed, 40, is an anesthesiologist in Boston and the mother of six children ages, one to 12.

04/30/2014

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Teachers, Staff Return To Franklin Regional

Teachers and staff will return to Franklin Regional High School today for the first time since a stabbing incident left 21 people injured last week.

04/14/2014

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4th Surgery Goes Well For Stabbing Victim, Teachers And Students Prepare To Return

Doctors say a 17-year-old student who was among the most critically injured in a high school stabbing rampage outside Pittsburgh continues to improve after undergoing another surgery.

04/13/2014

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X-Ray Released Of Tree Trimmer With Chainsaw Embedded Into His Neck

A tree trimmer was seriously injured after being cut in the neck with a chainsaw Monday, and now we’re getting our first look at an X-ray of his injury.

04/01/2014

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Tree Worker Injured, Taken To Hospital With Chainsaw Blade In His Neck

A tree trimmer was seriously injured after being cut in the neck with a chainsaw.

03/31/2014

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No Surgery For Former Bills QB Kelly For Cancer

Doctors treating Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly said Wednesday he will not immediately undergo surgery for a recurrence of cancer.

03/26/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?

To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.

03/06/2014

How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?

The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.

03/06/2014

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Gov. Corbett Undergoes Successful Hernia Surgery

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is turning over the reins of power briefly to undergo hernia surgery in a Pittsburgh hospital.

02/27/2014

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High-Tech Heart Surgery Offers Patients Quicker Recover Times

Wilma Fisher enjoyed walking with her family, but last August, when she couldn’t do it anymore, she knew something was wrong.

01/21/2014

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Radioactive Seeds Making Surgery More Efficient For Breast Cancer Patients

Doctors say radioactive seeds are making surgery more efficient for women with a small breast tumor.

01/15/2014

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Pens’ Dupuis Could Miss Rest Of Season With Knee Injury

Penguins coach Dan Bylsma says top-line forward Pascal Dupuis could miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.

12/27/2013

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