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.
What Is Spine Stabilization?: Understanding Ryan Shazier's SurgerySpine stabilization is done for a number of disorders -- degeneration of the spine, tumors, and traumatic fractures.
Awake Surgeries Offer Quicker, Cheaper Option For PatientsDo you need surgery for something simple, but have been putting it off because you don't want to be put under? There's a new solution.
Ed Bouchette On Maurkice Pouncey: "Probably" Done For SeasonWord began to circulate on Thursday about Steelers Center Maurkice Pouncey undergoing a second surgery on his injured ankle, and 93-7 The FAN Steelers Insider Ed Bouchette said it looks like the All-Pro could now miss the entire season.
Josh Harrison Is In Good Spirits After Thumb SurgeryJosh Harrison had a feeling that his thumb injury was more than just a jammed finger when he slid into second base on Sunday, and it turns out, he was right.
Harrison Undergoes Thumb Surgery, Out For 7 WeeksThe thumb injury suffered by the Pirates’ Josh Harrison is slightly worse than first expected.
Salvation Army Co-Workers Reunite After Kidney Transplant, Both Doing WellIt has been nearly a month since a Salvation Army employee gave a co-worker a second chance at life.
Salvation Army Employees Doing Well After Kidney Transplant SurgeryIt was a big day for two Salvation Army employees. Kate Esker and Mike Riemer both underwent surgery at Allegheny General Hospital on Tuesday, and are recovering well. Esker donated a kidney to Riemer.
Mass. Company Develops Potentially Life-Saving Trauma FoamTo give wounded warriors a fighting chance, Dr. David King has teamed up with Arsenal Medical to develop a so-called trauma foam.
Local Doctors Using Cutting-Edge Approach To Knee ReplacementsHundreds of thousands of Americans get a knee replacement every year. Instead of a one-size-fits-all type of approach, what if you could customize the new knee to be exactly the same shape and size as your old one?
Owner Suing McMurray Animal Clinic Over Dogs’ Teeth ExtractionThe owner of two Yorkshire terriers says she took her pets in for teeth cleaning, but when she picked them up from the veterinarian, most of their teeth had been extracted. However, the vet is telling another story.