Surgery

This undated photo provided by the Russian freestyle federation shows Russian skicross racer Maria Komissarova at an unknown location. Russian officials said Komissarova broke and dislocated her spine during an Olympic training accident at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 and was taken into emergency surgery. (AP Photo/Russian freestyle federation)

Russian skicross racer has successful surgery

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Olympic skicross racer Maria Komissarova of Russia underwent a 6½-hour operation on her broken and dislocated spine following a training accident Saturday. Russian freestyle ski federation spokesman Mikhail Verzeba said […]

02/15/2014

Official Eric Lewis points towards Los Angeles Lakers' Shawne Williams, left, and Los Angeles Clippers' Matt Barnes, right, after Barnes was called for a flagrant foul on Williams during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

Matt Barnes injury update

The Los Angeles Clippers announced that forward Matt Barnes suffered a retinal tear in his left eye on Monday, Nov. 18 against the Memphis Grizzlies. Barnes will undergo a surgical procedure to repair the retina […]

11/21/2013

5 keys to successful health care shopping

(AP) – Patients are being pushed to shop more for health care by insurance plans that require them to pay higher out-of-pocket costs. But finding the right deal is often no easy task. Here are […]

10/25/2013

This undated photo provided by Medical City Children's Hospital in Dallas shows conjoined boys Emmett, left and Owen Ezell. Hospital officials say the conjoined boys born last month in Dallas have been safely separated and are doing well.  (AP Photo/Medical City Children's Hospital)

Conjoined boys separated at Dallas hospital

DALLAS (AP) — The mother of twins successfully separated after being born joined at the chest says she’s looking forward to holding the babies she once thought had no chance of survival. “I’m just so […]

08/29/2013

Poland's first face transplant patient, identified only by his first name Grzegorz, speaks at a press conference after he was discharged from the hospital, in Gliwice, Poland, Tuesday, July 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Tomasz Griessgraber)

Poland’s 1st face transplant patient goes home

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s first face transplant patient was discharged from the hospital Tuesday, speaking with some effort at a press conference just 11 weeks after the extensive surgery that saved his life. The […]

07/30/2013

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More C-sections are now done closer to due date

ATLANTA (AP) — Not only has the nation’s high level of C-sections finally stopped rising, but more of the operations are taking place closer to the mother’s due date, a new government report found. Figures […]

06/26/2013

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Mom’s obesity surgery may help break cycle in kids

WASHINGTON (AP) — Obese mothers tend to have kids who become obese. Now provocative research suggests weight-loss surgery may help break that unhealthy cycle in an unexpected way — by affecting how their children’s genes […]

05/27/2013

Dr. Joel Aronowitz

Joel Aronowitz on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with renowned plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Joel Aronowitz. The founder of University Stem Cell Center, his company works with adipose stem cells, which are now being viewed as the “miracle cure” of the 21st century.

05/14/2013

The Richard family, from their Tumblr page, victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.

7-year-old bombing victim undergoes 11th surgery

BOSTON (AP) — The younger sister of the 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon bombings has undergone what her family calls a “milestone” 11th operation on her left leg, which she lost below the […]

05/09/2013

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Information about lap-band surgery

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has revealed he had lap-band surgery to lose weight. How much does such a procedure cost–and would it be insured? Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with Dr. Carson Liu, a Santa Monica weight loss surgeon.

05/07/2013

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