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Worried About Gallstones? Find Out Who is At Risk and the Signs and Symptoms

Do you have severe abdominal pain? You could have gallstones. Learn more about the signs and symptoms.
Tucked beneath your liver, the gallbladder is a seemingly

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Should You Put Butter in Your Coffee?

Your friend swears that his Bulletproof Coffee is the morning beverage you need in your life, but you’re not so sure. Find out the facts

Meet Christine Hsieh, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery

Dr. Hsieh is a colorectal surgeon at USC Surgery at Keck Medicine of USC. She has a particular interest in minimally invasive surgery as well

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Swing for the Fences

Cooper Way has loved baseball since he first picked up a bat at age 6. As a catcher for his high school team, his skills

  • Joanne Heilman and Kay Warren liver transplant

Shared History

Joanne Heilman and Kay Warren, her sister-in-law’s sister, had known each other for decades and, although they were always friendly, they had never been close.

  • Larrie Wanberg Bladder Patient

A Family Affair

Receiving a diagnosis of bladder cancer is not easy at any age, but Larrie Wanberg, PhD, had someone close who had been treated for it

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“Beer Belly” Turns out to Be a Rare Cancer

When Hector Hernandez saw that his weight was creeping up and his stomach was getting bigger, he at first put it down to a slowing

  • woman is cracking her knuckles then plans to do her neck and back but is not sure if it is good for her or not

Is Cracking Your Neck, Back or Knuckles Good for You?

While it’s probably not going to lead to harm, cracking your knuckles doesn’t necessarily have any benefits either.
We all know a knuckle cracker. If you’re

  • basketball injuries have led to many careers ending due to injuries in the knee, foot, back, ankle and leg

The Top 5 Basketball Injuries That Ended These Players’ Careers

Even if you’re not a pro baller, take precautions to avoid damage while on the court.
You might not think of basketball as a dangerous game,