Surgery and Transplant

  • man clutching chest could be having heartburn or heart attack

Is My Chest Pain Heartburn, or Is It Something More Serious?

Chest pain that doesn’t subside is frightening — but it doesn’t necessarily mean you’re having a heart attack. Here’s what else it could indicate.
Unexplained chest

  • man suffers from shoulder pain in office

Do You Need a Total Shoulder Replacement?

The pain in your shoulder has become unbearable, and no therapeutic or medical treatments are working. Maybe it’s time to consider a total shoulder replacement.
If

  • Luanda Grazette, Raymond Hall, Vaughn Starnes and Mark Barr stand side by side

Heart Transplant Gives Patient Years of Joy

Raymond Hall was told he had three months to live. That was more than 17 years ago.
Hall is a Vietnam-era Marine veteran. After he developed

  • A woman suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome delicately holds her wrist.

Do I Need Surgery for My Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

If the pain has become unbearable and no therapeutic or medical treatments have worked, it might be time to consider surgery for your carpal tunnel

  • woman suffering from headaches may have meningioma

Having Headaches for No Reason? Get Checked for Meningioma

Meningioma symptoms develop slowly but account for one-third of all brain tumors.
Slow-growing tumors called meningioma can be hard to detect because of their subtlety. They

  • African American man sees doctor for prostate exam due to higher incidence of prostate cancer

Don’t Be Afraid of the Prostate Exam

If you’re a man over the age of 50 and haven’t had a prostate exam, you should talk to your doctor about scheduling an appointment.
Many

  • Having a team of doctors is the best way to diagnose and treat breast cancer

Teaming Up On Breast Cancer

When it comes to tackling breast cancer, two — or three, or five — team members are better than one.
Breast cancer is a complex disease,

  • Trouble urinating or taking a long time to pee can be a sign of BPH or enlarged prostate in men

What to Do When You Have Trouble Peeing

Urinating should be one of your body’s most natural functions, so you’re bound to be frustrated when you can’t go. Read on to find out

  • senior man gets up at night to urinate due to benign prostate hyperplasia or enlarged prostate

How Dangerous Is Having an Enlarged Prostate?

About half of men older than 75 have an enlarged prostate. Here are some of the basic facts you need to know about this common