News tagged with surgery patients

When data is the best medicine

One of the biggest challenges in health care is balancing cost with patient needs. Compounding the problem is a lack of good data and analysis.

Jun 01, 2015
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Weight-loss surgery puts spark back into relationships

Bariatric surgery does not only benefit the health of patients who undergo this weight loss procedure. It also leads to greater intimacy between them and their life partners, and adds a spark to their sex life. It's all in ...

Jun 02, 2015
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Patients give high marks to prepping for surgery online

First-time surgery can be concerning to any patient. Knee surgery—even arthroscopic surgery to treat a torn meniscus—can require significant preparation and rehabilitation. According to a new study appearing in the June ...

Jun 19, 2015
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