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Important Advice For People Having Surgery

| 12/30/2014

Everybody finds the idea of surgery a little scary. You need to ensure that you are ready for the procedure before you undertake it. If it is the first time that you have had a procedure, you might find that you panic in the lead up to it. Many people find the idea of undergoing […]

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Crucial Advice For Recovery From A Major Operation

| 12/23/2014

Major surgery will always be a massive worry and a huge hassle. Even if you aren’t the type to get anxious, you have to admit that going under the knife is going to interrupt your life in a big way. There will be the preparation, the general waiting around and the whole recovery afterwards before […]

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Cold & Flu Treatments: What Works, and What Doesn’t?

| 12/19/2014

When many people initially realize they probably have a cold or the flu, one of the first things they often rush to do is obtain prescription antibiotics. Colds and the flu are both virus-based illnesses. This means that antibiotics are not only an ineffective treatment, butthey can actually reduce the amount of healthy gut bacteria […]

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Crossing the Gender Barrier

| 11/29/2014

While gender is commonly represented as a binary truth, it has traditionally been recognized as a more fluid concept. In the mythos of various religions, androgynous figures are often thought of as divine entities. In fact, some deities take on the roll of both man and woman coexisting in one form, such as Ardhanarisvara, of […]

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Is Plastic Surgery Right For You? Simple Things You Need To Know Before You Decide

| 11/28/2014

  If you are unhappy with the way that you look, you may be considering cosmetic surgery. With loads of celebrities turning to surgery, it is only natural that you consider it as a viable option. Before you do anything, you need to realize what a huge step surgery is. When you go under the […]

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Looking After Your Heart: What You Need to Do

| 10/16/2014

Having a healthy heart is the pinnacle of good health. After all, your heart is one of your most vital and essential organs. You need to be caring for it in a robust way. This is to ensure that you live longer and so that you are not prone to dangerous illnesses. Heart health care […]

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Chronic Back Pain: Know Your Treatment Options

| 10/08/2014

Most people experience back pain at some stage in their lives. Often, these bouts are short-lived. However, sometimes back pain refuses to go away. When it continues for more than six weeks, it’s referred to as chronic. If you’re suffering from this problem, you’ll know exactly how debilitating it can be. The important thing is […]

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Medtronic Announces CE Mark and European Launch of TYRX Absorbable Antibacterial Envelope

| 10/05/2014

Medtronic has received CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark for the TYRX Absorbable Antibacterial Envelope. This innovative mesh envelope covers an implantable cardiac device to help stabilize the device after implantation and reduce surgical-site infections. The efficacy of the previous generation, non-absorbable TYRX Antibacterial Envelope* has been shown in three published studies, with new six-month follow-up data […]

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