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Answers for a Common Female Problem

“From the time women are 12 years of age, we face many female problems: menstruation, pregnancy, childbirth, and menopause. Then we reach 65 and feel that all of this is behind us and we’re home free—only to find our

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What to Do If You’ve Already Had Bypass or Angioplasty?

“I know you generally recommend against bypass surgery and angioplasty. I was pressured into having an angioplasty and was not given any other options. What do you suggest for someone such as myself?” — W.S., Arizona 

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Peyton Manning

How-To Heal Like a Pro and Get Back in the Game

Two-time Super Bowl champion, five-time league MVP, 14 Pro Bowl appearances, Sports Illustrated’s 2013 Sportsman of the Year, leader in career touchdown passes and passing yards: Peyton Manning is one of, if not the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all time.

Advantage of Medical Tourism

Taking Advantage of Medical Tourism

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is a charming 2012 movie that features a diverse and eccentric group of older Brits living in a “retirement hotel” in India. One of the characters, played by Maggie Smith, initially goes to India for

Natural Ways to Relieve Stress

The holiday season is almost here. And while most everyone looks forward to reconnecting with friends and loved ones, this is also a time when stress and anxiety abound. It’s an established fact that the holidays can take a toll

Avoid These Unnecessary Surgeries

Unlike drugs, surgical procedures require no proof of safety or efficacy. They’re adopted simply on the assumption that they work. Of course, some of the 75 million operations performed in this country every year are necessary, even lifesaving. But increasing

Say No to Flu Shots

I recently called a pharmacy to phone in a prescription for a patient, but before I could speak to anyone, I had to listen to this message: “Flu shots are available at this pharmacy location. Please ask the pharmacists or