Across the U.S., there are 118,000 people on waiting lists for life-saving organ transplant, including 96,000 people waiting for a kidney. Unfortunately,this year less than 17,000 of these people will receive an organ from a deceased donor. There simply aren’t enough donors.
What is the benefit of utilizing advanced robotic technology such as the da Vinci® Robotic Surgical System, a robot for performing bariatric surgery? This is a typical question that many minimally invasive bariatric surgeons are being asked in this day and age.
If you get sick, but have no insurance, the temptation may be to put off going to see the doctor. However, there are other solutions and you should never wait to receive medical care.
Chronic venous insufficiency occurs when the leg veins do not allow blood to travel back to the heart. It has been estimated that 2.5 million people suffer from venous insufficiency, and approximately 20 percent of them develop venous ulcers.
When temperatures plunge and snow falls, so do people. One of the most dangerous winter hazards is the possibility of slipping and falling on patches of ice and snow.
The holidays are a time to spend with family and loved ones and, of course, to eat! Here are some tips to help you survive your next holiday party or family dinner and not regret it so much later.
Making time for your routine checkup is extremely important for your overall health. The regular health exams and tests performed during routine checkups can help identify risk factors and problems before they start.
The everyday hectic life of a child lends oneself to acquire small cuts and scrapes. Here are some tips to make sure you’re prepared for that scenario.
When you think of flu season, you probably think about the possibility of you and your family members getting sick or whether you should all get a flu shot. But do you ever think about the impact flu season has on a company?
If you have visited your primary care physician or a specialist’s office recently you may have been asked by the office staff or your physician to “sign up for the patient portal.” But do you really want another login and password to remember?