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Abdomen (INACTIVE)

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  • A Measure of Risk

    A Measure of Risk
    The scene plays out repeatedly in Dr. George Griffing's Brentwood, Mo., office: big round bellies come through his exam-room door well before the rest of his patients' bodies. That's when Griffing, professor of internal medicine at St. Louis University...
  • Surgeries Can be Combined, But ...

    Surgeries Can be Combined, But ...
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have been diagnosed with uterine fibroids and an inflamed gallbladder. Both are to the point where I'm considering surgery. I'd like to have both surgeries done at the same time. Can these be done together? ANSWER: The short answer to...
  • The Pain of Endometriosis

    The Pain of Endometriosis
    WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Brie-Anne Paterson has suffered from chronic pelvic pain for more than half her life. She was the girl in gym class curled up on the locker room floor, crying and clutching her abdomen. "I would just die the week of my period,"...
  • Mariners' Lee Could Miss First Start, Maybe More

    Mariners' Lee Could Miss First Start, Maybe More
    The Mariners are shutting Cliff Lee down for five days in hopes his strained abdomen heals, making it likely the 2008 AL Cy Young Award winner will begin his debut season in Seattle on the disabled list. Manager Don Wakamatsu said Friday that the team'...
  • Family doctoring -- it's a three-ring circus

    Family doctoring -- it's a three-ring circus
    SOMETIMES MY work as a doctor feels like a regular three-ring circus. Three rings under the big top, each with something compelling going on. You dare not take your eyes off ring No. 1 for fear of missing something. But the lion tamer is strolling into...
  • At Bellevue, a hospital reflects its changing world

    At Bellevue, a hospital reflects its changing world
    Yuzuro Yamamoto (not his real name) was a quiet Japanese man who knew only a handful of words in English, despite 30 years in America. He was a sturdy manual laborer, but over the last three weeks had been feeling weak. One hand on the abdomen was all it...
  • Using a chair can help abdominal crunches

    Using a chair can help abdominal crunches
    Have you ever thought of using a folding chair when performing abdominal crunches? Try it. You'll find that it's a comfortable way to focus on contracting your abs without feeling pressure on your back. -- Karen Voight 1Place an open-back chair or...
  • Inside the botched recall of a dangerous toy

    Inside a gray government cubicle littered with colorful construction toys, Jonathan Midgett played with pieces from a Magnetix set, one of the year's hottest sellers. Midgett connected and disconnected them as a child would. Remembering that day, the...
  • Nips & Tucks After Weight Loss

    Nips & Tucks After Weight Loss
    If you have sagging skin due to extreme and rapid weight loss—for example, following gastric bypass surgery—you may want to consider body contouring surgery to help you reduce, tighten, reshape and tone the excess flab and fat. What is Body...
  • Gut Busters

    Gut Busters
    Summer is just around the corner, guys. And nothing looks worse than a beer gut hanging over that new Speedo. But belly fat does more than spoil everyone's day at the beach. It's also associated with a variety of adverse health issues and can be a...
  • Get the Abs of Your Dreams

    Get the Abs of Your Dreams
    Doing curls with dumbbells inflates those biceps. A few weeks of bench presses, and shirts start getting tight across the chest—in a good way. Squats burn, but there is payback—thighs that looked like pencils are transformed into rippling,...
  • Don't be a Middle Man

    Don't be a Middle Man
    If you're carrying a few extra pounds, you're not alone. But this is one case where following the crowd isn't a good idea. Carrying extra weight - especially belly fat = can be risky. Michael Jensen, M.D., an endocrinology specialist at Mayo Clinic,...