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Abdomen (INACTIVE)

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  • Routine cancer screening can be too much of a good thing

     
    Doctors and patients are still grappling with the notion that when it comes to cancer screening, more isn't always better. A reader from West Springfield, Mass., offered to share this cautionary tale of what happened to her when a routine......
  • Count to 5--it's the holidays!

     
    Something about the holidays compels people to write lists. Maybe that's why we've been bombarded lately with "five things" pitches that consist of five tips and tricks to get or stay healthy through the holidays--you know, de-stress, avoid the 5-pound......
  • Southland doctor performs surgery on Haiti quake survivor aboard aircraft carrier

     
    Among Southland doctors and nurses aiding Haitian earthquake relief efforts today is Dr. Henri Ford. As chief of surgery at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Ford helped Dr. Demetrios Demetriades organize a team of 10 trauma specialists from the Keck...
  • Book Review: 'The 6-Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle' by Mary Dan Eades and Michael R. Eades

     
    The weight can creep up on you. One day you realize your waistline is not as trim as it once was. You’ve got a little belly going where you once were flat and firm. Or maybe it’s not so little.......
  • A healthy lifestyle and regular screening help fight colon cancer

    You are empowered to reduce the risks of getting colorectal cancer, commonly called colon cancer. How? - Eat a low-fat diet. - Exercise regularly. - Maintain a healthy body weight. "Excessive alcohol has also been associated with an increased...
  • Found: The source of ... belly-button lint

    Found: The source of ... belly-button lint
    A chemist in Vienna has taken the term "navel gazing" to its logical extreme and guaranteed himself a curious epitaph: Unraveler of the mysteries of belly-button lint. Georg Steinhauser discovered that there is a certain type of body hair responsible for...
  • Bringing Bellyaching to an End

    Bringing Bellyaching to an End
    There's something about digestive difficulties that makes them hard to discuss in polite company--which leaves many of us suffering one problem or another in silence. Yet fixes can be as simple as making informed lifestyle changes or taking over-the-...
  • Body Contouring

    Body Contouring by Dr. Dennis Nigro MD, FACS, FICS Body contouring in plastic surgery mirrors the evolution of plastic surgery in general. Early reconstructive efforts that were done for posttraumatic or post delivery changes paved the way for an...
  • Abdominoplasty

    Sometimes after multiple pregnancies or large weight loss, abdominal muscles weaken, and skin in the area becomes flabby. Abdominoplasty, sometimes called a Tummy Tuck, can tighten the abdominal muscles and, in some instances, improve stretch marks. In...
  • Homeless Man Charged With Murder

    Sylvester Williams Jr. is charged with the murder of John Hughes.  Two years ago police say Williams stabbed Hughes three times in the abdomen inside the East Shore Y-M-C-A.  Hughes survived the attack, but his health deteriorated dying in December 2008....
  • Pancreatic Cancer

    Causes of Pancreatic Cancer Smoking Advanced age Higher instance in Males  Chronic pancreatitis - Inflammation of the pancreas Diabetes Family history   Pancreatic Cancer Symptoms:  Pain in the abdomen, the back, or both   Weight...
  • Heart Disease In Pets

      What Does the Heart Do? The heart, blood and blood vessels make up the system that supplies the body's tissues and organs with oxygen and nutrients. Oxygen-depleted blood comes from all parts of the body to the chambers on the right side of the...