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Abdomen (INACTIVE)

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  • 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.......
  • 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...
  • Surgery Helps Weight-Loss Patients Regain Figures

    There's a new body contouring procedure for weight loss patients who want to get rid of excess skin. The "corset" technique is now helping them take shape. Stephanie Stanley, 32, had gastric bypass and dropped 120 pounds. She didn't get the results she...
  • After Surgery, Patient Wakes Up To A Nightmare

    As Eileen Kelleher waited in a pre-surgical suite at New Milford Hospital to meet the doctor who was about to open up her abdomen, an uneasy feeling came over the longtime nurse. The operation would be the second in just over a year by Dr. Cameron...
  • Heimlich Manuever demonstration for Dogs and Cats

    Heimlich Manuever demonstration for Dogs and Cats
    Heimlich Manuever Demonstration: To do a Hemilich manuever on a cat or dog, you would lift them up -- or a very large dog, you can stand behind him just lift him up. You're going to find that soft belly area, the abdomen. What you're attempting to do is...
  • A cut too small to see

    After less than 30 minutes of surgery, Dr. Gina Massoglia removed Caren Eckwerth's gallbladder by squeezing it out through a tiny incision in her belly button. A colleague followed up with three small stitches in the navel, covering the wound with a Band-...
  • Appendicitis in Young Male Adults

    Appendicitis in Young Male Adults
    Appendicitis refers to an acute inflammatory process involving the appendix, which is a small, worm-like appendage of the first part of the colon, writes Dr. Jason Roland, co-director of minimally invasive and laparoscopic surgery at Good Samaritan...
  • Homicides in Hampton Roads: 2009

    CHESAPEAKE Feb. 27. Constance Stepney (55) and grandson Terrell Stepney (19). Police went to address on Ida Street and found Terrell suffering from drug overdose. Found Constance inside, dead at the scene. Terrell pronounced dead 2/28 at hospital. Police...
  • The Bigger the Belly, the Bigger the Risks

    The scene plays out repeatedly in Dr. George Griffing's office: Big, round bellies come through his exam-room door well before the rest of the patients' bodies. That's when Griffing, professor of internal medicine at St. Louis University Medical School,...