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February is American Heart Month

Published February 15, 2018 by

Each day, nearly 2,300 Americans die due to complications of cardiovascular disease. Globally, this number of deaths can reach more than 18 million annually, …

What Is Minimally Invasive Weight Loss Surgery?

Published January 17, 2018 by

Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery Obesity affects more than 200 people throughout the world and more than 1.4 billion are overweight. Because some people aren’t successful when attempting to lose weight through traditional diet and exercise, …

Exercises to Prevent a Hiatal Hernia

Published November 10, 2017 by

A hiatal hernia is when the stomach presses into the chest cavity. Symptoms can vary widely. A hiatal hernia enters the esophagus and passes its way onto the stomach. …

How Can I Prevent a Hernia?

Published October 5, 2017 by

Hernia repair surgery is one of the most commonly performed surgeries in the United States. In fact, there are approximately one million hernia repair surgeries each year. …

Colorectal Cancer Increasing in Younger People

Published July 11, 2017 by

Colorectal cancer is something that is typically thought to be an issue that only people aged 50 or older should worry about. While there has been a drop in the rate of new colon and rectal cancer diagnoses in those aged 50+, …

Preparing for Surgery

Published August 15, 2016 by

In the days and weeks leading up to your surgery, you will need to start preparing yourself, both mentally and physically. …