What is a hysterectomy?

Find out here about the types of hysterectomy - surgery to remove the uterus - how they're done, and what to expect afterwards.

How uterine fibroids are treated

When uterine fibroids cause problems, like pain and bleeding, it's time to talk to a healthcare professional to consider treatment options.

A urine test for appendicitis

Emergency medicine physicians and scientists have demonstrated that a protein detectable in urine might serve as a biomarker for appendicitis.

Post-surgery codeine puts kids at risk

Children are often prescribed codeine for pain relief after surgery to remove their tonsils or adenoids. However, sometimes there's a danger from codeine.

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