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VIDEO: New Hope For Heartburn Sufferers

Approved by the FDA last year, the LINX device is a titanium ring of magnetic beads placed around the lower end of the esophagus. This minimally invasive alternative offers new hope for heartburn sufferers.

03/12/2013

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VIDEO: Minimally-Invasive Surgery For Fibroids

New surgical treatments are available for women with a minimal incision – or some with none at all. These procedures can be completed in one day, allowing the patient to resume their daily life quickly.

03/12/2013

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VIDEO: Single-Incision Surgery To Treat Kidney Tumors

A new method is helping patients recover quicker with less pain after kidney surgery.

03/12/2013

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UMass Memorial Reducing Surgeries To Fix Equipment

UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester is cancelling some scheduled surgeries at its Memorial Campus because of a problem with instrument sterilizing equipment.

01/11/2013

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Anonymous Donor Gives $1,400 For Dog’s Surgery

An anonymous person has donated $1400 to a dog who needs bladder surgery.

11/29/2012

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Glass Shower Doors Can Shatter Without Warning

Injuries, a big clean up, and thousands of dollars of home repairs. That’s what a number of homeowners are facing after their shower doors spontaneously explode.

10/04/2012

Red Sox left fielder Carl Crawford. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Report: Crawford To Ask Red Sox Permission For Surgery

Carl Crawford is expected to request permission from the Red Sox to undergo Tommy John Surgery on his left elbow next week, according to a report by the Boston Globe’s Peter Abraham.

08/18/2012

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Angry Patients Stuck With Big Medical Bills After “Bait And Switch”

Thousands of patients are finding out the hard way that free doesn’t always mean free.

02/14/2012

Child's bedroom

Number Of Children Diagnosed With Sleep Apnea Is On The Rise

There could be a medical reason why kids are waking up on a regular basis and the solution is often surgery.

01/02/2012

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Dentists Question If Removing Wisdom Teeth Is Necessary

Getting wisdom teeth removed has always been one of those things you just get done, but now some dentists are questioning that approach.

11/28/2011

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