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You may have seen recent television ads by law firms fishing for patients that received testosterone replacement therapy, who then developed heart disease or heart problems and even death. The...

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You Can Avoid Having Cataracts. Have Clear Lens Replacement!

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That Pressure in Your Pelvis May Be a Hernia Minimally invasive vaginal surgery could...

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More People Living with Cancer

The evolution of cancer treatment over the last 40 years has resulted in better outcomes for patients; today more people are living with cancer than ever before. Cancer is an...

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