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Hip Replacement

There are several potential complications associated with this procedure that should be discussed with a doctor prior to surgery.


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Today’s Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Animation: Stent Placement Animation
Calculator: Children's BMI Calculator
Clinical Wizard: Healthy Pregnancy Guide Clinical Wizard
Podcast: External and Internal Heart Rate Monitoring of the Fetus Podcast
Quiz: Knee Care Quiz
Risk Assesment: Crohn's Disease Risk Assessment
Video: Heart Attacks

Today in Health News

1 in 13 U.S. Schoolkids Takes Psych Meds: Report

More than half of parents said the drugs are helpful

Health Tip of the Day

Ear Infections Linked to Asthma

Children who have ear infections are also more likely to develop or have asthma, according to new research. A study in a 2004 issue of Chest looked at more than 7,500 children, their history of ear infections and whether they had asthma. Children who had had ear infections were 57 percent more likely to have developed asthma. The risk for asthma appeared to increase with the number of ear infections.

Healthy Living

Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.

Health Centers

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.

Your Family

Women's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
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