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Lumbar Surgery

Many patients will notice immediate improvement after the surgery is performed; however, several months of rehabilitation are still needed to gain all of the benefits of the surgery.


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2 Courts, 2 Different Decisions on Key Obamacare Provision

Rulings conflict over subsidies for people who bought insurance through HealthCare.gov, the federal website

Health Tip of the Day

Watching for Trans Fat

Trans fat has joined saturated fat on the "bad fat" list. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) now requires nutrition labels to include the amount of trans fat in each food. Doughnuts, french fries, margarine and fried chicken are some examples of foods that contain trans fat, which is worse for the heart than saturated fat.

Healthy Living

Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.

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Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.

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