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Minimally Invasive Procedure Calms AFib

Victoria Farraj first noticed her atrial fibrillation symptoms while teaching Kindergarten. The totally thoracoscopic maze procedure, performed by the USC…

What You Need to Know About Nosebleeds

If you’ve been tilting your head back to stop a nosebleed, you’ve been doing it wrong. Read on to learn…

What Blood in Your Urine Could Mean

Finding blood in your urine can be a stressful experience. Here’s why it happens and what you should do. There…

Is It Hemorrhoids or Colon Cancer?

Although hemorrhoids and colon cancer are two very different conditions, they can share similar symptoms. This guide will help you…

What to Do When You Have Trouble Urinating

Urinating should be one of your body’s most natural functions, so you’re bound to be frustrated, when you can’t go.…

Don’t Be Afraid of the Prostate Exam

If you’re a man age 50 or older and haven’t had a prostate exam, you should talk to your doctor…

Is There a Better Way To Treat Uterine Fibroids?

Uterine fibroid embolization is a minimally invasive procedure that is an alternative to surgery — but is it right for…

5 Common Health Problems You Can Prevent

Take control of your health, with these tips on preventing common injuries and conditions. Many diseases strike without warning. Their…

What Is a Pelvic Floor Disorder?

It’s a medical condition that millions of American women have, but people rarely talk about. You may not be familiar…

What Is Platelet-rich Plasma Therapy?

You may have heard about the healing properties of platelet-rich plasma, or PRP, therapy. Here’s what science currently says about…

What You Need to Know About Vaginal Discharge

This bodily fluid is perfectly normal, but there may be signs that you need to see your doctor. Find out…

What You Need to Know About Diverticulitis

Pain in your lower left abdomen is a hallmark of this surprisingly common condition. If you’re 40 or older, there’s…