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Oct 30, 2018

Surgery is the gold-standard breast cancer treatment, but some techniques leave women flat-chested or with lopsided breasts. Dr. Patricia Wehner discusses how many women can benefit from oncoplastic surgery, which offers a more natural breast shape so women can look and feel more confident after surgery. 

 


Oct 25, 2018

Chest pain, shortness of breath and swollen feet are just some of the symptoms of heart valve disease. Dr. Vinod Thourani discusses how we diagnose and treat malfunctioning heart valves.

 

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Oct 23, 2018

Breast cancer is one of the most daunting diseases in women’s health, as it affects about one in eight U.S. women at some point during their lives. Dr. Ami Chitalia discusses four lifestyle changes women can make to reduce their risk of developing breast cancer.

 

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Oct 19, 2018

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S., and this virus is behind a surge in head and neck cancers among young people. Dr. Matthew Pierce discusses who is at risk, warning signs and how we treat these cancers.

 

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Oct 16, 2018

Typical symptoms of the flu, which affects up to 20 percent of Americans annually, can take a toll on one’s health in their own right. However, there’s an even more serious concern to consider. Dr. Allen J. Taylor explains how the flu can increase heart attack risk.

 

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