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The Talk You Need To Have With Doctors Before Surgery

The decision seemed straightforward. Bob McHenry’s heart was failing, and doctors recommended two high-risk surgeries to restore blood flow.

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Why Some Men With Prostate Cancer Can Opt Out Of Surgery

Dale White was diagnosed with prostate cancer six years ago. His doctor told him that surviving prostate cancer depended on one treatment option: surgery.

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Six Tips To Reduce Confusion In Older Patients After Surgery

The longer you live the more likely you will develop a medical condition that requires surgery or a procedure.

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What We Know And Don’t Know About Memory Loss After Surgery

Two years ago, Dr. Daniel Cole’s 85-year-old father had heart bypass surgery. He hasn’t been quite the same since.

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A Push To Get Older Adults In Better Shape For Surgery

In the weeks leading up to surgery, they prescribe exercise to seniors, make sure they’re eating healthy foods and try to minimize anxiety and stress, among other initiatives.

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Can’t Exercise? Massage May Give Same Result

An illness, an accident, or even just getting older can limit a person’s capacity for exercise. Rest is an essential component of healing, but it also atrophies muscles.

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