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Appendicitis

Cut first and ask questions later is the standard of care at many hospitals, but reform is occurring, one health issue at a time. The latest to get a fresh look is appendectomies. Not enough is known about what causes the appendix to become inflamed (risking rupture and serious infection), but the way we’ve been […]

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Appendicitis is inflammation usually caused by a blockage, and so it almost always requires immediate surgery. Without immediate intervention, more severe complications, and even death, can result from appendicitis—so know appendicitis symptoms, as well as a few easy ways to reduce the risk of developing appendicitis. Know Appendicitis Symptoms First, know the appendix location: the […]

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