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Archive for January, 2019

Innovation in Minimally Invasive Hernia Repair
January 31, 2019

Today, hernia repair surgeons are challenging themselves to use more minimally invasive or robotic surgical options with larger hernias. At the USF Health Hernia Center, a team of seven skilled […]

Choosing your pediatrician – start when you are pregnant.
January 24, 2019

For months you’ve been thinking about your pregnancy and preparing your home for your new baby. But have you decided who will be your baby’s medical provider? USF Health pediatrician […]

Acupuncture for Kids
January 22, 2019

  By the time parents turn to acupuncture for their children’s relief they typically have exhausted traditional treatment methods. “Acupuncture can be an effective alternative treatment for children for certain […]

Does a colon polyp = colon cancer? A colonoscopy will tell you.
January 18, 2019

Let’s be real, even the word colonoscopy, let alone colon polyp, can make us cringe. One-third of eligible adults choose not to have a colonoscopy, a relatively painless exam that […]

Seeing Fabulous
January 17, 2019

  Droopy eyelids may be a natural part of aging, but having them at a young age or having a severe case at any age could mean an underlying medical […]

Obese teens find options with TGH+USF Health adolescent bariatric program
January 3, 2019

The obesity epidemic involves people of all ages, including the young. And just as eager as adults are to get their bodies back on track and avoid declining health and […]

Sleeping in a 24-7 Society
January 3, 2019

You can admit it. No judgement, we’re all friends here. Is it scanning FB, texting in the wee hours, or are you a Pandora lover or all pro gamer? It’s […]