Stories

Why episiotomy during labor can hurt more than help

Why episiotomy during labor can hurt more than help

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Episiotomies used to be a routine part of labor and delivery. Why we rarely do them now, and how to potentially avoid the procedure.

When a doctor may recommend lung transplant to treat COPD, emphysema, or pulmonary fibrosis

When a doctor may recommend lung transplant to treat COPD, emphysema, or pulmonary fibrosis

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Lung diseases can have major negative effects on patients’ quality of life. Learn about when we recommend a lung transplant to treat these conditions.

Not every woman loves being pregnant, and that’s OK

Not every woman loves being pregnant, and that’s OK

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Common reasons some women simply don’t enjoy being pregnant, why that’s OK, and how to cope.

Dallas Zoo house call! How VAC wound care helped fix a tortoise’s leg

Dallas Zoo house call! How VAC wound care helped fix a tortoise’s leg

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When tortoise #12 at the Dallas Zoo developed a wound that wouldn’t heal, Dr. Ronald Hoxworth teamed up with caregivers to fix its leg.

Why we use robotic surgery to treat large kidney cancer tumors

Why we use robotic surgery to treat large kidney cancer tumors

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Large kidney tumors or those starting to spread can put patients’ lives at risk. Learn about robotic surgery for kidney cancer and when we recommend it.

How pregnant moms can get better sleep

How pregnant moms can get better sleep

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Moms-to-be shouldn’t have to suffer sleepless nights before their babies are born. Dr. Duryea discusses sleep disorders and how to avoid them.

CAR T-cells: A new frontier in children’s leukemia care

CAR T-cells: A new frontier in children’s leukemia care

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Learn how a breakthrough treatment trains children’s immune systems to fight back against leukemia.

Flu shots and miscarriage: Let’s clear up misunderstandings

Flu shots and miscarriage: Let’s clear up misunderstandings

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A 2017 study suggested that flu shots are associated with miscarriage. Why this is wrong, and why pregnant women need to be vaccinated.

Find relief from four common spinal deformities – often without surgery

Find relief from four common spinal deformities – often without surgery

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Spinal deformities such as adult scoliosis are common but complex. Specialized care is needed, but Dr. Bagley says most people won’t need surgery.

The ‘fourth trimester’: Why women need health care after delivery

The ‘fourth trimester’: Why women need health care after delivery

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Women need regular health care after childbirth. Seeing a primary care doctor can help decrease women’s health risks postpartum and in future pregnancies.