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Who should consider epilepsy surgery, and when

Who should consider epilepsy surgery, and when

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Recent advancements have made epilepsy surgery safer and more effective. Dr. Lega discusses when people with epilepsy should consider a surgical evaluation.

Coping with fear of childbirth

Coping with fear of childbirth

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Many women struggle with fear of childbirth. Actively preparing for the big day can help make the experience less stressful and more enjoyable.

What women need to know about heart attack symptoms

What women need to know about heart attack symptoms

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Heart attack symptoms in women can be subtle. But less severe symptoms don’t mean a less severe heart attack.

Back in action: Updated treatment recommendations for lower back pain

Back in action: Updated treatment recommendations for lower back pain

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Lower back pain often responds to exercise therapy and conservative treatment. But for certain conditions, medication or surgery may be necessary.

An honest discussion about opioid use and pregnancy

An honest discussion about opioid use and pregnancy

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Using opioid pain medications during and after pregnancy can have significant affects on you and your baby.

So, you think you’re allergic to penicillin?

So, you think you’re allergic to penicillin?

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Recent studies, including one conducted at UT Southwestern, discovered most people who think they are allergic to penicillin are not actually allergic to the drug.

Strength training may cause enlarged aortas in NFL linemen

Strength training may cause enlarged aortas in NFL linemen

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NFL players maintain elite strength-training routines. Dr. Joshi explains why their workouts may put them at risk for heart problems after retirement.

Worried about having a big baby? Four things to know about birth weight

Worried about having a big baby? Four things to know about birth weight

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Having a big baby can complicate things – but it’s difficult to accurately predict weight before birth.

6 ways millennials and Gen Xers can reduce their colorectal cancer risk

6 ways millennials and Gen Xers can reduce their colorectal cancer risk

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Studies show rising colorectal cancer rates among younger adults. Dr. Beg discusses how a healthy lifestyle and proper screening can reduce the risk.

Using marijuana while pregnant: What are the risks?

Using marijuana while pregnant: What are the risks?

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Studies show more women are using marijuana while pregnant, without knowing the possible risks to their baby.