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Toddler has a head larger than most adults' after undergoing life-saving surgery

Toddler has a head larger than most adults’ after undergoing life-saving surgery to expand his skull by three inches in order to drain a build-up of deadly fluid on his brain Davey Reid was diagnosed with hydrocephalus at just 14 months old Now three, he has endured 22 operations to drain excess fluid from his head… Read More »

15 Mind-Blowing Ways Your Body Heals After You Quit Smoking

Conditions Andreas JoppNov 13 When you quit smoking and no longer inhale the 4,800 toxic substances found in cigarettes, you experience enormous positive changes in your health, fitness, and risks of heart disease and cancer. After 20 minutes iStock/Astrid Circulation improves in the hands and feet. Find out what helped ex-smokers finally quit. After 2… Read More »

Aspirin May Be a Good Option to Prevent Blood Clots After Knee Surgery

Image Surgeons often prescribe expensive anticoagulant drugs after knee surgery to prevent blood clots, but a new study has found that plain aspirin can work just as well. Blood clots are not common after knee surgery, but the consequences can be serious and even fatal. There are a number of prescription blood thinners, including the… Read More »