New Research Suggests Drinking Fluids Before Surgery Can Aid RecoveryThe typical instructions before surgery had been nothing to eat or drink after midnight. Now, doctors are saying you can have something to drink up to two hours before.
Giants' Longoria Having Hand Surgery, Hopes To Return Soon
Man Loses Thumb In Accident, Doctors Replace It With Big ToeAn Illinois mechanic who lost his thumb in an accident has the use of his hand again after having doctors attach his toe as a replacement.
Doctors Find Surgical Sponges Left In Woman For At Least 6 YearsAccording to a Feb. 21 report, the 42-year-old woman went to doctors after experiencing bloating in her lower abdomen for three years.
Mother Arrested For Son's 323 Hospital Visits, 13 Surgeries, Report SaysPhysicians believe the woman's behavior fits the disorder known as Munchausen syndrome by proxy, a condition in which a person exaggerates or imagines medical problems to gain attention.
Japanese Company Awarding Six Extra Vacation Days To Workers Who Don't SmokeA spokesman for Piala Inc. said their policy was adopted after non-smokers said the long breaks by smokers had become a problem.
Report: 49ers' Solomon Thomas To Avoid Surgery On Knee InjuryThomas exited in the second half of Sunday's loss with the injury.
Report: Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. To Have Ankle Surgery This WeekBeckham was the last of four Giants' receivers knocked out of Sunday's game.
Report: Giants' Closer Mark Melancon To Undergo Season-Ending SurgeryMelancon has been on the disabled list twice this season and is 1-2 with a 4.13 ERA.
WWE: Pro Wrestler Ric Flair Out Of Surgery And RestingWorld Wrestling Entertainment says pro wrestling legend Ric Flair is out of surgery and resting after being hospitalized.
Sharks' Joel Ward Underwent Surgery On ShoulderIs expected to be completely healed for the start of next season.
Local Winemakers Use 100% Of Profits To Pay For Surgeries On Cleft Lips And PalatesThey call them wines with a cause. A UC Davis doctor and his wife have turned their winemaking hobby into a growing business.