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How Tulane Health Helped a Louisiana Cheerleader Back on the Field

“Cracking the chest”, an incision most associated with open heart surgery, would be frightening for anyone, especially a 14-year old girl. Thanks to a revolutionary technique at HCA Healthcare’s Tulane Medical Center, the active teen underwent a minimally invasive and far less traumatic procedure. Tulane Health System chief endocrine surgeon Dr. Emad Kandil recently performed…
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Breast Cancer Awareness: October is for Everyone

I love breast cancer awareness month. As a breast medical oncologist, it gives me an opportunity to spread the message of how important early detection is for improving the success of breast cancer treatment. I am surprised regularly at the number of women who either are not doing mammography at all or who do it…
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Duchess Kate’s Severe Morning Sickness Explained in 12 Points

Royal watchers everywhere rejoiced when Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, announced earlier this month she was expecting her third child. However, the happy news was undercut by news of another round of morning sickness for the Duchess. And not just any morning sickness. We’re talking about the rare, severe kind called Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG),…
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