By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Sat, 11/30/2013 - 16:56
Doctors in China surgically removed a dandelion that had grown nearly two centimeters tall in a baby girl's ear.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 09/22/2013 - 18:16
States of consciousness may be more nuanced than we think, researchers say.
By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 08/24/2013 - 00:14
New research shows that brief counseling can have an impact on getting patients to stop smoking before surgery.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 08/13/2013 - 19:13
A Russian surgeon who performed surgery on a drug mule, who had gone into a drug-induced coma, was arrested on suspicion that he stole one of the packages.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 07/31/2013 - 17:47
Consumer Reports ranked hospitals nationwide and discovered that so-called "top hospitals" are not always the best when it comes to surgery.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 07/11/2013 - 20:41
First-year residents are now allowed to work a maximum of 16 hours per shift. But while they may be better rested, are they still getting the same amount of training as previous residents?
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 07/02/2013 - 18:12
Sarah Murnaghan was scheduled for another surgery this afternoon, as her paralyzed diaphragm didn't allow her to fully expand her transplanted lungs.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Tue, 06/25/2013 - 09:37
Twenty years after getting his penis severed by his wife, John Wayne Bobbitt says that his life is better because of the bizarre attack.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 06/19/2013 - 19:46
While evidence suggests laughing gas, also known as nitrous oxide, can increase the risk of heart attacks, a new study says it doesn't.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 06/06/2013 - 16:33
Because non-melanoma skin cancer generally occurs in older patients and does not typically affect either their survival or quality of life, many experts suggest considering a wider spectrum of treatment options.
By Anoopa Singh | Tue, 05/28/2013 - 18:46
"The Weekend Effect" shows higher mortality rates for postoperative patients who undergo elective surgery on the weekends, due to less postoperative care.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Thu, 05/16/2013 - 13:24
In a rare and vulnerable moment on Tuesday, Gov. Christie discussed his struggles with weight prior to undergoing secret weight-loss surgery.
By Ashik Siddique | Wed, 05/15/2013 - 18:49
Roona Begum, an Indian child suffering from a dangerously swollen head, underwent a successful hydrocephalus shunt surgery to drain her brain of excess cerebrospinal fluid.
By Christie Rizk | Mon, 05/13/2013 - 16:54
Swimsuit model and actress Angie Everhart is getting surgery after being diagnosed with thyroid cancer.