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Comorbidities are common among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and a number of these comorbidities are independently associated with an increased mortality risk, according to a new study.
More than 250,000 hip fractures occur every year in the U.S., often resulting in hospitalization, surgery, nursing-home admission, long-term disability, and/or extended periods of rehabilitation.
Among older Medicare beneficiaries who underwent surgical treatment for diverticulitis, black race was associated with increased risk of urgent/emergency surgery, high risk of in-hospital mortality and higher total hospital charges.
Burning Tree a long term treatment center in Texas announces the increase in the need for integrated treatment for those persons with a co-occurring disorder. Dallas,
It's an ongoing debate: Should men over a certain age be treated for prostate cancer?
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A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery has identified patients who are at a higher risk of morbidity and mortality when undergoing knee replacement surgery in both legs at the same time.
Older breast cancer patients with certain other health problems have higher mortality rates than patients without these problems.
Did you know that more than 8,000,000 people in the United States have an eating disorder?
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