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Breast Removal Surgeries on the Rise?

January 23, 2015

A recent study from Vanderbilt University Medical Center revealed that more American women diagnosed with early cancers are now choosing to have mastectomies.

Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Advances in Hepatitis C Treatment Provide Incentive for Screening

January 21, 2015

The most common blood-borne viral infection in the United States, Hepatitis C (HCV), can lead to cirrhosis of the liver and liver cancer. It impacts more than 4 million people, the vast majority “baby boomers,” those born 1945-1965, who are encouraged to undergo a simple HCV blood test as significant breakthroughs have been made recently to successfully treat this disease. 

Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy - Dr. Jagganath

Fecal Transplants for C. diff Infection

January 14, 2015

The digestive disorder known as Clostridium difficile, or C. diff, is a potentially life-threatening intestinal infection, but there is an option out there that's fast and has about a 90-percent success rate.

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Treating Tinnitus in Women

January 6, 2015

A variety of things can cause tinnitus, which is ringing in the ears that won't go away, but there are ways to treat it.

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Mercy Named Among 100 Hospitals with “Great Women’s Health Programs”

January 6, 2015

Becker's Hospital Review has published the 2014 edition of its annual list, "100 Hospitals with Great Women's Health Programs,” including Mercy Medical Center.

Medical Oncology at Mercy - Baltimore

Dr. David Riseberg Named Chief - Division of Hematology & Oncology at Mercy

January 6, 2015

A top rated oncologist who is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology, Dr. Riseberg treats patients with many types of cancers and blood disorders including breast cancer, colon and rectal cancer, gynecologic cancers, lung cancer, leukemia and lymphoma.

Dr. Amber Taylor - Endocrinology Center - Baltimore

Dealing with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

January 6, 2015

Polycystic ovarian syndrome or PCOS is a hereditary and common disorder that has many symptoms and upsets a woman's menstrual cycle and much more.

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Dealing with Irregular Periods

January 6, 2015

Irregular menstrual periods can leave women wondering if something is wrong, but it's often an issue that can be addressed, typically with medication.

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Surgical Treatment For Painful Bunions

December 15, 2014

According to Dr. Clifford Jeng of The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy, people who have bunions that are painful may want to consider a bunionectomy.

Neurology Center - Mercy, Baltimore

Treating Myasthenia Gravis in Women

December 8, 2014

The disorder is more common in women under 40; as doctors work to discover why, living with it is better than ever before.

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