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Mercy?s Dr. Terry Hoffman, OB/GYN

Dr. Terry Hoffman Discusses Study Linking Mom's Age To Baby's Birthweight

May 2, 2011

A new study by Dutch researchers says that the older a mother is when she becomes pregnant, the greater the chance is that she will have a large baby.

The Breast Center at Mercy - Baltimore, MD

Dr. Gauri Bedi Discusses Stage Zero Breast Cancer

April 18, 2011

Doctors are able to find breast cancer earlier than before. In fact, the earliest stage to find it is referred to by many as "stage zero breast cancer."

Dr. Alan Oshinsky

Dr. Alan Oshinsky Discusses Sinuplasty For Sinusitis Sufferers

February 28, 2011

Doctors are using a new, less invasive treatment to help people with chronic sinusitis.

Dr. Errol Rushovich of The Endocrinology Center at Mercy

Dr. Errol Rushovich Discusses Connection Between Estrogen Therapy And Hip Fractures

February 21, 2011

A new study followed thousands of women for six years — those who went off estrogen therapy increased their risk of hip fracture by 55%.

Mercy ob/gyn Dr. Jennifer Taylor

Dr. Jennifer Taylor Discusses Fish, Fish Oil And Pregnancy

February 21, 2011

Fish oil and omega-3 fatty acids have been touted for heart health, better cholesterol, good skin and hair and joint problems, but some doctors said they can also help a child develop during pregnancy.

Dr. David Maine, Director, Center for Interventional Pain Medicine at Mercy

Dr. David Maine Discusses New Treatment For Back Pain

February 7, 2011

Late last year, President Obama spent an additional 50 billion dollars to stimulate the economy. Records show Americans spend that much money each year to soothe lower back pain. The good news, an outpatient-based solution may now be available.

Mercy spinal surgeon Dr. Charles Edwards discusses treatment for adult scoliosis

Dr. Charles Edwards Discusses Treatment For Adult Scoliosis

January 24, 2011

When the federal government launches an investigation on your health, you need to listen up. This year they've kicked-off their first-ever long-term study of adult scoliosis. The goal is to find which treatments works best.

Mercy vascular surgeon Dr. Paul Lucas

Dr. Paul Lucas Addresses Venous Insufficiency

January 17, 2011

Roughly 8 million to 10 million people in the U.S. suffer from an uncomfortable condition called venous insufficiency, which can affect people who stand for long periods of time, such as nurses or teachers.

Mercy internist Dr. David Scharff

Dr. David Scharff Discusses Diet In Tandem With Athletic Activities/Sports

January 10, 2011

It is good for people, especially athletes, to know what foods do for various body functions, according to doctors.

Baltimore Physician Assistant Meg Fox

Cosmetic Procedures on The Rise

There has been a steady increase in all kinds of cosmetic procedures.

 

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