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What doctors wish patients knew about Tommy John surgery

Also known as ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction, Tommy John surgery changed the game of baseball. Two Henry Ford Health physicians share more.

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Help Move Medicine

Medicine doesn’t stand still, and neither do we. AMA members don’t just keep up with medicine—they shape its future.

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Top health tips neurologists want you to know

Neurological conditions affect more than one in three people worldwide. Learn what neurologists want everyone to know about key brain health topics.

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What doctors wish patients knew about heat stroke

Heat stroke is a medical emergency. Bilal Bangash, MD, a pulmonary and critical care physician at Bayhealth, shares what to know as temperatures soar.

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What doctors wish patients knew about kidney stones

One in 10 people will get kidney stones at some point. Ryan Steinberg, MD, a urologist at the University of Iowa Health Care, shares more.

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What doctors wish patients knew about GERD

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is not just heartburn. Misho Hubka, MD, a thoraco-esophageal surgeon at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, shares more.

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Top health tips your dermatologist wants you to know

The skin faces countless attacks every day. Nine U.S. dermatologists detail what they tell patients about how to care for the body’s largest organ.

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What doctors wish patients knew about treating a bee sting

Nothing ruins a summer day faster than a bee sting, which could be deadly. Neil Baman, MD, an allergist and immunologist at Geisinger, shares more.

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What doctors wish patients knew about uterine fibroids

Uterine fibroids often lurk undetected, affecting millions of women. Veronica Gillispie-Bell, MD, MAS, an ob-gyn from Ochsner Health, shares more.

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What doctors wish patients knew about measles

If 10 unvaccinated people are in a room with someone with the measles, nine will get infected. Two physicians share how to prevent measles.

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