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Smartphones Are Pain In The Neck: Study

There’s new reason to worry about smartphones, according to Dr Kenneth Hansraj, Chief of Spine Surgery at New York Spine Surgery & Rehabilitation Medicine.   In a new… 72 more words


Bring On the Pain

After having my breasts cut off, I had plastic tissue expanders put in to start the reconstructive process. A tissue expander is like a large plastic shoulder pad shoved into your breast pocket.  447 more words


Invention Versus Innovation in Postoperative Pain Management

by John Ver Halen, MD

Instead of waiting for the next technological “quantum leap” to improve patient care, what can we do better with the tools at hand? 497 more words


Faces of the First World War

This weekend, people up and down the country will be marking Remembrance Sunday and remembering the hundreds of thousands of people who died in conflict. 60 more words

Harold Gillies

A Prelude to Residency

by Andre Alcon

The last several months have been a tremendous learning experience that has not only dramatically expanded my knowledge of plastic surgery, but has also shaped my aspirations and perspectives on the future. 880 more words

Plastic Surgery

It's Not About The Changes, It's How You Feel About Yourself

I have now had a week to get used to how I look post-surgery.  The first week didn’t count because I didn’t get to see myself and had no interest in doing so.  168 more words

Phoenix (2014)

D: Christian Petzold / 98m

Cast: Nina Hoss, Ronald Zehrfeld, Nina Kunzendorf, Michael Maertens, Imogen Kogge

Nelly (Hoss) is a former nightclub singer who was interned in a concentration camp during World War II and subsequently disfigured.   1,164 more words