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I Got Appendicitis. It Sucked.

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So as I mentioned in my last post, in the month of June I got appendicitis. Yeah after last year’s Typhoid Fever shebang (yeah I know Typhoid Fever… in suburban Florida… when I hadn’t traveled out of the country. 878 more words

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Treating Appendicitis Without Surgery

Did you know that 1 in 10 Americans are affected by acute appendicitis at some point in their lives, that amounts to a whopping 300,000 surgeries a year. 331 more words

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Surgery-Free Appendicitis Treatment Growing In Popularity

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The appendectomy is one of the most common emergency surgeries in the United States. There’s a 10 percent chance you will have, or already have had, one. 707 more words

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The man who cut out his own appendix

Rambo is fiction; this guy was real.

During an expedition to the Antarctic, Russian surgeon Leonid Rogozov became seriously ill. He needed an operation – and as the only doctor on the team, he realised he would have to do it himself.

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Inspirational! :)

The man who cut out his own appendix

Rambo is fiction; this guy was real.

During an expedition to the Antarctic, Russian surgeon Leonid Rogozov became seriously ill. He needed an operation – and as the only doctor on the team, he realised he would have to do it himself.

Losing the Gamble

We have been gambling for several years now. We have been gambling that we would not have a major medical expense during the time that we are uninsured. 797 more words

Crazy, Fragile Life

On Thursday night, March 19, I had dinner with two dear friends. Friday morning, I took the dog for a run, and got some decent writing done. 1,050 more words

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