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Appendix Ultrasound

The small organ that can cause big trouble.

The vermiform (worm like) appendix is a finger-like projection off of the base of the cecum, it can become inflamed and require surgical removal. 288 more words


The Blackhawks' Corey Crawford Had Emergency Appendicitis Surgery This Weekend!

There was a very important piece that was missing from the Chicago Blackhawks lineup this weekend!

Goalie Corey Crawford was out because he need to have emergency surgery for appendicitis! 103 more words


Eating foods with seeds in them cause’s appendicitis - the myth!

So, do you remember some of the ‘scary stories’ or gossips you were told as a child growing up? If you were ever told some of them, your childhood must’ve been fun and a bit torturing. 638 more words



I had decided to go to the ER yesterday morning at around 9 am CST, for stomach pain that started around midnight and never went away. 97 more words

"I wanted to scream!" she said

Like people across America, yesterday I was taking special time to think of all that I’m thankful for in my life.  The list going through my mind was long.   532 more words

Inquiring minds want to know…sometimes.

I like that truism from years past: “My mind’s made up; don’t confuse me with facts.”  It really is a great example of truth-seeking versus self-seeking, because let’s face it, truth can be downright painful!  463 more words

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That small wiggly thing attached to you intestine...

“When I was little, I always wanted to spend a few nights in hospital. Not for anything deathly serious, something minor. Just the thought of getting lots of visitors bringing flowers and chocolates and ‘Get Well Soon’ cards so exciting and you would feel so special!”

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