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A-C's Jordan Leasure is Male Athlete of the Year

AMANDA – Playing three sports doesn’t always give an athlete time to reflect on their successes.

Amanda-Clearcreek’s Jordan Leasure had a season to remember as he excelled in football, wrestling and track, but it wasn’t until recently the outstanding junior thought about all that he accomplished this past season. 659 more words


The Upside of Hypochondria

In my mind, I’m constantly dying of things without ever actually dying. Everything is cancer. Lumps are compared for symmetry – “does this ankle look the same as this ankle to you!? 837 more words


A Series of Unfortunate Events

First of all, for anyone who’s been holding his or her breath, Mercy did make it all the way to Yanji after a grueling and rather stressful journey. 553 more words

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


New Study Looks At Treating Appendicitis With Antibiotics

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – For years, we’ve thought the only way to treat appendicitis was to remove the appendix.

Well, what if you could treat it simply with antibiotics? 480 more words


Most Appendicitis Cases Should be Treated With Antibiotics, Not Surgery, Doctors Say

By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter

TUESDAY, June 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Although surgical removal of the appendix has long been a standard treatment, a new study found that almost three-quarters of people treated with antibiotics could be spared the invasive procedure known as appendectomy. 511 more words

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This was a 34 year old man , who presented with features of right iliac fossa pain of 3 months duration , with increasing pain over the last 1 week.He gives history of some difficulty in passing urine. 230 more words

Abdominal Ultrasound