State officials allege in a lawsuit that the DentalWorks dentistry chain pressured dentists and dental workers at its North Carolina locations to give patients expensive, unnecessary treatments.
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Want to get your wisdom teeth extracted? Don’t ask Bupa, which is cutting back on what it deems unnecessary surgery...
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Dear Daisy Dog: Rudy, my 8-year-old Labrador retriever, had surgery to repair a torn cruciate ligament in his knee. After my own knee surgery, my surgeon sent me to a physical therapist. Don't dogs need physical therapy too?Daisy responds: They do, t...
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With several states deregulating marijuana in the past year, a California veterinarian is sparking debate over whether America’s sick pets could benefit from some bud. Doug Kramer, the pet doctor behind the Vet Guru animal veterinary center, tells a compelling story of how his dog, Nikita,...
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Pets are now able to receive essential chemo and radiation treatments to cure cancer. Vets are also prescribing anti-nausea medication to minimize the effects of the cancer treatments and have extended the life expectancy of dogs and cats diagnosed with cancer from several months to several years.
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(BPT) - Two recent clinical studies bring good news to the aging population. If you have lower back pain, burning pain or numbness in your legs you are probably one of the many people suffering with L
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WYLIE, Texas (AP) -- A vet hopes groundbreaking surgery has relieved the arthritic hip pain of a 13-year-old Siberian tiger at a Texas sanctuary....
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Specialists and video game developers are piloting an approach to measure pain with motion sensor technology to evaluate techniques to treat it.
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A federal magistrate judge in Erie has refused to throw out a lawsuit filed by a former state prison inmate who claims medical staff refused to diagnose and treat his torn Achilles tendon, causing him pain and permanent disfigurement.
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The Supreme Court hears arguments on whether Americans who are hurt by generic drugs can hold the drug maker liable for their injuries.WASHINGTON — Karen Bartlett, a New Hampshire woman, took a generic prescription pain medication called sulindac for shoulder soreness and suffered what a lower court described last year as "truly horrific" injuries.
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