TAMPA, Fla., May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is the TGH Health News tip sheet, from Tampa General Hospital:
When cancer threatens, an innovative solution
Many doctors would have viewed this Tampa woman's advanced liver cancer as inoperable. But an innovative surgery gave her a second chance, and now she's making plans to see her grandchildren graduate in a few weeks.
Looking down at cell phones can lead to text neck
Talk about a pain in the neck. For hours every day, we stare down at our cell phones, texting, reading, and searching. But there's a downside to your digital addiction: Forward head posture can strain the neck muscles, shoulders, and spine, experts say. Text neck is a medical condition for the digital age.
Bariatric surgery gaining weight as option for long-term health
With an increasing number of studies showing that bariatric surgery is an effective weight loss tool, more Americans are turning to the surgery to help them maintain a more healthful lifestyle. More than 200,000 people had the procedure performed in the last year.
Does my child have a broken bone? Here's how to tell
We talked with a specialist about warning signs.
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SOURCE Tampa General Hospital