Most common surgical procedures sought by patients worldwide

Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has written about health care, medical science and business, fitness and wellness for 25 years. In her latest article on ModernMedicineNetwork, a news hub for health industry professionals, she cites Dr. Renato Saltz’s research on the most common surgical procedures practiced in countries such as More...

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Quality of life in chronic pain… is that possible?

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