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  • Abdominal Hysterectomy

    A hysterectomy is a common procedure that some women may need to help stop pain, bleeding, or other problems. It can be done in several ways, one of which is abdominally. In this video, you'll find out medical conditions that may require a hysterectomy and what to expect if you need this procedure.

  • About the Heart and Blood Vessels

    Detailed anatomical description of the heart's blood vessels, including simple definitions and a labeled, full-color illustration

  • Adjusting to Having a Hearing Aid: New Ways to Hear

    It's not easy to focus on a conversation when there's a lot of background noise. That's where aural rehab can help. With this training, you'll improve your hearing by learning new listening techniques. Read on to learn more.

  • Adjusting to Wearing a Hearing Aid

    A hearing aid is an aid to better hearing. It's not a cure for hearing loss. Learn how to get the most out of your new hearing aid.

  • Advance Directive Quiz

    How important is it to draw up a living will? Take this quiz and find out.

  • After a Hip Fracture: Common Questions

    No one plans on having a hip fracture. But a sudden fall or accident can be a life-changing event. You’ll need surgery to repair the fracture, and time for it to heal. It’s normal to have concerns about what to expect at this time. Below are answers to some common questions.

  • After Hand Surgery

    Instructions on how to take care of your hand after surgery.

  • After Heart Valve Surgery (Child)

    Here's what you need to know following heart valve surgery for your child.

  • After Heart Valve Surgery: At Home

    Here is how to take care of yourself after surgery to fix or replace a heart valve.

  • After Hernia Surgery

    You can often go home the same day as surgery. If you had surgery to fix a ventral or incisional hernia, you may need to stay in the hospital overnight. To speed healing, take an active role in your recovery.