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Never Let a Doctor Do This to Your Knees

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Pain Relief by INH Research0 Comments

Each year doctors perform a procedure on tens of thousands of seniors that is supposed to make them able to walk better and live without pain.

But study after study shows it’s a sham. There’s overwhelming evidence it doesn’t work at all. It’s no better than a placebo.

A major review concludes that despite the damning findings, surgeons continue to reap billions in revenues by performing meniscectomies on unsuspecting patients.

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Surgical Centers: The Deadly Dangers They Don’t Tell You About

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These are boom times for surgical centers.

The first ones opened in 1970. They were low-cost alternatives to hospitals for minor surgeries. They were places to go for routine outpatient procedures. Things like colonoscopies or cataract removal.

But today, they’ve become a huge business. They now outnumber hospitals. There are more than 5,600 across the country. And in the quest for profits, they have started doing more complicated surgeries, like delicate spinal procedures.

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Surgeons’ Dirty Little Secret

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health by INH Research0 Comments

If there’s one time you want your doctor’s full attention, it’s during surgery.

Most patients don’t realize that surgeons often perform two surgeries at once. They do this to maximize their income.

Most hospitals and Medicare allow the practice. It’s widely known as “double booking.”

An alarming study shows the extent to which double-booked surgeries put patients at risk.

Researchers in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto reviewed case histories of more than 90,000 patients.

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