The Latest and Greatest Health Gadgets The Doctors ' Health Correspondent, Melanie Woodrow, visits the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show to test out some of the latest and greatest gizmos and gadgets for your health.
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In the wake of the recent flu pandemic sweeping the nation, many people are concerned about contracting the virus and how to treat it. Learn the latest on different viral and antibacterial infections and how you can stay safe and informed.
When does a recurring sore throat require a more drastic treatment? Dr. Nina Shapiro, pediatric ear, nose and throat surgeon and author of Take a Deep Breath, joins The Doctors to discuss if and when parents should consider scheduling a tonsillectomy for their child.
The current tonsillectomy guideline recommended by the American Board of Pediatrics states that tonsils should be removed if a child has seven or more cases of tonsillitis in one year, five or more episodes each year for two years, or three or more episodes annually for three years.
Watch as Dr. Shapiro demonstrates the older versus newer technique for removing tonsils.
“Going into it, you have to understand that any time you have surgery, there’s always a chance that you may need some type of revisional surgery,” plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon says.
Cindy had a face-lift performed roughly two years ago and was unhappy with the results, as she was left with visible scars and her earlobes were attached to the side of her face. She visits board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Raffy Karamanoukian for a face-lift fix to create a more natural appearance.
Did you know that there are more than 100 different types of arthritis? Chief Medical Officer of Pfizer, Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall, explains how to differentiate between the two most common types of arthritis, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, and provides helpful information on how to ease the pain and discomfort.
Healthy Salad Tips
Celebrity chef and best-selling author Rocco DiSpirito reveals simple nutrition tips to make your salad healthier.