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Hip replacement — for those who can afford it — is like a miracle

When you’ve been spared life as a cripple, you tend to be grateful –which I am. I’m grateful to the surgeon who implanted an artificial hip in me seven years ago; I’m grateful to the nurses and rehabilitation specialists at … Continue reading

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Be cautious with medical innovations

I saw Billie Jean King on television last night touting a new knee-replacement product. The tennis great had both of her knees replaced last year. She’s back playing tennis and “I feel like I’m 20 again.” In February, she signed on … Continue reading

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