Quality of life is defined as your general sense of wellbeing. Not only does it refer to how you feel mentally and emotionally about your day-to-day life, but also it refers to your overall physical health. While every person will have a different idea about what constitutes his or her perfect quality of life, one thing is certain. Read more

LOCAL SURGICAL HOSPITAL ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH UPMC HEALTH PLANS

Edgewood Surgical Hospital is now accepting UPMC Health Plan Insurances for inpatient and outpatient procedures

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Are you reluctant to schedule important surgery because you don’t trust your local hospital? Do you need help in finding a board-certified surgeon who specializes in treating your condition?

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Having surgery can be a scary idea, and most of us try to avoid it as much as possible. But, whether you’re getting gallbladder surgery, donating an organ to a loved one or having a tumor removed, sometimes surgery is necessary.

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For those in need of surgery, peace of mind often comes from knowing that they have health insurance to help cover costs. However, no two insurance plans are the same, and unfortunately, out-of-pocket costs can vary greatly, depending on the health plan provider.

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Surgery is one of those medical words that can be bittersweet. No patient is thrilled about the idea of having and recovering from surgery. But, at the same time, it’s often a relief knowing that a nagging problem will be treated once and for all.

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Millions of people undergo surgeries every year. But, while many procedures are routine, they are far from normal for the patients undergoing them.

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You need surgery, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to endure a grueling hospital stay. Plenty of surgeries can be done at surgical hospitals and this particular option often offers patients a better, more efficient experience.

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Do you suffer from chronic pain? If so, you’re not alone.

Approximately 20 percent of American adults suffer from it, as well. Additionally, another eight percent suffer from high-impact chronic pain, which limits at least one major life activity.

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If you recently visited your doctor, and the medical issue you presented with requires imaging, you might have been told to schedule an MRI. Although you may have heard of this particular diagnostic procedure, you might not be entirely sure what it entails.

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