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Short of Breath with a History of Pulmonary Embolism?

Learn why you may need immediate treatment if you’re short of breath after having a pulmonary embolism. It can be a symptom of a serious condition called CTEPH.

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Taking on the Toughest Fight: Making Progress Against ALS

In this Q&A, Dr. Terry Heiman-Patterson tells us about how she is leading many of the nation’s pivotal clinical trials that are testing new medications to slow the progression of ALS and improve patients’ quality of life.

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Kids Ages 5 to 11 Can Now Get the COVID-19 Vaccine: Your Questions Answered

Approximately 28 million children ages 5 to 11 can now get a COVID-19 vaccine. Here are answers to common questions about these vaccines.

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How Long After Bariatric Surgery Can I Exercise?

Exercise is an important part of the bariatric surgery journey. Here are some of the most common questions about exercise from patients considering bariatric surgery.

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Inventing a New Way to Dissolve Dangerous Blood Clots

In this Q&A, Dr. Bashir discusses how he came up with the idea for a device that helps patients make a full recovery from life-threatening clots, and next steps for testing the device in clinical trials.

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Do I Qualify for Weight-Loss Surgery?

Bariatric surgery can improve your health and even extend your life, but there are many factors that determine if you’re a good candidate. And it’s not just your weight.

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Should I Get a COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot?

If you received the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, you may be eligible to receive a booster shot. Read on for answers to common questions about COVID-19 vaccine booster shots.

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Do I Need Surgery If My Knee Hurts?

Knee pain is very common, and you don’t have to live with it. We offer many ways to treat knee pain, including without surgery, so you can get back to living the life you love.

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Retired Philadelphia Police Officer George Is Living Lung Cancer-Free

When George found out he had cancer in his left lung, he was shocked. He didn't have any pain or symptoms. In this Q and A, find out more and what he wants others to know about his experience.

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