For years, conventional wisdom has suggested that wisdom teeth have to be removed. However, some experts say that no one should have their wisdom teeth pulled.
A U.S. military medical school in Bethesda says it no longer uses live animals in its training programs, starting with this school year.
His story is both tragic and amazing. A Virginia man who had a face transplant in Baltimore has a new outlook on life.
Genetics can play a big role in getting cancer. A new study shows a breast cancer causing gene is surprisingly common in African American women with the disease.
Danilo Gallinari says he will undergo surgery to repair the ACL on his left knee next week and is hoping to be back on the court for the Denver Nuggets around February.
He’s only 11 years old, but he’s already endured 20 surgeries. Nolan Ramsey is a fifth grader who suffers from an enzyme disorder called MPS1.
Dramatic weight loss for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. The politician revealed that he secretly went under the knife to shed the pounds.
The University of Maryland Medical Center’s trauma center on Saturday celebrated a gift that transformed the lives of six people and made possible the most extensive full-face transplant yet.
A local teacher is among the injured following the bombings in Boston.
Previous research has found that about 1 in 500 patients is aware or awake under general anesthesia.
After a gun accident took off half his face, Richard Lee Norris spent 15 years living as a recluse in Hillsville, Va. Horribly disfigured, he hid indoors. When he ventured out, it was behind a baseball cap and surgical mask. He didn’t pursue a career and never married.
The University of Maryland Medical Center says a Virginia man who received a full-face transplant seven months ago eats primarily by mouth and can taste and smell.