The best questions to ask yourself when purging those items with lots of emotional attachment. From a real person in real-life circumstances. And you know wh...
Investing Tips And Advice For The Beginner
Real estate investing could be complicated for a lot of people, but it’s easy if you have an understanding of how it works. No matter how new or experienced you are, there is more to be gaine…
How to Choose a Credit Union
If you’re drawn to the personalized service, local ties and great rates that credit unions are known for, you may be wondering how to find the right one for you.…
Boston Real Estate Experts Share Tips on How to Sell Your Home
Does the mere thought of spring have you itching to put your home on the market? These Boston-area real estate experts shared their best tips on getting your home ready to be sold right now.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Materials That Matter: Roofing
"The sky is the limit if you have a roof over your head."-- Sol Hurok Focusing on long-term goals for yourself and your family is easy when you don’t have to worry about the construction quality ...
What to do about an inguinal hernia
An inguinal hernia refers to a weakness in the muscle or tissue wall within the groin area (lower abdomen and upper thigh). Since the hernia is an actual hole, soft tissue from inside the abdominal cavity will protrude to the outside, resulting in a bulge. Symptoms of an inguinal hernia are often mild, and include a sharp pain or dull pressure and a sensation that something is sliding or popping in and out of the body. The soft tissue that protrudes through the hernia is usually the small or large intestine. If the intestine protruding through becomes trapped (incarcerated), it may result in increased pain. If blood is not able to get to the trapped portion of intestine, gangrene may develop, requiring emergency surgery. Patients with an incarcerated inguinal hernia will find the…
Central Texas Fisherman Stumbles Upon Massive Water Snake
Just remember: when you need to steady yourself on a tree branch, you may get more than you bargained for.
Learn When to Fertilize Your Lawn
Spring is the perfect time to fertilize your lawn.
What does a female surgeon look like?
I was perusing Facebook recently and noticed a friend had tagged me in a post about the now infamous cover of The New Yorker magazine in which four female surgeons are pictured looking down over a patient. By then, the hashtag #ILookLikeASurgeon had gone viral, and I could see why it was so revolutionary. In medical school, when I conducted my general surgery training, female surgeons were few and far between. And in cardiothoracic surgery, the number of female surgeons was zero. Like most surgeons, I am proud to be a surgeon. This is an elite club of men and women who went through the “boot camp” of residency, who sacrificed so many aspects of their lives to help people. During medical school, I was actually excited to get to the hospital at…