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Providing Excellence: Removing a Complex Hernia with Robotic Surgery

Two surgeries in one day. Thanks to Mission Health’s commitment to bring world-class technology to the people of western North Carolina, 74-year-old Alice McLaughlin, a retired blanket mill worker who lives in Swannanoa and is the caregiver to her 47-year-old son who was paralyzed in a car accident, only spent one night recovering in the… Read More »

Black children in the US more likely to die from surgery complications

By Jason Arunn Murugesu Black people in the US are known to have worse surgical outcomes than white peopleER Productions Limited/Getty Images Black children in the US are twice as likely to die from certain emergency surgeries as white children. Brittany Willer at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and her colleagues looked at US… Read More »