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Frank Viola

Heart Surgery for Former Mets and Red Sox Hurler

NEW YORK (AP) _ The New York Mets say former pitcher Frank Viola is resting comfortably after heart surgery. His children, Frank and Kaley, had said on Twitter that the 53-year-old Viola was scheduled for […]

04/02/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Tommy John, Yankees, 1987 (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Doctor Who Pioneered ‘Tommy John Surgery’ Dies At 88

Dr. Frank Jobe, the sports medicine pioneer who was the first to perform an elbow procedure that became known as Tommy John Surgery, died Thursday. He was 88.

03/07/2014

How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?

The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.

03/06/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?

To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.

03/06/2014

Matt Harvey (Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Surgery Complete on Mets Ace Harvey

NEW YORK (AP) _ Mets right-hander Matt Harvey has had elbow-reconstruction surgery, and he will miss the entire 2014 season. Dr. James Andrews performed the operation that repaired a partial tear of the ulnar collateral […]

10/22/2013

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Is It Wise To Have Wisdom Teeth Pulled?

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.

09/18/2013

BOSTON, MA - MAY 6: Joel Hanrahan #52 of the Boston Red Sox leaves in the 9th inning after giving up a game-tying home run against the Minnesota Twins on May 6, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Ligament, Tendon Surgery For Red Sox Closer

Boston Red Sox right-hander Joel Hanrahan had ligament replacement surgery Thursday on his right elbow.

05/17/2013

Boston Red Sox v Toronto Blue Jays

Hanrahan Surgery Probably Next Week

Red Sox closer Joel Hanrahan says he expects to undergo season-ending surgery to his right forearm next week.

05/11/2013

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