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December 28, 2010


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Marcus Gaunt
January 17, 2012

Thank you for the information you put out. I am a strong believer in being an educated and informed patient. The advent of the internet allows all of us to research any health issue, allowing us to ask our doctors the right questions. It is important that information such as yours is used more by being available to as many people as possible.

October 28, 2011

Hats off to the bloggers for providing such valuable information! The internet sure has brought about a revolutionary age in information and I’m always excited to hear stories of the positive impacts of this technology. I too run a blog that serves to inform others about the risks associated with lasik eye surgery and it has been such a rewarding experience witnessing the impact this information has made on the lives of others.

October 31, 2011

hello Andy,and all is this your blog? I am interested to do the lasik eye surgery. how much lasik eye surgery cost for one eye now?
best regards,
thanks all

January 3, 2012

I’ve actually been considering getting Laser eye surgery and while doing research came across which seems to point out the risks of the procedure which has kind of scared me.

October 3, 2011

Hello! I have a blog regarding gallstones. Could you help me to find an article for the study regarding the influince of uts to the gallstones. I knew it was made by Harvad but cannot find it. Thank you in advance!

P.J. Skerrett
October 3, 2011

There are two studies:
Tsai CJ, Leitzmann MF, Hu FB, Willett WC, Giovannucci EL. A prospective cohort study of nut consumption and the risk of gallstone disease in men. Am J Epidemiol. 2004 Nov 15;160(10):961-8.


Tsai CJ, Leitzmann MF, Hu FB, Willett WC, Giovannucci EL. Frequent nut consumption and decreased risk of cholecystectomy in women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2004 Jul;80(1):76-81.

Joe Frontera
May 2, 2011

I suffer from kidney stones and was looking for articles on the subject and found that the most recent one is from the year 2005. I also had 4 bypass surgery 6 years ago and have had laser surgery for kidney stones twice in the last 5 years. I noticed in other articles that for the heart I should eat peanuts but for kidney stones this is a no. I wonder if there are other contradictions that Im not aware of. I also had my gall bladder removed due to gall stones.

Joseph Baker
March 30, 2011

Hello, I was born with a heart defect called (ASD) which was repaired in 1964 at the University of Florida Gainsvile, which was successfully repaired.

In my early 20’s I developed an irregular heart beat A-fib. Which I dealt with through medication for several years. The problem proceeded and the medication over the years slowed my heart rate, at the time the only course of action was a pacemaker implant that works as best as can be expected.

A couple years later there was a new procedure called ablation. My problem is that the repair was done so long ago that some of the files were lost or miss placed and the micro film had degraded to the point it was mostly unreadable.

Which brought up the question that has stopped me from being able to have the ablation procedure. I would like to ask the question my cardiologist needs to know, in your opinion do you think in the early 60’s was the repair done with plastic or tissue?

Is there anyway I could find out? I’m now 50 years old and have mostly lived a normal life but as I am getting older I have noticed that my health is deteriorating with age. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

compression socks running
January 27, 2011

I have wanted to post something like this on my site and this has given me an idea.
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December 29, 2010

Pretty impressive! 🙂

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