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Hernias can develop in many regions of the body, but for most
men, the term is shorthand for a groin (inguinal) hernia. A man
has a 27% chance of developing one at some time in his life. Men
with hernias have several choices to make: whether or not to have
surgery to repair the condition, which type of surgery to have,
and which type of anesthesia to undergo.
Incidence of infection caused by the bacterium Clostridium difficile is rising, mainly in patients in hospitals and long-term care facilities who have received antibiotics.
I'm a 61-year-old man with high blood pressure. My doctor wants
me to take Zocor to lower my cholesterol, but I'm worried about
muscle damage. I found a Web site that claimed coenzyme Q10 would
help. Is that right?