World’s First Full Human Head Transplant Becomes a Reality

World’s First Full Human Head Transplant Becomes a Reality

News has come in that surgical transplant of the entire human head could become a reality. A Russian computer scientist suffering from a rare muscle wasting disease caused genetically in a person is about to become the first person ever to get his head surgically transplanted onto a donor’s body. The man has been identified […]

Costs for the Same Surgery Can Differ 300%

Costs for the Same Surgery Can Differ 300%

It is no secret that surgery can be cheaper in a different country or even a different part of the U.S. But, surprising data just published by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association shows that the cost for the same surgery in the same city can differ by more than 300 percent. One expects great […]

Surgery: Patients Suffer Sticker Shock Over Unexpected Medical Bills

Surgery: Patients Suffer Sticker Shock Over Unexpected Medical Bills

Patients are suffering sticker shock over American health care and the considerable problem of unexpected medical bills. The issue puts many patients at higher death risk. Experts contend that in the area of healthcare, there are many unexpected and unwelcome associated cost burdens placed on the patients, particular with any surgery-related or other medical services were hospitalization […]