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Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after he scored against the Colorado Rockies in the bottom of the six inning at AT&T Park on August 28, 2014 in San Francisco. Pagan scored on a sacrifice fly from Hunter Pence #8. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Giants Outfielder Angel Pagan To Have Season-Ending Surgery To Repair Bulging Disc In Back

San Francisco Giants outfielder Angel Pagan will have season-ending surgery to repair a bulging disk in his back.

09/23/2014

Taylor Swift (credit: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Taylor Swift Sings For Young Cancer Patient

Footage of Taylor Swift singing to young 6-year-old Jordan Lee Nickerson hit social media…

08/05/2014

Giants v. Padres

Matt Cain Ends Season Early Due To Elbow Surgery

The decision has been made for Giants right-hander Matt Cain, who will have bone chips from his elbow next Monday: he will end the season earlier. The Giants say, however, that he will be ready for spring training.

08/04/2014

Matt Cain #18 of the San Francisco Giants takes a moment on the field after giving up a two-run single to Adam LaRoche #25 of the Washington Nationals in the first inning at AT&T Park on June 11, 2014 in San Francisco. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Matt Cain Reportedly Mulling Season-Ending Surgery

The Giants and Matt Cain are reportedly considering an arthroscopic procedure on his pitching elbow that would likely shut down the ace for the remainder of the 2014 season.

08/01/2014

Giants v. Padres

Giants Pitcher Matt Cain To Meet With Specialist For 2nd Opinion On Injured Elbow

San Francisco Giants right-hander Matt Cain plans to meet with specialist Dr. James Andrews this week to get a second opinion on his injured elbow.

07/29/2014

An anaesthesiologist (C) and nurses take care of a patient in a recovery room after a surgery at the CHU Angers teaching hospital in Angers, western France, on October 24, 2013. (JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Medical Tourism To France, Other Countries Surges Due To Costly U.S. Health Care

France, the number one tourist destination in the world for its gastronomic pleasures, beautiful chateaux and sites such as the Eiffel Tower, is also getting a huge influx of tourists for another reason these days – to save a ton of money on their medical bills.

07/14/2014

Katie Groebner recovers in Stanford University Hospital after lung and heart transplants. (Source: Groebner Family)

Daughter’s Lung, Heart Transplant At Stanford ‘Best Ever’ Father’s Day Gift

A Bay Area dad got the best Father’s Day gift a man could get when his daughter got a lifesaving lung and heart transplant at Stanford after months on a waiting list.

06/15/2014

Hadi Alkhadra 'before' and 'after' surgery at  Stanford's Lucile Packard Children's Hospital.

Palestinian Boy Walks For First Time After Stanford Surgeon Fixes His Feet

Hadi Alkhadra suffered from a condition known as ‘stuck joints’ and other orthopedic deformities that prevented him from walking. His feet were so deformed, they were upside down.

06/03/2014

Jailem Sidhu survived brain surgery at Lucille Packard Children's Hospital. (CBS)

Boy Nicknamed ‘The Bulldozer’ By Friends Survives Brain Surgery In Bay Area Hospital

A boy nicknamed ‘The Bulldozer’ is heading home after life-saving brain surgery at a Bay Area hospital.

04/16/2014

Tiger Woods of the United States hits his tee shot on the fifth hole during the final round of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 16, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods Drops Out Of Masters Tournament

Tiger Woods, the world’s No. 1 ranked golfer, has pulled out of the Masters tournament with back injury that has required surgery.

04/01/2014

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