Johnson & Johnson agrees to pay $2.5 billion to resolve thousands of hip replacement lawsuits

...Johnson & Johnson said late Tuesday that it will pay $2.5 billion to settle thousands of lawsuits brought by hip replacement patients who accuse the company of selling faulty implants that led to injuries and additional surgeries.The agreement...

UGA's Richt has hip-replacement surgery

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia football coach Mark Richt underwent hip replacement surgery this weekend at St. Mary's Hospital.Richt indicated in November that he would need the surgery to alleviate pain from...

Georgia football coach Mark Richt might have hip replacement surgery

Georgia football coach Mark Richt might undergo hip-replacement surgery to alleviate worsening pain, but he said Wednesday he would delay having it until after securing what's expected to...

New approach for hip replacement gets man back to golf quickly

...but leaves them intact, which means the resulting hip replacement is more stable than the conventional approach, Meredith...aligned. In fact, the patient had previously had a hip replacement on the left side that might have left that side a...

New drug dramatically cuts risks of blood clots after hip replacement

...complication of major operations such as hip replacement. The clots can be deadly if...by as much as 82 percent after hip replacement when compared with the standard...933 patients who had total hip replacement surgery were given either one...

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Exercise as the fountain of youth

...exercise might not. Physical therapy to strengthen certain muscle groups can help, and can even delay a knee or hip replacement for years, she said.Start with light exercise and gradually build up to at least 30 minutes of activity on most...

Hank Aaron to savor 40th anniversary of historic home run

...should be appreciated. That makes me feel good."Aaron said he is pleased with his recovery from partial left hip-replacement surgery in February. He hurt his hip when he slipped on ice and said he's still in rehab, but can walk."I...

Nicklaus to end Masters streak

...Tournament champion plans to undergo hip-replacement surgery later this month. His...standard. If not, he'd go the hip replacement route. "I have attempted to...those factors, I felt that hip-replacement surgery was my option." David...

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Nicklaus' surgery goes well

...doing it on a ceramic left hip. Nicklaus, 59, had hip replacement surgery Wednesday in Boston and will be on crutches...that had troubled him for years. He tried to avoid hip replacement surgery with a rigorous exercise routine, but finally...

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Golf roundup: Nicklaus accelerates comeback

...Golden Bear of old, not an old Golden Bear. Nicklaus, his golf comeback accelerating as quickly as his recovery from hip replacement surgery, shot a 2-under 70 Saturday in the Senior PGA Bell Atlantic Classic -- his first sub-par round of any...

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