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I’m Art Chester. I write about technology: surprises from the world of science, and their practical application in everyday life. I also write fiction about life in the research lab.

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Hospital Surgery 4: Prostate Enlargement Versus Cancer

prostate enlargement

Prostate enlargement (BPH) and prostate cancer are common conditions requiring vigilance by all men. BPH is more common and requires either medications or a surgical cure. I have divided this blog post on hospital surgery into five installments. They treat … Continue reading

Hospital Surgery 3: Recovery & Discharge

Recovery from surgery

Recovery is the first thing on the patient’s mind following hospital surgery. This blog installment describes my recovery time in the hospital after waking from anesthesia until my discharge. I have divided this blog post on hospital surgery into five … Continue reading