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Season 1, Episode 145 Must-Know Medical Advances

First Aired: April 23, 2009

Segments on a brain implant that could curb appetites; a computer chip for diagnosing and treating heartburn and acid reflux; a procedure for treating acne scarring; a device that could help women get pregnant; and a robotic brain-surgery technique. Also: a discussion of the advisability of searching for donor organs online. Guests include dermatologist Tess Mauricio and oncologist Paul Pagnini.

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  • Premiered: September 8, 2008
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  • Premise: 'Dr. Phil' spin-off featuring four doctors (an emergency-room physician, an ob-gyn, a plastic surgeon and a pediatrician) exploring medical issues raised in cases examined on the show. (more)

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