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Dr. Sonu Ahluwalia: Are New Procedures Better Than Old

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In today's health topics we need to know about this week, Dr. Sonu Ahluwalia shares two of the most talked about topics:

Are the newest medical procedures better than the old ones? Apparently not, they may even be unnecessary. Check out this interesting study about practice of medicine in terms of adopting new techniques or giving up old ones.

A Squirrel with bubonic plague leads to closure of the Angeles National Forest. What is bubonic plague? Should we be worried? When will the parks re-open?

Doctor Sonu Ahluwalia is here with some of the medical topics making the news.

Fun Facts About Dr. Ahluwalia:

  • Sonu Ahluwalia, M.D. was born in New Delhi and grew up in India. He attended medical school at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College in India before moving to the United States in 1993.
  • He received his orthopaedic training at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program in Boston, one of the most sought after training programs in orthopaedic surgery.
  • Dr. Ahluwalia is a specialist in minimally invasive and muscle sparing approaches to joint replacement of the hip and knee as well as cartilage repair and healing.
  • He was Associate Editor and then Editor-In-Chief of The Orthopaedic Journal at Harvard Medical School for which he received a special commendation from the Harvard Combined Residency Program.

(Source: Lapeerhealth.com)

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