Daily Archives: June 13, 2012

Celebrities Who Had Fertility Treatments

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After three years of trying to conceive with no success, Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom have decided to go the fertility treatment route. According to news reports, Khloe started with her treatments at a Los Angeles clinic. Khloe and Lamar are just one of the latest celebrity couples who decided to seek treatment in order to have a kid. Here are others:

Courteney Cox and David Arquette. David and Courteney deserves a lot of props for being one of the first celebrity couples to talk about about their fertility problem and how they are trying artificial ways to get pregnant. In “coming out”, they gave a human face to a problem that not a few couples have to face. Courteney eventually conceived through in-vitro fertilization (IVF) and gave birth to daughter, Coco. David and Courteney, unfortunately, are no longer a couple as they filed for divorce recently.

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Celebrities Who Had Open Heart Surgery

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What is open heart surgery? According to Medline Plus, open heart surgery “is any surgery where the chest is opened and surgery is done on the heart muscle, valves, arteries, or other parts of the heart (such as the aorta). The term ‘open’ means that the chest is ‘cut’ open.”

Medline goes on to explain that nowadays, because of the advancement in medical technology, the term “open heart surgery” has become confusing as “new procedures are being done on the heart through smaller cuts”.

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