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No one really looks forward to surgery.  However, it doesn’t have to be as painful and take as long to recover as you might think. Dr. Archana Ramaswamy, Staff Surgeon at Minneapolis VA Hospital and Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Minnesota, joins us to discuss Minimally Invasive Surgery – also known as laparoscopic or endoscopic surgery. There are three main techniques: Laparoscopy (which is done through one or more small incisions, using small tubes and tiny video cameras and surgical instruments), Endoscopic or natural orifice procedures (which use cameras and instruments via the mouth, rectum or vagina), and Robotic (in which surgery is magnified and gives your doctor a 3-D view of the surgical site).  The benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery include shorter hospital stays, decreased pain, a quicker patient recovery and it’s less costly than traditional surgery. It can be used in a variety of different surgeries.

At MassMutual, their priority is helping people secure their future and protect the ones they love. That's why executive Dennis Stempel is here to discuss financial tips and more. 

360training is a leading online e-learning provider. Amid the pandemic, 360training is responsible for a course on health and sanitation safety awareness. 

This episode of The Balancing Act supplies important tips to help you and your loved ones navigate our new normal. Plus, summer fun tricks and more.

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