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Eli Gregg
Cliff Erwin/The University of Kansas Health System via AP
June 17, 2019 - 5:07 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 15-year-old Kansas boy got a large knife to the face, and doctors say he's extremely lucky. Jimmy Russell said her son, Eli Gregg, was playing Thursday evening outside of their home in Redfield, about 90 miles south of Kansas City, when she heard him scream. She found him...
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Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter
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May 16, 2019 - 11:06 am
By Betsy Klein (CNN) — Former President Jimmy Carter may have spent three days in the hospital, but the 94 year-old is expected to teach Sunday school at his beloved Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Georgia, this weekend. Carter was released from the hospital Thursday morning, the Carter Center...
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Former President Jimmy Carter
John Bazemore/AP, file
May 13, 2019 - 4:45 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter broke his hip Monday at his Georgia home, underwent successful surgery and was recovering comfortably, a spokeswoman for the Carter Center said. Carter was on his way to go turkey hunting, the spokeswoman, Deanna Congileo, said in a statement. She...
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Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones performs live on stage on the opening night of the european leg of their No Filter tour at Croke Park on May 17, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland.
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April 01, 2019 - 8:38 pm
( RADIO.COM ) — Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones is set to undergo heart valve replacement surgery this week, according to sources connected to The Drudge Report. The iconic 75-year-old singer is reportedly scheduled to be in New York City for the procedure, and is expected to make a full recovery...
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March 12, 2019 - 3:30 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are numerous disorders that impact the brain — everything from depression and anxiety to epilepsy. One of the frustrating elements with brain-based...
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did you know that in very rare cases a patient, perhaps one out of every thousand, actually wake up while undergoing surgery?
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November 09, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It is a very strange phenomenon, but did you know that in very rare cases a patient, perhaps one out of every thousand, actually wake up while undergoing surgery? What’s...
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Researchers at a Canadian University successfully removed a large cancer tumor from a dog's head and replaced the piece of removed skull with a 3-D printed plate.
Michelle Oblak
September 25, 2018 - 9:20 pm
By Spencer Parlier and Amanda Jackson (CNN) -- A 9-year-old dog has a new skull and a cancer-free life because of 3D printing. Patches, the cancer-stricken dachshund, is feeling better thanks to researchers at a Canadian university. Dr. Michelle Oblak, a veterinary surgical oncologist with the...
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In this March 31, 2015 file photo, Charles Krauthammer talks about getting into politics during a news conference in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Gabe Hernandez/Corpus Christi Caller-Times via AP
June 08, 2018 - 3:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News contributor and syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer says he has "only a few weeks to live" because of an aggressive form of cancer. Krauthammer disclosed his doctors' prognosis in a letter released Friday to colleagues, friends and viewers. Krauthammer wrote that he...
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Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
May 22, 2018 - 9:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Emphysema patients may find surgery to remove damaged lung tissue makes breathing easier, but it can also be invasive and risky. But a new procedure could offer patients a less-invasive option to improve their quality of life. Gerard Criner, chair of the Department of...
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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., receives the Liberty Medal from the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia in 2017.
AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File
May 05, 2018 - 9:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A frail Sen. John McCain has been receiving a stream of visitors and good wishes at his Arizona ranch as he confronts the aftermath of brain cancer treatment and surgery. Former Vice President Joe Biden sat with McCain for 90 minutes Sunday, according to people close to both men...
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