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BALTIMORE — Days after undergoing gastric bypass surgery, Brenda Maker’s diabetes was gone — her body producing enough of the hormone insulin to turn sugar into fuel. It’s a phenomenon seen in recent years by doctors who...
ATLANTA (AP) — The father of a Georgia woman battling a flesh-eating disease says his daughter has been suffering the worst pain of her entire ordeal. Andy Copeland says his daughter, Aimee, sometimes cries from the pain but stops because crying...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A southern Indiana woman who lost parts of both legs while protecting her two children from a tornado received her first prosthetic leg on Wednesday, exactly two months after she was injured. "It's a good anniversary,"...
Tags: Tornadoes, Rentals, Natural Disasters
SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A jury has been selected in a civil trial over a suit brought by a man who says a Kentucky surgeon amputated his penis during surgery without consulting him. The jurors were chosen Thursday in Shelbyville in the lawsuit...
SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man suing a doctor for amputating his penis testified that the moment he learned part of the organ had been removed, he wanted to flee the hospital. Former truck driver Phillip Seaton testified Monday during his...
SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A jury has ruled against a Kentucky truck driver who sued a urologist claiming the doctor amputated part of his penis without his consent. The six-man, six-woman jury came back with the verdict Wednesday in the lawsuit filed...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A 12-year-old western Michigan girl has achieved her dream of playing basketball on the middle school team before losing a leg in a surgical amputation. Alyssia Crook of Ottawa County's Georgetown Township was born...
Tags: Georgetown, Michigan, Surgery
To some, a Wii is a fun way to play virtual sports and video games. Students in a Notre Dame computer science course have found the game system also has the potential to help recovering stroke patients. The students have developed an application for...
Tags: Stroke, Sports, Entertainment, Wii, Physical Therapists
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zsa Zsa Gabor's publicist says the actress is going home from the hospital, a week after doctors amputated most of her right leg. John Blanchette says doctors are pleased with Gabor's recovery and she'll be transported by...
Friends of 29-year-old Krystle M. Campbell mourned her Tuesday as the second victim of the Boston Marathon bombings. On Facebook, employees of the Summer Shack restaurant in Hingham, Mass., where she was general manager said they were devastated “by...
BOSTON (AP) — The bombs that ripped through the Boston Marathon crowd appear to have been fashioned out of ordinary kitchen pressure cookers, packed with nails and other fiendishly lethal shrapnel, and hidden in duffel bags left on the ground,...
The Baltimore SunBOSTON -- At least three people are dead and 100 injured after two bomb blasts shook the site of the Boston Marathon finish line Monday afternoon, with a third, possibly related incident an hour and a half later, reported at Boston's John F. Kennedy...
Tags: Libraries, Sports, Running, Arts and Culture, John F. Kennedy
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