• surgery Apr 26

    Kristen Bell Records Her Husband Dax Shepard Doing Surgery on Himself

    Sometimes, you have to take matters into your own hands… While practicing social distancing and being in quarantine, Dax Shepard decided to remove the pin from his own broken arm. While it’s unclear how the 45-year-old actor broke his hand, it appears he’s not afraid to repair it. Trolling her husband over his pin removal, Kristen Bell cheekily captioned...

  • coronavirus Apr 25

    Elective Surgeries Set to Resume, With Complications and Concerns

    As COVID-19 has spread across the country in recent months, hospitals have postponed elective surgeries, nonemergency procedures that are scheduled in advance. Cosmetic surgery, hernia repair and cancer operations are among the wide range of elective surgeries that come with varying degrees of complexity and urgency, NBC News reports. The American Hospital Association published a road map to resuming elective surgeries on April...

  • Pennsylvania Feb 25

    Woman Saves Piglet From Traffic, Raises Cash for Its Surgery

    A Pennsylvania woman who rescued a piglet that was darting in and out of rush-hour traffic is getting help from local businesses to fund a surgery it needs to survive.

  • NEW YORK Feb 4

    Former ‘Top Chef' Contestant Writes She Has Year to Live

    Former “Top Chef” Fatima Ali says she has a year to live. The 29-year-old underwent surgery to remove a tumor in January. However, Ali wrote Tuesday in an essay for Bon Appetit that the “cancer cells my doctors believed had vanished are back with a vengeance in my left hip and femur bone.” Ali says her oncologist told her she...

  • Associated Press Nov 29, 2019

    Patients Sue Northern Indiana Hospital Over Possible Disease Exposure

    More than 1,000 surgical patients are suing a northern Indiana hospital after being notified that a sterilization failure could have exposed them to deadly infections.

  • New England Nov 28, 2019

    Report: Nick Folk Will Not Play Sunday Against Texans

    The Patriots need a kicker for this Sunday’s game. Again. NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport tweeted that recently added Nick Folk underwent an appendectomy that will preven him from playing Sunday’s game against the Houston Texans.

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Nov 28, 2019

    Illness Hits Patriots Locker Room

    Nine Patriots players were absent or limited in practice due to illness Wednesday.

  • United States Nov 27, 2019

    Jimmy Carter Out of Hospital After Treatment for Brain Bleed

    Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta after recovering from surgery to relieve pressure on his brain caused by bleeding from a fall. Carter Center spokeswoman Deanna Congileo said Wednesday that the Carters “look forward to enjoying Thanksgiving at home in Plains, where he will continue to recover.”

  • China Nov 14, 2019

    2 Dead, 3 Injured in a School Shooting in Russia

    A student killed a fellow student and wounded three more in a shooting Thursday at a college in Russia before taking his own life, police said. Russia’s state Investigative Committee said the 19-year-old shooter brought a hunting rifle to class in Blagoveshchensk near the border with China and opened fire on students, killing one and severely injuring three more. It...

  • Massachusetts Nov 11, 2019

    Ex-Gov. Deval Patrick Considering Presidential Run, Sources Say

    Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is exploring a late run for president, according to people with knowledge of Patrick’s deliberations, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter publicly. Patrick would need to decide soon, as the deadline for candidates to get their names on the ballot is rapidly approaching in some states,...

  • NBC News Nov 11, 2019

    Virginia Doctor Allegedly Performed Hysterectomies, Tied Fallopian Tubes Without Consent

    A Virginia doctor allegedly performed hysterectomies and tied a patient’s fallopian tubes without consent, federal authorities said in court documents, NBC News reported. Javaid Perwaiz, 69, was arrested Friday and charged with health care fraud and making false statements to federal investigators, according to papers filed in the Eastern District of Virginia. In one case, Perwaiz, an obstetrician-gynecologist in Chesapeake,...

  • Instagram Nov 10, 2019

    Miley Cyrus Undergoes Vocal Cord Surgery After Dealing With Tonsillitis

    Miley Cyrus is recovering after undergoing vocal cord surgery and will have to rest her voice for a while. The 26-year-old singer’s condition was first reported by People on Saturday. E! News has confirmed that she has left a hospital and is recovering from vocal cord surgery. People said that doctors discovered damage in her vocal cords, which she had...

  • BOSTON Oct 24, 2019

    Californian Becomes 1st Black Patient to Receive Full Face Transplant

    A California man became the first black patient — and oldest patient — to receive a full face transplant, Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital said Thursday, after a 16-hour procedure several months ago. Robert Chelsea, 68, of Los Angeles — who suffered burns to over 60% of his body and face after his car was struck by a drunk driver...

  • California Oct 23, 2019

    Pregnant Woman Who Endured Chemo Gives Birth to Healthy Baby

    Just a couple of months after Jade Devis found out she was pregnant, a protruding bump appeared on her chest. It was the beginning of an ordeal that forced the first-time mom and her developing fetus to undergo chemotherapy together after Devis was suddenly diagnosed with breast cancer. She did three rounds before giving birth to her son Bradley in...

  • Mexico Oct 17, 2019

    Border Patrol's Growing Presence at Hospitals Creates Fear

    An armed Border Patrol agent roamed the hallways of an emergency room in Miami on a recent day as nurses wheeled stretchers and medical carts through the hospital and families waited for physicians to treat their loved ones. The agent in the olive-green uniform freely stepped in and out of the room where a woman was taken by ambulance after...

  • NEW YORK Oct 16, 2019

    Boxer Patrick Day Dies After Suffering Brain Injury During Chicago Bout

    Boxer Patrick Day has died days after suffering a traumatic brain injury during a bout on Saturday at Chicago’s Wintrust Arena, according to manager Lou DiBella.

  • New England Oct 9, 2019

    Behind the Patriots' Continued Success on ‘Thursday Night Football'

    Quick turnarounds are among the plethora of things players tend to dislike about playing football on Thursday nights, but as Devin McCourty pointed out in his media availability on Tuesday, there is one clear advantage: getting the weekend off. More often than not, the Patriots do play well on Thursdays, though that’s no different than Sundays, of course.

  • New England Oct 4, 2019

    An Ode to Stephen Gostkowksi

    When Tom Brady connected with Deion Branch from 13 yards out with 0:24 left in regulation, it masked just how dominant the Jets were in a 28-21 win over the Patriots in the 2010 AFC Divisional playoffs. Why bring this game up now? Because Shayne Graham kicked the PAT after Branch’s score, the final point produced by the Patriots that season.

  • player Oct 4, 2019

    Five Bold Bruins Predictions for the 2019-20 NHL Season

    Here are five bold predictions for this season’s edition of the Black and Gold with the opening of the season upon us.

  • OFFICER Oct 3, 2019

    Shot HK Teen Charged With Rioting, Attacking Police

    The teenager who was the first victim of police gunfire in Hong Kong’s monthslong pro-democracy protests was charged Thursday with rioting and attacking police. The shooting occurred during widespread violence Tuesday across the semi-autonomous Chinese territory that marred China’s National Day celebrations. It has deepened anger against police, who have been accused of being heavy-handed against protesters. The officer fired...

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