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Children's hospitals harassed over transgender care programs

Aug. 17, 2022 15:58 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Doctors and other staffers at Boston Children’s Hospital are being threatened with violence over its surgical program for transgender youths, administrators said, and other U.S. children’s hospitals are also being harassed online. Boston Children’s is home to...

Global vets in Pakistan for surgery on Karachi zoo elephants

Aug. 17, 2022 10:13 AM EDT

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Veterinarians from a global animal welfare organization are in Pakistan and on Wednesday began a series of surgeries on a pair of elephants at a zoo in the port city of Karachi. During a previous visit last year, vets from Four Paws examined four elephants...

Leahy discharged from rehab center following hip surgeries

Jul. 29, 2022 14:02 PM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy on Friday was discharged from a rehabilitation center following his second surgery to help repair a broken hip, his office said. Leahy, 82, fell and broke his hip last month in his Virginia home. He underwent hip-replacement...

AP source: Bengals QB Burrow to have appendectomy

Jul. 27, 2022 00:11 AM EDT

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow will have an appendectomy, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because it’s a health matter. NFL Network was first to report news of...

Pelicans rookie Liddell has reconstructive knee surgery

Jul. 26, 2022 15:53 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans second-round draft choice E.J. Liddell has had surgery to repair torn knee ligaments, the team said Tuesday. The injury to the 6-foot-6 forward from Ohio State occurred during a Summer League game on July 11 against the Atlanta Hawks in Las...

Vermont Sen. Leahy undergoes second surgery on broken hip

Jul. 20, 2022 11:54 AM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy has undergone a second surgery to help repair a broken hip, his office said Wednesday. Leahy, 82, fell and broke his hip last month in his Virginia home. He underwent hip-replacement surgery June 30 at a Washington-area...

Whistleblower physician reinstated at California VA hospital

Jul. 07, 2022 17:13 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A whistleblower physician who was forced into retirement after raising concerns about anesthesia staffing practices during surgeries at a Los Angeles Veterans Affairs hospital has gotten his old job back, federal officials said Thursday. Dr. Robert Cameron was...

Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy discharged after hip surgery

Jul. 05, 2022 16:17 PM EDT

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy has been discharged from in-patient treatment after undergoing hip-replacement surgery and he is now in rehabilitation, his office said Tuesday. In a brief statement, Leahy’s office said the 82-year-old is continuing to recover and...

South Bend mayor hospitalized after unplanned surgery

Jul. 02, 2022 10:47 AM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — South Bend’s mayor was hospitalized after undergoing an unexpected surgery, according to his office. The surgery on Mayor James Mueller was performed Friday by Memorial Hospital’s cardiothoracic team. A statement from the mayor’s office said he was...

Miami trauma surgeon went to Ukraine to work on war victims

Jul. 02, 2022 03:11 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A woman whose arm and leg were shattered from mine-like projectiles shot into her apartment. A young man whose face was nearly blown away by a rocket-propelled grenade. A man whose chest and liver were obliterated from a missile strike. These were among the cases that...