Surgical procedures

July 19, 2018 - 11:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's top executive, Jeff Zucker, is undergoing heart surgery and will take a six-week leave of absence from running the news network. CNN said Zucker made the announcement to his staff Thursday following a morning editorial meeting. His top deputy, Michael Bass, will be in charge...
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June 28, 2018 - 8:41 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A family member says a girl at the center of the medical and religious debate over brain death has died after surgery. The girl's mother Nailah Winkfield said Thursday that New Jersey doctors declared Jahi McMath dead from excessive bleeding and liver failure after an operation...
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June 24, 2018 - 5:01 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina lawmaker who's running for Congress is having more surgery for injuries suffered in a highway accident. Spokesman Michael Mule says state Rep. Katie Arrington was in surgery late Sunday afternoon. He said in a text message that he would have an update on her...
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May 21, 2018 - 7:46 pm
GWINNETT, Ga. (AP) — A malpractice suit says a Georgia woman has permanent brain damage after going in for liposuction and a tummy tuck. News media report that the dermatologist who operated on her made more than 20 YouTube videos of herself singing and dancing during other operations. The Atlanta...
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2016 file photo, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., pauses during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Reid is recovering after quietly undergoing surgery Monday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
May 14, 2018 - 4:16 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., was recovering after undergoing surgery Monday at Johns Hopkins Cancer Center in Baltimore to remove a cancerous tumor from his pancreas. Reid, 78, will undergo chemotherapy, according to a statement released Monday by his family. "His doctors caught...
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FILE- In this file photo dated Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson waits for the start of the Europa League group A soccer match against Zorya Luhansk at Old Trafford, Manchester, England. Manchester United said Saturday May 5, 2018, that former manager Alex Ferguson has undergone emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson, FILE)
May 06, 2018 - 2:44 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — A day after former manager Alex Ferguson underwent emergency surgery for a brain hemorrhage, Manchester United tweeted Sunday: "Please. Be strong. Win this one." Online posts from United provided no update on the condition of the 76-year-old Ferguson, who the club said...
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FILE- In this file photo dated Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson waits for the start of the Europa League group A soccer match against Zorya Luhansk at Old Trafford, Manchester, England. Manchester United said Saturday May 5, 2018, that former manager Alex Ferguson has undergone emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson, FILE)
May 06, 2018 - 12:25 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — A day after former manager Alex Ferguson underwent emergency surgery for a brain hemorrhage, Manchester United tweeted Sunday: "Please. Be strong. Win this one." The online post, which provided no update on the 76-year-old Ferguson's condition, came 21 hours after United...
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FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2012, file photo, Sen. John McCain clowns around on the podium during sound check the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
May 05, 2018 - 10:32 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 last Sunday, according to people close to both...
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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2017, file photo Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., receives the Liberty Medal from the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
May 04, 2018 - 9:43 pm
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. McCain's visitors have included former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and...
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April 30, 2018 - 6:14 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Two Wisconsin residents who want gender reassignment surgeries paid by Medicaid filed a lawsuit Monday against the state, contending their denials of service are discriminatory and violate the federal health care law. The federal lawsuit from Cody Flack, a 30-year-old transgender...
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