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A student harnessed the power of beets to make healing from surgery safer — and more equitable

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Dasia Taylor didn't expect to become a nationally recognized scientist at 17 years old. The Iowa student has dedicated her life to equity work, from serving as one of her school district's diversity equity leaders t...

Angels OF Fowler needs season-ending surgery for torn ACL

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A date for the procedure has not been set. Recovery time is expected to be six to nine months. "Comeback season has commenced," Fowler said Sunday. "The cards I've been dealt, so you've got to deal with them and go a...

Rep. Dan Crenshaw says he’ll be ‘blind for about a month’ after eye surgery

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"The surgery went well, but I will be effectively blind for about a month," Crenshaw said in a Twitter statement on Saturday. Crenshaw, a U.S. Navy SEAL veteran, lost his right eye during a deployment in Afghanistan ...

Crenshaw says he’ll be ‘effectively blind’ and ‘off the grid’ for weeks after emergency eye surgery

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Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw announced Saturday that he will be "effectively blind" and "off the grid" for the next few weeks after undergoing emergency surgery Friday on his left eye. "I am sorry to inform everyone...

Actor George Segal has died at age 87 after complications during surgery, his wife says

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George Segal, the prolific actor with a career that spanned more than six decades, has died at age 87, his wife said Tuesday. "The family is devastated to announce that this morning George Segal passed away due to c...

A California doctor performed surgery during a Zoom court appearance

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A California doctor's trial was delayed after he appeared for a virtual court hearing while simultaneously conducting a surgery last Thursday. Dr. Scott Green, a plastic surgeon, showed up to his virtual Sacramento ...

A zoo crocodile in Florida underwent surgery to remove a shoe from her stomach

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A Nile crocodile named Anuket had to undergo surgery in Florida recently. The problem started in December when a shoe slipped off the foot of a tourist ziplining over the crocodile habitat at the St. Augustine Allig...

Rev. Jesse Jackson recovering in the hospital after ‘successful’ surgery

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Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson is recovering from surgery after being hospitalized for abdominal discomfort. Jackson, 79, was recently admitted to the hospital where he received routine medical observation ...

Crystal Hefner says she almost died during cosmetic surgery

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Crystal Hefner says she "almost didn't make it through" a cosmetic procedure and is using the experience to talk about unrealistic beauty standards. Hugh Hefner's widow posted a photo Wednesday on her verified Inst...

Manukura, the only white kiwi bird ever born in captivity, dies in New Zealand after surgery

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A rare, snow-white kiwi bird that inspired a children's book and was the first of its kind ever hatched in captivity has died in New Zealand after multiple surgeries to remove an unfertilized egg. The kiwi -- named ...

Teacher continues lessons from her hospital bed after unexpected surgery

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Arnold Schwarzenegger says he feels ‘fantastic’ after undergoing heart surgery

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He may be known as a robot assassin. But in real life, he's only human. Arnold Schwarzenegger, the 73-year-old actor and former Republican governor of California, revealed on social media Thursday that he had under...

Japanese jazz pianist recovering from surgery after New York subway attack

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A Japanese jazz pianist was beaten in a New York City subway station, requiring him to be hospitalized, according to the New York City Police Department and the man's family. During the attack on September 27, Tadat...