THE NEW FORTY Apparently, the days of gym socks are over...
It doesn't take much to amuse me most days. Simple things amuse simple minds. Some of the things I find amusing I think would be generally amusing to most folks, but others may be amusing based on my ... Posted on 3/16/13 at 2:35 PM
THE DIRT: THE REAL DIRT ON GARDENING FROM A MASTER GARDENER IN MOORHEAD, MINNESOTA On hold
We had a wonderful weekend at the lake with family--it was hot and sunny and not too windy (a rarity at our place, it seems), so we did plenty of boating and swimming and just reading in the shade. It... Posted on 7/23/12 at 9:01 AM
HEALTHBEAT Complications of surgery
A patient advocate who blogs at 2centsdujour has come right out and asked the same question that's been bothering me ever since the death of Andy Rooney last week: Unexpected and fatal complications f... Posted on 11/11/11 at 11:47 AM
OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Unfantastic Plastic
I had an interesting discussion the other day with a guy about plastic surgery.
I mentioned the famous women who are generally considered "the most beautiful," whatever that really means. Nicole Kidm... Posted on 9/29/10 at 11:29 AM
STAFF BLOG IN THE SPIRIT Thousand thousand thanks shall be!
A thousand thanks to all of you who prayed for my Ruby Girl Sister as she underwent surgery for a brain tumor this week. She came through the surgery fine and Thursday night's update is that she... Posted on 5/6/10 at 6:13 PM
Terry Sibert’s life was on the right track. A recovering alcoholic and former dabbler in meth, he hadn’t touched either for 15 years. He had a rewarding job as a project manager at Brenton Engineering. The 47-year-old had also just remarried in January.
A 13-year-old Iraqi boy brought to Michigan a year ago by a National Guardsman so he could get plastic surgery to repair scars from a house fire no longer is shy about pulling off his beloved Detroit Tigers baseball cap.
State education officials said this week that 300 school districts endorsed a teacher pay approach that bases raises partly on student performance, something they’d be willing to try if the state lands $330 million in federal aid.
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, January 22, 2010
Doctors began emergency surgery today to remove four sewing needles lodged in a Brazilian toddler’s lungs and near his heart that allegedly were inserted by his stepfather during a series of bizarre rituals.
A malpractice lawsuit filed against MeritCare Medical Group by Fargo periodontist Philip Gattuso and his wife before they died is no longer set for trial in February. Attorneys for both sides want the custody battle for Gattuso’s 3-year-old daughter Kennedy resolved first.
Doctors are testing a new kind of obesity surgery without any cuts through the abdomen, snaking a tube as thick as a garden hose down the throat to snap staples into the stomach. The experimental, scar-free procedure creates a narrow passage that slows the food as it moves from the upper stomach into the lower stomach, helping patients feel full more quickly and eat less.
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