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Panel: Could cramped airline seats be dangerous?

...quite honestly," Kane said.On long flights, there is another risk for fliers: deep vein thrombosis, where a blood clot forms, typically in a leg vein. If that clot gets lose and travels into the lungs, it can cause a blockage.Nimia...
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4 big hospitals face penalties for infection rates

...chief executive officer of Alaska Regional Hospital, said the hospital between 2012 and 2013 had seven patients with blood clots and three with catheter-associated urinary tract infections. One patient fell, and six experienced bacteria that...
Cobb, Rays roll 4-0 over Indians in AL wild card

...wondering if he would be able to help the Rays again. In 2011, he missed the playoffs after undergoing surgery to remove a blood clot.But not only did Cobb go 5-1 after his scary moment, the 25-year-old finished 11-3 in 22 starts and manager...
Lisicki keeps winning to reach Wimbledon semis

...tweeted. "So proud of how (Flipkens) handled the big occasion for the first time!"Flipkens, who was sidelined with blood clots in her legs, counts Clijsters among the few who believed in her when things got rough."The people believing in me...
Murray in Wimbledon SFs, with Djokovic, del Potro

...way from a year ago at this time, when she was winning the title at a low-level, $25,000 tournament on clay. Blood clots in her leg had forced her off the WTA tour for two months, and her ranking slid outside the top 250, so she couldn't...
Judge drops one murder charge against accused Juneau father

...said he observed swollen veins in the brain as evidence of a clotting problem, but said under cross he did not see a blood clot itself in the samples he was provided. Kemp also noted that Leestma has never treated a live patient since he is not a...
Flipkens reaches 1st Grand Slam semi at Wimbledon

LONDON - Kirsten Flipkens was diagnosed with life-threatening blood clots in both her legs just over a year ago. On Tuesday, the Belgian reached the Wimbledon semifinals."It's amazing, it's more...
'Angel fund' aim: link investors , new businesses

...patient comes into the ER with leg pain. A doctor notices one leg is a different color than the other and suspects a blood clot. That doctor could use Call Dr. to send a photo of the patient's leg to an on-call vascular surgeon, who would...
Swedish doctors claim pioneering uterus transplant

...doctors in Saudi Arabia transplanted a uterus from a live donor, but it had to be removed three months later because of a blood clot.Olausson said there could be a lower risk of organ rejection when the donor is a family member, but he said a more...
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Juneau man awarded Bronze Star

...up Lowry - the exit wound was so large that Evenson put his entire hand inside Lowry's body while stuffing it with blood clot-inducing combat gauze, Lowry recalled - and move him out of harm's way. Lowry was brought to a position where...


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