Luxury birthing clinics spur cesarean 'epidemic' in Brazil

...death for the mother.C-sections aren't more costly than natural births, but many Brazilian doctors prefer to perform surgeries, which end up being more lucrative and more convenient over the long run because they can be scheduled during regular work...
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Seeking help: Cancer services and programs in Juneau

...cancers will have various treatments. Bartlett Regional Hospital offers chemotherapy and infusion therapy as well as some surgeries.Southeast Radiation Oncology Center, which opened in Juneau in 2014, uses radiation treatment, such as external beam...
Fairbanks native, three-time cancer survivor shares story

...cancer."Thyroid cancer takes a long time to grow, so it's a great cancer to have," Zaverl said.Zaverl underwent two surgeries to remove both thyroids and was started on a lifetime regimen of thyroid medication. She became pregnant again with a boy...
Thanks for assisting Sophie McKinley during recent surgeries thank the communities, organizations and individuals who have assisted her in prayers and assistance through her recent surgeries and house repairs. We are extremely grateful for all the prayers, concern and thoughtfulness of folks from Angoon, Hoonah...
Look out cancer, Juneau is on a roll (and a walk and run)

...Mondich's treatment included iodine radiation and two surgeries to remove the growth from the thyroid."My feeling can do so much damage with a sun burn."She had some surgeries and now is faithful with children's-strength sunscreens...
Aging boxer, new promoter trade blows

...Kansas City, Missouri, National Boxing champion. At age 21 he was struck by a drunk driver and has worked through multiple surgeries to slowly regain his athleticism, as was shown in a stellar Gold Medal Basketball Tournament in 2014. He plans to turn pro...
3 pitchers, catcher enter baseball Hall

...who were inducted a year ago, and delivered a message to parents of the players of tomorrow as the number of Tommy John surgeries continues to escalate."Understand that this is not normal to have a surgery at 14 or 15 years old," Smoltz said to warm...
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Pentagon announces plan lifting transgender ban

...key concerns involved in the repeal of the ban include whether the military would conduct or pay for the medical costs of surgeries and other treatment associated with any gender transition, as well as which physical training or testing standards transgender...
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LeBron is confident Cavs can hold off Warriors, force Game 7

...before seen in finals history. James is doing it all with All-Stars Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love recovering from postseason surgeries, sparking debate about whether he deserves to be the finals MVP - win or lose. Jerry West (1969) is the only player to...
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Sterling carver finds his niche

...1995."My leg was severely injured beyond repair while in a violent confrontation with a felon," Landeis said.Several surgeries followed, but Landeis still wears a brace to support his ankle."I don't want this to be a sob story, but the injury...


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