3 pitchers, catcher enter baseball Hall

...first player inducted with Tommy John surgery on his resume.Smoltz understood...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...
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Beloved walrus at Washington state zoo dies after surgery

...zoo say a much-loved 33-year-old walrus has died after surgery.The News Tribune reports that the Pacific walrus named E.T. didn't recover from anesthesia Thursday after a two-hour surgery to drain an abscess in his neck.Dr. Karen Wolf of the Point...
Pentagon announces plan lifting transgender ban

...the military would conduct or pay for the medical costs of surgeries and other treatment associated with any gender transition...were born with and sometimes take hormone treatments or have surgery to develop the physical characteristics of their preferred...
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Study: Women with mild memory problem worsen faster than men

...not women.-Some seniors who undergo surgery while knocked out by general years, people who had undergone surgery with general anesthesia declined faster...shrinkage than people who hadn't had surgery. But women declined at a significantly...
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Nieuwenhuis' 3 HR lift Mets over Arizona

...PETERSBURG, Fla. - Matt Moore got his first win since elbow surgery with help from the Tampa Bay bullpen and the Rays completed...was his third start after missing almost 15 months due to the surgery.Rays relievers Brandon Gomes, Steve Geltz, Kevin Jepsen...
Pink Martini to perform at Centennial Hall Sept. 20

...Large, who began performing with Pink Martini in March 2011, when lead singer China Forbes took a leave of absence to undergo surgery on her vocal cords. Forbes made full recovery and now both she and Large continue performing with Pink Martini.Storm Large...
Plane debris in Juneau for investigation

...Seattle, a hospital spokeswoman said.Hanlon-Abel's cousin, Juneau's Irene Knudson, said Hanlon-Abel went into surgery Monday morning and is "doing fine."The two other passengers, Humberto Hernandez-Aponte, 57, of Juneau, and Jose Vasquez...
Living & Growing: Facing life's losses

...losing the daily walks as well. Losing a dear friend means losing a support system. Losing mobility after a serious injury or surgery means losing the ability to drive, to sleep well and other personal freedoms, at least temporarily. Even events we may not...
AP source: Kevin Love opts out of contract with Cavs

...shoulder injury in the first round against Boston. Love underwent surgery after the shoulder was yanked from its socket by Celtics center...could also factor into his decision-making. Following the surgery, the Cavs said it could take as many as six months for him...
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Gatlin wins 200 with fastest time ever at US championships

...second, 0.36 seconds behind, and 30-year-old Wallace Spearmon third as he rounds back up to speed after sports hernia surgery.In the women's 200, Oregon standout Jenna Prandini won in 22.20. Candyce McGrone was second and Jeneba Tarmoh third...
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