Archive | March 2015

Forceps left in woman’s abdomen during botched operation

 (Photo courtesy Europics/CEN)
Medics in Spain have been fined more than $11,000 after leaving forceps in a patient’s abdomen during an operation, Central European News (CEN) reported. 
The patient, who was identified only as a 44-year-old female, had undergone a minor …
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Forceps left in woman’s abdomen during botched operation

 (Photo courtesy Europics/CEN)
Medics in Spain have been fined more than $11,000 after leaving forceps in a patient’s abdomen during an operation, Central European News (CEN) reported. 
The patient, who was identified only as a 44-year-old female, had undergone a minor …
Source: Forceps left in woman’s abdomen during botched operation

Mother forced to choose which child to save with kidney transplant

A mother in China was forced to choose between her two children after discovering both were fighting for their lives after suffering from kidney failure, and a transplant would save only one of them, Central European News (CEN) reported.

Lian Ronghua, 54, discovered…
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Mother forced to choose which child to save with kidney transplant

A mother in China was forced to choose between her two children after discovering both were fighting for their lives after suffering from kidney failure, and a transplant would save only one of them, Central European News (CEN) reported.

Lian Ronghua, 54, discovered…
Source: Mother forced to choose which child to save with kidney transplant

Finding Gratitude In Familiar Places

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I could sit here and contemplate the details that led to my classmate’s death, but the painful truth is that a life was lost, a valuable life, and had we, as a class, as a tight-knit family, listened closely, maybe, just maybe we could’ve caught the signs.
Ger…
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Starbucks To Release New Dannon Smoothies, Hummus And Chicken Wraps

Starbucks already has enough sweet items on its menu and now it’s adding some savory items.
According to a press release, Starbucks will begin selling new Thai-Style Peanut Chicken wraps and Edamame Hummus wraps on March 31. The Thai-Style Peanut Chicken wraps are made of grilled white …
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It’s Time to Change Our Approach to Sexual Assault

At 5 o’clock in the morning, I lay awake on the floor of my friend’s living room, huddled in a thin blanket. A rerun of “Shark Boy and Lava Girl” was playing on TV. I stared at the screen, not really watching the movie. All I could see was the night’s events playing on endless loop befor…
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