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Weekend Surgeries Mean More Complications, Study Says

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June 1, 2014
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A study out of Berlin shows mortality rates for hospital patients is higher for those who have weekend or afternoon surgery. Video provided by Newsy


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Gilead's $1000-a-Pill Drug Could Cure Hep C in HIV-Positive People

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Music Breathes Life Into Lung Transplant Recovery

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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Jan. 28, 2014) — A Broadway musician who underwent two lung transplant surgeries is breathing life into his recovery with harmonica therapy. Larry Rawdon's condition has improved to the point where he is now teaching fellow transplant patients how to exercise their lungs by bringing music into their lives. Ben Gruber reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Burned Ukrainian Orphan Learns to Walk

Burned Ukrainian Orphan Learns to Walk

AP (June 18, 2014) — An 11-year-old Ukrainian boy whose severe burns went untreated for years is now able to walk following numerous surgeries and extensive physical therapy at a charity hospital in Boston. (June 18) Video provided by AP
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