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  • A Reading man had an unconventional operation to remove a brain tumor. It is surgery rarely performed anywhere else in the country.
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surgery, health care, pennsylvania news, local/state, lisa thomas-laury
  • Gov. Tom Corbett
  • Gov. Tom Corbett had successful hernia surgery in Pittsburgh on Thursday and briefly turned over the reins of power to his lieutenant governor.
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pennsylvania news, health care, surgery, gov. tom corbett, local/state
  • After her daughter underwent a supposedly routine tonsillectomy and was moved to a recovery room, Nailah Winkfield began to fear something was going horribly wrong.
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california, child death, surgery, national/world
  • Doctors in China are replacing a patient's badly damaged nose with a new one. They are growing it on his forehead.
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lifestyle, surgery, china, national/world
  • It has been three months since Delaware County native Sarah Murnaghan underwent a successful double lung transplant.
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pennsylvania news, surgery, local/state
  • Sarah Murnaghan finally back home
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Walter Perez
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pennsylvania news, surgery, local/state
  • It is the day one Delaware County family has been praying for. Today, 11-year-old Sarah Murnaghan went home from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia after undergoing two double lung transplants.
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pennsylvania news, surgery, local/state
  • Sarah Murnaghan finally back home
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Ali Gorman
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  • This picture was taken from inside the ambulance transporting Sarah home after her six month stay at Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia. (Photo Courtesy Murnaghan Family)
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surgery, pennsylvania news, local/state
  • Sarah Murnaghan
  • The six-month hospitalization of 11-year-old Sarah Murnaghan, whose need for new lungs sparked a national debate on how transplant recipients are prioritized, has come to an end.
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pennsylvania news, surgery, local/state
  • Sarah Murnaghan
  • The six-month hospitalization of a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl whose need for new lungs sparked a national debate on how transplant recipients are prioritized is about to come to an end.
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pennsylvania news, surgery, local/state
  • Sarah Murnaghan's mother said Sunday that her daughter has been taken off oxygen and is doing well.
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pennsylvania news, surgery, local/state
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pennsylvania news, surgery, local/state
  • There was some good news from the Murnaghan family Monday.
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pennsylvania news, surgery, local/state
  • Sarah and Janet Murnaghan
  • A 10-year-old girl whose fight to obtain a lung transplant resulted in a court ruling in her favor was resting comfortably after trachea surgery, her mother said Friday.
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pennsylvania news, surgery, local/state
  • Sarah and Janet Murnaghan
  • Little Sarah Murnaghan will need another surgery first thing Friday morning.
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pennsylvania news, surgery, local/state
  • Sarah and Janet Murnaghan
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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lifestyle, pennsylvania news, surgery, healthcheck
  • Country music stars and fans joined together to urge prayers for Randy Travis overnight as he recovered from brain surgery following a stroke at a Texas hospital.
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tennessee, surgery, music, entertainment
  • Sarah and Janet Murnaghan
  • The girl, who received adult lungs after her parents sued to change national transplant rules, has developed pneumonia.
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pennsylvania, surgery, local/state
  • Click play to see the video uploaded by Sarah's mom to her Facebook page Thursday.
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pennsylvania, surgery, local/state
  • Sarah and Janet Murnaghan
  • A 10-year-old girl who got adult lungs after her parents sued to change national transplant rules had surgery to repair her diaphragm on Tuesday.
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pennsylvania, surgery, local/state
  • Sarah and Janet Murnaghan
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • Sarah and Janet Murnaghan
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  • A Delaware truck driver who says a penile implant gave him an erection that lasted eight months is suing the doctor who performed the surgery.
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delaware, lawsuit, surgery, local/state
  • The Trending Channel
  • It's not unusual for a cat to get a hairball, but a 400-pound tiger needed help from veterinary surgeons in Florida when he couldn't hack up a basketball-size hairball by himself.
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florida, animals, surgery, wildlife preservation, trending
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Ali Gorman
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surgery, healthcheck
  • A soldier who lost all four limbs in a roadside bombing in Iraq says he's looking forward to driving and swimming with new arms.
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surgery, military, iraq, u.s. army, baltimore, national/world
  • Iraq war veteran Brendan Marrocco underwent rare double-arm transplant surgery at Johns Hopkins Medical Center
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surgery, military, iraq, u.s. army, baltimore, national/world
  • Action News
  • A soldier who lost all four limbs in a roadside bomb attack in 2009 in Iraq has received a double-arm transplant in Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Hospital officials said Monday.
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surgery, maryland, baltimore, national/world
  • New technology developed in Philadelphia is making it easier for doctors to talk to patient's families.
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hospitals, surgery, healthcheck, ali gorman, r.n.
  • A pelican found tangled in fishing line with a 6-inch hook lodged in its lower bill has been released back into the wild after surgeries and months of rehabilitation in Southern California.
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california, wildlife preservation, surgery, animals
  • Some local doctors have donated their time, expertise and generosity to help a student in Haiti get a much-needed surgery.
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surgery, haiti, philadelphia, healthcheck, ali gorman, r.n.
  • Click play to watch Ali Gorman's report from Action News at 5:00 p.m.
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autism, surgery, weight loss, healthcheck
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california, surgery, local/state
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surgery, healthcheck
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News: airborne levels of pollen in the extreme range, a critical anaesthesia shortage and how Medevac flights really do save lives.
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allergies, surgery, healthcheck
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surgery, healthcheck
  • According to a plastic surgeons' society, chin implants are up more than 70 per cent in the past year.
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surgery, healthcheck
  • Tens of thousands of women with risky, French-made breast implants should have them removed at the state's expense, France's health minister recommended Friday, in an unprecedented move that could have implications across Europe and South America.
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surgery, france, healthcheck
  • Easier arm lift hides scars. Plus, an unexpected benefit!
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plastic surgery, surgery, health care, healthcheck
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health care, plastic surgery, surgery, healthcheck
  • A jury on Wednesday ruled against a Kentucky truck driver who sued his urologist claiming the doctor amputated part of his penis without his consent.
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kentucky, surgery, bizarre bazaar
  • A Southern California man stuck a butter knife into his belly in a failed bid at self-surgery to remove a painful hernia, police said Tuesday.
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surgery, california, bizarre bazaar
  • The victim of a stabbing attack in Philadelphia's Love Park talked exclusively to Action news Friday night.
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philadelphia, pennsylvania, surgery, stabbing, crime
  • We're becoming a nation of bum knees, worn-out hips and sore shoulders, and it's not just the Medicare set. Baby boomer bones and joints also are taking a pounding, spawning a boom in operations to fix them.
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surgery, healthcheck
  • Hip replacement surgery is a very successful surgery. It's done about 200,000 times every year. But a local doctor is among those using an improved way to do it, one that can often get patients back to work in 2 or 3 weeks.
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pennsylvania, surgery, healthcheck, ali gorman, r.n.
  • It's difficult to imagine - going in for surgery and then waking up realizing doctors did the wrong operation, or the correct operation but on the wrong body part.
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surgery, healthcheck
  • Oscar underwent a full-face transplant in April. He appeared in public for the first time at a news conference in Barcelona, Spain on Monday.
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surgery, national/world
  • Full face transplant
  • A team of Spainish surgeons carried out the world's first full-face transplant.
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surgery, national/world
  • A bigger bustline has lead to a bust and now a Southern California woman is going to jail.
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california, identity theft, surgery, bizarre bazaar