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As Veterans Day approaches, one veteran has inexhaustible thanks

...he might tell them all to you.But he'll save what he calls his best for last ? when he was recovering from gall bladder surgery last August in Ward 4A at the downtown VA."There was a patient next to me who needed care. The nurse came in...
A trans-Atlantic gall-bladder surgery

As if the past week hasn't shown how small the world has become, French surgeons announced Wednesday that they had conducted robotic surgery to remove the gall bladder of a woman in Strasbourg, France - while they were in New York City. Code named "Operation Lindbergh" after the first solo trans-Atlantic flight, which took 33 1/2 hours in 1927, the procedure was carried out Sept. 7 using a fiber-optic network that passed commands along to robot surgeons in about 155 milliseconds. A millisecond is one-thousandth of a second.
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Ex-senator gave control to GOP

...illness that prevented his bone marrow from fighting infections. The condition, diagnosed after Mr. Smith had gall bladder surgery more than a year ago, kept him out of the state Senate for all of this year's session. "He was ready to go...
Civil rights community pays tribute to leader

...and global equality. The Rev. Orange died suddenly in Atlanta on Feb. 16 after suffering complications from gall bladder surgery. He was 65. Hundreds of people attended the homegoing ceremony at Morehouse College's King Chapel, which lasted...
Moore backed by GOP convert

...don't like this latest move at all. The 82-year-old lawmaker resigned in July after complications from a 2005 gall bladder surgery had kept him out of the Senate chamber this year. He says he's not even been out of the house for hair cut...
Lye takes lead in Greater Hickory Classic

...shot a bogey-free 67 at Rock Barn Golf & Spa. Playing on a sponsor's exemption and in his second event since gall bladder surgery in late May, Lye birdied five holes on the front nine for a 31. He added another birdie at the par-5 14th...
Exercise can ward off gallstones

...minutes a day cut their risk of gall bladder surgery by 31 percent. Obesity increases...percent less likely to undergo gall bladder surgery. The researchers theorize...132 times as likely to need gall bladder surgery as someone who spends most...
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NFL Week 17 Capsules

...Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips expects to work from press box after missing two games after kidney and gall bladder surgery. ? WR Andre Johnson (left hamstring) expected to see limited action after missing three games. ? Texans...
People in the News A handful were shown in an exhibit in Boston. Warhol died in 1987 at age 58 following complications from gall bladder surgery. On the Net: PHOENIX -- The Rock and Roll Hall of...
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If Warhol were alive at 75, he'd likely be on the Internet

...person, people will love it," Sokolowski said. Warhol died in 1987 at the age of 58 following complications from gall bladder surgery. Today, he continues to transcend hipness and youth, though he always felt like an ugly duckling. "His family...