Doctor found negligent for 1996 hysterectomy

...find in Ms. Hester's favor and decide that Dr. Eugene M. Long had been negligent in treating her after an August 1996 hysterectomy. "No one wants to admit he made a mistake, but sometimes you have to," Ms. Hester's attorney, Del Percilla, said...

A matter of choice

...other than a hysterectomy, which can dramatically...Because hysterectomies can be used to...begging for a hysterectomy and you have...candidates for hysterectomies, or one of the...the Numbers - Hysterectomies are the second-most...to undergo a hysterectomy by age 60...

Life & style
Ridicules 'defense' of legal abortion

...maternal and infant mortality." What an asinine statement! That is similar to saying that women who get mastectomies or hysterectomies in early adulthood decrease their chances of breast or ovarian cancer. Abortion is infant mortality! Steve Schwalm's...

Opinion columns
Across the southeast

...Connecticut woman win more than $10 million for undergoing a hysterectomy after a false cancer diagnosis, taking on Yale University...DiLieto, 54, of North Branford, Conn., underwent a hysterectomy and removal of pelvic lymph nodes in 1995 after being told...

FDA to review drug for female sexual dysfunction

NEW YORK - A hysterectomy 11 years ago zapped Colleen Christensen's sexual desire. Now 55 years old and married for 33 years, Christensen said she used...

Life & style
ABC Family cancels Roseanne Barr's show because of illness

NEW YORK -- Roseanne Barr's hysterectomy has forced the cancellation of her upcoming cooking show, "Domestic Goddess," and may claim the ABC reality show leading up...

Maintaining fertility in face of cervical cancer

...she would probably need to undergo a hysterectomy. " `I'll never be a mommy.' Those...wants to have children. "The radical hysterectomy (in which the uterus is removed...options, such as undergoing the standard hysterectomy and using a surrogate to carry a child...

Things to Do
Call church secretary to make sure name is not included on prayer list

Dear Carson: I am planning to have a hysterectomy in a couple of weeks. Please tell me how to avoid being on a prayer list at my church. In my opinion, this type surgery is of...

Life & style
Woman awarded $4.5 million in malpractice case

...appendicitis that led to a miscarriage will cost two Upstate obstetricians $4.5 million. Colleen Kendall had to undergo a hysterectomy five days after she gave birth in a toilet at Greenville Memorial Hospital in December 1994. The baby, born healthy but...

Anniversary marks miracle of life

...delivering Dora, her fifth daughter. Doctors at University Hospital were unable to stabilize her condition. Despite a hysterectomy and repeated blood transfusions, she continued to lose blood. Eventually she received more than 300 units of blood products...

Things to Do