| Aug 22, 2008
State wildlife officials are investigating a possible poaching case in which someone removed the gallbladder of a black bear -- which can sell for thousands of dollars in Asia -- after the animal was struck and killed this week by a car in the Lake...
| Aug 17, 2009
There's something about digestive difficulties that makes them hard to discuss in polite company -- which leaves many of us suffering one problem or another in silence. Yet fixes can be as simple as making informed lifestyle changes or taking over-the-...
| Oct 23, 2009
Assistants | The common denominator for these programs is continuity in the coaching staff. Danny Mitchell and Alvis Mann have been Mike Smith's right-hand men at Hampton for the better part of three decades. New Phoebus coach Stan Sexton wisely...
| Jun 24, 2009
Q: For the past three months, I've been experiencing pain in the upper right quadrant of my abdomen. My gallbladder was removed four years ago. My doctor thinks I have something wrong with my "sphincter of Oddi." What treatments are available to help...
| Jul 21, 2009
The family of a Beale Air Force Base airman whose legs were amputated says Air Force Officials told him that mistakes were made. Colton Read went into the David Grant Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield to get his gallbladder removed. The...
| Jul 26, 2009
| 7:44 AM
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Support is pouring in for an airman from Texas who lost parts of both legs following a routine gallbladder surgery.
Airman 1st Class Colton Read, 20, of Arlington, is fighting for his life after his aorta was nicked or punctured...
| Jul 22, 2009
Congressman Maurice Hinchey of New York is following the case of a young Airman whose legs were amputated after a gallbladder removal procedure was apparently botched.
20 year old Colton Read is in intensive care at the U-C Davis Medical Center in...
| Jul 27, 2009
Patti Crites practices Karate in her front yard. She has a black belt in Karate, but for four years she fought a losing battle against Celiac Disease, which according to a Mayo Clinic study, is often under-diagnosed. In Patti's case, mis-diagnosed.
| Jan 25, 2009
After less than 30 minutes of surgery, Dr. Gina Massoglia removed Caren Eckwerth's gallbladder by squeezing it out through a tiny incision in her belly button. A colleague followed up with three small stitches in the navel, covering the wound with a Band-...
| Apr 8, 2009
| 1:08 PM
There's something about digestive difficulties that makes them hard to discuss in polite company--which leaves many of us suffering one problem or another in silence.
Yet fixes can be as simple as making informed lifestyle changes or taking over-the-...