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Powell surgeon known for TikTok videos has license suspended

POWELL, Ohio — A surgeon in Powell known for her viral TikToks that show her procedures had her medical license suspended with three lawsuits filed against her. The State Medical Board suspended Dr. Katherine Roxanne Grawe's medical license on Nov. 18. The board found the surgeon did not provide written discharge instructions to one patient and found that another had to undergo further treatment at a hospital following a surgery.
POWELL, OH
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Mother issues warning about disorder that caused her son to eat screws

A veterinary technician who felt “guilty” and “embarrassed” when her son had to undergo emergency surgery to remove magnets, metal screws, and yarn from his stomach wants to initiate more open dialogue about pica to help others who may have the condition.Shannon Litchfield, 48, who lives in Albany, Oregon, USA, believes her son, Cameron, 11, has pica – an eating disorder where a person compulsively swallows non-food items.Although Cameron has not been formally diagnosed, Shannon said he has always chewed on things, such as the collar of his shirt, straws, crayons, pencils, rubber and pieces of Lego.“It’s always been a...
ALBANY, OR
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High rates of complications and rehospitalizations after abdominal ostomy surgery

Patients undergoing abdominal surgery for ostomy placement have high rates of hospital readmissions and emergency department visits—often involving ostomy-related complications, reports a study in the November/December issue of the Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing. "Our analysis of real-world, nationwide data shows the urgent need for efforts to...
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Newborn baby dies at hospital four days after Madison County car crash

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — Newborn baby dies at hospital four days after deadly Madison County car crash, Ohio State Highway Patrol officials confirm. Around 11 a.m. Saturday Jessica R. Ernst, 34, of London, Ohio, was involved in a two-vehicle car crash. Ernst was 8 months pregnant at the time of the collision.
MADISON COUNTY, OH
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Study reports high rates of complications, rehospitalizations among patients undergoing abdominal ostomy surgery

Patients undergoing abdominal surgery for ostomy placement have high rates of hospital readmissions and emergency department visits – often involving ostomy-related complications, reports a study in the November/December issue of the Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing, the official journal of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses (WOCN®) Society. The Journal of WOCN® is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

Family: National City hospital discharged loved one an hour before he collapsed and died

NATIONAL CITY, Calif. — Alberto Herrera stumbled into the lobby of a Mexican restaurant barefoot, wearing only jeans, and a tee shirt. Hospital bands from Paradise Valley Hospital which was just a block away adorned his wrist. The hospital where, according to medical records obtained by CBS 8, Herrera had eloped from the hospital a little over an hour earlier.
NATIONAL CITY, CA
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West Bengal Man Travels 65 km by himself to Have 150-Year-Old ‘Trishul’ Pierced Through in his Neck Removed

In a shocking incident, a West Bengal-based man traveled as many as 65 km to remove a 150-year-old ancient ‘trishul’ pierced through his neck. The incident was reported from West Bengal’s Nadia region and the man who traveled 65 km to have the trishul removed was identified as Bhaskar Ram. According to reports, a man pierced his Bhaskar’s throat with a 30-cm-long trishul over a trivial argument.
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‘American Idol’ Alum Rushed to Hospital for Life-Saving Surgery

After a tumultuous four months of hospitalizations, “American Idol” fan-favorite Casey Abrams says doctors saved his life after being rushed back to the hospital for emergency surgery. The talented jazz bassist and singer, who placed sixth during season 10 of “Idol,” is slowly recovering but still has more surgeries ahead. Here’s what you need to know…
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Dog that was dragged behind pickup receiving care from B.C. SPCA

A German shepherd suffered significant injuries after it fell off the back of a vehicle it was tethered to and was dragged, says B.C. SPCA. Heidi suffered “devastating injuries” due to the incident, the SPCA said in a press release. RCMP were notified of the incident by a witness and found Heidi on the side of the road “in critical distress.” The dog was rushed to a veterinary hospital and promptly admitted for emergency surgery. Eileen Drever, B.C. SPCA spokesperson, told the News Bulletin the incident took place in early October.
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