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California rejects unique intersex surgery ban for some kids

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers have rejected what would have been a first-of-its-kind ban on medically unnecessary treatment for infants born with ambiguous...

California weighs unique intersex surgery ban for some kids

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers are considering a first-of-its-kind ban on medically unnecessary surgeries for children born with ambiguous or conflicting genitalia until...

After brain surgery, Jimmy Carter returns to hometown church

PLAINS, Ga. (AP) - Former President Jimmy Carter publicly appeared Sunday at the Georgia church where he worships for the first time...

Virginia doctor accused of performing unnecessary surgeries

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Dr. Javaid Perwaiz’s website describes his surgical skills for gynecological procedures as “unparalleled.”But federal prosecutors say many of the procedures...

Former President Jimmy Carter enters hospital for surgery

ATLANTA (AP) - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to a hospital on Monday evening for a surgery to relieve pressure on his...

Former President Jimmy Carter enters hospital for surgery

ATLANTA (AP) - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to a hospital on Monday evening for a surgery to relieve pressure on his...

More severely obese kids should get surgery, MD group says

Even some severely obese preteens should be considered for weight loss surgery, according to new recommendations.The guidance issued Sunday by the American Academy of...

More severely obese kids should get surgery, MD group says

Even some severely obese preteens should be considered for weight loss surgery, according to new recommendations.The guidance issued Sunday by the American Academy of...

Spanish ex-king Juan Carlos I has successful heart surgery

MADRID (AP) - Spain's former monarch Juan Carlos I underwent heart surgery Saturday and the hospital said the operation was a success.A statement issued...

Supreme Court: Ginsburg treated for tumor on pancreas

WASHINGTON (AP) - Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas and there is no evidence of...