Melania Trump Says She Is ‘Feeling Great’ After Surgery

“A sincere thank you to [the] Walter Reed Medical Unit and to all who have send good wishes and prayers!” Trump wrote on Twitter. “I am feeling great and look forward to getting back home [at the] White House soon.”


Israeli Doctors Cure ‘Tree Man’ From Gaza

TEL AVIV – Israeli doctors have cured a Palestinian man from Gaza suffering from a rare syndrome known as “tree man disease” in which bark-like lesions covered his hands.

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Surgeons Remove 40 Knives From Indian Man’s Stomach

Surgeons in India removed 40 knives from a man’s stomach after a 5-hour-long surgery. Doctors admitted the unidentified 42-year-old patient to the hospital in Northern India after he complained of abdominal pain, weight loss, and weakness.

Dean of Mumbai's Lokmanya Tilak Medical College and Hospital (Sion hospital) Suleman Merchant inspects x-rays showing a pendant and necklace lodged inside the stomach of Anil Jadhav in Mumbai on May 1, 2015. Jadhav, an alleged thief who swallowed a gold necklace after snatching it from a housewife, has expelled …

In Gaza, Hand Surgery Gets Remote Assistance From Beirut

At a hospital in northern Gaza, a young patient is being prepared for hand surgery as one of the doctors leading the operation watches on — from nearly 200 miles away in Beirut. In the Lebanese capital Doctor Ghassan Abu

A picture shows surgical scissors and forceps during a mock surgery on a 'SimLife' model at the Pharmacy and Medicine Faculty at the University of Poitiers on February 4, 2016.

Prisoner’s Sex Change Surgery Delay May Still Leave Taxpayers Footing the Bill

$100,000. That’s the prison’s estimated cost of the sex change operation California inmate Michelle-Lael Norsworthy demanded and was scheduled to receive in July before a Thursday court order delayed the first ever prison-paid procedure of its kind in California. But even if he’s released on parole, the taxpayers could still have the privilege of picking up the tab under Medi-Cal, says one bay area legal director.

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