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boys' basketball: windward guard jalen harris is recovering from surgery


windward senior guard jalen harris underwent surgery last week for a torn meniscus in his knee.harris said before his surgery that he will likely attend prep school next season before heading off to college.he's like to face a three to four month recovery process.windward was 9-2 before he was injured. he has been starting since his freshman season.for the latest on high school sports, follow @latsondheimer on twitter






howie long: kyle long better after rough reaction to ankle surgery


shoulder surgery to repair a torn labrum should be less of a hurdle for bears guard kyle long than the december surgery to repair his right ankle, his father said.hall of fame defensive lineman howie long, in town as part of fox's coverage team for super bowl li, said kyle is doing much better after a rough couple of weeks following surgery to repair pretty much everything in the ankle, which he injured in a loss the buccaneers on nov. 13.according to howie long, kyle long struggled with medication on the first night after surgery in charlotte, n.c."right now, he's really good," howie long said. "first two, three weeks was rough. i think he threw up 30 times that first night down in charlotte at the hospital. poor kid couldn't even hold a pill down. like with any player, you kind of have t






ferret has successful pacemaker surgery at kansas state


manhattan, kan. — a ferret is recovering at home after being fitted with a pacemaker during a rare surgery at kansas state university.the ferret, named zelda, is owned by carl hobi of olathe, who took her to the veterinary health center in manhattan after christmas. zelda had a third-degree block in her heart, which caused a low heart beat and a lack of energy.the university said in a news release that tests determined zelda was a good candidate for a pacemaker, although it had to be special ordered because of the small size of her veins.the university says zelda was released two days after the surgery and should enjoy a normal ferret lifespan.it was the first time the kansas state center implanted a pacemaker in a ferret.






breast tattoo service for cancer patients


a woman who offers nipple tattoos for women who have undergone breast reconstruction surgery has seen demand soar.cosmetic tattoo artist claire louise willis, based in weymouth, advertised her free monthly surgery online and has been inundated with bookings.she is now urging fellow practitioners to train in the technique and begin offering the service themselves.






breast tattoo service for cancer patients


a woman who offers nipple tattoos for women who have undergone breast reconstruction surgery has seen demand soar.cosmetic tattoo artist claire louise willis, based in weymouth, advertised her free monthly surgery online and has been inundated with bookings.she is now urging fellow practitioners to train in the technique and begin offering the service themselves.






1st inmate to get re ignment moves to female prison


sacramento, calif. — officials say the first u.s. inmate to receive state-funded -re ignment surgery has been moved to a women's prison.california corrections department spokeswoman terry thornton said 57-year-old shiloh heavenly quine was admitted to the central california women's facility on wednesday.the prison northwest of fresno holds about 2,900 women.quine previously was at a men's prison, although she has been living as a woman since 2009.the convicted killer, who is serving a life prison sentence, underwent the surgery in december after a court settlement.her case led california to become the first state to set standards for transgender inmates to apply to receive the surgery. it also led a federal magistrate to provide transgender female inmates housed in men's facilities with it






4-month-old misses open heart surgery because of trump’s travel ban


the family of a 4-month-old iranian said that she missed an appointment for open heart surgery due to president donald trump’s executive order banning travelers from seven majority-muslim countries.sam taghizadeh told kptv that his niece, fatemah, was scheduled to fly in for an appointment next week at oregon health & science university but the trip was cancelled. taghizadeh said that the family had spent weeks preparing for the trip. they flew to dubai last week for a scheduled meeting at the u.s. consulate, where they were told that they would not be allowed to complete the trip even though fatemah’s grandparents are u.s. citizens.“for getting the visa, they ask for lot of the paperwork. you have to do many things, you know. for three weeks we working for every single thing they want






1st inmate in u.s. to get re ignment moves to california female prison


sacramento – officials say the first u.s. inmate to receive state-funded -re ignment surgery has been moved to a women’s prison.this feb. 1, 2017 p o from the california department of corrections and rehabilitation shows inmate shiloh heavenly quine. officials said wednesday, feb. 1, 2017, that quine, 57, the first u.s. inmate to receive state-funded -re ignment surgery, has been moved to a women’s prison. (california department of corrections and rehabilitation via ap) california corrections department spokeswoman terry thornton said 57-year-old shiloh heavenly quine was admitted to the central california women’s facility on wednesday.the prison northwest of fresno holds about 2,900 women.quine previously was at a men’s prison, although she has been living as a woman since 2009.the convic






kings' bob miller still in hospital, undergoing more tests


bob miller, the longtime broadcast voice of the kings, has suffered a mild stroke, according to a statement released by the club on sunday.miller, 78, is at usc keck hospital. he was taken there on urday after saying he hadn’t been feeling right while preparing for a broadcast in a nce of urday’s all-star festivities. “he is under the care of a team of specialized physicians, and he is doing well and in good spirits,” the kings’ statement said.miller, who had quadruple byp surgery last february, will be replaced by ralph strangis on the broadcast of the kings’ game at arizona on tuesday.according to a team spokesman, miller watched sunday’s all-star game on tv and “wants to thank our fans for the support.”miller missed most of last season after his byp surgery and returned this season to w






immigration order separates badly burned iraqi boy from family


boston – on tuesday, m achusetts joined the aclu lawsuit challenging president donald trump’s executive order on immigration. attorney general maura healey calls it “harmful, discriminatory and unconstitutional.”many families have been torn apart, including the family of a boy who was badly burned at a refugee p, cbs boston reports.“dilbreen, at the age of about a year and a half, was severely burned,” said carrie schuchardt from house of peace in ipswich.after a heater exploded in the iraqi refugee p where he was sleeping, an aid group got two travel visas and rushed the boy to shriner’s hospital in boston along with his father.after preliminary surgery, his dad returned to their war-ravaged country to be with his wife as she gave birth to dilbreen’s little brother. it was november 8, an






man credits heart surgeon with saving his life twice, 20 years apart


manh et, n.y. -- alexander mullery, a 76-year-old long island man, was all smiles on tuesday as he shook hands with his heart surgeon -- a doctor he’s relied on to fix his broken heart more than once, cbs new york reported.“i would say he not only saved my life once, but he saved my life twice,” mullery said.dr. alan hartman himself marvels at how his paths have crossed with mullery and his family. it was twenty years ago that hartman first performed emergency heart surgery. “he underwent an aortic valve replacement,” hartman said. the first surgery worked for nearly two decades. but last summer, an artery in mullery’s heart suddenly ruptured. “i woke up early in the morning and i know how i normally feel, and i had this strange feeling in my chest,” he said. mullery’s condition was so dir






ferret has successful pacemaker surgery at kansas state


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kings' bob miller still in hospital, undergoing more tests


bob miller, the longtime broadcast voice of the kings, remained in a local hospital sunday and was continuing to undergo tests in an effort to determine why he had not been feeling right the past few days.miller, 78, had quadruple byp surgery almost a year ago, an event that led medical personnel to exercise caution and send him to the hospital on urday after he experienced some discomfort while preparing for a pre-all-star game broadcast.miller is not expected to call the play-by-play of the kings’ next game, tuesday at arizona. the game after that, against colorado on wednesday at staples center, will be aired on nbcsn, meaning he wasn’t scheduled to call that game. the team’s plans beyond that are not known.according to a team spokesman, miller watched sunday’s all-star game on tv and “






uw’s chris petersen says star qb jake browning doing well after ‘minor’ shoulder


washington coach chris petersen said jake browning is “doing really good” a few weeks after the huskies’ star quarterback had surgery on his throwing shoulder.“jake’s good. jake’s doing really good,” petersen said wednesday. “he just had a minor procedure. it really was. it wasn’t like we were in the season and said, ‘this guy’s going to have to have something done after the season.’ it was after the season, (they) kept looking at it, kept looking at it and doctors thought, ‘if we do this one little thing that might help him down the road.’ so he’s doing really good.”browning injured shoulder during the huskies’ 44 victory over arizona state on nov. 19. he didn’t miss any game time while tying the pac-12 single-season record with 43 touchdown p es and leading the huskies to their first col






clippers report: doc rivers has to figure out a guard rotation


two weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb, guard chris paul is back on the court. and that has given the clippers something to look forward to.“i was going to activate him,” coach doc rivers, only half in jest, said after watching paul practice. “he looked... (kevin baxter)






houston’s jj watt healthy and ready to do more than before


houston (ap) — j.j. watt is healthy after missing most of the season following back surgery, and the houston texans star is eager to show that he can be even better than he was before.“just to know that there’s new levels to reach that i haven’t even reached yet is exciting, and i think that’s one of the biggest things for me is knowing that,” he said wednesday. “it’s not like i’m just out here trying to come back and be a football player again. i’m still trying to continue to capitalize on what i was before and be even better than i was before … if i’m not trying to be the best player ever then i’m doing everyone a disservice.”watt, who has named the defensive player of the year for the past two seasons, missed training p and houston’s four preseason games after surgery in july to repair






california governor to get further prostate cancer treatment


var _ndnq = _ndnq || []; _ndnq.push([’embed’]);sacramento, calif. (ap) — california gov. jerry brown will undergo further radiation treatment for prostate cancer first treated in 2012, his office announced urday.brown’s oncologist, dr. eric small of uc san francisco, said the cancer is not extensive and can be treated with “a short course of radiothe y.”“the prognosis for gov. brown is excellent,” small added in a brief statement released by brown’s office. he said 78-year-old governor is not expected to experience any significant side effects.brown will continue his full work schedule through treatment, which is planned to occur between late february and early march.the three-term governor was first treated for early stage prostate cancer in january 2012 and stayed on the job throughout h






colten moore undergoes surgery after injury in x games snowmobile


colten moore underwent surgery on sunday for a lower back injury he suffered when attempting a double backflip on his snowmobile as part of an event at aspen’s winter x games.moore and competitor heath frisby were vying to become the first athletes to complete the feat in competition during sunday afternoon’s snowmobile best trick event at ermilk mountain. both managed to flip their 500-pound machines twice but were unable to land successfully.“colten had successful surgery yesterday to treat a lower back injury,” the family said in a statement. “he is resting and recovering well, and he and his family appreciate all of the support, well-wishes and prayers from his fans.”further information about the extent of his injuries was not immediately known.frisby was knocked off his sled after cra






a short & thoroughly disturbing history of bodysnatching


the next time you head into surgery, give a nod to the bodysnatchers of old.though deeply disturbing, back in the days when modern medicine was in its infancy, cadavers were in high demand and short supply for surgical demonstrations. medical schools in london and edinburgh often turned to the lowest cl of criminals to isfy the thirst for knowledge: bodysnatchers.as atlas obscura explains:a league of “resurrection men” (so called because they “resurrected” the dead) took to the streets in the dead of night. in middle cl cemeteries a watchman could be given a cut to look the other way. in the graveyards of the less prosperous where there was no such guard snatching was considerably easier. fresh bodies were obviously preferable, so they would browse funerary announcements to find out where






keeping normally active dog quiet following surgery – the mercury news


dear miss behavin’: our active black labrador, bella, recently had surgery, and she’s supposed to have little to no activity for at least six weeks. we barely made it through week one. how can we keep her calm?reply: it’s no surprise that a typically active dog who sustains an injury has a hard time with crate or bed rest. this is especially true when their activity is restricted for weeks at a time. since bella’s rest is essential for her recovery, keeping her mentally stimulated will be useful. there are a few games and tricks you can work on with her, using treats, to keep her occupied.the first game is a targeting exercise in which you teach bella to “touch” a target, such as the palm of your hand, with her nose. this can be taught lying down. to teach targeting, you’ll first need some






is greg holland's tommy john surgery reason for concern?


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colten moore undergoes surgery after injury in x games snowmobile


colten moore underwent surgery on sunday for a lower back injury he suffered when attempting a double backflip on his snowmobile as part of an event at aspen’s winter x games.“i’m good!! thank you all for the support!!! we do what we love,” a message posted to moore’s facebook page on monday night read. “period.”moore and competitor heath frisby were vying to become the first athletes to complete the feat in competition during sunday afternoon’s snowmobile best trick event at ermilk mountain. both managed to flip their 500-pound machines twice but were unable to land successfully.“colten had successful surgery yesterday to treat a lower back injury,” the family said in a statement. “he is resting and recovering well, and he and his family appreciate all of the support, well-wishes and pray






california governor to get further prostate cancer treatment


sacramento, calif. (ap) — california gov. jerry brown will undergo further radiation treatment for prostate cancer first treated in 2012, his office announced urday.brown’s oncologist, dr. eric small of the university of california, san francisco, said the cancer is not extensive and can be treated with “a short course of radiothe y.”“the prognosis for governor brown is excellent,” small added in a brief statement released by brown’s office. he said 78-year-old governor is not expected to experience any significant side effects.brown will continue his full work schedule through treatment, which is planned to occur between late february and early march.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.the three-term governor was first treated for early stage prostate cancer in janua






minnesota gov. dayton's cancer 'treatable and curable'


st. paul, minn. — minnesota gov. mark dayton's doctors said thursday that his recently revealed prostate cancer was caught early and hasn't spread, making the cancer "treatable and curable.""the governor should be able to carry on his duties serving the citizens of minnesota without significant interruption," mayo clinic spokesman karl oestreich said.dayton visited the famed mayo clinic in rochester this week for several rounds of tests. the democratic governor revealed the diagnosis a day after he collapsed during his state of the state address — an episode doctors said was likely related to dehydration, not the cancer.prostate cancer is among the most common forms of cancer in men, especially those over 65. in pennsylvania, gov. tom wolf recently declared he had a "clean bill of health"






mariners top prospects: kyle lewis recovering from knee injury, tyler o’neill ge


the only two mariners prospects to appear on the mlb pipeline list of the top 100 prospects in baseball were also invited to mlb spring training.mariners outfield prospects kyle lewis, who was ranked no. 29, and tyler o’neill, who was ranked no. 46, were the only mariners farmhands to make the mlb pipeline list of top 100 prospects in baseball.they were also a part of baseball america’s top 100 prospects.lewis, the mariners first-round pick in the 2016 draft, is recovering from season-ending knee surgery after gruesome injury suffered sliding into home for short-season everett in july. he underwent surgery on aug. 11 to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament and torn medial and lateral meniscus.“i feel great,” he said. “the knee is coming along nicely. i’ve been checking all my boxes and






5 brilliant stories this week


in this 2016 p omarino abel acho holds his conjoined daughters, ballenie and bellanie acho, before surgery at maria fareri children's hospital in valhalla, n.y.(p o: ben cotten, ap)(newser) – conjoined twins who got "chances for better lives" make this week's list of inspiring stories:mom uses youtube videos to build a home with her kids: in 2008, cara brookins had just left a husband she describes as "physically violent" and wanted desperately to give her four children a home where they'd each have their own room. her solution? she began studying home-construction tutorials on youtube. crazily, it worked.conjoined twins separated in 21-hour surgery: ballenie and bellanie acho are separated for the first time since they were born 11 months ago. the twins, who were conjoined at the base of






5 brilliant stories this week


in this 2016 p omarino abel acho holds his conjoined daughters, ballenie and bellanie acho, before surgery at maria fareri children's hospital in valhalla, n.y.(p o: ben cotten, ap)(newser) – conjoined twins who got "chances for better lives" make this week's list of inspiring stories:mom uses youtube videos to build a home with her kids: in 2008, cara brookins had just left a husband she describes as "physically violent" and wanted desperately to give her four children a home where they'd each have their own room. her solution? she began studying home-construction tutorials on youtube. crazily, it worked.conjoined twins separated in 21-hour surgery: ballenie and bellanie acho are separated for the first time since they were born 11 months ago. the twins, who were conjoined at the base of






5 brilliant stories this week


in this 2016 p omarino abel acho holds his conjoined daughters, ballenie and bellanie acho, before surgery at maria fareri children's hospital in valhalla, n.y.(p o: ben cotten, ap)(newser) – conjoined twins who got "chances for better lives" make this week's list of inspiring stories:mom uses youtube videos to build a home with her kids: in 2008, cara brookins had just left a husband she describes as "physically violent" and wanted desperately to give her four children a home where they'd each have their own room. her solution? she began studying home-construction tutorials on youtube. crazily, it worked.conjoined twins separated in 21-hour surgery: ballenie and bellanie acho are separated for the first time since they were born 11 months ago. the twins, who were conjoined at the base of






5 brilliant stories this week


in this 2016 p omarino abel acho holds his conjoined daughters, ballenie and bellanie acho, before surgery at maria fareri children's hospital in valhalla, n.y.(p o: ben cotten, ap)(newser) – conjoined twins who got "chances for better lives" make this week's list of inspiring stories:mom uses youtube videos to build a home with her kids: in 2008, cara brookins had just left a husband she describes as "physically violent" and wanted desperately to give her four children a home where they'd each have their own room. her solution? she began studying home-construction tutorials on youtube. crazily, it worked.conjoined twins separated in 21-hour surgery: ballenie and bellanie acho are separated for the first time since they were born 11 months ago. the twins, who were conjoined at the base of






5 brilliant stories this week


in this 2016 p omarino abel acho holds his conjoined daughters, ballenie and bellanie acho, before surgery at maria fareri children's hospital in valhalla, n.y.(p o: ben cotten, ap)(newser) – conjoined twins who got "chances for better lives" make this week's list of inspiring stories:mom uses youtube videos to build a home with her kids: in 2008, cara brookins had just left a husband she describes as "physically violent" and wanted desperately to give her four children a home where they'd each have their own room. her solution? she began studying home-construction tutorials on youtube. crazily, it worked.conjoined twins separated in 21-hour surgery: ballenie and bellanie acho are separated for the first time since they were born 11 months ago. the twins, who were conjoined at the base of






family of teen who died after wisdom teeth procedure sues edina dentist


the “negligent and dangerous” actions of an edina oral surgeon during a routine wisdom teeth extraction led to the death of an eden prairie teen, the ’s family is alleging in a lawsuit filed this week in hennepin county district court.the medical malpractice and wrongful death suit against dr. paul tompach, who continues to see patients under state licensing board restrictions, alleges that several missteps caused the death of sydney galleger in june 2015. the lawsuit’s allegations about what tompach did wrong early in the procedure mirror much of what the state board of dentistry investigation determined before it put him under indefinite restrictions starting in march 2016.those missteps range from incorrectly administering general anesthesia to failing to provide proper monitoring durin






wild reps give young fan a boost from afar


los angeles – chris guertin, a wild fan and minneapolis resident who does business with the nhl, scouted out the lobby of the el that the league completely took over all all-star weekend.as a hockey fan, guertin was having a blast. as a father, it was clear how pained he was that his wife, maria, son, owen, and two daughters, savannah and sylvia, weren’t with him.the past three years, guertin’s family accompanied him to nhl all-star weekends. this year, they couldn’t because on tuesday, owen, 9, will travel to boston, where he’ll undergo brain surgery at boston children’s hospital on friday.in november, owen was diagnosed with an arteriovenous malformation (avm), a tangle of abnormal blood vessels connecting arteries and veins in the brain.“it’s been a very tough time for owen,” guertin sa






oncology terminology


the medicine branch that deals with tumors (cancer) is known as oncology. a medical professional who practices oncology is an oncologist. oncology is concerned with the diagnosis, the y (e. g. surgery, chemothe y, radiothe y, ect), follow-up of patient, palliative care o patients, screening of patient, ect. we have included herewith around 150 terms of oncology, which will make you better understand the terminology used in cures of cancer (oncology), you also can make your own history notes by adding p o and text notes to any/all terms. features: no internet connectivity required - add/edit text & image notes for selected term. add term to your favorite list - email term to your friends and family- you can share the terms via fb.






florida deputies shoot, wound man armed with knife


orlando, fla. — authorities say two florida deputies s and wounded a man armed with a knife outside a grocery store.an orange county sheriff's office statement says two deputies feared for their lives tuesday when they fired s s at 51-year-old abraham canaan outside an orlando-area wal-mart neighborhood market. the sheriff's office says canaan was holding a knife and had attempted to hit one of the deputies with his vehicle as he fled.canaan was undergoing surgery and listed in stable condition.the sheriff's office says canaan was stalking a wal-mart employee, walking around with a buck knife and knocking items off the shelves when deputies were called. deputies say canaan refused to put down the knife and ran to his car.the races of canaan and the deputies weren't immediately released.






democrats speak out against immigration ban


washington - february 05: the u.s. supreme court is shown february 5, 2009 in washington, dc. it was announced today that supreme court justice ruth bader ginsburg had surgery after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. (p o by win mcnamee/getty images)(p o: win mcnamee, getty images)






coach k says he is returning to coach duke urday vs. pitt


durham, n.c. — mike krzyzewski is returning this weekend to coach his duke blue devils.the hall of fame coach announced thursday night on his weekly radio show that he will make his return urday against pittsburgh after back surgery kept him out for four weeks.his return falls in line with the four-week timeline the school projected when his leave of absence was announced on jan. 2.krzyzewski revealed on the siriusxm radio show that he's been attending parts of duke's practices for the past week and a half, slipping into the locker room to watch on closed-circuit television when fatigue would set in. he says his istants would visit his house after every practice to discuss and evaluate what happened on the court."basically, though, i've been doing stuff every day, really, with our program,






woman kept alive for six days with no lungs


a woman was kept alive with no lungs for six days while she waited for a transplant in april last year.it is thought to be the first operation of its kind in the world and she was kept alive with a small, artificial lung. melissa benoit, who lives in canada, had developed life-threatening complications as a result of her cystic fibrosis.she said: “in my mid-20s i started developing lung infections, and i acquired influenza with this bout which put me in respiratory distress.”melissa was given hours to live, until doctors undertook the pioneering surgery which she was told had a “small chance” of saving her life.“i had to live on life support with no lungs for six days while i awaited suitable donor lungs. there was a lot of excitement when i e to, that, wow, this actually worked and we sav






seahawks’ great kenny easley healthy again and hoping to get elected into hall o


former seahawks all-pro safety kenny easley is hoping for good news from the pro football hall of fame on urday.kenny easley’s football legacy can be secured forever urday if he is elected to the pro football hall of fame.a seahawk from 1981-87 and a member of the team’s ring of honor, easley is one of 18 candidates for this year’s hall of fame cl , with the potential to become the fourth player who spent his entire career in seattle to be elected (the others are receiver steve largent, defensive tackle cortez kennedy and offensive tackle walter jones).easley, though, says simply being nominated by the veterans committee last august has already changed his life.when the call e, the 58-year-old easley was three weeks removed from triple byp heart surgery to fix an ailment whose shocking dia






botox is booming among millennials — some as young as 18


jordan bailey, 25, is as likely to get botox as her 57-year-old mother and has no problem admitting it.“my generation doesn’t see anything wrong with getting work done,” said bailey, who works at edina’s skin rejuvenation clinic, where she has been getting botox injections for two years.like bailey, more young women — some without a wrinkle in sight — are spending their savings to capture their youth.it’s a phenomenon usually ociated with the kardashian capital of california, but thanks to social media and the quest for the perfect selfie, the trend is widespread — even in minnesota.botox treatments for those 19 to 34 years old s up by 41 percent between 2011 and 2015, according to the american society for aesthetic plastic surgery. the use of botox tends to rise and fall with the economy.






duke coach mike krzyzewski to make return on urday


hall of fame basketball coach mike krzyzewski is returning this weekend to lead his duke blue devils. krzyzewski made the announcement thursday night on his weekly radio show that he will make his return urday against pittsburgh after back surgery kept him out for four weeks. his return falls in line with the four-week timeline the school projected when his leave of absence was announced on jan. 2. duke (17-5, 5-4 atlantic coast conference) went 4-3 with ociate head coach jeff capel running the team in krzyzewski's absence. the no. 21 blue devils won two road games in 48 hours — at wake forest and at no. 20 notre dame — after losing three of their first five games without the winningest men's coach in division i history. krzyzewski stepped away from the team to have a fragment of a herniat






coach k says he is returning to coach duke urday vs. pitt


durham, n.c. — mike krzyzewski is returning this weekend to coach his duke blue devils.the hall of fame coach made the announcement thursday night on his weekly radio show that he will make his return urday against pittsburgh after back surgery kept him out for four weeks.his return falls in line with the four-week timeline the school projected when his leave of absence was announced on jan. 2.duke (17-5, 5-4 atlantic coast conference) went 4-3 with ociate head coach jeff capel running the team in krzyzewski's absence. the no. 21 blue devils won two road games in 48 hours — at wake forest and at no. 20 notre dame — after losing three of their first five games without the winningest men's coach in division i history.krzyzewski stepped away from the team to have a fragment of a herniated dis






california governor to get further prostate cancer treatment


sacramento, calif. — california gov. jerry brown will undergo further radiation treatment for prostate cancer.brown's office made the announcement urday in a brief statement.brown's oncologist, dr. eric small of the university of california, san francisco, says in the statement the disease is not extensive and can be treated with "a short course of radiothe y."small says the prognosis for brown is "excellent" and that he doesn't expect any significant side effects.brown's office says he will continue his full work schedule through treatment, which is planned to occur between late february and early march.this is the third time the 78-year-old governor has been treated for cancer since taking office in 2011.in april 2011, he had surgery to remove a cancerous growth on the right side of his






kings broadcaster bob miller hospitalized


longtime kings broadcaster bob miller was taken to the hospital urday afternoon after experiencing some discomfort as he prepared for a live broadcast before urday’s nhl all-star skills events at staples center, a team spokesman said.miller, 78, had quadruple byp surgery last year and e back this season to work a reduced schedule. his medical history factored into the decision to take him to the hospital, said mike altieri, the kings’ senior vice president of communications and broadcasting.altieri said miller hadn’t been feeling right and was examined on site by medical personnel. as a precaution, the decision was made to have miller undergo additional tests.altieri also said miller was in good spirits as he was transported to the [email protected] helene elliott o






mariners sign local lefty pitcher nick hagadone to a minor league contract


sumner grad and uw standout nick hagadone has signed a minor league deal with the mariners with an invite to spring training. he out all of 2016, recovering from elbow surgery.nick hagadone has a chance to return home.the big left-hander, who graduated from sumner high school and played collegiately at the university of washington, has signed a minor league contract with the mariners with an invite to spring training.hagadone, 31, spent all of 2016 rehabilitating after undergoing surgery in february to repair a fracture in the elbow of his throwing arm. it was his second such procedure on the elbow. in july of 2015, dr. james andrews performed the first of two procedures, which was meant to stabilize the medial epicondyle bone. hagadone was pitching in a rehab start at the cl a level when






5 brilliant stories this week


in this 2016 p omarino abel acho holds his conjoined daughters, ballenie and bellanie acho, before surgery at maria fareri children's hospital in valhalla, n.y.(p o: ben cotten, ap) 1 connectlinkedinemailmore(newser) – conjoined twins who got "chances for better lives" make this week's list of inspiring stories:mom uses youtube videos to build a home with her kids: in 2008, cara brookins had just left a husband she describes as "physically violent" and wanted desperately to give her four children a home where they'd each have their own room. her solution? she began studying home-construction tutorials on youtube. crazily, it worked.conjoined twins separated in 21-hour surgery: ballenie and bellanie acho are separated for the first time since they were born 11 months ago. the twins, who wer






coach mike krzyzewski to return to duke sideline on urday


mike krzyzewski is returning this weekend to coach his duke blue devils.the hall of fame coach said thursday night on his weekly radio show that he will make his return urday against pittsburgh after back surgery kept him out for four weeks.krzyzewski revealed on the siriusxm radio show that he's been attending parts of duke's practices for the past week and a half, slipping into the locker room to watch on closed-circuit television when fatigue would set in. he says his istants would visit his house after every practice to discuss and evaluate what happened on the court."basically, though, i've been doing stuff every day, really, with our program," krzyzewski said. "not as much with the physical nature, but with preparation and some of the things that you just have to do in running a big-






a cool start to february, but sun will bring smiles


"laughter is an instant vacation," said milton berle. i just read that a child laughs an average of 300 times a day. adults? closer to five times a day. then again life was simpler when you were 6. of course there are times you don't want to hear laughter: during surgery, on your honeymoon night or sitting in front of your accountant.weather is the only thing we can predict with any accuracy. a reliable forecast means you can optimize your schedule to take a ntage of favorable conditions.fun fact: a third of the world's economy is affected by the weather. that's $25 trillion of global economic output at the mercy of the elements.i stand by my reckless prediction that the worst of winter, a winter that hasn't been all that bad, is behind us now.a clipper drops 2-4 inches of snow on bemidji






female officers in high demand at st. paul police department


allison rogers knew she wanted to be a police officer, but others had their concerns: did she consider teaching instead? had she seen the most recent news articles about officers who were killed in the line of duty?so rogers pursued a degree in corrections instead.“i had a lot of people telling me i wouldn’t want to be in the profession,” said rogers. “more out of fear than that it wasn’t a noble profession. i’m a pretty small … i’m 5-foot-1. with my boots, i’m 5-3.”in her second year at minnesota state university, mankato, she gained the confidence to switch tracks to law enforcement after speaking with an officer from her hometown of waseca, minn., where she served as a police reserve. on a recent urday morning, rogers, 23, was among 88 people who packed an informational meeting at the n