via: click2houston.com HOUSTON – Memorial Hermann Hospital performed the first live feed of an open heart surgery on Twitter. The procedure is expected to last about two hours. The patient, who is a 57-year-old man, was prepped at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday and the cameras are started rolling at 8:30 a.m. See More
Comedian and “30 Rock” cast member Tracy Morgan is back at work in New York after a brief hospitalization in Utah, his publicist said Wednesday. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/entertainment/gossip/36570
According to the AP, state health officials on Wednesday dismissed complaints that patients in a hospital neonatal unit were mistreated while Beyonce was there giving birth to her and Jay-Z’s daughter. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/entertainment/blak_music_month/36167
A Louisville mother said she’s concerned about the safety of energy drinks after her daughter ended up in the emergency room after drinking one.Angela Stokes said her daughter’s experience should be a wake-up call to all parents. Under the law, there is no age limit on energy drinks, but Stokes said she thinks there should […]
According to the AP, Sketches by Michael Jackson as well as a signed portrait of the entertainer will decorate the walls of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/entertainment/gossip/31181
Via TheUrbanDaily.com: R.Kelly may be facing foreclosure but he has even bigger problems to worry about. The R&B soul singer reportedly underwent throat surgery to drain an on one of his tonsils on Tuesday. Kelly will be ‘laid up indefinitely’ at Chicago’s Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Spotted, here.
According to the Associated Press, former South African President Nelson Mandela has been discharged from the hospital today after overcoming an acute respiratory infection. Surgeon-General Vejaynand Ramlakan told reporters that the anti-apartheid icon would now receive care at home after about 48 hours in Johannesburg’s Milpark Hospital. “It comes to us this afternoon with great […]
http://www.eurweb.com/?p=77437 *Frank Robinson, the Hall of Fame outfielder who now works as a senior vice president for Major League Baseball, was transported by ambulance to a Scottsdale hospital after experiencing dizziness and an irregular heartbeat this morning.
Tucson, Arizona (CNN) — When President Barack Obama said Wednesday night that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had opened her eyes for the first time since being shot on Saturday, an overflow crowd of nearly 30,000 people at a memorial event erupted into cheers that the congresswoman may have heard in her hospital room. Obama said he […]
Soul Singer Teddy Pendergrass died tonight in a Philadelphia hospital after battling a tough recovery from colon cancer surgery. Our condolences to his family and loved ones. Teddy, you will surely be missed.