Surgical procedures

FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2012 file photo, Rep Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo. speaks in Sedalia, Mo. The House is set to consider a Republican-backed measure that would stop the Pentagon from paying for U.S. service members to undergo gender transition surgeries. Hartzler. the amendment’s autho says she wants to ensure the military’s budget is spent on threats facing the country. Her measure bars money from being spent by the military’s health care system on gender reassignment surgery and hormone therapy. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)
July 14, 2017 - 3:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House has turned aside a measure that sought to strike an Obama-era practice of requiring the Pentagon to pay for gender transition surgeries and hormone therapy. Democrats cast the proposal as bigoted, unconstitutional and cowardly. They won support on Thursday...
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FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2012 file photo, Rep Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo. speaks in Sedalia, Mo. The House is set to consider a Republican-backed measure that would stop the Pentagon from paying for U.S. service members to undergo gender transition surgeries. Hartzler. the amendment’s autho says she wants to ensure the military’s budget is spent on threats facing the country. Her measure bars money from being spent by the military’s health care system on gender reassignment surgery and hormone therapy. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)
July 13, 2017 - 5:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House's consideration of the defense policy bill for the 2018 fiscal year (all times local): 5:45 p.m. The GOP-led House has narrowly rejected a measure that would have forbid the Pentagon from paying for gender transition surgeries and hormone therapy. Lawmakers...
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FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2012 file photo, Rep Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo. speaks in Sedalia, Mo. The House is set to consider a Republican-backed measure that would stop the Pentagon from paying for U.S. service members to undergo gender transition surgeries. Hartzler. the amendment’s autho says she wants to ensure the military’s budget is spent on threats facing the country. Her measure bars money from being spent by the military’s health care system on gender reassignment surgery and hormone therapy. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)
July 13, 2017 - 2:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican proposal to bar the Pentagon from paying for gender transition surgeries drew fierce opposition Thursday from Democrats who called it mean-spirited and discriminatory. Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo., described the prohibition as a bid to ensure tax dollars are spent...
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June 28, 2017 - 12:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Aides to Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono, who is being treated for kidney cancer, say surgery to remove a lesion on her rib went well. The surgery was Tuesday. Aides tweeted on her account late Tuesday, "Sen. Hirono is in the recovery room after a successful surgery. Mahalo for your...
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June 26, 2017 - 2:42 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh says Bishop David Zubik surgery on damaged discs in his back has been successful. The diocese first announced the surgery Monday morning and by mid-afternoon confirmed the operation was over. The diocese says the bishop was "resting...
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June 26, 2017 - 6:38 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh says Bishop David Zubik is having surgery on damaged discs in his back. The diocese says the surgery was scheduled for 7:30 a.m. Monday at UPMC Mercy Hospital. The diocese plans to issue an update once the surgery is complete, and is asking...
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June 15, 2017 - 9:34 am
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida city says a former employee stole money to get a butt lift. A Gainesville city report released Wednesday said Natwaina Clark stole $93,000 from the city, using $8,500 on the cosmetic surgery. The Gainesville Sun says ( http://bit.ly/2rzKv3x ) the report shows the...
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May 30, 2017 - 2:37 pm
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Police in Lithuania say more than 25,000 private photos — including nude pictures — and other personal data have been made public following the hacking of a chain of plastic surgery clinics. Police says a hacking group called Tsar Team — which broke into the servers of...
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FILE - In this May 17, 2017 file photo, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Cummings has undergone a heart procedure and will remain hospitalized for a few days. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
May 25, 2017 - 10:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has undergone a heart procedure and will remain hospitalized for a few days. That's the word from Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland. He says in a statement that he had what he calls a "minimally invasive...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 27, 2017 file photo, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny poses for a photo after unknown attackers doused him with green antiseptic outside a conference venue in Moscow, Russia. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny wrote on Instagram on Tuesday May 9, 2017 that he has undergone eye surgery in Spain and that doctors expect the vision in his right eye to be restored in several months, after being attacked last month. (Evgeny Feldman/Pool Photo via AP, File)
May 10, 2017 - 7:02 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has undergone eye surgery in Spain after being attacked last month. Navalny suffered a severe chemical burn in his right eye last month when an attacker doused him with green antiseptic. Navalny's supporters identified the attacker as a pro-...
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