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21 hrs ago | The Star Press

Heaven subject of eternal debate

A 4-year-old Nebraska boy claims in a New York Times best seller that he once visited heaven during an emergency appendectomy.

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Related Topix: Health, Religion, Islam

Fri Apr 18, 2014

CiteULike

Association of Perforation of the Appendix with Female Tubal Infertility

American Journal of Epidemiology , Vol. 153, No. 6. , pp. 566-571, doi:10.1093/aje/153.6.566 Although perforation of the appendix is considered a risk factor for female tubal infertility, the epidemiologic evidence supporting this relation is inconsistent.

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Related Topix: Health

CiteULike

The Impact of Postoperative Abscess Formation in Perforated Appendicitis

Abscess after appendectomy for perforated appendicitis is the most common complication.

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Related Topix: Health

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Anorak

Heaven Is For Real: Colton Burpo Proves Christianity, My Little Pony And Sarah Palin Are Right

Sony Pictures acquired had actioned its rights on the book Heaven Is For Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip To Heaven And Back , written by Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent: Burpo is a small town Nebraska pastor whose four-year old son, Colton, nearly died during an emergency appendectomy operation.

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Related Topix: Health, End Times

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Free Republic

Pregnant Woman Dies After Horrifying Medical Mixup [doctor removed ovary instead of appendix]

As far as medical mix-ups go, it's a horrifying one. In October 2011, a 32-year-old woman underwent an operation at Queen's Hospital outside of London; Maria De Jesus was suffering from appendicitis and needed to have her appendix removed.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine

WebProNews

Colton Burpo Still Remembers His Trip To Heaven

In the spring of 2003, 4-year-old Colton Burpo underwent an emergency appendectomy.

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Related Topix: Health

The Orlando Sentinel

'Heaven is for real'

Conviction is the word that keeps coming to mind in watching "Heaven Is for Real," the latest faith-based film to debut this Passover - Easter season.

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Related Topix: Margo Martindale, Secretariat, Health, Imperial, NE, Movies, Entertainment

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Romsey Advertiser

Surgeon removed ovary by mistake

A pregnant woman suffering from appendicitis died on the operating table weeks after a surgeon mistakenly removed her ovary instead of her appendix, medical watchdogs heard.

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Related Topix: Health, Greater London County, England, Essex County, England, United Kingdom,

Sun Apr 13, 2014

WSJ Media and Advertising

Odd-Hour Workers Face Loss of Employer Health Plans

Susan Caspersen was in a hospital in Akron, Ohio, last November recovering from an emergency appendectomy when she got some unwelcome news: as of Jan. 1, 2014, she would no longer be eligible for the health-insurance plan offered by her employer, food-service giant Sodexo USA.

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Related Topix: Akron, OH, Health, Advertising

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Independent

Man claims hospital forget to remove appendix during appendectomy

William McCormack awoke from an operation to be told his appendix had been removed - which should have been taken out months before Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Related Topix: Health

Fri Apr 11, 2014

UnionLeader.com

St. Anselm, Bedford offer help for Henry

Henry Archibald-Lupo, 3, of Bedford, was diagnosed with an aggressive rare tumor in his abdomen, and has to undergo 52 chemotherapy treatments, a surgery and radiation.

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Related Topix: Saint Anselm College, Health, Sarcoma, Medicine

AmericanBankingNews.com

NY Man Sues Hospital For Failing To Remove Appendix

A New York man is suing a hospital after he had to undergo an emergency appendectomy a year after undergoing what he thought was the same operation.

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Patch.com

Believe it or Not: 'Heaven is for Real' a Community Discussion-Starter

By Michael Sewall As a pastor in Nebraska, Todd Burpo speaks every day about faith and the afterlife.

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WebProNews

Appendix Lawsuit: Doctor Forgot To Do The Obvious

You know, stress and busy schedules happen to us all. In the process of juggling day-to-day responsibilities, it's highly likely that there are things that have been unintentionally forgotten at some point in our lives.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Bronxville, NY, Saranac Lake, NY

Thu Apr 10, 2014

CBS Local

Bronxville Man Sues After Undergoing Second Appendectomy

A Bronxville man is suing a local hospital and his surgeon for performing an appendectomy but apparently forgetting to remove his appendix.

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Related Topix: Health

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Kevin, M.D.

A cancer story that defied the odds

Sometimes it seems that life is unfair and the odds are stacked incredibly against us.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Health, Oncology, Genetics

The Wichita Eagle

Doc Talk: Sudden abdominal pain may be an appendix in distress

In your lower abdomen, you have a small, finger-shaped pouch – your appendix.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Surgery

Sys-Con Media

Venaxis, Inc. Closes Public Offering of Common Shares

In addition, Venaxis has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,250,250 shares of common stock solely to cover over-allotments, if any.

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Related Topix: Health, Marketing, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Poorly Pendle MP still in hospital after op

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has cancelled his April advice surgeries as he remains in hospital, 10 days after undergoing surgery to remove a perforated, gangrenous appendix.

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Burnley Citizen

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Andrew in hospital

PENDLE MP Andrew Stephenson has cancelled his April advice surgeries as he remains in hospital, 10 days after undergoing surgery to remove a perforated, gangrenous appendix.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, Health

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