On Monday, the good doctor and surgeon - who reached fame during the 1800s - shared his tale of removing a 22-pound tumor with members of the Henry County Historical Society.
Bereaved parents are to take photographs of their dead infants to Holyrood as part of a campaign for a public inquiry to be held into the baby ashes scandal.
"TO a great extent," declared Gary Robinson, the leader of Shetland Council, "devolution stopped in Edinburgh."
CKD Galbraith reports that a new railway is southern Scotland is already attracting more interest in rents from those working on the project, and experts project that demand will rise further for properties along the route and near its terminals when construction is complete.
GOD, they say, loves a trier, but even His affection was tested to the limit last week on discovering the latest attempt by Reform Scotland to influence the country's education system.
An elderly and emaciated dog found collapsed under a bridge in East Lothian has been put down to stop his suffering.
BOOZE chiefs have called for a freeze on all new alcohol licence applications - amid concerns there are too many pubs in the city centre.
Women can undergo scans to assess the risk of osteoporosis on Thursday June 20 at Leyland Leisure Centre from 9am to 1pm and at Chorley All Seasons Leisure Centre from 2pm to 6pm.
Ukip leader Nigel Farage is to return to campaign in Scotland, a month after angry demonstrators hounded him out of an Edinburgh pub.
BOSSES at the newly merged Edinburgh College have unveiled a landmark 5 million investment aimed at transforming its oldest campus into a "state-of-the-art" education gateway.
AM I living in a box? Am I living in a cardboard box? So sang the Eighties pop act of the same name - scoring an unlikely top ten hit in 1987 with their catchy tune.
A woman whose dismembered body was found in a shallow grave may have been an Irish traveller, according to police.
The latest technology platform from Capsugel's four-month old DFS Unit offers greater bioavailabilty and stability in oral dose formulation, says the company.
DETECTIVES trying to identify the body of a woman found in an Edinburgh nature reserve have released photos of the distinctive rings she was wearing.
LEADERS from each of the three island councils have launched a joint campaign called Our Islands Our Future aimed at achieving greater revenue-raising powers and improved energy connections.
In 2008, he became the youngest person in Scotland to be put on a lifetime restriction order after he carried out a knife attack on a stranger in Edinburgh.
There are currently three times as many men on two wheels as there are women so British Cycling are looking to do something about with a nationwide event.