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Surgery

  • News

    October 3, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    Sandra Lupo, Former Hooters Waitress, Sues Breastaurant Chain for Discrimination

    Sandra Lupo knew something was seriously wrong when she suddenly felt a numb, tingling sensation running along the left side of her body down to her toes. After she was admitted to the emergency room, a series of tests revealed a mass in the right side of her brain that had burst and was bleeding in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    Sandra Lupo, Former Hooter's Waitress, Sues Breastaurant Chain for Discrimination

    Sandra Lupo knew something was seriously wrong when she suddenly felt a numb, tingling sensation running along the left side of her body down to her toes. After she was admitted to the emergency room, a series of tests revealed a mass in the right side of her brain that had burst and was bleeding in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    Missouri Soldier Accused of Stabbing Another Soldier in the Buttocks as Part of Practical Joke

    A Missouri soldier was stabbed in the buttocks as part of a practical joke -- which he apparently didn't find so funny. Clinton police say that officers were dispatched to the National Guard Armory in Artesian Park yesterday morning, and when they got there, they found a soldier who had been stabb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2012

    Couple Sues Doctors For Decapitating Their Baby During Labor

    Hey, buddy. How are you? Havin' a bad day? Well, if so, you may want to mosey on down the internet trail and skip this post. Because this is the worst story we've heard in a really, really, really long time. Here's what happened to a young St. Louis couple and their unborn baby, according to a law ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    Missouri Legislature Overturns Nixon's Veto on Anti-Contraception Bill

    It's official: In Missouri, employers, insurance companies or anyone else involved in an individual's health care can legally refuse to cover the Pill. In a not-so-surprising move, both houses of the Missouri Legislature voted to override Governor Jay Nixon's veto of Senate Bill 749. SB 749 give ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2012

    Natural Birth Effort Holds St. Louis Rally; Dozens Demonstrate at Mercy Medical

    It's known locally as the "Baby Factory" for the number of women who choose to have their children there. Yesterday morning Mercy Hospital St. Louis (known until last year as St. John's Mercy Medical) was also ground zero for a rally intended to raise awareness about modern-day delivery practices. S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2012

    MO Rep. Stacey Newman Proposes Bill to Restrict Vasectomies

    ​Well, well, well. The birth control debate has finally come to our swimsuit areas, gentlemen. Yesterday Missouri State Representative Stacey Newman (D-St. Louis County) filed HB1853, which would only allow a man to have a vasectomy when doing so would protect him from serious injury or prevent hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2011

    Matt Holliday Lost to Appendicitis

    Holliday, moments before the appendectomy caught up with him. ​The 2011 baseball season is exactly one game old. So far, here's the good news: David Freese's ankles have yet to catch on fire, Colby Rasmus looked good in game one, and Albert Pujols should be significantly more affordable after a se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    Mizzou Scientists Experiment With Homegrown Replacement Joints

    image viaThe nice scientists at Mizzou helped Bunny grow a new shoulder!​It would be convenient if human bodies were like starfish, able to regenerate missing limbs or anything else they need. We can't yet, but a team of researchers at the University of Missouri and Columbia University may be clos ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 16, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    Kim Dwayne Cobb Jr: Charged in Shooting Two St. Louis Cops During Traffic Stop

    Updated 10:40 a.m. with name of suspectUpdated 10:15 a.m. with specifics concerning traffic stopSt. Louis police report that a 25-year-old officer remains in critical condition today after being shot during a traffic stop around 10:12 p.m. yesterday. The incident occurred at the corner of Enright an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    Artificial Lung Keeps Boy Alive at St. Louis Children's Hospital

    Courtesy St. Louis Children's HospitalOwen Stark uses an artificial lung​A 2-year-old boy from Eldon, Mo. is alive today thanks to a novel use of an artificial lung at St. Louis Children's Hospital. And his treatment may pave the way for other kids to make use of artificial lungs as well. He's the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2010

    There She Is, Ms. Missouri Senior America!

    ​Two years ago, Jacquie Crawford had knee-replacement surgery on both legs. A week ago last Saturday, July 10, she performed a tap-dance routine to "There's No Business Like Show Business" and was subsequently crowned Ms. Missouri Senior America. "People come up to me and say, 'Where did you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    The Morning Brew: 5.20

    Can't eat as much since having weight loss surgery? According to Eater, a Pennsylvania smorgasbord joint is issuing discount cards to patrons who've had gastric bypass procedures. With proof of surgery and a doctor's signature, customers get half-priced all-you-can-eat for the first year and ten per ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2009

    St. Louis Doc Says of Circumcisions: "We Whack 'Em All"

    The current issue of Newsweek contains a short piece (no pun intended) (no, really) about circumcision -- or, more precisely, about the decline in circumcisions in the United States.Writes Nick Summers:Following a 1999 report from the American Academy of Pediatrics, which said that the health benefi ... More >>

  • Music

    March 25, 2009

    Masshysteri

    8 p.m. Tuesday, March 31. The Wedge, 442 Bates Street.

  • News

    October 3, 2007

    The Egg Man

    Dr. Sherman Silber says he can extend a woman's fertility by decades. All he needs is an ovary and some ice.

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2007
  • Music

    March 7, 2007

    The No Fear Music Tour

    7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10. The Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard).

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2007

    Jim Edmonds Undergoes Unusual Foot Surgery

    "St. Louis, MO -- (Sports Network) The St. Louis Cardinals announced that center fielder Jim Edmonds underwent surgery to correct a 'hammer toe' condition of the second toe on his left foot on Tuesday." Unreal has obtained exclusive photos of Edmonds' foot prior to the operation. Warning: graphic p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2007
  • News

    January 17, 2007
  • Dining

    May 3, 2006

    SkullSplitter Ale

    Cicero's, 6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-862-0009.

  • News

    April 19, 2006

    Sultan of Skin

    Flesh insight from an esteemed St. Louis plastic surgeon

  • News

    December 15, 2004

    Uncomfortably Numb

    Lethal injection looks painless and peaceful. On Missouri's death row, appearances can be deceiving.

  • Dining

    October 20, 2004

    Cockburn's 20 Year Old Tawny Port

    The Grill at the Ritz-Carlton, 100 Carondelet Plaza, 314-863-6300

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 29, 2004

    Best Blues Player

    Chris Pronger

  • Music

    October 29, 2003

    Pat Martino

    Wednesday, November 5; Jazz at the Bistro

  • News

    December 18, 2002

    Standard of Care

    When a childbirth went terribly wrong, the blame game began. Dodging responsibility was everybody's first order of business.

  • News

    April 17, 2002

    Working for Tips

    With wit and banter as sharp as his izmal, Rabbi Mike Rovinsky is a circumcising machine

  • Film

    February 13, 2002

    Snoozie Q.

    Its heart is in the right place, but John Q. is too clumsy to make us care

  • Calendar

    January 17, 2001

    Semitic Stunts

    Jewish lesbian performer Sara Felder opens a new season of COCA's Women CenterStage Series

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 27, 2000

    Best Place to Eat Junk Food

    Barnes-Jewish Hospital (BJH South) Cafeteria

  • News

    May 31, 2000

    Waiting to Exhale

    Dr. Joel Cooper pioneered lung-volume-reduction surgery to save the lives of thousands of emphysema patients. Now he wants the government to get out of the way.

  • News

    March 10, 1999
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