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  • Mary Tyler Moore to undergo brain tumor surgery (slow-growing tumor, usually benign)

    05/12/2011 9:18:03 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 57 replies
    SFGate.com ^ | 5/12/11 | AP
    New York - A representative for Mary Tyler Moore says the veteran sitcom star will have surgery to remove a brain tumor. Spokeswoman Alla Plotkin says Moore's doctors recommended the elective procedure after monitoring the tumor for some time. Plotkin did not say when the surgery would take place. It would remove a meningioma (meh-NIN'-jee-OH'-muh), a slow-growing tumor in the membranes that cover the brain. Meningiomas usually occur in older adults and are mostly benign.
  • Best-selling Bible to undergo revision (NIV - New International Version)

    09/01/2009 12:31:33 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 197 replies · 3,783+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 9/1/09 | Eric Gorski - ap
    The top-selling Bible in North America will undergo its first revision in 25 years, modernizing the language in some sections and promising to reopen a contentious debate about changing gender terms in the sacred text. The New International Version, the Bible of choice for conservative evangelicals, will be revised to reflect changes in English usage and advances in Biblical scholarship, it was announced Tuesday. The revision is scheduled to be completed late next year and published in 2011. "We want to reach English speakers across the globe with a Bible that is accurate, accessible and that speaks to its readers...
  • Abandoned Chinese toddler to undergo surgery to remove third leg

    08/07/2003 12:40:23 PM PDT · by bedolido · 7 replies · 323+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 08/07/03 | Staff Writer
    <p>BEIJING (AP) A 1-year-old girl who was born with three legs and abandoned by her parents on a Beijing street is to undergo surgery to remove the extra limb, state media and a doctor said Thursday.</p> <p>Doctors at Dongzhimen Hospital in the Chinese capital plan to study the limb for 20 days before operating, a doctor in the hospital's orthopedics department told The Associated Press.</p>