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August 26, 1988 | Associated Press
Rep. Dick Cheney (R-Wyo.), a member of the House Republican leadership, was released from George Washington University Hospital today, a week after undergoing coronary bypass surgery. Cheney, 47, suffered three mild heart attacks in 1978, 1984 and in June of this year.
June 30, 1988 | United Press International
Rep. Dick Cheney (R-Wyo.) was taken to George Washington University Hospital on Wednesday suffering from chest pains, and his office said the lawmaker was in stable condition. Cheney, 46, suffered mild heart attacks in 1978 and 1984.
November 25, 1987 | Associated Press
The secretary general of the Organization of American States, Joao Baena Soares, was hospitalized Tuesday with what was described as a heart problem. OAS spokesman Edgardo Costa said that Baena Soares, a 56-year-old Brazilian diplomat, was in stable condition at George Washington University Hospital.
March 8, 1990 | Associated Press
Arthur A. Fletcher, recently appointed chairman of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission, on Wednesday underwent his second triple bypass heart surgery in less than six months. Doctors at George Washington University Hospital concluded that the previous bypass surgery "didn't take," a spokeswoman said.
January 15, 1985 | Associated Press
An unidentified man shot himself early today at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, authorities said. The man, described as in his early 30s, was taken to George Washington University Hospital, where he was listed in serious condition.
July 13, 1990 | Reuters
Republican Party Chairman Lee Atwater, who has been battling a brain tumor, has been rehospitalized for routine tests and therapy, a staff aide said Thursday. The spokeswoman said Atwater was undergoing routine physical therapy, blood tests and scans at George Washington University Hospital.
April 22, 2004
Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Mary McGrory died Wednesday night at George Washington University Hospital, the Washington Post reported. The cause of death was not disclosed. McGrory, whose career stretched from the Army-McCarthy hearings of 1954 to the Iraq war of 2003, was 85. A full obituary will appear in Friday's editions.
February 28, 2011 | By Chris Woolston, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Big-time, bed-rattling snoring is more than just a detriment to good sleep or happy relationships. It's also a sign that airways aren't open and clear. In extreme cases, snorers spend chunks of the night gasping for breath, a dangerous condition called sleep apnea. If they could somehow open up their airways, they would breathe easier without all of the racket and without the risk. Instead of sucking air through a mask or going under the knife — two common approaches to apnea — many snorers hope they can get extra breathing room with the help of an oral appliance that fits inside the mouth.
August 22, 2008 | Joseph Menn, Times Staff Writer
He is the world's most famous personality, better known in this country than anyone living or dead, real or fictional. Market researchers say his 97% recognition rate in the U.S. edges out even Santa Claus. He is the one -- and, for now, only -- Mickey Mouse. As Mickey turns 80 this fall, the most beloved rodent in show business is widely regarded as a national treasure. But he is owned lock, stock and trademark ears by the corporate heirs of his genius creator, Walt Disney.
October 14, 1992 | From Associated Press
General Motors Corp. Chairman Robert Stempel was in serious condition with an undisclosed illness Tuesday night in a Washington hospital, a spokeswoman said. George Washington University Hospital spokeswoman Terry Abdoo declined to provide details about Stempel's illness. Stempel, 59, was meeting with a representative of the Conference Board shortly after noon at the Willard Hotel when he became ill, GM said in a statement.
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