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August 21, 1987 |
Rep. John D. Dingell (D-Mich.) was released Thursday from Georgetown University Hospital, where he received an artificial hip last week.
September 11, 1987
Former Clemson football Coach Frank Howard, 78, underwent back surgery, and officials at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta said there were no complications.
June 5, 2011 |
To many of the nation's million people living with a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS, Timothy Brown is the Harry Potter of the disease: Like the young wizard who survived Lord Voldemort's wrath, he is the boy who lived. Today, almost 20 years after he became infected, Brown is, essentially, cured. Brown, now 45, is known in medical-journal circles as "The Berlin Patient," a moniker assigned him by a February 2009 case study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. In a "Brief Report," oncologist Gero Huetter and his colleagues at Berlin's University Hospital described the unique stem-cell transplant of an HIV-infected patient — Brown — who had acute myeloid leukemia, and the remarkable result: Twenty months after the procedure, the virus had not reappeared in Brown's body, even though he was no longer taking antiretroviral drugs.
December 20, 1988 |
Max Robinson, the nation's first black network television news anchor, died today at age 49 of complications from AIDS, a Howard University Hospital spokeswoman said. It had been three years since Robinson worked regularly in television. He earned his spot in broadcasting history in 1978 when he began co-anchoring the ABC Evening News from Chicago with Peter Jennings in New York and Frank Reynolds in Washington.
August 6, 1986 |
Brian Lee Tribble, home again after a one-night stint in the county jail, sat on the front porch with his family one day last week, playing with a streaky-black pit bull, a breed of dog often raised to fight and to maim other dogs.
October 3, 1993 |
Sen. David Pryor (D-Ark.) was released Friday from Georgetown University Hospital where he had been treated for a bronchial infection. Pryor, 59, had entered the hospital on Tuesday.
September 1, 1988
Lebanon's acting premier, Salim Hoss, was admitted to the American University Hospital in West Beirut on Wednesday after an attack of bronchial asthma, medical sources said. His condition was described as not critical.