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.
October 10, 2011 |
Last month, the United Kingdom lifted its long-standing ban on accepting blood donations from gay men. Instead, health officials there implemented a new policy that allows men to become blood donors as long as they haven't had sex with another man in the previous year. With this decision, the U.K. joined France, Italy, Japan and eight other developed countries in allowing gay and bisexual men to contribute to the nation's blood supply. Many of those countries require sexually active gay men to wait a year before giving blood, while others have deferral periods of six months or five years.
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.
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.
November 9, 1985 |
Sen. Edward Zorinsky (D-Neb.) left George Washington University Hospital on Friday after undergoing observation for chest pains. An aide said Zorinsky plans to be back at work next week.
March 5, 1987 |
Talk show host Larry King was released Wednesday from George Washington University Hospital, where he spent eight days recovering from a mild heart attack, Mutual Broadcasting System officials said.