All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘surgeon’

Dr. Frank Jobe: Sports Medicine Pioneer Passes Away At 88

Renowned American orthopedic surgeon Dr. Frank Jobe has died, according to an official statement made by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday. He had been hospitalized in Santa Monica shortly before his death due to an unnamed illness. Jobe was 88 years old and a team physician for the Dodgers for 50 seasons. Dr. Jobe is credited for creating and …

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Angelina Jolie Couldn’t Keep Surgery a Secret

Why would a woman want to under-go surgery, not plastic surgery, if she didn’t have to? That’s the question that the world had for 38-year-old, Angelina Jolie when she decided to proceed with a double mastectomy in February. Jolie underwent a preventive double mastectomy after doctors informed her that she carried the “‘faulty gene” BRCA1. Studies show that people who …

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