All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘surgeries’

Dominican Surgeries Kill Americans

The lure of cheap beauty is killing people. In America, it costs an arm and a leg to fix your boobs and butt. A short plane ride to the Dominican Republic can mean a much cheaper price on cosmetic surgeries. But there are risks involved that some people are not making it home from. The New York Daily News tells …

Read More

Jahi McMath Life Support Extended

Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old girl with the wide smile who was declared brain dead after a routine tonsillectomy, was set to be removed from life support at 5 p.m. PST (8 p.m. EST) Monday. However, McMath’s family continued to fight against the deadline set by Alameda County Superior Court Judge Evelio Grillo, and an extension has been granted until January …

Read More

Tonsillectomy Surgery Leads to Brain Dead Diagnosis

What started as a typical tonsillectomy for thirteen-year-old Jahi McMath ended in a mother’s worst nightmare. Due to complications, McMath bled during the surgery and suffered cardiac arrest. On December 12, 2013, the teenager was declared brain-dead. Two physicians (a hospital staff neurologist and a family practitioner) have concluded that the complete mass of McMath’s brain (including the brain stem) …

Read More