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A Baby Was Just Born to Mom Brain-Dead Since Feb.

Delivered by C-section at 32 weeks, the healthy boy weighs 5 pounds 3 ounces

(Newser) - When a pregnant woman was declared brain-dead after a brain hemorrhage in Portugal in February, the hospital determined her fetus to be alive and well and the father decided to try to keep his wife on life support long enough to allow for at least the possibility of the baby'... More »

Famed Zen Master Has Brain Hemorrhage

Buddhist leader Thich Nhat Hanh is in a hospital in France

(Newser) - Thich Nhat Hanh, the Zen master who famously opposed the Vietnam War and is known for popularizing Buddhism in the West, suffered a brain hemorrhage Tuesday, NBC News reports. According to Plum Village , one of the monasteries he founded, Nhat Hanh, 88, has been "fragile due to his advanced... More »

Gary Coleman's Career, in Photos

And don't forget, 'What you talkin bout, Willis?'

(Newser) - Gary Coleman, who died today at age 42 after a brain hemorrhage, had his share of well documented legal and medical problems throughout his life. Read all about 'em here from AP , but it's a lot more fun to look back on photos and remember why he became a child... More »

Gary Coleman Dead at 42

He had been on life support after brain hemorrhage

(Newser) - Gary Coleman has died of injuries from a fall at home earlier this week, reports TMZ . Coleman, 42, had been in a coma after suffering a brain hemorrhage, and his wife, Shannon, decided to stop life support this morning. The former child star of Diff'rent Strokes had family and friends... More »

Gary Coleman on Life Support

He's unconscious after brain hemorrhage

(Newser) - Gary Coleman is now unconscious and on life support after suffering a brain hemorrhage. The 42-year-old Diff'rent Strokes star fell at home earlier this week and struck his head, and his conditioned worsened after he got to a nearby hospital in Utah, reports E! Online . "At this critical moment,... More »

Bret Michaels to Oprah: 'It Just Exploded'

Rocker does first post-brain hemorrhage interview

(Newser) - Just shy of one month after he was felled by the brain hemorrhage that he was unlikely to fully recover from, Bret Michaels gave his first interview, which airs today, to Oprah . The rocker didn't mince words when describing his experience: "It felt like a pop. They call it... More »

Bret Michaels Plans Return to Tour in 2 Weeks

He'll play in Miss. at the end of May

(Newser) - Celebrity Apprentice star and Poison rocker Bret Michaels, who survived a brain hemorrhage last month, hopes to be back on stage by the end of May, People reports. "His doctor told him to do physical therapy once a day, but he's doing it twice a day because he wants... More »

Bret Michaels Leaves Hospital

Doctor expects '100% recovery'

(Newser) - Good news for Bret Michaels fans: The singer has left the hospital less than 2 weeks after suffering a brain hemorrhage and is expected to make a full recovery. Michaels' doctor says he is "still very sick" and continues to receive treatment at an undisclosed location, reports People . But... More »

Bret Michaels' Recovery Is 'Amazing'

Rocker may even return to Celebrity Apprentice

(Newser) - Bret Michaels is recovering so well from his brain hemorrhage that one friend calls it “amazing.” During a recent evaluation, he was “very aware,” “somewhat talkative,” and even in a “good mood,” the source tells TMZ . On Friday, his doctor said Michaels... More »

Bret Michaels Suffers Setback

But chances of full recovery still decent

(Newser) - Still in intensive care after his life-threatening brain hemorrhage, Bret Michaels has suffered a significant side-effect setback. He has developed hyponatremia, a lack of sodium in the body that can lead to seizures. But despite the dangerous turn of events, doctors remain guardedly optimistic about the former Poison frontman's chances... More »

An Ode to Bret Michaels

The glam rocker charms us, despite raunchy lyrics

(Newser) - As doctors continue to search for the source of Bret Michaels’ brain hemorrhage—they say it is probably not linked to his recent appendectomy—Peter Lauria offers a tribute to Michaels, recalling his adolescent obsession with Poison. After learning of Michaels’ hospitalization, Lauria cracked open his Look What the Cat ... More »

Bret Michaels: Felt Like Being 'Hit With Bat'

Rocker told a friend about his headache before hospital visit

(Newser) - Before calling an ambulance, Bret Michaels suffered a headache that felt like being “hit in the head with a baseball bat over and over again,” he told a friend. Called a “thunderclap headache” by doctors, it is a common symptom of a brain hemorrhage. “He still... More »

Bret Michaels Still in ICU

Doctors still searching for source of bleeding in the brain

(Newser) - Bret Michaels' doctors are still searching for the source of his brain hemorrhage, while the Poison singer remains in critical condition in ICU. "We are hopeful that further tests will locate the source of the bleeding, which has still not been located," says an update on his Facebook... More »

Bret Michaels Suffers Brain Hemorrhage

Poison frontman, 'Celebrity Apprentice' contestant rushed to hospital

(Newser) - Bret Michaels is hospitalized in the intensive care unit and in critical condition after suffering bleeding in his brain, People reports. The Poison frontman, a contestant on this season of Celebrity Apprentice, had an emergency appendectomy last week. His doctors "are running several tests," and the 47-year-old's prognosis... More »

SD Senator's Re-Election Bid in Good Health

GOP foe aside, state rallies behind Johnson after brain hemorrhage

(Newser) - Despite efforts by his Republican challenger to raise the issue of his health, Sen. Tim Johnson looks to be comfortably ahead in his South Dakota re-election bid despite effects of a 2006 brain hemorrhage that often confine him to a wheelchair, the New York Times reports. “We’re a... More »

Johnson to Run Despite Brain Hemorrhage

Colleagues amassed $2 million campaign chest in his absence

(Newser) - A brain hemorrhage won't stop South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson from seeking reelection, he said yesterday. He is still in therapy and gets around in a motorized wheelchair, but claims he is ready to run. "It is clear to my family, my doctors, and me that I am able... More »

Body Shop's Roddick Dies

(Newser) - Dame Anita Roddick, who as founder of the Body Shop championed socially and environmentally responsible business practices, died tonight of a massive brain hemorrhage at age 64. The plucky Brit saw her lone natural-ingredient shop grow into more than 2,000 stores worldwide, and she sold her share of the... More »

Senator, on the Mend, Returns to SD

Recovering after brain hemorrhage, Johnson to get back to work

(Newser) - Tim Johnson will be back in the Senate next week, and yesterday he returned to South Dakota to declare, "I am back!" What's more, in a series of interviews during his recovery from the brain hemorrhage that threw the control of the Senate into question, he told ABC's... More »

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