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Hillary Clinton Hospitalized With Blood Clot

Secretary of state being treated with anticoagulants after concussion

(Newser) - It looks like Hillary Clinton will ring in 2013 in a New York hospital, where she was admitted yesterday after the discovery of a blood clot. That clot is related to the concussion she suffered in mid-December, and was identified during a follow-up exam yesterday, according to her spokesman. He... More »

Surgery Marathons Raise Questions on Cost, Ethics

One man's procedure cost $300K, but it could push the field

(Newser) - After 43 hours of on-and-off “ex vivo resection”—organs removed, operated on, and replaced—a Wisconsin man is free of the 10-pound tumor strangling his liver. Along with it went parts of his stomach and intestine, and his abdomen contains not only Gore-Tex tubing but parts of his... More »

Johns Hopkins Tops Hospital Rankings

Mayo Clinic, UCLA follow in US News rankings

(Newser) - Johns Hopkins has been named America’s best hospital for the 19th year in a row, the Baltimore Sun reports. The closely followed US News & World Report rankings placed Hopkins first in rheumatology, urology, and ear, nose and throat; it was second in neurology and neurosurgery, geriatrics, gynecology, ophthalmology,... More »

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