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John Mayer undergoes emergency appendectomy

Dec 06, 2017 - 10:57 AM

The singer cancels his show with the group Grateful Dead due to the operation

Doctors again drain water from Thai king's brain

Jul 03, 2016 - 7:40 PM

Tests also show King Bhumibol Adulyadej s heart muscle is now functioning satisfactorily following an operation in June

epaselect epa05352409 Thai people wearing yellow shirts, the color of the king, hold pictures of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej as they pray during the celebrations of the monarch's 70th anniversary of accession to the throne at the Royal Ground, Sanam Luang, near the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, 09 June 2016. Nearly eight-hundred Buddhist monks took part in the celebrations for Thailand's monarch 70th anniversary of accession to the throne. Thai people marked the event wearing the color of the king (yellow). Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej ascended to the throne in June 1946. EPA/NARONG SANGNAK

Napoles asks court to allow surgery, confinement

Mar 04, 2014 - 11:40 AM

UPDATED PNP doctors say there s nothing alarming about the results of Napoles medical tests Her ob gyn says a total hysterectomy or a possible laparoscopic surgery

Mandela still in 'serious, but stable condition'

Jun 11, 2013 - 10:08 PM

UPDATED South Africa says its former President is still in a serious but stable condition

FATHER OF THE NATION. Mandela was jailed for almost 27 years and led the struggle against apartheid before becoming President of South Africa between 1994 and 1999. Photo from his Facebook fan page

Treatment failing for Arroyo

Sep 20, 2012 - 10:14 PM

Former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is not recovering from her spinal condition despite having a number of alternative treatments

Fourth stem cell treatment for Arroyo

Sep 08, 2012 - 2:21 PM

The former President is trying stem cell treatment for her spinal condition as she is barred from traveling abroad by the courts