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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A new monument in Montgomery pays tribute to three enslaved Black women who were subjected to experimental surgery by a 19th century physician celebrated for advancing women’s health. Al.com reports that the statues of Anarcha, Lucy and Betsey were unveiled Friday. They were three of numerous Black women Dr. J. Marion

POTEAU, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man has been sentenced to more than a dozen years behind bars after he pleaded no contest in a case in which he was accused of illegally performing a surgery at a cabin in the woods. The Oklahoman reports that 54-year-old Bob Lee Allen had been set to go

POTEAU, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man has been sentenced to more than a dozen years behind bars after he pleaded no contest in a case in which he was accused of illegally performing a surgery at a cabin in the woods. The Oklahoman reports that 54-year-old Bob Lee Allen had been set to go

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian soccer great Pelé took “a little step back” in his recovery from surgery to remove a tumor from his colon according to his daughter Kely Nascimento. She said Friday that her father is now “recovering well” at a Sao Paulo hospital. However the Albert Einstein hospital said the 80-year-old Edson

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Tommy Thompson, the longest-serving governor in Wisconsin history and current interim president of the University of Wisconsin System, had surgery following a weekend water-skiing accident. The 79-year-old Thompson said in a Facebook post Thursday that he needed to “have my bicep reattached to the tendon.” UW spokesman Mark Pitsch says Thompson

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Hospitals in Iowa’s second-largest city are limiting elective procedures because of increased numbers of patients driven partly by a surge in COVID-19 admissions. The Cedar Falls Gazette reports that both UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s Hospital and Mercy Medical Center confirmed Friday their facilities are preserving capacity because of high patient counts