News tagged with critical condition

Giffords opens eyes, begins physical therapy

(PhysOrg.com) -- Doctors expect to remove Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' breathing tube in the next few days. "Everybody is making fantastic progress," UMC trauma director Dr. Peter Rhee said.

Jan 14, 2011
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Doctor: Giffords breathing on her own after attack

(AP) -- U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was breathing on her own and moving both arms after being shot in the head, doctors said Tuesday. Giffords still has a breathing tube to prevent infections such as pneumonia, ...

Jan 11, 2011
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Even the sickest babies benefit from breast-feeding

Pediatric researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia describe a successful program in which nurses helped mothers attain high rates of breast-feeding in very sick babies--newborns with complex birth defects requiring ...

Oct 27, 2010
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