WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal health scientists say the first artificial heart valve designed to be implanted without major surgery appears to help patients who are too frail to undergo chest-opening surgery.
The Food and Drug Administration has posted its review of a highly anticipated heart valve from Edwards Lifesciences,... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is heading to Europe and the Middle East for the Obama administration's highest-level contacts with the Libyan opposition.
With Libya embroiled in near civil war and the Obama administration still undecided on possible military intervention, Clinton plans to see foes... more »
An experimental procedure may someday be an option for older Americans who need a new heart valve, but are too frail to survive open-heart surgery.
Heart valve replacement generally requires major open-heart surgery which includes cutting through the breast bone and stopping the heart. But a new device not... more »
A spokesman for Zsa Zsa Gabor says she is in serious condition at a Los Angeles hospital and has received the last rites.
John Blanchette on Sunday described Gabor's health situation following her surgery a day earlier as "very sad." Blanchette told the Los Angeles Times that the 93-year-old... more »
The Hancock Bridge, located north of Fillmore and south of Austin Bluffs in Colorado Springs, is due for replacement. It was built in 1935 and is scheduled to be replaced in the next two years using funding from the Pikes Peak Rural Transportation Authority.
Public input on the design... more »
A bridge built one year after the attack on Pearl Harbor is being replaced in Pueblo County.
The new westbound bridge crossing the St. Charles River on U.S. 50 Business Route in the Vineland area is scheduled for completion next April. The eastbound bridge, which is newer, will then... more »
Sean Paige was is the new city councilman for District 3 in Colorado Springs. Paige will replace Jerry Heimlicher who retired at the end of September.
19 candidates applied for the position. City council interviewed 18 of them yesterday. 1 was out of town but was still considered.
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The governor of Massachusetts has named former Democratic Party chairman Paul G. Kirk Jr. to temporarily fill the late Sen. Edward Kennedy's seat. Gov. Deval Patrick's announcement Thursday means Kirk will serve in the post until voters pick a replacement in a Jan. 19 special election. Patrick says the issues... more »