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Tonsillectomy

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After Judge’s Ruling, Calif. Teen Declared Brain Dead Could Be Headed To N.Y. Facility

Jahi McMath, 13, had her tonsils removed at Children’s Hospital of Oakland in California on Dec. 9 as part of an operation to correct sleep apnea. But she had complications and went into cardiac arrest. She was declared brain dead three days later.

12/30/2013

(L-R) Brandi Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus, Tish Cyrus, Noah Cyrus, Miley Cyrus and Braison Cyrus (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Billy Ray Cyrus Shares Bloody Photo Of Weekend Scare!

No it’s not Halloween, though when you see the bloody photo that Billy Ray Cyrus tweeted of his son, you may think differently.

07/16/2012

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HealthWatch: Tonsillectomy

Every year, nearly half a million kids have their tonsils removed. New guidelines are helping doctors and parents make better decisions about who needs surgery and who doesn’t.

01/20/2011