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Protesters Decry UVM's Use of Live Pigs in Surgeons' Training Programnew

Advanced Trauma Operative Management offers practicing surgeonsa quick yet intense refresher in basic trauma-surgery techniques. But animal-rights advocates, as well as medical students and faculty around the country, believe live-animal training sessions have no place on college campuses.
Seven Days  |  Mike Ives  |  05-27-2008  |  Animal Issues

Love Him or Hate Him, D.K. Holm Needs Your Helpnew

Recently, film critic Holm was diagnosed with esophageal cancer, for which he has begun chemotherapy and is scheduled for surgery.
Willamette Week  |  David Walker  |  04-23-2008  |  Movies

Bobby Hecksher Sobers Up -- a Littlenew

Bobby Hecksher is now decidedly less obsessed with the strictly corporeal facets of drug use. While under the tutelage of the near caricature of rock-star id, such a transformation seemed impossible.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Jon Garrett  |  10-06-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

Avery Johnson Will Make a FIne Coach Somedaynew

Dallas Mavericks assistant coach Del Harris comments on what it would be like if the God-fearing Avery Johnson became interim head coach. For one thing, he'd never get tossed out of a game for cursing.
Dallas Observer  |  John Gonzalez  |  01-31-2005  |  Sports

Bye Bye Biber: An Exit Interview with a Sex-Change Doctornew

Dr. Stanley Biber, the man who made the quiet historic town of Trinidad, Colo., the sex change capital of the world, reflects on his decades of treating gender dysphoria with surgery.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Noel Black  |  07-19-2004  |  Science

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