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Walter Reed Army Medical Center closes its doors in final ceremonyupdated: Sat Aug 27 2011 23:06:00

Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington closed its doors Saturday, completing the military hospital's merger with the Bethesda National Naval Medical Center. The event was marked with a flag-lowering ceremony, which followed the transfer of Walter Reed's 18 remaining patients to the combined medical center's Bethesda, Maryland, campus.

Navy opens review of care Murtha received in surgeryupdated: Fri Feb 19 2010 21:19:00

The National Naval Medical Center has opened a review of the surgical care provided to the late Congressman John Murtha after the Pennsylvania Democrat died following surgery, a senior U.S. military official told CNN Wednesday.

Navy reviewing Murtha caseupdated: Fri Feb 19 2010 21:19:00

Former Rep. John Murtha died after gall bladder surgery, and CNN's Elizabeth Cohen says the Navy is reviewing his case.

Murtha's gallbladder procedure rarely deadlyupdated: Wed Feb 10 2010 12:41:00

Taking out a patient's gallbladder is routine. At least 500,000 such surgeries are done each year in the United States. It takes an hour or two, and the patient can go home that day or the next.

Surgery error link to Murtha?updated: Wed Feb 10 2010 12:41:00

CNN's Elizabeth Cohen explains what may have gone wrong with Rep. John Murtha's gallbladder surgery.

Rep. John Murtha dies after surgery complicationsupdated: Tue Feb 09 2010 11:52:00

Rep. John Murtha of Pennsylvania, a longtime fixture on the House subcommittee that oversees Pentagon spending, died after complications from gallbladder surgery, according to his office. He was 77.

Money Magazine: A soldier's story: Financial rehabupdated: Thu Mar 20 2008 17:30:00

In October 2006, after seven weeks as a patient at National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. - four of them in intensive care - 1st Lieut. Ivan Castro was still in bad shape. The month before, he'd been hit by mortar fire during combat in Iraq, shrapnel ripping through his body, causing multiple injuries that had left him near death.

Rep. Tom Lantos of California dies at 80updated: Mon Feb 11 2008 18:28:00

Rep. Tom Lantos, the Democratic chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, died Monday due to complications from cancer, his office said. Lantos was 80.

Reid remembers Lantosupdated: Mon Feb 11 2008 18:28:00

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks about Congressman Tom Lantos, who died today.

Doctors remove 5 polyps from Bush's colonupdated: Sat Jul 21 2007 02:13:00

Doctors removed five small polyps from President Bush's colon on Saturday, and "none appeared worrisome," a White House spokesman said.

Bush to have colonoscopyupdated: Sat Jul 21 2007 02:13:00

Bush to have colonoscopy

Time.com: Cheney To Briefly Assume Powerupdated: Fri Jul 20 2007 20:30:00

President Bush will have a colonoscopy Saturday and temporarily hand presidential powers to Vice President Dick Cheney, the White House said

Wyoming Sen. Craig Thomas diesupdated: Mon Jun 04 2007 22:35:00

Republican Sen. Craig Thomas of Wyoming, who had been battling leukemia since November, died Monday night at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, a family spokesperson told CNN. He was 74.

Speaker Hastert leaves hospitalupdated: Mon Jul 17 2006 16:33:00

Speaker of the House J. Dennis Hastert was released Monday from a Washington-area hospital after undergoing four days of treatment for a skin infection, a House GOP aide said.

Speaker Hastert hospitalized for skin infectionupdated: Thu Jul 13 2006 16:21:00

Speaker of the House J. Dennis Hastert was hospitalized Thursday for treatment of a skin infection, his office said.

Wounded CBS reporter returns to U.S.updated: Wed Jun 07 2006 08:06:00

CBS correspondent Kimberly Dozier arrived Wednesday in the United States, where she will receive further treatment for wounds suffered in a Baghdad car bombing last week.

ABC anchor faces 'several months' of recuperation updated: Thu Mar 16 2006 12:54:00

ABC News anchor Bob Woodruff, who was wounded in a roadside bombing in Iraq, has left Bethesda Naval Hospital and will need several additional months to recuperate from his injuries, the company president said Thursday.

Is Rehnquist ready for the inauguration?updated: Tue Jan 18 2005 18:49:00

Recent first person accounts of William Rehnquist's condition describe a frail chief justice.

Congressman dies of rare diseaseupdated: Sun Jan 02 2005 16:57:00

Word of the death of Rep. Robert T. Matsui has prompted an outpouring of praises from Washington and California political figures, all honoring a former Japanese-American prisoner during World War II who went on to serve 26 years in Congress.

Toobin: A Rehnquist vacancy would be hugeupdated: Mon Oct 25 2004 15:24:00

William Rehnquist, chief justice of the United States, is expected to be released this week after undergoing throat surgery for thyroid cancer Saturday at Bethesda Naval Hospital outside Washington.

Mark Shields: A long-overdue debateupdated: Mon May 10 2004 08:02:00

Because the nation was at peace during my own time on active duty in the United States Marine Corps, I -- like every man I know -- have often wondered whether, faced with the terror and the horror of combat, my own courage and honor would have met the test and been affirmed. I can only hope so. I will never know.

Tauzin diagnosed with cancerupdated: Wed Mar 10 2004 11:12:00

Retiring U.S. Rep. Billy Tauzin, R-Louisiana, has been diagnosed with a rare form of intestinal cancer, a spokesman said.

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