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F/V NORDIC CROSS Crewmember Sustains Severe Leg Injury

The U.S. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage received a call on July 25th that a 47-year-old crewmember working aboard the F/V NORDIC CROSS had sustained a severe leg injury and needed medical attention. Watchstanders requested that an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew … Continue reading

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Crewmember Suffers Severe Hand Injury Aboard F/V PACIFIC HARVESTER

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced an 18-year old crewmember on Thursday, July 26th after he suffered a severe hand injury aboard the F/V PACIFIC HARVESTER. The vessel was located in Prince William Sound, Alaska at the time of the incident. … Continue reading

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Severe hand injury, F/V Pacific Harvester

An 18-year-old male, suffering from a severe hand injury and possible shock, was medevaced from the fishing vessel Pacific Harvester in Prince William Sound, Alaska, Thursday evening. A Coast Guard emergency trauma technician treated the crewman while in transit to … Continue reading

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Cruise Passenger Sues Celebrity for Severe Burns

This week, a 66-year-old cruise ship passenger sued Celebrity X Cruises for the severe burns he acquired on his feet while aboard a European cruise in 2014. The man, who suffered from pre-existing nerve damage, believes the ship could have … Continue reading

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Scoliosis Surgery Can Improve Quality of Life in Children with Severe Cerebral Palsy

Children with severe cerebral palsy (CP) often develop progressive scoliosis, or abnormal spinal curvature. Scoliosis causes a variety of health issues, such as problems with balance while sitting, pain, and complications affecting function of the lungs, heart, and gastrointestinal system. … Continue reading

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