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Tripler to pay $4.2 million after botched gastric bypass surgery


A multi-million dollar award has just been announced following what attorneys called a botched surgery.

A judge ordered Tripler Army Medical Center to pay $4.25 million to Christina Mettias, a former Hawaii woman who underwent gastric bypass surgery there in September 2010. 249 more words

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Tripler Army chaplains reach out to homeless

Tripler Army Medical Center and dozens of other groups provided a one-stop resource center Saturday for the homeless in Waimanalo.

The one-day event at Waimanalo Elementary and Intermediate School targeted homeless service members, veterans and their families, connecting them with resources and service providers from healthcare to substance abuse treatment and benefits. 125 more words

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Man charged in Salt Lake murder appears in court

A man accused of killing a man on Salt Lake Boulevard appeared in court for the first time Thursday.

A judge confirmed bail for Dale Rodriguez Jr., 41, at $1 million and ordered him to appear in court again next Monday. 166 more words

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Long Overdue Annabeth Update

Wow, I haven’t posted since August.  To be fair, the 3rd trimester kicked my ass.  I was so tired that an hour after I woke up, I couldn’t keep my eyes open.   1,920 more words

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An Announcement

We’ve actually known this since before we left for Washington back in March, but wanted to keep it to ourselves for a while.  A long while.   840 more words

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Motorcycle crash near Tripler Army Medical Center

Honolulu police report a motorcycle crash early Saturday morning near Tripler Army Medical Center.

The call came in at 2:20 a.m. Saturday. The adult male cyclist, reportedly from California, was driving down Jarrett White Road when he lost control of the motorcycle and was ejected from his seat. 42 more words

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Veterans Affairs apologizes to dental patients for unsterilized instruments

More problems are surfacing for veterans seeking treatment in Hawaii. This time, the finger points to the Tripler Army Medical Center.

In one case, the U.S. 387 more words

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