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Crawford Williamson (1815– 1878). American physician, born at Danielsville, Georgia, who in 1842 administered ether to a patient before removing a neck tumor, the first recorded use of an anesthetic in surgery.
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John H., U.S. physician, 1856-1927. See: Long coefficient, Long formula.
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Q. Are long flights dangerous? I'm flying next week to my vacation, and the flight is going to be rather long (almost 16 hours non-stop). Several years ago, my 75 years-old aunt had blood clot in her lung after a flight of similar length. I also heard that during flight the blood in the legs clots and that it can cause after that problems with the lungs and breathing. Does this mean it's dangerous for me to fly? Should I change my ticket to shorter connection flights?

A. Do other relatives of yours have blood clotting problems too, like your aunt? You should tell a doctor about the problem your aunt had and ask if it's genetic.

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One of those services is the so-called toll telephone service (commonly referred to as long-distance service), the charges for which are levied on a call-by-call basis and which vary based on, according to the statute, "distance and elapsed transmission time." I.R.C.
She has set her sights on another long-distance effort and is also looking for others to join her in a new walking club in the town.
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