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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


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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The longest 'blood moon' eclipse this cen-tury coincided with Mars' closest approach in 15 years on Friday to offer skygazers a thrilling astronomical double bill.
The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare released the "2017 global life expectancy report" on July 20, and the results show that both men and women in Hong Kong have the longest life expectancy in the world.
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