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gawlbla der

  • n  a muscular sac attached to the liver that stores bile (secreted by the liver) until it is needed for digestion

  • In fact, the first procedure was performed at NewYork-Presbyterian HospitalColumbia in 2007, to remove a gallbladder.
  • Comey had alleged that Gonzales tried to convince an ailing Attorney General John Ashcroft, who was in the hospital recovering from gallbladder surgery, to sign off on Bush's .
  • The Dalai Lama tried to reassure his followers about his health (he recently had his gallbladder removed, and says he is feeling better than ever) and talked about preparing for a .
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  • Julie Gerberding in Science Daily (press release)
    This report is alarming given that obesity has been shown to promote many chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, several types of cancer, and gallbladder disease,said Dr. Julie Gerberding, CDC director. "The...
  • Joe Biden in WZVN-TV
    I left a part of me here in Fort Myers. You have one of the best hospitals in America, Lee County Memorial. They have my gallbladder,said Biden.
  • Reggie Willits in
    I had the gallbladder surgery after the '07 season, and I tore my oblique in '08 and wasn't able to do much of anything that winter,Willits said. "This winter I changed my workouts and went from doing heavy weights to lighter weights and...

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