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  • Gabby Giffords helps put trauma care in the national spotlight

    Gabby Giffords helps put trauma care in the national spotlight

    Sunday, March 13 2011 12:49 AM EST2011-03-13 05:49:25 GMT
    Friday, March 2 2018 1:19 PM EST2018-03-02 18:19:10 GMT
    By Sonu Wasu - email The UMC doctor who was one of the first to treat Congresswoman Gabby Giffords after the mass shooting said treating Giffords had a huge impact on his life. It helped launch a national discussion on the importance of Trauma Care, and the people who work behind the scenes to provide it. Dr. Peter Rhee, the Chief of Trauma at Tucson's University Medical Center said he had just visited the White House to educate lawmakers about trauma care. "The fact that thi...
    By Sonu Wasu - email The UMC doctor who was one of the first to treat Congresswoman Gabby Giffords after the mass shooting said treating Giffords had a huge impact on his life. It helped launch a national
  • New photos from rehab hospital where Giffords is recovering

    New photos from rehab hospital where Giffords is recovering

    Thursday, February 24 2011 9:49 AM EST2011-02-24 14:49:25 GMT
    Friday, March 2 2018 1:11 PM EST2018-03-02 18:11:05 GMT
    By Julie Steigerwald - email TUCSON, AZ (KOLD) - There are new photos from inside TIRR Herman Memorial in Houston, the hospital where Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords continues her recovery.  Giffords is undergoing aggressive rehabilitation therapy as she recovers from being shot in the head on January 8th during her "Congress on your Corner" event outside the Safeway at Ina and Oracle in Tucson. In one picture, there is Giffords' chief of staff Pia C...
    There are new photos from inside TIRR Herman Memorial in Houston, the hospital where Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords continues her recovery.
  • Houston rabbi shares insight on congresswoman Giffords' progress

    Houston rabbi shares insight on congresswoman Giffords' progress

    Thursday, March 3 2011 9:26 AM EST2011-03-03 14:26:14 GMT
    Thursday, November 8 2012 11:21 PM EST2012-11-09 04:21:18 GMT
    TUCSON, AZ (KOLD/KHOU) - For Gabrielle Giffords, home is now in Houston, which is more than a thousand miles from Tucson, but faith is never far, it's always in her heart, said a Houston rabbi. "Gabby is a spiritual person. She welcomes the opportunity to hear and to receive prayers and feel comforted by them," said Rabbi David Lyon of Congregation Beth Israel in southwest Houston. Lyon, who is a longtime friend of the Jewish congresswoman's Rabbi Stephanie Aaron, in T...
    Lyon, who is a longtime friend of the Jewish congresswoman's Rabbi Stephanie Aaron, in Tucson, meets with Giffords about three days a week at The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research in the Texas Medical Center.
  • One month later: Giffords recovering at 'lightning speed'

    One month later: Giffords recovering at 'lightning speed'

    Tuesday, February 8 2011 6:39 PM EST2011-02-08 23:39:42 GMT
    Wednesday, February 28 2018 2:24 PM EST2018-02-28 19:24:36 GMT
    HOUSTON (RNN) - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-AZ, is recovering at "lightning speed," according to a statement released by her husband on Facebook. "I want the families of all the other victims and the entire Tucson community to know that Gabrielle will soon stand by your side to mourn this tragedy and learn how we can heal," said Giffords' husband, astronaut Mark Kelly. Kelly said that while her condition is speedily improving considering her injury, the doctors weren't...
    HOUSTON (RNN) - Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-AZ, is recovering at "lightning speed," according to a statement released by her husband on Facebook. "I want the families of all the other victims and the
  • Obamas spent 45 minutes at UMC

    Obamas spent 45 minutes at UMC

    Friday, January 8 2016 1:05 PM EST2016-01-08 18:05:10 GMT
    Wednesday, February 28 2018 2:24 PM EST2018-02-28 19:24:24 GMT
    White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs provided a rundown of President Obama's trip to Tucson: The president and Mrs. Obama spent about 45 minutes at University Medical Center. They visited a total
    When the President and the First Lady entered, a huge cheer rang out and some screams, and the crowd was on its feet.
  • Giffords begins rehab in Houston

    Giffords begins rehab in Houston

    Friday, January 8 2016 1:15 PM EST2016-01-08 18:15:15 GMT
    Friday, January 8 2016 1:15 PM EST2016-01-08 18:15:15 GMT
    By Mark Stine - email Alert, awake, calm and comfortable was how doctors described Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords after they evaluated her arrival at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston. And just
    Alert, awake, calm and comfortable was how doctors described Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords after they evaluated her arrival at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston.
  • 'Man of action' helped capture Giffords' suspected shooter

    'Man of action' helped capture Giffords' suspected shooter

    Friday, January 8 2016 12:56 PM EST2016-01-08 17:56:54 GMT
    Friday, January 8 2016 12:56 PM EST2016-01-08 17:56:54 GMT
    By Mark Stine - email Tucson, AZ (KOLD) - Bill Badger, who was at Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords event Saturday morning and nearly lost his life, considers himself lucky. "There was just a series
    Bill Badger, who was at Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords event Saturday morning and nearly lost his life, considers himself lucky.
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    Tucson man, 22, in custody in Giffords' shooting

    Tucson man, 22, in custody in Giffords' shooting

    Friday, January 8 2016 12:52 PM EST2016-01-08 17:52:28 GMT
    Wednesday, February 28 2018 2:24 PM EST2018-02-28 19:24:22 GMT
    A 22-year-old Tucson man is in custody in connection with the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 18 other people at a Tucson mall. Jared Lee Loughner is being held after Giffords was shot Saturday
    At least five people were killed - including a 9-year-girl - and 13 injured when an assailant sprayed bullets into an area where the lawmaker was meeting with constituents.
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