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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — It was a day of “Thanksgiving” on Tuesday, when LBJ Medical Center held a ceremony to celebrate the 100th successful total knee replacement surgery — a surgery that has been available at the hospital since late last year, led by Elder Dr. John Edwards, who has been...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Gubernatorial teams for the Nov. 3rd general election echoed each other’s concerns over the impact on service to the public and the hike in cost, if the ASG semi autonomous agencies —  American Samoa TeleCommunications Authority, LBJ Medical Center and the American Samoa...
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  Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The LBJ Tropical Medical Center (LBJTMC) Dialysis Clinic will be open today, Sunday February 23, 2020. To all our regular dialysis patients for Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday please be advised that the shifts are as follows:     1st Shift- Starts at 6:00 am    2nd...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — LBJ Medical Center chief executive officer Faumuina John Faumuina has informed lawmakers that one big challenge faced by the only hospital in the territory is the recruitment of local Samoan nurses and doctors. Faumuina said this when he appeared last Wednesday before...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — On Wednesday, June 26th, over 80 local residents received a crash course in wound care, thanks to Nancy Morgan, a registered nurse who specializes in wound care and ostomy management, and also the co-founder of the Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI).  Last week’s...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A man who was sentenced to 5 years probation will be appearing in court today and the hope is that the presiding judge will honor the results of the drug test he took at the LBJ Medical Center, instead of the one that was administered by the Probation Office. And the...