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Doctor at Idaho restaurant performs lifesaving surgery on choking man

Posted on AllSides April 1st, 2024
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IDAHO FALLS – A man celebrating his 94th birthday at a local restaurant with his family last Monday would've died had another patron not been there to come to his aid. Ty Erickson, an OB-GYN at Rosemark Women Care in Idaho Falls, revived the man after he'd lost consciousness due to a piece of food getting stuck in his throat. Erickson tells it happened around 6 p.m. He and some colleagues were ordering off the menu at Sandpiper when the man at the table next to theirs started "grasping...

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