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He was a renowned surgeon — until a doctor found his initials burned on a patient's liver

Washington Post - 2 hours ago
Patients often can't help but wonder what doctors and nurses are doing while they're sedated. Some suspect trash talking. Others are wary of racially-charged comments. On Wednesday, a British...

Texas mother arrested after healthy son had 323 doctor visits, 13 surgeries, officials say

USA TODAY - 7 hours ago
PHOENIX — A Texas woman has been arrested after her 8-year-old son had hundreds of unnecessary hospital visits and 13 surgeries, officials say. The tipping point came last month, when 34-year-old...

Smoking, drinking and drug abuse decline among US teens, who prefer pot and vaping, study finds

Los Angeles Times - 2 hours ago
Vaping has increased among 12th-graders, with nearly 1 in 3 saying they used some kind of vaping device in the last year, according to the new Monitoring the Future report. (Frank Franklin II /...

Women may be better than men at battling the flu

WCVB Boston - 3 hours ago
A study published in the British Medical Journal suggests that men are biologically less equipped to fight off the common cold or influenza than their female counterparts. Advertisement. “I do...

Living near fracking sites poses increased risk of low birth weights in infants, study finds

The Denver Channel - 2 hours ago
DENVER -- In the largest study of its kind, researchers found pregnant mothers living within a half-mile of a fracking site have a significantly increased risk of having babies with low birth...

Seasonal flu kills more globally than previously thought: US study

Reuters - 4 hours ago
CHICAGO (Reuters) - As many as 646,000 people are dying globally from seasonal influenza each year, U.S. health officials said on Wednesday, a rise from earlier assessments of the disease's death...

Days before deaths in meningitis case, inspectors found problems at daycare center

Miami Herald - 8 hours ago
Two days before the first of two children at a downtown Miami childcare center died of suspected meningitis, state inspectors made an ominous finding: The daycare had no place to isolate sick...

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