Healthcare News

Pharmacist's 'deadly' choices sparked US meningitis outbreak: prosecutors
BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal prosecutor told jurors on Friday that a Massachusetts pharmacist gambled with patients' lives by making drugs in unsafe ways that led to a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak, but a defense lawyer said he was no murderer.
Prosecutor: Pharmacist in Meningitis Case Gambled With LivesU.S. News & World Report
The Latest: Jury in meningitis trial to deliberate MondayWashington Post
Chin murder case goes to juryThe Tennessean
The Boston Globe -Business Insider -MedPage Today -The Killeen Daily Herald
all 16 news articles »

Georgia lawmaker asks about quarantining HIV patients
Washington Post
ATLANTA — A Georgia state lawmaker who is married to former U.S. health secretary Tom Price asked during a legislative committee meeting about the possibility of quarantining people with HIV. State Rep. Betty Price, a Republican whose district ...
Georgia lawmaker, wife of Tom Price, suggests people with HIV could be 'quarantined'Business Insider
Rep. Betty Price, wife of former HHS Secretary Tom Price, proposed quarantine of HIV patientsFox News
Tom Price's wife asked about quarantining people with HIVPolitico
Jezebel -Newsweek -MyAJC -Atlanta Journal Constitution
all 31 news articles »

Texas woman suffers from 'broken heart syndrome' after her dog dies
New York Daily News
According to the case study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, Joanie Simpson woke up experiencing chest and back pain she thought might be a heart attack. Doctors later realized that rather than a heart attack, Simpson was experiencing ...
Her dog died, and doctors say it literally broke her heartSacramento Bee
Woman diagnosed with 'broken-heart syndrome' after loss of beloved dogFox News
Death Of Pet Dog Literally Broke Texas Woman's HeartTech Times
Dallas News -Metro -Newburgh Gazette -Starts at 60
all 18 news articles »

Toxic tensions in the heart of 'Cancer Alley'
Geraldine Watkins sits at the kitchen table in her ranch home, rattling off the names of friends and relatives in her small Louisiana town who've died of cancer over the last 40 years. Her grandchildren suffer an array of ailments, from skin conditions ...

and more »

Oklahoma inmate suffered from 91-hour erection, lawsuit claims
Fox News
A former inmate is suing Oklahoma's Pittsburg County after claiming that jail officials mocked him for suffering from a 91-hour erection. (Google Maps). A former Oklahoma inmate is suing for $5 million in a lawsuit that claims prison officials let him ...
Inmate sues Oklahoma jail because of 91-hour erectionRolling Out
Ex-Oklahoma inmate sues county over nearly 4-day erectionWashington Post
91-hour erection prompts lawsuit from inmate claiming jail staff ignored his pain, doctors'

all 4 news articles »