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New Jersey will allow terminally ill patients to end their lives starting today

New Jersey Will Allow Terminally Ill Patients To End Their Lives Starting Today

Terminally ill adults in New Jersey will now be able to ask for medical help to end their lives.



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State: Doctor's wife mishandled vaccines, caused outbreak

State: Doctor's Wife Mishandled Vaccines, Caused Outbreak

Officials say the Mount Sterling doctor allowed his unlicensed wife to mishandle vaccines, causing an infection outbreak in patients across Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio.



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Former USC gynecologist allegedly made sex videos of young women he lured into foreign hotel rooms, prosecutor says

Former USC Gynecologist Allegedly Made Sex Videos Of Young Women He Lured Into Foreign Hotel Rooms, Prosecutor Says

A former college gynecologist charged with sexually abusing his patients also enticed young women into foreign hotel rooms where he made sex videos that he later sold, alleged a Los Angeles prosecutor Tuesday.



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The Memphis hospital suing its own workers for unpaid medical bills

The Memphis Hospital Suing Its Own Workers For Unpaid Medical Bills

It's not uncommon for hospitals to sue patients over unpaid debts, but what is striking at Methodist is how many of those patients end up being its own employees



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The state of Oklahoma is suing Johnson & Johnson in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit for its part in driving the opioid crisis

Johnson & Johnson Faces Multibillion Opioids Lawsuit That Could Upend Big Pharma

Oklahoma is holding the drug giant with the family-friendly image responsible for its addiction epidemic



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Former UCLA gynecologist charged with sexual battery

Former UCLA Gynecologist Charged With Sexual Battery

The allegations against the doctor stem from two patients he provided care to in 2017 and 2018 at UCLA Health.



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Quest Diagnostics Breach May Have Exposed Personal Data For Nearly 12 Million Patients

Quest Diagnostics Breach May Have Exposed Personal Data For Nearly 12 Million Patients

Blood-testing company hack compromised people's Social Security numbers, financial data and medical information



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Ebola Patients Congo Fear Ongoing Violence Amid Outbreak (05.22.2019)

Patients In Congo Fear Ongoing Violence Amid Latest Ebola Outbreak

Officials said hospitals are being targeted by armed militia groups



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A safety alert has been issued to all state and territory health departments following concerns that nursing homes, residential homes and hospitals are misusing a medical device that can inflict bed sores and welts on patients

Health Departments Warned Over Sling Used In Nursing Homes That Can Cause Bed Sores

All Day Sling's maker ordered to update usage instructions over concerns for patients



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“America Makes a Lot of Money off the Sick” - The for-profit health care system in the US has created a crisis for patients and medical workers. That's why 2,000 health care workers are on strike in Ohio this week.

"America Makes A Lot Of Money Off The Sick"

The for-profit health care system in the US has created a crisis for patients and medical workers. That's why 2,000 health care workers are on strike in Ohio this week.



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Measles: Rockland cases up to 225; hospitals' new system; clinic added

Measles: Rockland Cases Up To 225; Hospitals' New System; Clinic Added

Local hospitals have made it easier to identify some measles patients before they show up in the emergency room in the midst of a histor...



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Boys with a rare muscle disease are finally breathing on their own, thanks to gene therapy

Boys With A Rare Muscle Disease Are Breathing On Their Own, Thanks To Gene Therapy

New results cap a year of early stage successes for muscle disorders



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Trump administration

Trump Administration "gag Rule" That Would Have Stripped Planned Parenthood Funding Was Just Blocked

The changes -- which would have banned clinics from referring patients to abortion clinics -- were set to go into effect next week



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Housebound parkinson's patients have movement restored

Parkinson's Implant 'transforms Lives'

Previously housebound patients are now able to walk more freely as a result of electrical stimulation to their spines. Researchers say the small trial of the treatment has gone 'beyond their wildest dreams'.



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Gene-silencing: 'new class' of medicine reverses disease Porphyria

'New Class' Of Medicine Reverses Disease

Gene silencing drugs spared patients from the crippling pain caused by porphyria, in a clinical trial.



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NJ approves bill allowing terminally ill patients to end their lives

NJ Approves Bill Allowing Terminally Ill Patients To End Their Lives

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy plans to sign legislation allowing terminally ill patients to seek life-ending medication.



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Nearly 400 cancer medicine prices slashed by up to 87% by Indian Government

Nearly 400 Cancer Medicine Prices Slashed By Up To 87%

The move will result in annual savings of around Rs 800 crore for patients, the Modi government said Friday.



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12 treated after strange odor on Alaska Airlines flight

12 Treated After Strange Odor On Alaska Airlines Flight

An airport spokesman said patients complained of "respiratory issues."



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Oral surgeon accused of sexually abusing patients under anesthesia allowed to continue practicing surgical medicine

Oral Surgeon Accused Of Sexually Abusing Patients Under Anesthesia Allowed To Continue Practicing Surgical Medicine

Michael Lee Hasson has been charged with second-degree sexual offense and three counts of sexual battery.



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FDA Clears Gene Therapy for Huntington Disease Assessment

FDA Clears Gene Therapy For Huntington Disease Assessment

An Investigational New Drug application was approved to clinically assess AMT-130 as the first potential drug marketed for the neurodegenerative disease.



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