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Bits and pieces of "biological dirt" from inside people's colons are being left on three in 20 of the instruments inserted in people's rectums to examine their lower digestive tract, according to a study at five hospitals nationwide. "Three out of 20 is...
After two women trying to inoculate Pakistani children against polio were shot this week, some news accounts were quick to place blame: "Anti-polio workers started being attacked after a Pakistani doctor, Shakeel Afridi, ran a fake polio campaign in the...
Almost half the medical clinical trials in Virginia are taking place in Hampton Roads. Of the more than 120 privately funded active trials enrolling patients, half involve treatment for major chronic illnesses, such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease,...
Dozens of Oklahoma dental patients have been diagnosed with hepatitis C and at least one case of HIV, state health officials said Thursday, four weeks after finding a multitude of health code violations, including rusty tools, at a dental practice in...
Aberdeen-area dentists say incidents like the one that put Oklahoma oral surgery patients in danger are rare. In March, negligent practices at a Tulsa, Okla., oral surgeon's office required patients to be tested for hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV,...
As many as 7,000 dental patients in Oklahoma are being urged to take blood tests for hepatitis or the virus that causes AIDS after health officials said they discovered that instruments in a local practice were not properly cleaned. The warning of...
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Hundreds of patients of an Oklahoma oral surgeon accused of unsanitary practices showed up at a health clinic Saturday, looking to find out whether they were exposed to hepatitis or the virus that causes AIDS. Letters began...
Health officials are notifying some 7,000 people to warn they may have been exposed to HIV and other infectious diseases at an Oklahoma dental practice where improper sterilization procedures and rusty surgical tools were discovered, authorities said....
Oklahoma health officials on Saturday begin testing dental patients in the Tulsa area for a variety of blood-borne viruses that cause hepatitis and AIDS, a precautionary measure to deal with what officials call the largest such incident in the state&...
1. THEIR OWN CALVARY Devotees in the Philippines reenact the crucifixion of Christ to mark Good Friday, a celebration that mixes Catholic devotion and Filipino folk beliefs. 2. WHAT'S REALLY BEHIND NORTH KOREA'S SABER-RATTLING Kim orders his...
The nation’s pediatricians have some advice for expectant parents who are considering giving birth to their child at home: Don’t. Home birth is not very common in the United States – fewer than 1% of babies are born outside of a...
While trying to blame Republicans, the White House predicts big losses of money and jobs in Florida because of budget cuts that will squeeze schools, work-study programs, Head Start, environmental protection, law enforcement and defense. The automatic...
Jun 7, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 31, 2013 |Column| Allentown Morning Call
Apr 26, 2013 |Story| Hampton Roads Daily Press
Apr 18, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Apr 9, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
Mar 28, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Apr 1, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
Mar 29, 2013 |Story| Reuters
Mar 29, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Mar 29, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
Apr 29, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Feb 25, 2013 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel
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