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  • 150 doctors targeted for tax fraud in NH, Vt.

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has asked the Secret Service and Internal Revenue Service to investigate reports of tax fraud affecting more than 150 doctors and health care providers in the state and in Vermont. The medical societies in both states say Social...

  • Disease attacking bats is on the move

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    MAMMOTH CAVE, Ky. (AP) — The disease that has killed more than 6 million cave-dwelling bats in the United States is on the move, and wildlife biologists are worried. At Mammoth Cave National Park in south-central Kentucky, a sign lets visitors know they will have to walk on...

  • Mexico closes clinic in hyperbaric chamber death

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities have suspended medical services at a private clinic after a patient was found dead inside a hyperbaric chamber. The federal oversight agency in charge of medicines and health care said late Wednesday that work at the Hyperbaric Medicine of...

  • Measles off to a fast start, as cases trend up

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are worried about recent U.S. measles outbreaks that so far have caused more illnesses than at the same point of any year since 1996. Authorities say 129 cases in 13 states were reported by mid-April, the bulk of them in California and New York City....

  • UConn center Brimah to undergo shoulder surgery

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn center Amida Brimah has surgery scheduled to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder and is expected to be sidelined for up to five months. The school says the 7-foot freshman from Ghana will undergo arthroscopic surgery Friday morning at the UConn...

  • UMMC to merge some functions with rehab hospital

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi Medical Center will merge some functions with the neighboring Methodist Rehabilitation Center under an agreement approved Thursday by higher education officials. The changes will take effect in stages over several years, and the...

  • Saudi Arabia reports pilgrim infected with MERS

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — In the past 24 hours, Saudi Arabia has reported four new deaths from a Middle East virus related to SARS and 36 more cases of infection, including a Turkish pilgrim in Mecca. Officials are struggling to alleviate concerns that the virus is spreading amid...

  • Deal to reopen North Adams emergency room reached

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The emergency room at the recently closed North Adams Regional Hospital could re-open within a month under an agreement reached in court. A bankruptcy trustee announced in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Springfield on Thursday that Berkshire Health Systems, the...

  • Chicago doctor among those killed in Afghanistan

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — A family member says one of the three American doctors killed when an Afghan security guard opened fire at a Kabul hospital was a pediatrician from Chicago. Angie Schuitema (SKEYE'-tuh-muh) is the mother of Dr. Jerry Umanos' (oo-MAHN'-ohs) wife. Schuitema said...

  • Judge hears arguments in abortion lawsuit

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Planned Parenthood attorney is trying to convince a judge to permanently block a 2012 law that sets out conditions for abortions. The law requires a doctor to determine whether a woman's consent is voluntary and be in the room when the woman is given...

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