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Sarah Ferguson joins Princess Beatrice, Princess Eugenie for call with cancer patients

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Ferguson, the Duchess of York, was joined by Eugenie, while Beatrice called in from a separate location. During the call, founders Dr. Adrian Whiteson and Myrna Whiteson thanked Ferguson for her support over the past...

Insurance delays hurt patients and doctors, but Congress can fix it

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These horror stories are all too familiar for us treating patients, and they are becoming increasingly common. Patients who need a certain medication or specific test to try to prevent or diagnose life-changing or li...

Texas sues Biden administration over guidance directed at reproductive care for emergency room patients

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Texas filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging actions taken by the Biden administration in the wake of the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade reversal -- actions that Texas alleges illegally preempts the state's abortion laws...

‘I don’t know if we’re going to be able to handle the increase’: Minnesota clinics brace for influx of abortion patients

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Bloomington, MN Steps from an interstate and minutes from an airport sits a nondescript building with a tenant never more in demand. Whole Woman's Health is one of the nation's largest independent abortion provider...

California legislature passes bill to protect abortion providers and patients from civil suits

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California lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill that aims to protect abortion providers and patients seeking abortion care in the state from civil action started in another state. Assembly Bill 1666 next heads to t...

New York governor signs legislative package aimed at protecting patients and abortion providers from out-of-state legal action

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New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a slate of bills on Monday that aim to protect out-of-state patients and abortion providers from legal action in other states. The Democratic-sponsored bills are designed to make ...

Netflix’s ‘Our Father’: Film explores trauma caused by Indiana fertility doctor who impregnated his patients

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It was 2014 and the Indiana woman who was donor-conceived was curious if she, an only child, had any half-siblings. Over eight years, the 43-year-old discovered she had at least 94 brothers and sisters.  At least sev...

Ex-deputy gets 18 years for deaths of mental health patients who drowned in van

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A former deputy sheriff was sentenced to 18 years in prison for the drownings of two mental health patients in South Carolina after Hurricane Florence in 2018. Stephen Flood was found guilty in Marion County Thursda...

Ohio Dr. William Husel acquitted on all charges alleging he murdered 14 patients with excessive painkiller use

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Dr. William Husel was found not guilty on all 14 murder charges alleging his decision to prescribe excessive pain medicine led to his patients’ deaths in the Columbus-based Mount Carmel Health System. He was indicted...

COVID-19 scared patients out of hospitals, bringing on health neglect and extreme backlogs

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Among them is Nalinthip Fetters, who recently found out she had a hole in her heart. She was supposed to get regular checkups but she, like many others, had steered clear of the hospital. "The pandemic happened and I...

Ohio jury deadlocked in trial of doctor accused of killing patients by overprescribing fentanyl

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Franklin Judge Michael Holbrook directed the jurors to take a break before continuing to deliberate.  William Husel, 46, faces 14 counts of murder for giving at least 500 micrograms of fentanyl to patients from 2015 ...

Second group of young Ukrainian cancer patients brought safely to US

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On Monday, four Ukrainian children with cancer, ranging in age from 6 to 17, arrived at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, along with their 11 relatives, according to a press release from th...

In China’s ‘zero-Covid’ lockdowns, patients with other diseases are struggling to survive

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A version of this story appeared in CNN's Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the country's rise and how it impacts the world. Sign up here. On a cold Mar...

Medical student who implied she stuck patient twice for mocking pronoun pin no longer working with patients

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"The student is not involved in patient care activities at this time," Wake Forest School of Medicine spokeswoman Paula Faria told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" producer Gregg Re, according to his Twitter feed. ETHICS PRO...

Jill Biden meets with Ukrainian cancer patients now being treated in the United States

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First lady Jill Biden on Friday visited St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, to meet with four families who had traveled from war-torn Ukraine to Poland, and then on to the pediatric cancer c...

Wisconsin dentist found guilty of breaking patients’ teeth so he could fix them in fraud scheme

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Scott Charmoli, 61, was convicted on March 11 of five counts of healthcare fraud and two counts of making false statements related to healthcare matters, announced United States Attorney Richard G. Frohling of the Ea...

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