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John Hopkins To Become First U.S. Hospital To Perform Organ Transplants Between HIV Positive Donors And Recipients

The Johns Hopkins University Hospital is about to become the very first hospital in the United States to be approved to perform organ transplants between donors and recipients who test positive for HIV. The historic decision will be the beginning of a new era that could increase the transplant rate of the entire nation, and significantly cut down on the ...

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Hospital Cockroach Infestation: Cockroach Problem In Cafeteria Leads To Closure

Word of a cockroach infestation at a hospital is already creepy news, but in the cafeteria? That’s certainly enough to make one want to put off eating for awhile. One can only imagine how doctors, staff members, visitors, and even some patients felt when it was learned that St. John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, had a bug problem ...

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Dog sniffs way to find Cedar Rapids hospital where owner was

Nation News February 13, 2015 3:25 PMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Summer, a pit bull-terrier mix who ran away from her foster home was lost for almost four months. She is now back with her foster owner Corinne Hashenberger at her home in Salem, Ore., on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015. Photo Credit: AP advertisement | advertise on newsday A family says ...

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Two Sisters Seized By Phoenix Hospital, Mother Ordered Not To Talk – Another Medical Kidnapping?

In a case that is chillingly similar to the Justina Pelletier case, two preteen sisters have been seized from their parents’ custody by CPS and Phoenix Children’s Hospital. In just five months in state custody, the oldest has lost 25 percent of her weight. The sisters are being used without their parents’ consent for genetic research. While their mother fears ...

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Possible Ebola Virus Symptoms In Washington D.C. Hospital

A man with possible Ebola symptoms is at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. as of Friday morning. The patient recently traveled to Nigeria, according to NBC News. Doctors are working with the CDC to properly diagnose the person. Hospital spokesperson Kerry-Ann Hamilton said, “In an abundance of caution, we have activated the appropriate infection control protocols, including isolating the ...

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Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s condition worsens: hospital

David Furst/REUTERS Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon (pictured here in 2005) has been in a coma since 2006, after a devastating stroke. JERUSALEM — The medical condition of the comatose former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon sharply deteriorated Wednesday, the hospital treating him said. Sharon, 85, has been in a coma since 2006 when a devastating stroke incapacitated him ...

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Gunman shoots 4, kills himself at Reno hospital, authorities say

Published: December 17, 2013 6:26 PMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Photo credit: Google Maps | This photo shows the Center for Advanced Medicine at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nev., where a gunman shot four before killing himself, authorities said. (July 2011) RENO, Nev. – A lone gunman shot and injured four people before killing himself at a sprawling medical ...

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Medicare Discrepancies Discovered On After Hospital, Home Care

The Obama administration has been trying to get a handle on wasteful Medicare spending for years, and has recently discovered large discrepancies when it comes to after hospital and home care. Numbers are not adding up when it comes to services patients receive after they leave the hospital, be it home healthcare, nursing homes or other. According to researchers investigating ...

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Bobcats coach Steve Clifford checks into hospital after ‘not feeling well’

The Charlotte Bobcats announced Friday morning that coach Steve Clifford checked into the hospital Thursday night after “not feeling well.” Clifford was held overnight as a precaution and is undergoing more tests. His status for Friday night’s game against the New York Knicks is still yet to be determined. If Clifford is unable to coach, Patrick Ewing would likely get ...

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