Health

Britain's Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt in London Wednesday Jan. 3, 2018, after he apologised to patients who have had operations delayed as a result of winter pressures in the National Health Service. Officials said Wednesday that extreme seasonal pressure on Britain's hospital system means many non-urgent procedures must be put off for weeks to free up staff and beds to deal with emergency patients. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
January 03, 2018 - 8:20 am
LONDON (AP) — Officials say extreme seasonal pressure on Britain's hospital system means many non-urgent procedures must be put off for weeks. National Health Service England officials are telling hospitals to delay some procedures to free up staff and beds to deal with emergency patients. The...
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January 03, 2018 - 7:35 am
LONDON (AP) — Officials say extreme seasonal pressure on Britain's hospital system means many non-urgent procedures must be put off for weeks. National Health Service England officials are telling hospitals to delay some procedures to free up staff and beds to deal with emergency patients. The...
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This undated photo provided by Duke University shows Dr. Danielle Seaman, a former radiology professor at the university. A federal anti-trust complaint filed by Seaman claims that Duke University and the nearby University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill conspired to avoid competition by agreeing not to hire talent away from each other’s medical enterprises. Both Duke and UNC deny the existence of the no-hire agreement. (Jared Lazarus/Duke University via AP)
January 02, 2018 - 10:41 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The basketball rivalry between Duke University and the University of North Carolina battle is legendary, but a federal lawsuit says the two elite institutions have agreed not to compete in another prestigious area: the market for highly skilled medical workers. The anti-trust...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, protesters hold up signs outside a courthouse where a federal judge was to hear arguments in the first lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's executive order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with immigration authorities in San Francisco. California state lawmakers passed and Gov. Jerry Brown signed nearly 900 new laws in 2017, most of which take effect Jan. 1, 2018. Among them is one making California a sanctuary state in response to the Trump administration's immigration crackdown. (AP Photo/Haven Daley, File)
December 30, 2017 - 11:47 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California state lawmakers in 2017 passed nearly 900 bills that Gov. Jerry Brown then signed into law. Most of them take effect Monday. The new laws cover topics ranging from the Trump administration's immigration crackdown, to the state's new recreational cannabis market...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2017, file photo, protesters hold up signs outside a courthouse where a federal judge was to hear arguments in the first lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's executive order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with immigration authorities in San Francisco. California state lawmakers passed and Gov. Jerry Brown signed nearly 900 new laws in 2017, most of which take effect Jan. 1, 2018. Among them is one making California a sanctuary state in response to the Trump administration's immigration crackdown. (AP Photo/Haven Daley, File)
December 30, 2017 - 11:38 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California state lawmakers in 2017 passed nearly 900 laws then signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, most of them taking effect Monday. One makes California a sanctuary state in response to the Trump administration's immigration crackdown. And while sales of recreational marijuana...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, file photo, Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage (3) is checked by a referee after he was hit during the first half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, in Houston. Savage left the game and it was later determined he had a concussion. On Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, the NFL announced a series of changes to the way possible concussions are handled during games following the incident in which Savage was allowed to return to the field after a hit left him on the ground, arms shaking. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith, File)
December 29, 2017 - 5:25 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The NFL and the players' union announced a series of changes Friday to the way potential concussions are handled during games following an ugly incident in which Texans quarterback Tom Savage was allowed to return to the field after a hit left him on the ground, arms shaking. Among...
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December 29, 2017 - 3:58 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A U.S. judge in New Mexico has dismissed more than two dozen complaints against the maker of American Spirit cigarettes but is allowing others to move forward over a line of tobacco touted as natural. Scores of plaintiffs from at least a dozen states sued Santa Fe Natural...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, file photo, Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage (3) is checked by a referee after he was hit during the first half of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, in Houston. Savage left the game and it was later determined he had a concussion. On Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, the NFL announced a series of changes to the way possible concussions are handled during games following the incident in which Savage was allowed to return to the field after a hit left him on the ground, arms shaking. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith, File)
December 29, 2017 - 3:28 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The NFL and the players' union announced a series of changes Friday to the way potential concussions are handled during games following an ugly incident in which Texans quarterback Tom Savage was allowed to return to the field after a hit left him on the ground, arms shaking. Among...
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December 29, 2017 - 12:58 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The NFL and the players' union announced a series of changes Friday to the way potential concussions are handled during games following an ugly incident in which Texans quarterback Tom Savage was allowed to return to the field after a hit left him on the ground, arms shaking. A joint...
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December 29, 2017 - 12:49 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The NFL and the players' union have announced a series of changes to the way possible concussions are handled during games. The move follows an ugly incident in which Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage was allowed to return to the field after a hit left him on the ground, arms...
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