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FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2019 file photo, the main entrance to Mount Carmel West Hospital is shown in Columbus, Ohio. The Mount Carmel Health System announced Thursday, July 11, 2019 that it’s firing 23 more employees and changing leadership after investigating excessive painkiller doses given to dozens of patients who died. (AP Photo/Andrew Welsh Huggins, File)
July 11, 2019 - 2:50 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio hospital system where excessive painkiller doses were given to dozens of patients who died fired 23 more employees Thursday and said it is changing leadership, a sign that professional fallout from the scandal has expanded far beyond the intensive care doctor accused...
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FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2019 file photo, the main entrance to Mount Carmel West Hospital is shown in Columbus, Ohio. The Mount Carmel Health System announced Thursday, July 11, 2019 that it’s firing 23 more employees and changing leadership after investigating excessive painkiller doses given to dozens of patients who died. (AP Photo/Andrew Welsh Huggins, File)
July 11, 2019 - 2:17 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio hospital system where excessive painkiller doses were given to dozens of patients who died fired 23 more employees Thursday and said it is changing leadership, a sign that professional fallout from the scandal has expanded far beyond the intensive care doctor accused...
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July 11, 2019 - 1:20 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio hospital system says it's firing 23 more employees and changing leadership after investigating excessive painkiller doses given to dozens of patients who died. The Mount Carmel Health System announcement Thursday comes five weeks after the Columbus-area doctor accused...
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In this Monday, July 8, 2019 photo taken from video provided by Peiffer Wolf Carr & Kane, Anni, left, and Ashot Manukyan describe their lawsuit against a fertility clinic during an interview in Los Angeles. The Southern California couple claim their embryo was mistakenly implanted in a New York woman, who gave birth to their son as well as a second boy belonging to another couple. The lawsuit by the Manukyans describes an alleged in vitro fertilization mix-up by CHA Fertility Center in Los Angeles that involves three separate couples. (Peiffer Wolf Carr & Kane via AP)
July 10, 2019 - 5:55 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California couple is suing a fertility clinic, claiming their embryo was mistakenly implanted in a New York woman, who gave birth to their son as well as a second boy belonging to another couple. The lawsuit by Anni and Ashot Manukyan describes an alleged in vitro...
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President Donald Trump kisses Hudson Nash, being held by father Andrew Nash, as Trump speaks about kidney health at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 10, 2019 - 2:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday revamping care for kidney disease so more people whose kidneys fail can have a chance at early transplants and home dialysis, and others don't get that sick in the first place. Trump said his order was aimed at "making...
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event on kidney health at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 10, 2019 - 12:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order directing the government to revamp the nation's care for kidney disease so that more people whose kidneys fail have a chance at early transplants and home dialysis. Trump said his order was intended to increase the supply of donated...
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FILE - This June 1, 2019, file photo shows a view of the New Safe Confinement (NSC) movable enclosure at the nuclear power plant in Chernobyl, Ukraine. A new structure built to confine the Chernobyl nuclear reactor at the center of the world's worst nuclear disaster has been previewed for the media. (Sergei Supinsky/Pool Photo via AP, File)
July 10, 2019 - 11:14 am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A structure built to confine radioactive dust from the nuclear reactor at the center of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster was formally unveiled on Wednesday. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy inaugurated the "new safe confinement" shelter that spans the remains of the Chernobyl...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2016, file photo, surgeons work on a kidney during a kidney transplant surgery at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington. President Donald Trump is directing the government to revamp the nation’s care for kidney disease to give more people with failing kidneys a chance at early transplants and home dialysis. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, file)
July 10, 2019 - 9:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is directing the government to revamp the nation's care for kidney disease, so that more people whose kidneys fail have a chance at early transplants and home dialysis — along with better prevention so patients don't get that sick to begin with. Senior...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 7, 2017 file photo, an Amazon Alexa display is seen at a store in Hialeah, Fla. Britain’s health agency is teaming up with Amazon’s digital voice assistant to help answer medical queries with advice from the agency’s official website. The British government said Wednesday, July 10, 2019 the service can help senior citizens, blind people and others who find it hard to access the internet. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, file)
July 10, 2019 - 9:04 am
LONDON (AP) — Alexa will see you now. Britain's health care service is teaming up with Amazon's digital voice assistant to help answer medical queries with advice from the service's official website. Critics, however, warn about risks to data privacy. The British government said Wednesday that the...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2016, file photo, surgeons work on a kidney during a kidney transplant surgery at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington. President Donald Trump is directing the government to revamp the nation’s care for kidney disease to give more people with failing kidneys a chance at early transplants and home dialysis. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, file)
July 10, 2019 - 7:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is directing the government to revamp the nation's care for kidney disease, so that more people whose kidneys fail have a chance at early transplants and home dialysis — along with better prevention so patients don't get that sick to begin with. Senior...
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