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Johns Hopkins hospital sued poor and African American patients, study shows

Baltimore hospital filed 2,400 lawsuits often against poor and black patients for unpaid medical bills between 2009 and 2018Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore,...

Johns Hopkins hospital sued poor and African American patients, study shows

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Johns Hopkins to offer school leaders safety programming BALTIMORE (AP) — A new Johns Hopkins University initiative will offer short courses to principals and other school leaders as part of a push to create standards around school safety. Topics including student mental health and security technology will...
16:26, 05/06/2019

Johns Hopkins Calls in the Cops to Break Up Student Occupation and Arrest Protesters Since April 3, students and community members at Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins University have been protesting the university’s state-approved plans to build a private police force, as well as John Hopkins’ contracts with ICE, with a sit-in at the univer...
04:26, 05/09/2019

Some hospitals turn away ambulances when the patients are more likely to be poor, study finds A study found private hospitals are more likely to turn away ambulances when a public hospital is on diversion.        ...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Police arrest Johns Hopkins’ protesters of private police BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police have arrested protesters at Johns Hopkins University where students have been staging a sit-in for more than a month to stop the university’s plans to create a private police force. The Baltimore Sun reports po...
13:39, 05/08/2019

Poor sleep may hinder weight loss, study shows According to a recent study, people experiencing poor sleep may be less able to lose unwanted weight, even when taking part in a weight loss program....
16:00, 07/02/2019

South African government sued over coal and industrial air pollution South Africa's government has failed to tackle high air pollution levels in an area which is home to coal-fired power stations and refineries, a lawsuit filed by environmental and community groups says....
17:39, 06/10/2019

In states with most overdose deaths, poor patients struggle to find treatment Poor people with opioid use disorders may struggle to find doctors to prescribe the anti-addiction drug buprenorphine in U.S. states with the highest overdose death rates, a new study suggests....
06:13, 06/04/2019

Robocalls put hospital patients’ lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak – when doctors, administrators and health care field workers need to be in contact – a hospital’s phone system goes down, potentially putting lives at risk. That’s a s...
05:13, 06/19/2019

NHS hospital to trial genetic analysis for blood pressure patients Around 100 people undergoing treatment for hypertension in the UK are to get their DNA analysed in a pioneering trial to see if genetic data can help healthcare ...
19:39, 05/14/2019

Tax-exempt hospital sues thousands of poor people while making millions Enlarge / The exterior of Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) An "especially aggressive" nonprofit hospital system in Memphis that made $86 million after expenses in 2018 and pays virtually no taxes has spent...
23:52, 06/27/2019

Colorado hospital faces lawsuit from dozens of patients over 'severe infections' causing at least 1 death: report 67 patients have sued Porter Adventist Hospital over their sterlilization processes, a year after the hospital said a breach occured involving surgical instruments that may have put patients at risk for contracting hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIV. Ma...
01:00, 06/17/2019

One-third of statin patients still have bad cholesterol levels, study says About one-third of people in taking statins to control low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, known as "bad cholesterol," still have dangerously high levels in their blood....
02:00, 05/10/2019

Patients of rude surgeons have more problems after surgery, study says Having surgery — even minor surgery — can be an incredibly stressful experience for any patient. Placing trust in a surgeon is often frightening, even if that surgeon is impeccably trained and highly skilled, but a new study suggests that...
04:39, 06/21/2019

Study: Obamacare patients have more trouble getting mental health care About 12 percent of people who signed up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act's exchange had trouble getting an appointment with a mental health care provider, a new study shows....
06:39, 05/09/2019

Smartphone app helps patients in small study better manage migraines Migraine sufferers had an average of four fewer headaches a month after using RELAXaHEAD, a smartphone-based relaxation technique, at least twice a week....
01:52, 06/05/2019

Incredible pictures show lion undergoing cancer treatment at South African hospital A lion in South Africa has become something of an internet sensation after the animal was photographed receiving treatment for cancer at a hospital in the city of Tshwane....
18:26, 05/10/2019

Poor Sleep Quality Linked To Low Levels Of Micronutrients: Preliminary Study Now a new study has also linked sleep to quality of nutrition, indicating that the quality of sleep may be linked to presence or absence of essential vitamins and minerals in a person's diet....
19:39, 06/11/2019

More Than 21% Automotive Dealers Expect Poor Financial Performance In 2019-20: Study More than 21 per cent dealers across the three automotive segments - passenger vehicle, two-wheeler and commercial vehicle - expect their financial performance to be poorer in the recently concluded......
13:26, 05/31/2019

Lynparza stalls pancreatic cancer in patients with BRCA mutations: study AstraZeneca and Merck & Co's Lynparza helped patients with advanced pancreatic cancer who carry BRCA gene mutations go longer without their disease worsening than those who received a placebo, according to data from a late-stage clinical trial presen...
14:52, 06/02/2019

Lynparza stalls pancreatic cancer in patients with BRCA mutations -study AstraZeneca and Merck & Co's Lynparza helped patients with advanced pancreatic cancer who carry BRCA gene mutations go longer without their disease worsening than those who received a placebo, according to data from a late-stage clinical trial presen...
15:52, 06/02/2019

Study: Protocol reduced opioid prescriptions by 92 percent in cancer patients Only 8 percent of urological cancer patients who undergo robotic surgery go home with opioid prescriptions after use of a new recovery protocol, as compared to 100 percent of patients who get the drugs normally....
06:52, 05/23/2019

Low Carb Diet May Help Reduce Pain For Knee Osteoarthritis Patients: Study A number of studies have also looked at the role of diet and nutrition in reducing osteoarthritis pain and a recent study has indicated that following a diet low in carbohydrates may help....
18:39, 04/30/2019

Poor audited more frequently than millionaires, IRS data shows Poor taxpayers are far more likely to be audited by the IRS than high-income taxpayers – and the trend has only increased in the last decade, according to data released by the agency last week....
12:39, 05/31/2019

CORRECTED-Lynparza stalls pancreatic cancer in patients with BRCA mutations -study AstraZeneca and Merck & Co's Lynparza helped patients with advanced pancreatic cancer who carry BRCA gene mutations go longer without their disease worsening than those who received a placebo, according to data from a late-stage clinical trial presen...
19:00, 06/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Lynparza stalls pancreatic cancer in patients with BRCA mutations -study AstraZeneca and Merck & Co's Lynparza helped patients with advanced pancreatic cancer who carry BRCA gene mutations go nearly twice as long without their disease worsening than those who received a placebo, according to data from a late-stage clinica...
00:52, 06/03/2019

Smoking cessation program for cancer patients shows potential While nearly half of cancer patients keep smoking after diagnosis, the rate of patients at the Abramson Cancer Center who used special tobacco cessation treatments increased from 0 percent to 36 percent in one year....
03:00, 06/27/2019

Milk, Dairy May Cut Risk Of Chronic Diseases Like Diabetes, Poor Heart Health: Study The following study reviewed global scientific literature on the role of dairy products in health and in the prevention of chronic diseases including cardiovascular, metabolic syndrome, colon or......
20:52, 07/06/2019

GSK drug helps ovarian cancer patients live longer in late-stage study GlaxoSmithKline Plc's cancer treatment Zejula met the main goal of helping patients with ovarian cancer live longer without their disease worsening in a late-stage study, the company said on Monday....
22:00, 07/15/2019

Study: Catheters cause 25 percent of hospital infections Objects like catheters, needles and other indwelling devices are responsible for roughly one-quarter of the infection problems in hospitals, according to a new study....
16:13, 07/03/2019

Smithsonian names first African American secretary The director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will become the new leader of all Smithsonian museums. Lonnie Bunch was named the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian, the first African American to hold that title. (May 28) ...
02:39, 05/29/2019

African swine fever likely arriving at U.S. airports, study says Pork products testing positive for African swine fever are likely arriving at airports across the United States, carried by travelers from infected regions, a new study says....
23:26, 05/17/2019

Study: African swine fever likely arriving at U.S. airports Pork products testing positive for African swine fever are likely arriving at airports across the United States, carried by travelers from infected regions, a new study says....
20:52, 05/17/2019

US hospital ship to deploy to Latin American in June WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says a U.S. Navy hospital ship is preparing to deploy to Latin America to provide medical services in countries where several million Venezuelans have taken refuge. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Tuesday...
22:13, 05/07/2019

Hospital flies are carrying antibiotic-resistant bacteria: study When you’re particularly sick, you go to the hospital. Health care facilities like clinics and hospitals can improve our quality of life, but they may also have the potential to bolster so-called “superbugs” which are antibiotic-resistant versions of...
20:52, 06/25/2019

How Lonnie Bunch came to lead the Museum of African American History Lonnie Bunch, director of the National Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C., helps us understand what has united and divided us.        ...
18:26, 05/21/2019

Architect of African American museum, Phil Freelon, dies at 66 He declined to design prisons, casinos or strip shopping malls, instead focusing on libraries, museums and schools.        ...
02:00, 07/10/2019

Pope Moves First African-American Priest Closer to Sainthood Pope Francis decreed the “heroic virtues” of the first African-American Catholic priest, thereby bringing a man who was born into slavery in the 19th century a step closer to becoming the first African-American saint....
05:52, 06/13/2019

Founder of African American museum found dead in car trunk The 75-year-old founder of an African American history museum in Louisiana was found dead in the trunk of a car in what police are calling a “heinous act.” The body of Sadie Roberts-Joseph — also a community activist who teamed up w...
00:00, 07/15/2019

African American businesses grew 400% – but they still need investment | Gene Marks Minority-owned businesses received lower loan amounts and were forced to leverage their own cash, a survey found. Without capital, it’s tough to invest in the future 2018 was a great year for African American small businesses.According to a recent s...
19:52, 05/01/2019

Lonnie Bunch to become first African American to lead the Smithsonian Institution Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum, education and research complex.        ...
21:26, 05/29/2019

African-American strippers awarded more than $3 million in discrimination case Five African American dancers will split more than $3 million awarded to them Wednesday for back pay and suffering while working in a Mississippi strip club....
23:39, 05/18/2019

Mitch McConnell on Reparations: 'We’ve Elected an African-American President' The topic of reparations has been on the tip of everyone’s tongues as of late, culminating in a House hearing on Wednesday that will explore the subject and “examine, through open and constructive discourse, the legacy of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Tra...
17:52, 06/19/2019

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson lists off laundromats, nightclubs and churches. Those are the places her team of 150 volunteers visite...
11:39, 06/04/2019

African-American museum director Lonnie Bunch to lead Smithsonian The Smithsonian said Tuesday that Lonnie Bunch, founder of its African-American history and culture wing, will become the institute's first black secretary....
06:00, 05/29/2019

Teacher Made African-American Children Act As Slaves On "Auction": Report A New York teacher singled out African-American students and cast them as slaves in a mock "auction" as part of a social studies lesson in March, a media report said....
10:13, 06/02/2019

NASA Renames Street To Honour Three African-American Women Mathematicians NASA has renamed the street outside its Washington headquarters to honor three black female mathematicians whose pioneering work on the agency's early space program was chronicled in the film "Hidden......
18:39, 06/13/2019

Leader of Smithsonian’s African American Museum to Direct Entire Institution Heralded for the success of the museum he led from idea to fruition, Lonnie G. Bunch III is the first African-American to lead the Smithsonian Institution...
19:00, 05/28/2019

DeVos, charters, & ‘school choice’ hurt African American children Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and charter school operators have denounced the NAACP’s opposition to charter school expansion, arguing that charters provide the best path to improve educational opportunities for African Americans. Charter operators ...
02:26, 07/13/2019

Founder of African American museum in Louisiana found dead in trunk of car East Baton Rouge Coroner Beau Clark released preliminary autopsy results that show Sadie Roberts-Joseph was suffocated before her body was found in the trunk of a car Friday....
08:39, 07/16/2019

African-American fashion magazine 'Ebony' photos on show in Berlin US magazines "Ebony" and "Jet" have influenced generations of black Americans. Former president Barack Obama is no exception. An exhibition in Berlin shows treasures from the archive of the magazine's publisher....
16:00, 05/03/2019

West Point to graduate record number of African American women Thirty-four cadets at West Point, the U.S. Army’s military academy, will make history as they graduate next week. This year’s graduating class boasts more African American women than ever....
01:39, 05/19/2019

'There's white male bias': debating Democrat hopefuls vie for African American votes Opinion polls suggest the competition for the crucial voting bloc will be far more intense than in 2008 and 2016Dionne Whitby, a black teacher, was waiting in a school gym, an air conditioned refuge from the Florida heat, for a union meeting on the e...
18:52, 06/26/2019

Geraldo Rivera: Joe Biden is Democrats' 'best hope' to galvanize African-American voters Fox News correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera said former Vice President Joe Biden was the "best hope" for Democrats to galvanize African-American voters in the 2020 presidential campaign....
08:52, 04/30/2019

China's African swine fever epidemic drives down American milk prices As African swine fever annihilates China's hog population, it is driving down the global prices of the various products used to make hog feed -- including milk....
03:13, 06/15/2019

Founder of Baton Rouge African-American History Museum found dead A woman found dead in the trunk of a car in Louisiana was identified by police Saturday as the founder of an African American history museum in Baton Rouge....
04:00, 07/14/2019

| Heartbreaking photo shows dog waiting for dead owner to return to hospital bed Grab the tissues! Animal Shelter, Northern Star Pet Rescue, based in New Jersey, US, recently took to Facebook to post a picture of a dog, named Moose, sitting next to his owner's empty hospital bed....
23:13, 06/21/2019

A beloved Baton Rouge activist and founder of African American Museum discovered dead in the trunk of her car Deborah White on Facebook A beloved Baton Rouge-based activist and community leader was found dead in the trunk of her car. The body of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, was found Friday but the cause of her death is reportedly still unknown.See the rest...
00:00, 07/16/2019

Graphic video shows baby dropped on head by staff at an Arizona hospital Parents want accountability after a video of their twins' birth shows a doctor at Chandler Regional Medical Center dropping one of their daughters.        ...
19:00, 05/03/2019

White House Fills Director of African-American Outreach Left Vacant After Omarosa's Abrupt Departure Omarosa Manigault Newman Foster Brown Phyllis Hyman left the White House the way that she’s left every house in her life; amid flames and all kinds of rumors....
03:13, 06/13/2019

| Mexico to block migrants | Democrats eye African-American voters: WATCH the top World news videos for your Friday Mexico to send more troops to Guatemalan border as tariffs loom | Democratic hopefuls eye African American voters; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
18:00, 06/07/2019

Newly Discovered Photo of Harriet Tubman Now on Display at National Museum of African American History and Culture A newly discovered photo of Harriet Tubman is now on display for the first time at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. The portrait offers a rare glimpse of Tubman, casually posed in a chair w...
16:26, 05/29/2019

Federal hate crime charges filed in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches in Louisiana NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal hate crime charges filed in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches in Louisiana....
20:52, 06/12/2019

Royal baby Archie's birth certificate shows he was born in London hospital The birth certificate for Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor says Duchess Meghan gave birth gave to Harry's son in an American-owned London hospital.        ...
18:52, 05/21/2019

Wealthy, Male American Students Are More Likely to BS, Study Says Students who are wealthier and male are more likely than others to claim that they know more than they actually do, says a new study. The study, which reviewed surveys of 40,000 15-year-old students from across nine English-speaking countries, found ...
04:52, 04/30/2019

Gender Gap Closes When Everyone’s on the Ballot, Study Shows Though white men still dominate the political arena disproportionately, new research shows that when women and people of color are on the ballot, they win just as often....
21:39, 06/24/2019

A new government study shows pot use in pregnant women has increased NBC — More women are smoking marijuana while pregnant. Government researchers analyzed data from over 467,000 women who were between the ages of 12 and 44. Overall, 7% of the women said they smoked marijuana while pregnant in 2017. That is an i...
06:13, 06/20/2019

New JAMA study shows legalizing pot might discourage teen use In states that legalized recreational use, the number of teens who said they smoked pot in the previous 30 days dropped 8% while those who used it ten or more times fell by 9%, researchers found....
17:26, 07/08/2019

Action on air pollution works but far more is needed, study shows UK’s dirty air still ‘a public health emergency’ despite dramatic fall in death ratesGovernment action can cut air pollution, a long-term study has shown, with early deaths linked to dirty air in the UK falling by half between 1970 and 2010.But toxic...
08:52, 06/26/2019

Obesity rate falling among US preschoolers, study shows CHICAGO — Preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, a US study found, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates weren’t a fluke. Obesity rates dropped steadily to about 14% in 2016 — the latest d...
07:52, 06/21/2019

Tiger sharks feast on songbirds, study shows Tiger sharks are among the most dangerous shark species for us humans. A new study shows that songbirds are far more likely to fall victim to the predators....
19:13, 05/21/2019

GSK's 3-in-1 inhalable drug shows promise in asthma study British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline Plc said on Thursday that its three-in-one drug Trelegy met the main goal of a late-stage asthma study, signalling a possible boost to its lung medicines division that has been hit by generic competition....
21:13, 05/02/2019

Verizon has the fastest and best mobile network, study shows Verizon wears crown for having fastest and most reliable mobile network, a study shows. Meanwhile, Verizon delivered the fastest downloads in Dayton.       ...
08:00, 07/16/2019

US Teen Suicides Up After Netflix's ''13 Reasons Why", Study Shows Suicides by young Americans rose by nearly a third in the month following the 2017 debut of popular Netflix television drama series "13 Reasons Why," in which a teenage girl kills herself, a U.S.......
06:52, 04/30/2019

Women are underrepresented in top animation jobs, new study shows Women make up about half of all executives in animation but few have leadership roles in the movie industry.        ...
03:39, 06/11/2019

VW, FCA risk big EU emissions fines in 2021, study shows Volkswagen and FCA could face penalties of up to $2.08 billion and $847 million, respectively, if they fail to meet the European Union's emissions targets set for 2021, according to a study....
17:13, 06/26/2019

Runners with this type of gut bacteria may perform better, study shows It really does take guts to run a marathon. In fact, endurance athletes who carry a specific type of gut bacteria may perform better than those without this microorganism running around in their digestive tracts, according to a paper published Monday...
01:39, 06/26/2019

Cut the fat: The obesity rate is dropping among US preschoolers, study shows The latest data shows obesity rates dropped to about 14% in 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported, down from 16% in 2010.        ...
06:52, 06/19/2019

1 In 5 Boys Married Off Before Turning 15, Shows UNICEF Study According to the data, the Central African Republic has the highest prevalence of child marriage among males (28 per cent), followed by Nicaragua (19 per cent) and Madagascar (13 per cent)....
09:39, 06/08/2019

New Study Finds $15 Federal Minimum Wage Won't Hurt American Jobs The results of the first study analyzing the impact of a $15 minimum wage show that the increase wouldn’t cost American jobs, according to Vox. Additionally, the new research shows the poorest Americans would benefit substantially from a higher minim...
06:13, 07/03/2019

UK study shows seals copying human voice, singing Gray seals can copy the sound of human words and songs, a new research by the University of St Andrews has found. (June 21)        ...
02:52, 06/22/2019

Bike lanes need physical protection from car traffic, study shows Enlarge (credit: Britta Pedersen/picture alliance via Getty Image) There are plenty of good reasons that people should cycle more. People who exercise more are healthier and can score higher on cognitive tests, for one thing. And replacing short c...
19:39, 05/04/2019

Study of nearly 1,000 couples shows antiretroviral drugs prevent transmission of HIV The study proves, the researchers said, that using antiretroviral therapy to suppress the AIDS virus to undetectable levels also means it cannot be passed on via sex, the researchers said....
05:39, 05/03/2019

Lovesick fish have pessimistic outlook on life, study shows Throughout history and across cultures, people have written songs and poems lamenting lost loves. Now, researchers at a French university say they have discovered that fish also pine for their partners, challenging the view that only humans form emot...
21:39, 06/12/2019

Homicide kills far more people than armed conflict, new UN study shows Some 464,000 people across the world were victims of homicidal violence in 2017, more than five times the number killed in armed conflict over the same period, UN researchers said on Monday....
18:00, 07/08/2019

Google AI detected lung cancer better than radiologists, study shows Google unveiled an artificial intelligence system that demonstrated an amazing ability to detect lung cancer in early testing and even outperformed radiologists. ...
18:13, 05/21/2019

‘American Carnage’ Shows How War Between Republicans Led to Their Peace With Trump In his deeply reported new book, Tim Alberta writes about George W. Bush, Sarah Palin, the Tea Party and the transformation that led to the G.O.P.’s loyal support for the current president....
22:00, 07/09/2019

Complaint: Fired Texans GM Brian Gaine 'targeted' African American employees in series of firings Former Texans security coordinator alleges recently fired GM Brian Gaine 'singled out' and fired several African American employees.       ...
14:52, 06/13/2019

Average American couch is 6 years old, has nursed you through 21 sick days, study finds A study examining the lifespan and usage of the average American couch (among other home furnishings) unearthed how many life moments happen on those cushions. ...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Climate change triggered South American population decline 8,000 years ago, study says Some 8,000 years ago, South American's climate suddenly shifted. According to a new study, the abrupt change precipitated a decline among the continent's human populations....
19:26, 05/09/2019

Antiretroviral drugs stop HIV transmission, study shows — but can people afford them? Antiretrovirals can be expensive and people living with HIV may feel a range of financial burdens to try to get the needed medications, according to experts....
05:52, 05/04/2019

Every county in the U.S. is home to people who can't afford food, study shows All 3,142 counties in the U.S. are home to people who don't have enough money to buy healthy food, including many children, according to a new study.        ...
01:26, 05/01/2019

Study shows pesticide exposure may raise blood pressure in children Elevated pesticide use to produce flowers during the Mother's Day harvest has been linked to high blood pressure in children living near fields in Ecuador....
18:39, 05/23/2019

New study shows credit and debit cards are the dirtiest payment methods A new study from LendEDU.com showed debit and credit cards were dirtier on average than cash or coins. Buzz60's Sean Dowling has more.        ...
21:13, 05/23/2019

Stop the office AC overload: Study shows women are more productive when it’s warmer A new study shows women tend to perform better on certain skills when the temperature is a little warmer, making them more productive. But men tend to perform better when the temperature is a bit cooler....
00:39, 05/25/2019

Oh, brother! NASA twins study shows how space changes the human body An American astronaut experienced multiple biological changes in space but returned to normal - with some exceptions - after coming back to Earth, according to a study involving twin brothers that shed light on how space flight affects the human body...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Teen suicides rose after Netflix's 13 Reasons Why aired, US study shows New study found 28.9% increase in suicides among Americans aged 10-17 in month after release of the controversial teen dramaA new study has found that suicide among teenagers rose by 28.9% in the month after Netflix launched 13 Reasons Why.The report...
23:00, 05/01/2019

And Water Is Wet: Study Shows Whites From Former Slave States More Likely to Be Biased Against Blacks So, in news that will likely come as no surprise to anyone many, a new study has found that when it comes to racism and racial bias felt by whites toward blacks, it’s more a matter of nurture than nature, with whites from the South—the U.S. region th...
16:26, 05/29/2019

Blue light triggers sweet tooth in rodents, study shows Are you staring at your smartphone or computer screen for too long? Think twice about it! The blue light can trigger a craving for the sweet stuff — at least in rats....
22:13, 07/12/2019

American Idol Winner Laine Hardy: My Win Shows You Never Give Up You (probably) haven't seen the last of them--the American Idol judges--yet. Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie closed out their second season of American Idol on ABC--Laine......
23:26, 05/20/2019

North American drilling boom threatens big blow to climate efforts, study finds More than half the world’s new pipelines in the US and CanadaPipelines ‘locking in huge emissions for 40 to 50 years at a time’More than half of the world’s new oil and gas pipelines are located in North America, with a boom in US oil and gas drillin...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Twitter storm: noise pollution creates havoc for birds, study shows Human activities could be affecting reproduction and even normal social behaviourBirds are even more disrupted by their noisy neighbours than had been thought previously, researchers have found. And human activities could be preventing birds from rep...
02:26, 06/20/2019

Study shows major real-world impact of cervical cancer vaccines Vaccination against the virus that causes almost all cervical cancer is having a major impact on stopping infections and should significantly reduce cases of the disease within a decade, researchers said on Wednesday....
01:39, 06/27/2019

Suicide rates among America's young people continue to soar, study shows Suicide rates among young people have continued to soar in recent years -- so much so that the rate among 15- to 24-year-olds climbed in 2017 to its highest point since 2000, new research has found....
19:00, 06/18/2019

AstraZeneca-Daiichi breast cancer treatment shows promise in latest study An experimental breast cancer drug being developed by British drugmaker AstraZeneca and Japan's Daiichi Sankyo's met its main goal in a mid-stage study, bolstering their position in a highly competitive oncology market....
13:00, 05/08/2019

Energy drinks may be linked to sudden death in healthy adults, study shows SCIENTISTS are warning people about their consumption of popular energy drinks after new research suggests a link with life-threatening heart arrhythmias....
04:26, 05/31/2019

Study concludes 33,000-year-old-skull shows signs of blunt force trauma Enlarge / Right lateral view of the Cioclovina calvaria exhibiting a large depressed fracture. A new paper concludes this is evidence of fatal blunt force trauma. (credit: Kranoti et al, 2019) Some 33,000 years ago, a man was violently clubbed to d...
20:26, 07/06/2019

Public opinion study in Europe shows drop in anti-immigration sentiment, among other changes Contrary to appearances at times, Europeans have become more receptive to immigration in recent decades. That’s one of multiple new findings from an innovative study on European public opinon co-authored by an MIT political scientist. The study ag...
09:13, 05/17/2019

Don't give up on humanity just yet. Study shows people are likely to return lost wallets A new study conducted across 40 countries show people are more likely to return a lost wallet, especially if there is cash in them.       ...
07:00, 06/21/2019

Study Shows Adults Who Can Legally Obtain Cannabis Use It as Substitute for Opioids and Other Prescription Drugs A recent study has found that adults with access to legal cannabis not only use it to help with pain and trouble sleeping, but they often use it as a substitute for prescription medication, including opioids....
17:00, 07/03/2019

Canada’s Permafrost Is Thawing 70 Years Earlier Than Expected, Study Shows. Scientists Are ‘Quite Surprised’ The Canadian Arctic permafrost is thawing 70 years earlier than expected, a rate shocking a group of scientists who released the findings of their long-term study this month. A research team affiliated with the University of Alaska Fairbanks observed...
00:00, 06/20/2019

‘The Arc of History Is Bending Back.’ New Study Shows How Girls Around the World View Female Leaders A new report published Tuesday reveals that 9 out of 10 girls around the world believe that female leaders suffer widespread discrimination and sexual harassment. Produced by child rights organization Plan International in partnership with the Geena ...
19:13, 06/04/2019

More evidence that no best diet exists: A study of 1,100 people shows how everyone responds differently to common foods YIUCHEUNG/Shutterstock A new study followed 1,100 people for two weeks in the US and the UK, and found that no two people's bodies responded exactly the same way to common foods. Lead researcher Tim Spector said a good general rule is still to eat ...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Juul-sponsored study shows secondhand vaping emissions are much less toxic than cigarette smoke E-cigarette leader Juul said new research in a small study shows emissions from vaping devices are significantly less toxic than secondhand smoke from cigarettes....
10:26, 06/14/2019

Geoff Johns reckons with his DC Comics legacy in Doomsday Clock #10 What is the point of Doomsday Clock? It can be read as a treatise on hope and optimism overcoming despair and darkness in the superhero genre, but it really leans into the despair and darkness in the execution. If it’s supposed to pave a path for the...
20:52, 06/08/2019

Answering a work-related call or text while driving puts lives at risk, study shows There are real consequences for talking a work-related call or answering a text when driving. It's killing roughly 3,500 people a year.        ...
17:26, 05/11/2019

Judge seals videos of Robert Kraft and other johns in prostitution bust The secretly recorded videos of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other accused johns at a Florida day spa will be kept under wraps — at least for now. Palm Beach County Judge Joseph Marx filed an order Wednesday to seal more than 100 hours...
23:13, 05/09/2019

Seattle Genetics, Astellas drug shows rapid tumor shrinkage in advanced bladder cancer study An experimental drug developed by Seattle Genetics Inc and Astellas Pharma Inc led to significant, rapid tumor shrinkage in patients with advanced bladder cancer who had been previously treated with immunotherapy and chemotherapy in a midstage trial,...
14:00, 06/03/2019

'I even loved his Twankey': Dench, Hopkins, Mirren and more on Ian McKellen at 80 Wild parties, stunning performances, silhouette erections and marrying Patrick Stewart twice. As the actor turns 80, friends including Derek Jacobi, Janet Suzman, Michael Sheen, Bill Condon and Stephen Fry pay tributeIan has been been very important ...
17:52, 05/22/2019

‘It’s Time Africa Had Its Own Harvard.’ Inside a University Training African Leaders to Solve African Problems With its modernist buildings, spacious grounds and airy cafeteria packed with young adults slinging backpacks while scrolling through their Instagram feeds, the African Leadership University on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius looks much like any...
18:52, 06/11/2019

South African set to be first black African man in space dies in crash Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
00:00, 07/16/2019

Kentucky father dies in hospital next to newborns, week after being gunned down outside same hospital: report A Kentucky man who was shot moments after visiting his newborn twins in the hospital last week, died next to his children in the same hospital where they born after he was taken off life support Friday, according to a report. ...
12:26, 07/01/2019

Hunt defends Trump quoting Katie Hopkins in attack on Sadiq Khan Foreign secretary says he agrees 150% with sentiment as No 10 fails to condemn presidentToday’s political developments - live updatesJeremy Hunt has vigorously defended Donald Trump for quoting the far-right commentator Katie Hopkins in an attack on ...
14:52, 06/17/2019

DeAndre Hopkins’ Instagram flooded with model Kardelen Toprak’s pictures after hack DeAndre Hopkins is the latest victim of an Instagram hack, as the Texans receiver’s feed was filled with photos of a model on Wednesday. Now under the alias of “Kardelen,” the page features a collection of images of the brunette, in...
21:39, 06/05/2019

Third of UK adults 'still sleep with childhood teddy', study shows More than a third of adults still sleep with their childhood teddy, with 15 per cent admitting they cannot sleep without it, according to a new survey....
02:13, 05/21/2019

Bernard Hopkins, Micky Ward headline Atlantic City boxing Hall class Arturo Gatti’s presence will be missed Sunday when Micky Ward is inducted into the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame. Ward’s trilogy with Gatti was one of the last great rivalries in an era when boxing was bustling along the Boardwalk. Their three fi...
09:52, 06/22/2019

'Indispensable': More people in big cities live within a 10-minute walk of a park, study shows A new index of U.S. city parks shows more people live within a 10-minute walk of them, but the goal of 100% access remains distant.        ...
09:13, 05/22/2019

Trump signs order to make American-made goods more American During the annual White House “Made in America” showcase, President Trump said Monday his administration will require American products to use more American components if they are to be used by the government....
01:13, 07/16/2019

American Car Companies Still Aren't Making the Most American Cars Most of the American-made cars sold in the U.S. are Japanese, Tesla is doing great why do you ask, that massive Philly refinery that went supernova may shut down, and much more in The Morning Shift for Wednesday, June 26, 2019....
20:52, 06/26/2019

AOC sued by former assemblyman after blocking him on Twitter He clapped back — with a lawsuit. Former Assemblyman Dov Hikind sued Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday for blocking him on Twitter. Hikind claims in a lawsuit filed in Brooklyn federal court that the freshman congresswoman prevented him from v...
04:26, 07/10/2019

U.S. EPA is sued for ousting scientists from advisory committees The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was sued on Monday by a nonprofit over a recent directive banning many scientists from panels that advise the agency on scientific matters....
01:00, 06/04/2019

NordVPN gets sued by Torguard over alleged malpractices Torguard has filed a complaint against rival VPN provider NordVPN in the Middle District of Florida on Friday 24th. The papers filed allege that NordVPN has been guilty of a number of extremely serious malpractices.These allegations include a success...
18:26, 05/29/2019

Facebook denies being a social network after it got sued (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) This week, Facebook responded to a lawsuit relating to the Cambridge Analytica scandal by claiming it isn't a social network and not somewhere you can make friends....
15:52, 07/12/2019

Ariana Grande sued for 'posting photo of herself' Pop star Ariana Grande is being sued for allegedly uploading a photographer's picture of herself to her Instagram account, according to legal documents....
18:26, 05/20/2019

Gun Manufacturers Sued Over Las Vegas Mass Shooting The parents of a woman killed in the 2017 Las Vegas massacre have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the manufacturers of the AR-15 style rifles used by the gunman....
23:52, 07/03/2019

Colorado Christian cakeshop sued for discrimination again The owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop — which won a case before the US Supreme Court recently — was sued for a third time this week. Jack Phillips, the Lakewood, Colo., bakery owner who has refused to bake cakes that violate his Christian fai...
00:26, 06/12/2019

Here's Why Ariana Grande Is Being Sued for Posting Photos of Herself Be careful what you post on social media! Ariana Grande has found herself in a legal situation after sharing images of herself on Instagram. In court documents obtained by E!......
00:00, 05/15/2019

Arizona Bowl sued for breach of contract TUCSON – The Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl is being sued by the Arizona Sports Entertainment Commission claiming a breach of contract. An eight-page complaint states the nonprofit failed to pay a $100,000 to the Arizona Sports and Entertainment ...
19:13, 05/02/2019

Indonesian president sued over worsening air pollution Environmental groups sued the Indonesian president and several government officials on Thursday over worsening air quality in the capital, Jakarta, one of the world’s most congested cities....
00:00, 07/05/2019

The Woman Who Kicked Off France’s #MeToo Is Being Sued for $55,000 by the Man She Accused Sandra Muller, the woman who kickstarted France’s #MeToo movement, appeared in court in Paris Wednesday, accused of defaming the man whom she said sexually harassed her. Muller, a New-York based French journalist accused French TV executive Eri...
18:00, 05/30/2019

Amazon sued for recording children’s voices via Alexa Amazon was slapped with a pair of class-action lawsuits this week over its Alexa voice assistant, which is getting accused of recording and storing the voices of children without their or their parents’ consent. Both cases portray kids as vulnerable ...
23:26, 06/13/2019

Indonesian president sued over congested capital's air pollution Environmental groups sued the Indonesian president and several government officials on Thursday over worsening air quality in the capital, Jakarta, one of the world's most congested cities....
12:52, 07/04/2019

They Sued the Government Over Climate Change. A Key Day in Court Has Arrived. A federal appeals court will hear a closely watched lawsuit brought by young people to compel the federal government to take action on climate change...
20:52, 06/04/2019

Wisconsin, Illinois sued over transgender name-change laws Attorneys are suing Wisconsin and Illinois over laws that forbid transgender individuals from changing their names if they have certain criminal convictions....
18:39, 05/01/2019

Author Wally Lamb sued by ex-inmate over new book HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A former Connecticut prison inmate has filed a lawsuit alleging she hasn’t been paid for her contribution to a new book by author Wally Lamb and accusing Lamb of harassing and intimidating her when she sought compensation...
22:00, 05/29/2019

T-Mobile says it can’t be sued by users because of forced-arbitration clause Enlarge / A T-Mobile store in New York City. (credit: Getty Images | helen89) T-Mobile US is trying to force customers into arbitration in order to avoid a class-action lawsuit that accuses the phone carrier of violating federal law by selling its ...
20:52, 07/09/2019

Unvaccinated Kentucky teen who sued over school ban now has chickenpox WALTON, Ky. (NBC NEWS) – A northern Kentucky teenager banned from school for refusing the chickenpox vaccination due to his religious beliefs has come down with the childhood malady, his attorney said Wednesday. Jerome Kunkel, a student at Our ...
04:52, 05/09/2019

Ex-Minnesota cop convicted of murder sued over traffic stop MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minneapolis man is suing a former police officer recently convicted of murder for allegedly pointing a gun at him during a traffic stop. Brian Oman contends former Officer Mohamed Noor and another officer wrongfully pulled him ov...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Goldman sued by gay former executive who alleges firing was discriminatory Goldman Sachs has been sued by William Littleton, a former vice president who alleges sexual orientation discrimination. Littleton had been a leader of the Wall Street bank's LGBTQ network....
23:52, 06/05/2019

Amazon sued for discriminating against pregnant warehouse workers Retail behemoth Amazon has been entangled in a fresh controversy for the way it treats its warehouse workers. According a new CNET investigation by Alfred Ng and Ben Fox Rubin, it has been found that the company has faced at least seven lawsuits from...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Indiana's Attorney General Is Being Sued By Four Women Who Say He Groped Them A federal lawsuit filed by four women alleges that Indiana attorney general Curtis Hill groped them at a party last year, according to the Associated Press. The allegations first surfaced last July and were investigated last fall. The four women anno...
04:00, 06/19/2019

Tiger Woods Sued in Death of Drunken Driver The parents of a drunken driver killed in a car crash last year are suing Tiger Woods, blaming him and his girlfriend for their son being intoxicated and then getting behind the wheel....
02:52, 05/15/2019

Marriott sued by District of Columbia over resort fees The District of Columbia sued Marriott International Inc on Tuesday, claiming that mandatory resort fees at its hotels are illegal and deceptive, the attorney general's office said....
05:26, 07/10/2019

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible for thousands of migrant deaths in the Mediterranean....
16:00, 06/03/2019

Google, University of Chicago Sued Over Data Sharing A patient has sued Google and the University of Chicago, accusing them of sharing hundreds of thousands of records without removing date stamps and doctor's notes....
15:39, 06/27/2019

FCA sued over alleged Jeep Wrangler steering issues The lawsuit alleges a "defectively designed and/or manufactured front axle and damping system" causes the steering wheel to shake violently at highway speeds or when "encountering road variations." An FCA spokesman said "there are no known fatalities...
04:26, 06/14/2019

Florida Company Sued Over Sales of Skimpy Health Plans A lawsuit accuses Health Insurance Innovations of defrauding consumers who were misled into buying plans that left them with thousands of dollars in medical bills....
01:13, 06/13/2019

Boeing Sued By Man Claiming Co-Workers Used N-Word, Put Noose At His Desk An African American employee at Boeing's Charleston, South Carolina, plant has alleged that he was a "victim to targeted racial harassment of an intentionally extreme and outrageous nature," according......
08:13, 06/18/2019

Facebook Sued by Dutch Big Brother Creator Over Fake Bitcoin Ads Dutch billionaire John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday for allowing fake ads on its platform which used his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
14:39, 06/06/2019

‘Nuts’ UWS man who sued his condo board blasted as NYC’s ‘worst neighbor’ “If ‘Seinfeld’ were to come back and do an episode on having the worst neighbor in New York? This would be it,” one resident of the luxury Upper West Side high-rise, The Alfred, said....
01:13, 05/19/2019

U.S. companies sued over London's deadly Grenfell Tower fire Defects in products made by U.S. companies ignited and fueled the catastrophic 2017 Grenfell Tower fire in London that killed 72 people, according to a lawsuit filed in Philadelphia on Tuesday on behalf of injured victims and families of those killed...
02:26, 06/12/2019

Mom who sued nurse over sneaking baby formula settles case The Manhattan mom who sued a baby nurse for allegedly giving her newborn formula behind her back settled with the woman Tuesday, according to court documents. Lynn Wojton, 37, sued baby nurse Marcia Chase-Marshall, claiming that the woman had fed her...
13:52, 05/15/2019

Amazon Sued Again Over Alexa Recording Children's Voices: Report In yet another lawsuit, Amazon has been sued by a Massachusetts woman, who on behalf of her 10-year-old daughter and children from eight other states, is seeking class-action status to sue the......
17:00, 06/15/2019

Uber sued for 'hundreds of millions' in Australian class action Uber is no stranger to lawsuits on any continent, but a new class action filing from four Australian states looks set to become one of the largest in the country's history....
00:13, 05/04/2019

Tiger Woods sued after alcoholic employee died in car crash Tiger Woods is being sued over the death of an alcoholic employee who was killed in a car crash after a night of drinking at the golfer's restaurant....
01:52, 05/16/2019

Rahul Gandhi, Sued By RSS Worker, To Appear In Mumbai Court Today Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to appear in a court in Mumbai today in connection with a defamation case filed by an RSS worker against him for allegedly linking journalist Gauri Lankesh's killing with the......
06:39, 07/04/2019

Samsung Sued by Australian Regulator Over Misleading Water Resistance Ads Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it is suing the local unit of South Korea's Samsung, alleging it misled consumers by promoting its Galaxy smartphones as water-resistant....
09:13, 07/04/2019

Governments and firms in 28 countries sued over climate crisis – report More than 1,300 legal actions over global heating brought since 1990, say researchersClimate action lawsuits against governments and corporations have spread across 28 countries, according to a new analysis.The study reveals that more than 1,300 lega...
09:13, 07/04/2019

Reports: Woods sued over bartender's drunk-driving death Tiger Woods is facing a lawsuit from the family of a bartender who worked at one of his restaurants following the staffer's death in a drunk-driving accident, multiple media outlets reported Monday....
05:26, 05/14/2019

Pride Media sued by LGBTQ publisher over back payments Pink News, an LGBTQ digital publisher in London, is suing Pride Media, owner of Out and The Advocate, claiming the American publisher owes it close to $200,000 in back payments for advertising that ran adjacent to its copy on the Pride Media publicat...
14:13, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Marriott sued by District of Columbia over resort fees The District of Columbia sued Marriott International Inc on Tuesday, claiming that mandatory resort fees at its hotels are illegal and deceptive, the attorney general's office said....
22:39, 07/09/2019

Amazon is being sued over claims that Alexa ‘routinely records’ children Anyone who opens YouTube can find countless videos of children reacting with glee and amusement when conversing with Alexa, the digital voice assistant that powers Amazon’s smart speaker products. That’s to be expected, given that Amazon ...
21:39, 06/13/2019

Tommy Robinson sued by Syrian schoolboy he accused of assault Jamal Hijazi brings libel action over EDL founder’s claim he attacked white schoolgirlsThe Syrian schoolboy who was filmed being attacked in a playground in Huddersfield is suing the far-right campaigner Tommy Robinson for accusing him of assaulting ...
20:39, 05/15/2019

A Teenager Sued His School for Banning Unvaccinated Students. Now He Has Chickenpox A Kentucky teenager who sued his school last month for banning unvaccinated students has come down with a case of chickenpox. Jerome Kunkel, 18, took legal action against his high school after the Northern Kentucky Health Department said unvaccinated...
23:52, 05/09/2019

DOE official who sued Carranza for ‘white bias’ gets promotion — in Westchester One of three women who sued NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza last month, charging he is biased against whites, has finally received a promotion — in Westchester County. Laura Feijoo was hired as superintendent of New Rochelle schools, it...
03:00, 06/29/2019

Google and Facebook sued by EU, Trump suggests lawsuits are out of line "She hates the United States perhaps worse than any person I've ever met," Trump said in an interview with Fox Business Network in an apparent reference to EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager....
15:39, 06/26/2019

Goldman Sachs sued by gay ex-senior employee over discrimination claims William Littleton claims he was discriminated against on the basis of his sexual orientation and subjected to homophobic retaliationBanking giant Goldman Sachs has been hit with a lawsuit over claims from a former senior employee that he was discrimi...
05:26, 06/06/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sued for blocking ex-assemblyman on Twitter Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is being sued for blocking former New York assemblyman Dov Hikind on Twitter, he says for violating his right to free speech....
22:26, 07/11/2019

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sued by people she blocked on Twitter Two critics of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez who were blocked by the lawmaker on Twitter are now suing her. New York congressional candidate Joseph Saladino and former New York State Assemblyman Dov Hinkind on Tuesday filed separate lawsuits against....
06:52, 07/11/2019

Ocasio-Cortez sued by rightwing critics for blocking them on Twitter The lawsuits come after a court ruled Donald Trump had violated the constitution by similarly blocking constituents Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has built a national profile through social media – but not everyone can see it.The representative from New Y...
23:00, 07/10/2019

Adrien Broner Sued Over 2018 Sexual Assault Incident, No, Not That One, Another One Welterweight boxer and all-around shitheel Adrien Broner is being sued in Ohio by a woman he sexually assaulted in a club in Cleveland in June 2018. For those keeping score at home, this is at least the second incident from the first half of 2018 whe...
02:26, 06/05/2019

Farmers sued by Pepsi for 'illegally growing potato seeds' Four Indian farmers are being sued by PepsiCo for more than £100,000 each for allegedly growing a variety of potatoes which infringes the company's patent....
14:50, 04/28/2019

Jussie Smollett lawyers sued by alleged hoax accomplices Two brothers involved in Jussie Smollett's Chicago alleged hate-crime hoax sued the "Empire" actor's lawyers on Tuesday, accusing them of defamation for insisting they had "criminally attacked" the actor even after police concluded otherwise....
14:47, 04/28/2019

UPS sued for workers’ role in $100M timber Ponzi scheme MADISON, Miss. (AP) — A UPS store in Madison, Mississippi, is being sued for its workers’ role in a Ponzi scheme that cost investors about $100 million. The Clarion Ledger reports New Orleans attorney Alysson Mills filed the lawsuit last week. ...
11:52, 05/30/2019

PepsiCo offers to settle with Indian farmers it sued over potatoes PepsiCo is suing four farmers in India for copyright infringement, claiming they were growing a variety of potatoes trademarked by the company for exclusive use in its Lays potato chips....
10:13, 04/29/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Sued for Blocking Critics on Twitter A federal appeals panel’s ruling forbidding President Trump from blocking social media critics is being cited in two lawsuits against Ms. Ocasio-Cortez....
03:26, 07/11/2019

FBI Sued Over Files on Dead Hacker Who Turned In Chelsea Manning A researcher seeking access to the FBI’s files on Adrian Lamo—a deceased hacker best known for informing on whistleblower Chelsea Manning—filed a lawsuit this week citing the bureau’s failure to properly respond to her request.Read more......
23:52, 05/24/2019

Supreme Court Rules Apple Can Be Sued for Monopolistic App Store Practices If you’re a typical iPhone user, there’s really only one place (aside from things like TestFlight) to get new apps: Apple’s App Store. For a long time, people have argued back and forth if this practice could be considered a form of monopoly, and aft...
19:52, 05/13/2019

Tesla sued over fatal crash blamed on Autopilot navigation error The family of Walter Huang said in the lawsuit that his Tesla, which was sold as a “state-of-the-art” automobile, lacked safety features, such as an automatic emergency braking system....
18:39, 05/01/2019

Amanda Bynes Sued by Her Treatment Center After Allegedly Not Paying for Services Amanda Bynes has found herself in another legal situation. The former child star is facing a lawsuit from the Creative Care Treatment Center, which claims Amanda owes for treatment she......
11:52, 06/12/2019

Australia's Domino's Pizza sued for underpaying staff, shares slide Australia's Domino's Pizza Enterprises was hit on Tuesday by a class-action lawsuit over employee underpayment which the fast-food chain said it would defend itself against, but its shares fell more than 6% to a four-year low....
12:13, 06/25/2019

Uber sued by thousands of Australian taxi drivers in class action An Australian law firm has filed a class action against Uber Technologies Inc on behalf of thousands of taxi and chartered drivers in Australia, accusing the world's largest ride-hailing company of operating illegally and causing them financial harm....
01:52, 05/03/2019

Manoj Tiwari Sued For Defamation After Rs 2,000 Crore Delhi Scam Charge Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today slapped state BJP chief Manoj Tiwari and two others with a criminal defamation notice days after Mr Tiwari accused the national capital's ruling Aam......
18:39, 07/03/2019

Tesla sued over fatal 2018 Model X crash with Autopilot engaged Last spring, Apple engineer Walter Huang aka Wei Lun Huang died in a crash when his Tesla Model X hit a median on Highway 101 in Mountain View while the car's Autopilot driving assist was engaged. Now ABC 7 News and NBC Bay Area report that Huan...
10:13, 05/01/2019

Tiger Woods sued over restaurant staffer’s drunk driving death Tiger Woods is being sued by a Florida family that alleges their bartender son was overserved booze at the famed golfer’s restaurant before being killed in a drunk-driving accident, TMZ reports. Nicholas Immesberger, whose parents say battled a...
02:39, 05/14/2019

Bird Sued for Classifying Workers Who Charge Scooters as Independent Contractors A worker for the e-scooter company Bird has sued the billion-dollar micro-mobility startup for classifying the workers who charge the e-scooters as independent contractors in order to save money and cut costs....
17:00, 05/07/2019

Delta Airlines sued by man bitten by veteran's support dog in 2017 An Alabama man who was attacked by a veteran’s emotional support animal while on a 2017 Delta flight is now suing the airline and the veteran.        ...
19:39, 05/29/2019

Michael Avenatti is sued for allegedly siphoning paraplegic's $4 million settlement Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented porn star Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against U.S. President Donald Trump, has been sued by a paraplegic former client who accused him of siphoning away a $4 million settlement he had won....
21:39, 06/13/2019

Sandra Muller, Woman Who Led France's #MeToo Campaign Sued For Slander The woman behind France's answer to the #MeToo campaign exposing abusive behaviour by men was to appear in court on Wednesday accused of slandering a media executive who she said had made lewd......
18:00, 05/29/2019

Oregon bar sued for serving too much alcohol to man who wounded neighbor, killed his dog and a camel An Oregon bar is being sued for allegedly serving too much alcohol to a man who subsequently went on a shooting spree, wounding his neighbor, killing his dog and a camel from a nearby wildlife preserve....
05:13, 07/06/2019

Trump says products will need to be made from 75% American goods to be labeled ‘American-made’ The order will gradually boost the percentage of U.S. components for qualifying American-made products from 50 percent to 75 percent. The threshold would increase to 95 percent for iron and steel products....
22:52, 07/15/2019

Tiger Woods Sued Over Restaurant Staffer's Drink Driving Death: Report Tiger Woods faces a lawsuit from the parents of a staffer at his Florida restaurant who died in a drink driving accident after allegedly being overserved alcohol, TMZ reported Monday....
11:52, 05/14/2019

Betsy DeVos Sued for Running Student Debt Relief Program Into the Ground Education Secretary Betsy DeVos oversees something called the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which was created in 2007 and aims to incentivize public service by discharging the enrollee’s student loans after 10 years....
03:39, 07/12/2019

An Officer Being Sued For Failing To Help Lauren McCluskey Screwed Up In Another Domestic Violence Case The Salt Lake Tribune has obtained records from the University of Utah that show one of the police officers accused of mishandling the Lauren McCluskey case was disciplined about four months following her murder for his mistakes in another domestic v...
19:26, 07/03/2019

James Dolan reportedly sued by MSG shareholder over high pay and focus on music career While the Madison Square Garden CEO and Knicks owner was accused of spending too much time making music with his blues band, New York fans might want him to keep doing more of that and less overseeing of the beleaguered NBA team....
18:39, 05/02/2019

T-Mobile Says That Getting Sued for Selling Users’ Location Data Violates Its Terms of Service T-Mobile screwed over millions of customers when it collected their geolocation data and sold it to third parties without their consent. Now, two of these customers are trying to pursue a class-action lawsuit against the company for the shady practic...
21:00, 07/10/2019

Jay-Z, Roc Nation Sports Sued By Former Boxer Over Severe Brain Injuries Suffered In The Ring Jay-Z and his sports management company Roc Nation Sports are being sued by former featherweight boxer and Roc Nation client Daniel “Twitch” Franco, who says that reckless scheduling and inadequate post-fight medical procedures led to catastrophic, c...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Patients value convenience of telemedicine (Reuters Health) - Patients who have real-time video visits with their primary care providers instead of in-person exams are generally satisfied with the convenience and quality of their checkups, a new study suggests....
01:26, 04/30/2019

Google and Private Research University Sued for Sharing Medical Data Without Patient Consent In a class-action complaint filed on Wednesday against Google, a private research university and its medical center reveals not only how one of the most powerful companies in the world can obtain your most intimate data, but highlights their ability ...
01:52, 06/28/2019

I Have $15,000 to Avoid Another Poor Life Choice! What Car Should I Buy? Ron currently drives a Lincoln Town Car with 200,000 miles on the clock. How he came to acquire this ride is a long story, but he is ready to move on. He wants something he can modify that works as both a road trip cruiser and an occasional autocross...
21:26, 07/11/2019

Music playlists could help dementia patients Personalized music playlists that rekindle memories of childhood and happy moments may bring joy to dementia patients, because music can activate parts of the brain not affected by the disease, experts say....
03:52, 06/25/2019

Rural Hospitals Are Dying, and So Are Their Patients It is a dreary Monday on the East Coast, and I have a dreary story of American neglect and misery for you: the Washington Post published a remarkable story this weekend on the desperate times at a rural hospital in Oklahoma, whose staff worked for we...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Patients likely to have complications with unprofessional surgeons Patients had an 18 percent higher risk of complication during a medical procedure if their surgeon had one to three previous reports of unprofessional behavior....
03:13, 06/20/2019

CRT defibrillator may help more heart failure patients For patients with heart abnormalities that can't be fixed with a normal defibrillator, a cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator may help with the problem....
19:39, 06/18/2019

Today I have to talk to three of my patients about dying. This is how I do it It’s tempting to put these all-important conversations off but the consequences can be direIt’s 9.15am. The medical team is full of energy and caffeine. We have patients to see, some of whom are on the road to recovery, others who have already been r...
10:26, 06/07/2019

These 15 countries have the widest gaps between rich and poor To study income inequality, 24/7 Wall St. analyzed data from 42 countries to identify those with the widest gaps between the rich and the poor.        ...
15:52, 05/28/2019

Tiger 'a little hot' after poor finish to Open round Tiger Woods was "a little hot" after bogeying his final two holes -- after going 29 holes without one -- at the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. "Not a good finish," he said....
02:26, 06/15/2019

2 housekeepers sue Dr. Dre, alleging poor work conditions Hip Hop mogul Dr. Dre and his wife are being sued by two housekeepers who claim the couple created a restrictive work environment by failing to provide meal and rest breaks, among other labor code violations....
06:26, 06/20/2019

The US hospitals suing the poor over bills they can't afford Methodist University hospital in Tennessee is among facilities wielding courts as a hammer against struggling patientsIn July 2007, Carrie Barrett went to the emergency room at Methodist University hospital, complaining of shortness of breath and tig...
15:39, 06/27/2019

25 places across the US where poverty is causing poor diets 24/7 Wall St. identified 25 counties and areas where poverty leads to bad diets by analyzing incomes, SNAP participation, and availability to food.        ...
16:26, 05/24/2019

Countries with the widest gaps between the rich and poor 24/7 Wall St. analyzed data involving 42 countries from the OECD to identify the those with the widest gaps between the rich and the poor.        ...
15:52, 05/28/2019

Countries with widest gaps between rich, poor 24/7 Wall St. analyzed data involving 42 countries from the OECD to identify the those with the widest gaps between the rich and the poor.        ...
22:52, 05/31/2019

Vettel: Ferarri is a victim of 'poor journalism' "Sebastian Vettel believes his Ferrari Formula 1 team has been a victim of \"poor journalism\" and is unhappy with how comments about team orders have been used by the media."...
14:39, 05/01/2019

The Women’s World Cup’s Other Inequality: Rich vs. Poor Pay is not the only notable gap in women’s soccer. There is also the matter of federation support. Fund-raising in Florida, Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz know this as well as anyone....
20:39, 05/24/2019

Average pregnant woman in U.S. may have poor nutrition (Reuters Health) - Many pregnant women in the U.S. may not be getting enough of certain crucial nutrients, while others may be getting too much, a new study suggests....
23:39, 06/21/2019

Zeke: Need to work harder after 'poor decision' Ezekiel Elliott issued a statement Tuesday saying he made a poor decision in Las Vegas in May and that he needs to work harder to not put himself in such situations. The statement came after he met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell....
02:52, 07/03/2019

Poor passwords putting many businesses at risk New research from OneLogin has revealed that UK IT leaders are putting their business data at risk by not effectively managing employees' passwords.In conjunction with World Password Day, the Unified Access Management firm surveyed 300 IT decisi...
22:39, 05/02/2019

4 Your Health: Beta blockers helping A-Fib patients People prone to stress related heart arrhythmias may benefit from taking beta blockers. A new Yale University study tracked nearly 200 patients who recorded their emotions just before an episode of atrial fibrillation. It showed people taking beta bl...
03:00, 06/05/2019

Report: Hospitals and Patients Are Being Plagued by Robocalls We’re already living in a national robocall nightmare, but at least most of the time, for most of us, dealing with phone spam is not a matter of life and death. As a Tuesday report in the Washington Post highlights, that’s not always the case.Read mo...
06:13, 06/18/2019

For Vitiligo Patients, New Treatments Offer Hope “We now have a much better understanding of the immunological pathways involved in vitiligo, which is providing insight on how to target and treat the disease better,” an expert says....
20:13, 06/24/2019

OB-GYN accused of fathering children with patients says one is now his wife An OBGYN from Mississippi accused of sexual misconduct and sleeping with his patients, two of whom he impregnated, says he did nothing wrong — and that one of the alleged victims is now actually his wife. “If there had been a danger as alleged,...
04:52, 07/12/2019

Few black patients get buprenorphine for opioid addiction (Reuters Health) - While the number of Americans getting drug treatment for opioid addiction is on the rise, a new study suggests that gains may be concentrated among white patients and people who can pay cash or have private health insurance....
23:39, 05/14/2019

Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71 Doctors forced Mr. Cowart to undergo treatment after he was severely burned in an explosion. He spent the rest of his life arguing for patient autonomy....
04:39, 05/16/2019

US aims to help more cancer patients try experimental drugs CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. drug regulators are launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the market but that have shown some promise in early testing. Currently, when patients want what’s c...
16:13, 06/03/2019

Former USC gynecologist accused of sexual assault of 16 patients The former longtime gynecologist at the University of Southern California was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting 16 women at the student health centre....
09:13, 06/27/2019

Cancer treatments: Patients need to know heart risks Specialists warn that many people undergoing cancer treatment receive neither appropriate information about heart risks nor sufficient monitoring for them....
16:26, 05/07/2019

Half of H.I.V. Patients Are Women. Most Research Subjects Are Men. Trials of vaccines and treatments have not included enough female participants. Now that scientists are exploring possible cures, the need to enroll women is greater than ever....
09:13, 05/28/2019

NHS teams up with Amazon to bring Alexa to patients Voice assistant enlisted to aid elderly and blind patients who cannot easily search for adviceThe NHS has teamed up with Amazon to allow elderly people, blind people and other patients who cannot easily search for health advice on the internet to acc...
18:26, 07/10/2019

'Congestion' means different things to doctors and patients (Reuters Health) - Patients who say they're "congested" may have a runny nose, but a new study suggests their doctors may think they mean their nose feels blocked and treat them for the wrong symptoms....
00:52, 06/07/2019

German Nurse Convicted of Murdering 85 Patients (BERLIN) — Niels Högel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them. Sometimes he succeeded in br...
01:13, 06/07/2019

New center for Alzheimer’s patients coming to Tucson A new memory and research center for patients with Alzheimer’s disease is set to open in Tucson next spring. The Toole Family Memory Center is under construction near Hacienda and River Roads. The 10,000-square-foot facility will be part of the Banne...
04:39, 05/10/2019

More than half of older dialysis patients die within a year Over half of older adults with end-stage kidney disease die within a year of starting dialysis, upending previously held beliefs about the use of the treatment, a study says....
15:13, 04/28/2019

Doctor killed 25 patients, officials say. Can they prove it? COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Experts say prosecutors face a legal hurdle as they pursue 25 murder charges against an Ohio doctor accused of ordering but not directly administering fatal painkiller doses for hospital patients. William Husel (HYOO’-suhl...
01:52, 06/07/2019

4 Your Health: Karate helping Parkinson’s patients NBC News- As people living with Parkinson’s disease start having tremors, moving more slowly and losing their balance, it can be frustrating and isolating. But some patents are now finding the help they need at an unexpected place, a karate doj...
21:13, 06/03/2019

Few heart patients use cardiac rehab after stenting (Reuters Health) - Just one in three patients enrolls in recommended cardiac rehabilitation after having a blocked heart artery cleared and a stent inserted, a Michigan study suggests....
21:26, 06/19/2019

Tiger Woods sued for wrongful death after his restaurant employee allegedly drinks at work, dies in crash Tiger Woods allegedly allowed his Florida restaurant to over-serve alcohol to an employee who struggled with alcoholism which led to his death, a new lawsuit alleged....
05:39, 05/14/2019

Trump’s ‘poor leadership’ criticized by ex-leaders’ group Former Irish President Mary Robinson says President Donald Trump’s “poor leadership” is aggravating the world’s difficulty in uniting to tackle climate change and the threat of nuclear war...
03:26, 06/12/2019

Drug Companies Are Focusing on the Poor After Decades of Ignoring Them The pharmaceutical industry once sued to keep AIDS drugs from dying Africans. Now companies boast of their efforts to get medicines to the developing world....
21:26, 06/24/2019

How much does poor body image affect mental health? Having concerns about how you look is not in itself a mental illness, but can trigger a range of problemsLike it or not, most of us are aware of how we look. We have all had a bad hair day, or worried whether we are wearing the right clothes for a pa...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Pope off to Bulgaria, a poor EU nation hostile to migrants Pope Francis is heading to Bulgaria, the European Union's poorest country and one that taken a hard line against migrants, which conflicts with the pontiff's view that reaching out to vulnerable people is a moral imperative....
15:52, 05/05/2019

Trump's 'poor leadership' criticized by ex-leaders' group Former Irish President Mary Robinson says President Donald Trump's "poor leadership" is aggravating the world's difficulty in uniting to tackle climate change and the threat of nuclear war....
02:39, 06/12/2019

Pochettino defiant as poor Tottenham form continues "Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino remained defiant despite his side preparing for their Champions League semi-final second leg against Ajax Amsterdam in disjointed fashion as they had two men sent off in a 1-0 defeat by Bournemouth."...
18:26, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Federer overcomes poor start to win at Wimbledon Roger Federer shrugged off an early deficit to beat Lloyd Harris of South Africa 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 as he began his search for a record-extending ninth Wimbledon title       ...
18:52, 07/02/2019

Poor Americans likely to be hit hardest by Trump's new tariffs Low-income Americans are more likely to spend on imported items that could soon be taxed more by tariffs.        ...
04:52, 06/05/2019

Red Bull's Verstappen: Promising to be so close after poor Friday Max Verstappen says it was "promising" to be so close to Ferrari and Mercedes in Formula 1 British Grand Prix practice, despite enduring "one of the worst" Fridays of 2019...
21:39, 07/12/2019

Fifth day of 2019 Isle of Man TT practice lost to poor weather Poor weather has once again interfered with 2019 Isle of Man TT practice week, as Friday evening's session has now been cancelled due to high winds and mist...
21:13, 05/31/2019

Black kids in poor neighborhoods half as likely to receive CPR Researchers report that both black and Hispanic children are less likely than white kids to receive bystander CPR, which they say could be a result of racial issues -- or simply a lack of people trained to deliver CPR....
09:52, 07/11/2019

AAP Worked For Poor, Middle Class Too: Arvind Kejriwal Rubbishing allegations that Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) only works for the poor, Chief Minister and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal today said the party takes care of the middle class as well....
11:39, 05/30/2019

Gallup: Hope for education differs among poor Americans Americans who live in impoverished neighborhoods nationwide don't agree on whether their children have access to high-quality public schools, new research said Tuesday....
19:52, 06/04/2019

Indian leaders vow to fight poverty to win over poor voters Poverty remains a major issue in the ongoing general election in India, with political parties promising numerous schemes to eradicate it. The government says rapid economic growth will put an end to the problem by 2031....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Poor diet may increase risk for preventable cancers More than 80,000, or 5.2 percent, of invasive cancers diagnosed in the United States in 2015 may have been linked to diet-related causes, according to a new study....
06:52, 05/23/2019

Migrants complain of poor conditions at US holding centers The Trump administration is facing growing complaints from migrants about severe overcrowding, meager food and other hardships at border holding centers....
23:00, 06/14/2019

Are you feeling as wiped out this morning as poor old Andrea de Cesaris is here? Are you feeling as wiped out this morning as poor old Andrea de Cesaris is here? Well, friends, don’t worry—it’s finally Friday, and in a mere nine hours we can all relax....
18:13, 06/14/2019

Triple Eight "not feeling sorry" over poor 2019 Supercars results Shane van Gisbergen says nobody at Holden Supercars squad Triple Eight is "feeling sorry for themselves" after a dominant start to the 2019 season for Ford's new Mustang...
14:00, 05/03/2019

Schalke poke fun at poor season with hilarious video "Schalke have seen the funny side of a fairly unspiring season in the German Bundesliga by posting a season\u0027s highlight video lasting only 39 seconds."...
14:39, 05/24/2019

Apple blames Intel for poor Mac sales – so why doesn’t it just buy AMD? Apple doesn’t like losing, so when it announced its latest financial results (for the fiscal second quarter, running up to the end of March), the fact that it had to admit that revenue for its Mac business declined by 5%, must have stung.Howev...
19:52, 05/06/2019

Topeka police sorry for Father’s Day tweet in poor taste TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Topeka police have apologized for a Father’s Day tweet that encouraged people to turn in dads who have outstanding warrants. The Kansas City Star reports that the tweet sent Sunday says, in part: “Want to give him a Fa...
22:00, 06/17/2019

Blackstone CEO blames gap between rich and poor on income 'insufficiency' Steve Schwarzman outlined what he called a Marshall plan for the middle class that would introduce a higher minimum wageIncome “insufficiency”, not inequality, is to blame for the widening gap between rich and poor, private equity titan Steve Schwarz...
19:52, 05/01/2019

Opening Isle of Man TT postponed to Sunday following poor weather Isle of Man TT organisers the ACU has confirmed the opening race day for 2019 has been postponed to Sunday following the lack of practice time this week....
03:52, 05/31/2019

Patients with food allergies may need mental health support (Reuters Health) - Many patients with life-threatening food allergies may feel anxious or overwhelmed at times, but it's rare for mental health professionals to be involved in their care, suggests a survey of U.S. centers of excellence in allergy tre...
19:39, 05/29/2019

Former USC gynecologist George Tyndall charged in sex assaults of 16 patients A former University of Southern California gynecologist was arrested Thursday and charged with sexually assaulting 16 young women between the ages of 17 and 29 years old who visited the school's health center for medical exams between 2009 and 2016, ...
09:52, 06/27/2019

EEG may help doctors determine if head injury patients will recover Researchers say an EEG can reveal hidden consciousness in unresponsive ICU patients days after a head injury, offering doctors a better way to predict if patients will wake up....
21:39, 06/28/2019

Cancer patients using alternative therapies may hesitate to tell doctors (Reuters Health) - One in three U.S. patients with a cancer diagnosis has recently used non-standard therapies to manage their disease - but many haven't told their doctors, survey data suggest....
20:13, 04/28/2019

Biological marker may indicate PTSD patients at risk for suicide People with both PTSD and suicidal thoughts have high levels of metabotropic glutamatergic receptor 5 compared to those without those thoughts, which may help identify patients at greatest need for treatment....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Blood test may reduce antibiotic use for COPD patients The number of COPD patients who received antibiotics prescriptions fell by 20 percent after taking the finger-prick blood test to measure their C-reactive protein levels....
21:26, 07/11/2019

Home-based heart rehab may help patients who can't get to clinics (Reuters Health) - Some heart attack survivors may benefit from supervised home-based cardiac rehabilitation programs when hospital-based rehab isn't an option, U.S. doctors say....
00:00, 05/14/2019

PhRMA: Drug advertising rules would confuse patients Pharmaceutical ads mandate also would ignore First Amendment and give short shrift to FDA, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America        ...
01:26, 05/17/2019

Nurse charged with killing 100 patients apologizes to families BERLIN — A former nurse on trial on allegations he killed 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany apologized to his victims’ relatives in a final statement to the court Wednesday, saying he realized how much pain and suffering he had caused...
22:52, 06/05/2019

How Alzheimer’s patients cope with emotional turmoil after diagnosis In 2013, “Deadwood” showrunner David Milch was in New York City, toiling on a TV pilot, when he suddenly couldn’t remember where he parked his car. It wasn’t the first sign of trouble: Words, the “NYPD Blue” co-creator noticed, had been coming to him...
05:52, 05/30/2019

Japan court orders compensation for kin of leprosy patients TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court has ordered the government to pay 370 million yen ($3.4 million) in damages to the relatives of former leprosy patients over a segregation policy that severed family ties and caused long-lasting prejudice. Kumamoto Distr...
13:13, 06/28/2019

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain (Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty concentrating, according to research in Taiwan....
23:26, 06/14/2019

Doctor accused of poisoning patients so he could show off by saving them Prosecutors allege that French anaesthesiologist Frederic Pechier may have tampered with his colleague's anesthesia to create emergencies in which he could intervene and impress them....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Japan court orders gov't to pay families of leprosy patients A Japanese court ordered the government to pay $3.4 million to more than 500 descendants of leprosy patients who were segregated and quarantined in sanitariums for decades....
16:00, 06/28/2019

Nurse allegedly took nude photos of elderly patients A Pennsylvania nurse took “explicit and private” photographs of at least 17 elderly nursing home patients — and sent the images to her boyfriend, police said. Ashley Ann Smith, 30, of Dravosburg, is facing 30 counts — including invasion ...
18:13, 05/07/2019

Psychological intervention helps patients prevent gum disease Researchers observed a reduction in dental plaque and bleeding, as well as an increase in dental cleanings among adults with moderate periodontal disease....
15:13, 04/28/2019

Nonwhite patients get less pain relief in U.S. emergency rooms Black and Hispanic patients in U.S. emergency rooms are less likely to receive medication to ease acute pain than their white counterparts, a study suggests....
01:39, 07/03/2019

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit 11.9 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly 11.9 million patients, including credit card numbers and bank account information....
18:26, 06/03/2019

Fewer psychiatrists take Medicaid patients even as the program has expanded (Reuters Health) - Fewer and fewer psychiatrists are accepting Medicaid even as increasing numbers of patients have gained mental health coverage through expansion of the program, a new study suggests....
08:13, 06/08/2019

Boxing club helps patients fight parkinson’s (WAVE) A boxing club in Kentucky is helping Parkinson’s disease patients fight for the quality of their lives. “Parkinson’s wants to seize you up. It just wants to crumple you in,” said Holly Cooper, who was diagnosed with the...
14:13, 06/21/2019

Surgeons restore hand and arm function in paralysed patients A number of patients who were diagnosed with complete paralysis have been given new hope, after pioneering nerve surgery restored movement in their elbows and hands....
06:52, 07/05/2019

German nurse who killed at least 85 patients jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to a statement from a court in the northwest city of Oldenburg....
16:13, 06/06/2019

Quest Diagnostics says nearly 12 million patients may have had data breached About 11.9 million Quest Diagnostics patients may have had their financial, medical and other personal information exposed in a data breach, the company said Monday....
20:39, 06/03/2019

German nurse given second life sentence for murder of 85 patients Niels Högel, who used drugs to cause cardiac arrests, confirmed as country’s worst postwar serial killerA nurse has been handed a second life sentence for the murder of 85 patients in his care, confirming him as the worst serial killer in postwar Ger...
12:26, 06/06/2019

3D-printed replica heads are being used to help treat cancer patients Radiotherapists are using 3D printed replica heads of their patients to practice performing cancer treatments and work out any kinks before doing the real thing...
10:13, 06/09/2019

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit nearly 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly 11.9 million patients, including credit card numbers and bank account information. The company has n...
11:00, 06/04/2019

How a celebrity shrink allegedly conned himself into patients’ wills One Manhattan psychiatrist, who reportedly has treated Courtney Love and Gwyneth Paltrow at his Murray Hill office, is all about helping — himself, that is. Dr. Isaac Herschkopf used his influence to gain control of one patient’s bank account and hij...
02:26, 06/09/2019

Nursing facilities often discharge patients when co-pays kick in (Reuters Health) - Skilled nursing facilities in the U.S. often discharge Medicare patients before daily co-payments kick in, according to a new U.S. study that suggests some patients may be sent home for financial reasons before they're medically re...
10:00, 05/29/2019

Patients' drug costs surge for some neurologic conditions (Reuters Health) - Many patients with neurologic disorders like multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and Parkinson's disease have seen steep increases in their out-of-pocket costs for drugs in recent years, a U.S. study suggests....
00:13, 05/02/2019

‘Michael Jackson drug’ still prompts curiosity from patients It remains the most widely used anesthetic in U.S. hospitals, but many patients still remember propofol as the drug that killed Michael Jackson. Most are no longer afraid of it, doctors say, though many still ask if they will get “the Michael J...
20:52, 06/22/2019

Impoverished French given poor quality meat in fraud scheme French authorities have launched an investigation into an alleged fraud scheme involving French and Polish companies suspected of providing minced meat of extremely poor quality to charities....
18:52, 06/07/2019

Mexico sells off cars from corrupt rich to give to the poor Funds from auction of 82 cars worth total of £1m will go to deprived communitiesDozens of luxury cars seized from sticky-fingered politicians and mobsters will go under the hammer this weekend as part of a populist anti-corruption crusade being waged...
14:52, 05/24/2019

Government moves migrant kids after poor conditions exposed The U.S. government has removed most of the children from a remote Border Patrol station in Texas following reports that more than 300 kids were detained there and caring for each other with inadequate food, water and sanitation. Rep. Veronica Escoba...
19:39, 06/24/2019

AOC and Sanders Are Taking on the Industries That Profit Off Poor People's Misery Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will reportedly introduce new legislation today capping credit card and consumer loan interest rates at 15 percent and also set penalties for companies that violate the law “including a forfeiture of all in...
20:39, 05/09/2019

In 'climate apartheid', rich will save themselves while poor suffer: U.N. report The world is on course for "climate apartheid", where the rich buy their way out of the worst effects of global warming while the poor bear the brunt, a U.N. human rights report said on Tuesday....
21:26, 06/25/2019

Apple to Reportedly Improve Its News+ Service After Poor Start Apple's News+ service is reportedly in for a design overhaul, among other improvements. Multiple publishers have been unimpressed with the revenue generated from Apple News+....
08:52, 07/01/2019

The Latest: Del Potro shakes off poor start at French Open Juan Martin del Potro advanced to the second round of the French Open by beating 75th-ranked Nicolas Jarry 3-6, 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 through wind and bits of rain        ...
15:13, 05/28/2019

MotoGP Assen: Rossi unable to explain poor form that led to Q1 P14 Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi is unable to explain his poor form in Assen FP4 and qualifying, saying he was not feeling comfortable enough in those sessions...
19:26, 06/29/2019

"I Belong To Caste Of Poor": PM Modi Hits Back At UP Alliance Prime Minister Narendra Modi today attacked the opposition alliance in Uttar Pradesh for frequently raising questions about his caste, saying that he belongs to the caste of all the poor people in the......
00:13, 05/12/2019

Tax For Wealthy, Focus On Poor In Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget: 10 Points Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman raised taxes for the super-rich and hiked duties on fuel, gold and automobile parts in her first Budget on Friday, in measures aimed at tackling a five-year low in......
03:13, 07/06/2019

Thursday evening Isle of Man TT practice axed due to poor weather After poor weather forced Thursday's afternoon Isle of Man TT practices to be cancelled, the evening sessions have also now been scrapped as conditions failed to improve....
20:52, 05/30/2019

UN expert warns of ‘climate apartheid’ which will divide rich and poor A United Nations Human Rights Council report has warned that a potential "climate apartheid" could fracture the global population, splitting the planet between the wealthy and the rest of the world who will be "left to suffer."...
01:26, 06/28/2019

Woods claws back after poor start to third round at U.S. Open Tiger Woods frittered away his chance of winning the U.S. Open with a poor start to the third round on Saturday, even if he battled back well to shoot an eventful five birdie, five bogey, even-par 71 at Pebble Beach....
05:39, 06/16/2019

TfL Tube chiefs ban adverts from 11 countries over poor human rights Transport for London has suspended new adverts from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates while it carries out a review of countries with poor human rights records, the Standard can reveal....
14:13, 05/02/2019

On Video, BJD Lawmaker Forces Engineer To Do Sit-Ups For Poor Road Work Newly-elected Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator from Patnagarh in Odisha has courted controversy by forcing a government official to do sit-ups as punishment for alleged poor quality of road......
13:26, 06/06/2019

Slow NBN speeds: modems partly to blame for poor performance Copper wiring and fibre-to-the-node are not the only issues, some modems are just not up to the job, a new study has foundPoor NBN speeds are often blamed on the government’s decision to scale back the fibre-to-the-premises roll out and switch to the...
06:39, 07/05/2019

Pakistani charity dishes out ostrich as Ramadan treat for poor A Pakistani charity in the teeming coastal metropolis of Karachi is serving up a rare treat for the city's Muslims ahead of their fast for the holy month of Ramadan - ostrich meat....
14:13, 05/07/2019

Adorable 4-year-old boy calls out woman for her poor plane etiquette A 4-year-old boy called out a woman for placing her bare foot on the side of his chair during his flight home to Houston, Texas.        ...
21:39, 06/06/2019

Steven May escapes AFL club punishment after 'poor decision' to go drinking Melbourne recruit dealing with ‘personal issues’Frustration of injury led to defender’s actionsMelbourne recruit Steven May has avoided a club sanction for drinking while injured with the AFL club revealing the key defender is dealing with some “pers...
08:39, 05/07/2019

'They treat us like crap': Uber drivers feel poor and powerless on eve of IPO Wage cuts and inadequate bonuses mean drivers are left behind as ride-hailing firm prepares for stock market debutA lot of very rich people will get even richer when Uber goes public on 9 May in one of the most anticipated initial public offerings (I...
08:13, 05/07/2019

Ajit Pai works to cap funding for rural and poor people, gets GOP backing Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | metamorworks) The Federal Communications Commission has preliminarily voted to cap spending on the FCC's Universal Service programs, which deploy broadband to poor people and to rural and other underserved areas. The...
19:26, 06/04/2019

Poverty and lack of access to food causes poor diets in these 25 places across the US 24/7 Wall St. identified 25 counties and areas where poverty leads to bad diets by analyzing incomes, SNAP participation, and availability to food.        ...
14:13, 05/24/2019

Meadowlands Pace favorite not daunted by poor starting spot When it’s crunch time in the Meadowlands Pace, the Captain wants to come out on top. Captain Crunch, the 2-1 morning-line favorite in Saturday night’s $682,650 Meadowlands Pace at the Meadowlands, is looking for a third win in a row, having won the $...
08:00, 07/13/2019

Commentary: We need to make sure new drug cures don't widen income gap for the poor Drugmakers need to make sure there's equitable access to effective therapies and that the destiny of a child with a debilitating disease doesn't turn on which insurance pool they're born into....
15:39, 05/20/2019

Girl recalls poor care in Texas border station In a video obtained by The Associated Press, a young girl who spent 12 days locked in a Texas border station where hundreds of other migrant children have been detained this year describes to her attorney how she was treated. (July 1)   &#...
13:00, 07/03/2019

Osteoporosis: Does poor social life impact bone health? New research suggests that we should pay more attention to a surprising link: that between poor social bonds and the presence of bone loss in older women....
18:13, 07/10/2019

Fines, jail, debt: Court policies punish the poor Low-income court defendants across the country have found themselves in a never-ending cycle of fines, jail, probation and debt. Now one Tennessee district attorney is trying to change that. (July 10)        ...
14:00, 07/10/2019

Apple’s iCloud has been a poor experience in Windows, but a new update seeks to fix that iCloud in the Microsoft Store. [credit: Samuel Axon ] Apple has released a new version of iCloud for Windows 10 in the Microsoft Store, acco...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Alabama’s abortion ban is about keeping poor women down | Emma Brockes For the 25 white, male state senators voting for it, this is not about the foetus but about maintaining the social orderA lot of good points were made about the inconsistencies and hypocrisies of Alabama’s 25 white male lawmakers who passed the anti-...
12:00, 05/17/2019

Valentino Rossi says FP3 brake issue the catalyst for poor Q1 pace Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi said that an issue with his brakes in Saturday morning's third practice session was the catalyst for him qualifying 18th for his home grand prix at Mugello...
23:39, 06/01/2019

More cars given poor security ratings for keyless car theft vulnerability News 20 Jun, 2019 Latest Thatcham security test gives ‘Poor’ ratings to the Volvo S60, DS 3 Crossback, Mazda 3 and Toyota RAV4 due to keyless flaws...
10:13, 06/20/2019

How Do You Save a Million People From a Cyclone? Ask a Poor State in India Officials showed seasoned skill in evacuating a poor crowded area in Cyclone Fani’s path. “If you don’t learn from past experiences, you will drown,” one said....
05:26, 05/04/2019

North Korea faces food crisis after poor harvest, U.N. says Four in ten North Koreans are chronically short of food and further cuts to already minimal rations are expected after the worst harvest in a decade, the United Nations said on Friday....
04:13, 05/04/2019

‘They’re doing it on the backs of patients,’ one cancer center warns Congress about robocalls For a cancer center in Tampa, Florida, robocalls have become a life-and-death danger to doctors and patients alike -- one that demands Congress take action....
20:13, 04/30/2019

German Nurse Who Killed 85 Patients In His Care Sentenced To Life A German nurse believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history was handed a life sentence Thursday for killing 85 patients in his care....
19:39, 06/06/2019

States taxing medical-use marijuana costing patients, experts say New Jersey lawmakers have succeeded in saving a bill that would remove tax for medical pot, with an argument heard nationwide -- no other medicines are taxed by state governments, so why should cannabis be different?...
19:52, 06/04/2019

A nurse pushed his patients to the brink of death. He just admitted to 55 killings. Former nurse Niels Hoegel, known as "resuscitation Rambo," is accused of murdering dozens of patients — injecting them with drugs to induce cardiac arrest, then trying to revive them....
10:39, 06/06/2019

Patients give more '5-star' ratings to hospitals with fewer services (Reuters Health) - Compared to smaller facilities, hospitals that provide complex care for critical illness or serious injury may find it harder to make patients happy, a U.S. study suggests....
03:26, 06/11/2019

Groping GP faces prison for molesting female patients over 20 years A family GP who groped a series of women and girls over 20 years because he believed he had an "unchallengeable" position in the community is now facing jail....
01:52, 05/16/2019

Health Firms Use Personal Data to Identify At-Risk Patients Health insurers and providers say analyzing nonmedical information can help them identify patients who are at risk of getting ill and enable preventive steps....
08:00, 04/30/2019

German killer nurse sentenced to life for murdering patients Former nurse Niels Högel has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 85 more people while on duty in German hospitals until 2005. He is Germany's worst peacetime serial killer....
18:52, 06/06/2019

Transgender Patients Could be Stripped of Healthcare Protections by the Trump Administration Over the course of his two-and-half-year tenure, our alleged President Donald Trump has either enacted or enforced policies that make no secret as to where he stands on transgender and LGBTQ issues....
11:52, 05/25/2019

Gynecologist At US College Sexually Abused Hundreds Of Patients, Arrested A former gynecologist at a top California university was arrested and charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting 16 young women during medical examinations, officials said....
05:00, 06/27/2019

Lyft offers non-emergency rides to Medicaid patients in Arizona Lyft will offer rides to more people in need of them for health reasons, as it's signed up to become a Medicaid provider in Arizona. Non-emergency medical transportation rides will be covered for eligible patients. Lyft is also working on expand...
19:39, 06/26/2019

Ohio doctor accused of murdering 25 patients with painkiller overdoses Dr. William Husel was charged with murder Wednesday in the deaths of 25 hospital patients, representing one of the biggest murder cases ever brought against a health care professional in the US....
23:26, 06/05/2019

Quest Diagnostics Says 11.9 Million Patients Possibly Affected by Breach Quest Diagnostics said the billing collections firm it works with experienced a data breach on its web payment platform that may have affected 11.9 million patients....
14:52, 06/03/2019

Facebook will allow patients in support groups to post questions anonymously Facebook will now offer a special designation for patient groups and allow administrators to post questions and other content on a member's behalf....
19:39, 04/30/2019

German nurse accused of killing 100 patients faces verdict BERLIN (AP) — A verdict is expected in the case of a former nurse charged with 100 counts of murder on allegations he killed patients by putting them into cardiac arrest because he liked the feeling of being to resuscitate them. The 42-year-old Niels...
10:26, 06/06/2019

Will Europe's clampdown on faulty medical devices hurt patients? When a Californian company founded by a U.S. veteran wounded in Afghanistan sought to register a new medical device this year, it turned to Europe before the United States. The European approvals system had long been quicker, the company said, but th...
10:39, 06/06/2019

British Columbia to be first Canadian province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic drugs to cheap near-copies called biosimilars, saving an estimated C$96.6 million ($71.9 million)ove...
10:00, 05/29/2019

New ketamine spray allows patients an affordable alternative to expensive IV treatments (KPRC) Ketamine is a common anesthesia drug that has been found helpful for people suffering from migraines, chronic pain and treatment-resistant depression. The biggest downside is it’s very expensive. Each treatment costs between $350 and $1,...
08:00, 05/22/2019

A New, Scarless Adam’s Apple Surgery Could Be a Breakthrough for Transgender Patients An Israeli medical center says it has pioneered a new procedure to remove or reduce the size of the Adam’s apple without leaving a scar, a significant development for transgender patients considering such surgery. Dr. Avi Khafif Hefetz, a speci...
13:00, 06/11/2019

California Tests Mental Health App That Tracks Everything Patients Do on Their Phones The way we interact with our devices is to an increasing extent an extension of our innermost selves. It’s no wonder startups view the data gleaned from these behaviors as a window into our mental health—and the foundation for their business model.Re...
23:00, 06/17/2019

Comic-style brochure may help surgical patients understand their procedure A new comic-style brochure helped patients reduce stress by explaining cardiac catheterization, a procedure that inserts a stent to open a narrowed artery to increase blood flow....
15:13, 04/28/2019

French doctor accused of poisoning patients in order to 'save' them Frédéric Péchier denies charge of triggering heart attacks so he could bring patients back to lifeA French anaesthetist has been accused of giving patients lethal injections to trigger heart attacks in order to pose as a hero for bringing them back t...
16:39, 05/17/2019

New head and neck cancer drug could help patients live longer Pembrolizumab with platinum chemotherapy less ‘aggressive’ and extended survival ratesImmunotherapy could help patients with head and neck cancer live longer, new research suggests.The drug pembrolizumab, used in combination with platinum chemotherap...
02:52, 06/04/2019

Inflammatory bowel disease patients have higher health costs (Reuters Health) - People with inflammatory bowel disease - either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis - may incur health costs more than three times higher than individuals without these conditions, a U.S. study suggests....
08:13, 06/08/2019

Honoring mom: Brandon Carr connects with breast cancer patients When the Ravens cornerback thinks of his mom Sunday, he'll remember the commitment she made to her family, but her memory influences him beyond Mother's Day....
21:26, 05/12/2019

German nurse who killed up to 100 patients faces another life sentence German prosecutors in the northwest city of Oldenburg are seeking a life sentence for Niels Hoegel, a former male nurse who is considered Germany's deadliest postwar serial killer after allegedly killing as many as 100 patients....
09:26, 05/17/2019

Most face transplant patients continue to report better quality of life (Reuters Health) - Doctors at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston say most of the face transplant patients they have been following for about five years are continuing to show improvement in quality of life....
02:13, 05/30/2019

Atrial fibrillation patients often overestimate risk of stroke, bleeding (Reuters Health) - Patients with the irregular heart rhythm atrial fibrillation may overestimate both their risk of having a stroke and their risk of bleeding as a side effect of medication prescribed to prevent strokes, a recent study suggests....
01:26, 04/30/2019

Community pharmacies may improve cardiovascular health for prostate patients After three months of performing moderate and vigorous exercise recommended by pharmacies, men with prostate cancer lost an average of more than 2 pounds and improved their overall well-being....
22:13, 06/12/2019

French doctor charged with killing nine patients in resuscitation scam An anaesthetist in the French eastern city of Besancon is suspected of poisoning patients during surgery to trigger heart failures and then heroically bring them back from the brink of death....
00:52, 05/17/2019

Bayer to work with Foundation Medicine on selecting cancer patients Bayer struck a collaboration deal with Roche's Foundation Medicine Inc. to develop test kits for genetic sequencing of tumor cells to identify cancer patients that benefit from Bayer's Vitrakvi drug....
17:39, 05/29/2019

New drug for multiple sclerosis patients after maker drops price Hope for sufferers of rare form of disease as manufacturers of Ocrevus cave in to NHS EnglandPeople with a rare form of multiple sclerosis will finally get access to a drug that can slow the disease’s progress after NHS bosses pressured its maker to ...
02:39, 05/09/2019

Oxfam 'had culture of tolerating poor behaviour', sex scandal report finds Oxfam had a "culture of tolerating poor behaviour" and failed to report child abuse claims against its staff in Haiti, a damning report into the charity's sex scandal has found....
15:13, 06/11/2019

France's center-right party leader steps down after poor EU election results The leader of France's center-right opposition Les Republicains political party Laurent Wauquiez said on Sunday he will quit as the party's president after it recorded its lowest score ever in last week's European parliament elections....
00:00, 06/03/2019

California to offer healthcare to young working poor living illegally in US State will become first to give Medicaid access to illegal residents, in defiance of Trump policiesCalifornia will become the first state in the US to pay for some adults living in the country illegally to have full health benefits as the solidly lib...
05:52, 06/10/2019

The Football Show: Ignore Neville's outburst, Lionesses were poor and must improve "England manager Phil Neville was left fuming by the behaviour of the Cameroon’s players but was all what it seemed? Carrie Dunn gives her view on the Lionesses’ last-16 win while Gary Al-Smith recaps the opening weekend of the Africa Cup of Nations....
21:00, 06/24/2019

More CEOs were forced out for ethical lapses in 2018 than poor financial performance A new study by PwC found that CEO turnover hit a record high -- and that improper conduct was behind more forced departures than any other reason for the first time....
09:13, 05/15/2019

Governor estimates California quake toll at $100 million, says poor have been hit hardest Although Californians are on the path to recovery, deeper devastation - in economic recovery - has already taken root.        ...
20:00, 07/07/2019

Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott: 'I made a poor decision' Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott issued a lengthy statement Tuesday after meeting with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in New York following an incident in Las Vegas....
10:39, 07/03/2019

North Korea food rations hit record low level after poor harvest: UN The North Korean regime has cut rations of food to 300 grams a day after the worst harvest in 10 years, the UN says. And a UN team found that 10.1 million people lacked enough food to take them through to the next one....
16:00, 05/03/2019

US moves migrant children after reports of poor conditions at Texas facility More than 300 kids were detained there and caring for each other with inadequate food, water and sanitationThe US government has removed most of the children from a remote border patrol station in Texas, following reports that more than 300 children ...
23:39, 06/24/2019

Mercedes thinks Bottas's poor Spanish GP start wasn't F1 car issue Mercedes believes the poor start that Valtteri Bottas felt cost him victory in Formula 1's Spanish Grand Prix was caused by a lack of grip, not a car problem...
16:39, 05/15/2019

$2 trillion in tax-free Opportunity Zone investing could benefit rich and poor In an innovative addition to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, 8,700 low-income census tracts called Opportunity Zones could benefit investors with unrealized capital gains to sell existing investments and re-invest those gains in high-poverty areas....
15:39, 05/06/2019

World's Coffee Growers Seek to Set Minimum Price to Help Poor Farmers Growers from Brazil, Colombia and more than two dozen other countries will meet in Brazil to talk about how to get more money to farmers suffering from the lowest prices on world markets in more than a decade....
08:52, 07/10/2019

Poor Injured Hiker Subjected To Nightmarish Helicopter Rescue From Hell This probably isn’t the worst helicopter rescue of all time, but it’s enough to make a person consider whether it wouldn’t be preferable to die of exposure on a desert mountain, slowly baking to death under a relentless sun....
02:26, 06/05/2019

'It's totally unfair': Chicago, where the rich live 30 years longer than the poor In rich white Streeterville, Chicagoans can expect to live to 90. In poor black Englewood, it’s just 60 – the most divergent of any US city Walking down 69th Street in Englewood, Chicago, near where she grew up, Michelle Rashad gestures to a rundown ...
08:13, 06/23/2019

Homeless and poor people recruited to fake slipping in alleged $31M scam Three men recruited poor and homeless people to stage phony slip-and-fall accidents in front of businesses around the city to cheat the companies and their insurers out of more than $31.7 million, jurors found Tuesday. Following a three-week trial, t...
04:26, 05/29/2019

Sri Lanka on alert for attacks as archbishop slams poor church security Sri Lankan security officials have warned that Islamist militants behind Easter Sunday's suicide bombings are planning attacks and could be dressed in uniform, as the archbishop of Colombo complained about insufficient security around churches....
20:13, 04/29/2019

Poor Sage Northcutt Gets Knocked Out 30 Seconds Into Minor League MMA Debut Sage Northcutt—a composite of every person who appeared in Point Break—resurfaced in Singapore today, six months after he was unceremoniously released by the UFC while riding a three-fight winning streak. Northcutt had been aggressively promoted and ...
01:00, 05/18/2019

Pity the poor man who’s had the Women’s World Cup shoved down his throat | Marina Hyde From Mr Inferior Product to Mr I Prefer Parks, the tournament has caused a cosmic imbalance that we must redressOnce again I am hugely grateful to the community that will not allow us to forget the great under-reported story of this Women’s World Cup...
17:13, 06/12/2019

The economy doesn't work for most Americans. The poor need a voice | The Rev William Barber Until we change how we think about poverty, politicians of both parties will continue to blame the poor for their problems and pit us against each otherAt a rally in Orlando, Florida, on Tuesday, Donald Trump officially announced his 2020 Keep Americ...
10:26, 06/28/2019

When migrants arrived in droves, this poor New Mexico city opened its arms DEMING, N.M. — Along a barren county fairground in this sleepy desert city sits a nondescript building that illustrates the depths of the nation’s migrant crisis — and the heights to which small town America can rise. Over the last several week...
05:39, 06/19/2019

Mexico promotes tree diplomacy with El Salvador to boost poor areas Millions of new trees will soon begin sprouting in El Salvador thanks to a program funded by the Mexican government that aims to help impoverished communities that often create fertile ground for fleeing migrants....
09:13, 06/21/2019

| Pacific rugby: The great brawn drain that left poor nations behind Rugby aims to open up new frontiers this year when Japan host the Rugby World Cup, but the talent-rich Pacific island nations feel they are still being neglected....
08:26, 07/04/2019

GOP offers parental leave for poor up to 70% of income, Ivanka Trump credited Key conservative lawmakers, with the support of President Trump and help from first daughter Ivanka Trump, have proposed a unique leave program for new parents, including those who adopt, that will provide up to 70% of a poor parent's income....
21:39, 05/15/2019

Lab Testing Giant Quest Diagnostics Says Data Breach May Have Hit Nearly 12 Million Patients Clinical lab testing titan Quest Diagnostics acknowledged in a press release on Monday that an “unauthorized user” had gained access to personal information on around 11.9 million customers, including some financial and medical data.Read more......
11:39, 06/04/2019

Without older subjects, cancer drugs trials rely on atypical patients (Reuters Health) - Patients selected to participate in studies of cancer drugs tend to be younger than most people with the disease in the general population, researchers say....
22:00, 06/03/2019

Robocalls wreak havoc at hospitals and put patients' lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak — when doctors, administrators and healthcare field workers need to be in contact — a hospital's phone system goes down, potentially putting lives at risk. ...
17:00, 06/18/2019

German court clears two doctors present as patients committed suicide German doctors are not obliged to try to save a person's life against their will following a suicide attempt, the Federal Court of Justice in Leipzig has ruled, backing regional court decisions in Berlin and Hamburg....
10:39, 07/04/2019

Trump calls on Congress to protect patients from surprise medical bills U.S. President Donald Trump called on Congress on Thursday to pass legislation to protect patients from surprise medical bills from out-of-network doctors that can unnecessarily cost patients tens of thousands of dollars....
00:39, 05/10/2019

More than 12M people may be affected by latest medical data breach. Why those patients are now vulnerable Having medical data stolen makes the nearly 12 million consumers affected by the breach especially vulnerable targets for identity theft.        ...
03:52, 06/07/2019

HIV patients at higher risk for early heart disease, lack of care Antiretroviral therapy used with HIV patients opens them up to heart disease, sudden cardiac failure, heart failure and sudden cardiac deaths compared to people without the virus....
01:52, 06/05/2019

Court says Japan government owes compensation to families of leprosy patients A Japanese court on Friday ordered the government to pay compensation to the families of leprosy patients who suffered discrimination and mistreatment because of government policies that violated their constitutional rights....
10:52, 06/28/2019

Quest Diagnostics announces possible data breach affecting almost 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics said the personal and medical information of nearly 12 million people, including their Social Security numbers, has potentially been breached....
23:13, 06/03/2019

German nurse who 'murdered 200 patients' with lethal drugs jailed for life A NURSE has been sentenced for killing 85 of his patients, with police believing the actual number is around 200, in the worst killing spree in Germany's post-war history....
18:52, 06/06/2019

YouTube Testimonials Lure Patients to Shady Stem Cell Clinics Emotional videos, often paid for by clinics, are attracting desperate patients to unproven stem cell treatments that can be dangerous—or even deadly....
18:26, 06/14/2019

Man with machete stabs 3 at Virginia plasma center; nurses, patients hid in bathroom A man with a long knife stabbed three people inside a Virginia plasma donation center as nurses and patients hid inside a bathroom.        ...
18:26, 07/05/2019

Trump HHS moves to roll back Obamacare protections for transgender patients The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday proposed to remove gender identity from the class of protected persons in federal nondiscrimination protections in healthcare, rolling back Obama-era protections for transgender patients....
17:52, 05/24/2019

German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients, sentenced to life in prison BERLIN (AP) — German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients, sentenced to life in prison....
10:26, 06/06/2019

Philips upbeat on digital care as patients warm to data sharing Dutch health technology company Philips expects sales at its digital care business to grow this year as patients see the benefits of sharing more medical data with doctors, Chief Executive Frans van Houten told Reuters....
20:13, 06/13/2019

Cancer patients with student debt are supposed to get a break. The government isn't giving it President Trump signed a bill last year allowing people with cancer to press pause on their federal student loan payments throughout their medical treatment and then for six months afterward....
20:52, 06/29/2019

Venezuela dialysis patients face uncertain fate after power cuts Seconds before William Lopez was set to be connected to a dialysis machine at a state-run clinic in the western Venezuelan city of Maracaibo in April, the power went out....
15:13, 05/15/2019

As Democrats spotlight poor conditions in migrant facilities, VP Pence tours centers Mike Pence toured two migrant detention facilities in Texas as House Democrats lambasted the administration during a hearing featuring Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.        ...
04:39, 07/13/2019

As Democrats spotlight poor conditions in migrant facilites, VP Pence touts centers Mike Pence touted the work of agents and the care given to migrants during a detention center tour in Texas as House Democrats lambasted the administration during a hearing featuring Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez       ...
03:52, 07/13/2019

Kamala Harris delivers abortion-access warning: 'Poor women in America will die' COLUMBIA, S.C. — 2020 presidential candidate Kamala Harris denied being alarmist when she issued a dire warning about the possible impact the slew of recent anti-abortion measures will have on poor women....
14:52, 06/22/2019

'Detective Pikachu' is poised for a record-breaking opening weekend, despite poor reviews While it's the only video game adaptation to hold a "fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes, it's clear Hollywood still hasn't mastered the transition....
23:13, 05/10/2019

A top tech analyst is getting worried, citing poor earnings and highest valuations in 15 years Soaring values of technology companies have dominated the market's bull run, but now they are getting way too expensive as the earnings picture continues to deteriorate, AB Bernstein warned....
18:00, 07/08/2019

Migrants report abuse, misconduct, poor conditions at Arizona border facility Reports revealed by NBC News allege mistreatment and abuse of migrants held at the Border Patrol's Yuma Sector holding facilities in Arizona.        ...
06:13, 07/10/2019

New corporate disclosure rule about CEO and worker pay adds fuel to rich-poor debate Publicly owned companies now must reveal how wide a gap exists between the compensation earned by average workers compared to their CEOs       ...
04:39, 07/08/2019