Hospital and clinic services

July 07, 2018 - 10:32 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the country's top media regulator to be summoned for questioning over his decision to issue a gag order on corruption allegations made against a children's cancer hospital. In a Saturday statement, the chief public prosecutor said the decision by...
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July 02, 2018 - 8:07 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Health officials say a cook-out and party may be responsible for an illness that sent more than a dozen people to hospitals in North Carolina. Charlotte-Mecklenburg's emergency medical service Medic said in Twitter messages at least 15 people at one apartment complex were...
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June 04, 2018 - 4:07 pm
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush has left a Maine hospital after more than a week of treatment for low blood pressure and fatigue. A Bush spokesman tweeted Monday that the president "deeply" appreciates the care and good wishes he has received. Spokesman Jim McGrath also...
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This Friday, June 1, 2018 photo shows Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center in Houston. Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center has suspended all medical procedures in its renowned heart transplant program following the deaths this year of at least three patients. Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center announced Friday, June 1, 2018 that the transplant program will be inactive for 14 days as administrators assess what's gone awry with operations. (Jon Shapely/Houston Chronicle via AP)
June 02, 2018 - 4:21 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston hospital has suspended all medical procedures in its renowned heart transplant program following the deaths this year of at least three patients and the departure of several senior physicians. Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center said Friday that the transplant program will be...
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Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., left, and Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., arrive to vote on a bill to expand private care for military veterans as an alternative to the troubled Veterans Affairs health system, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 24, 2018 - 12:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress delivered a victory to President Donald Trump by expanding private care for veterans as an alternative to the troubled Veterans Affairs health system. The Senate cleared the bill on a 92-5 vote Wednesday, also averting a disastrous shutdown of its Choice private-sector...
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In this May 9, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump holds up an executive order he signed as he is surrounded by first lady Melania Trump, second from right, Karen Pence, right, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, third from left, Ivanka Trump, fourth from left, and others during a celebration of military mothers and spouses event in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The House is set to give veterans more leeway to see doctors outside the Department of Veterans Affairs' health system. It's part of an effort to fulfill President Donald Trump's promise to expand private care for veterans. The long-awaited plan is set for a House vote later Wednesday. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 16, 2018 - 6:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Wednesday to give veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system, a major shift aimed at reducing wait times and improving medical care despite the concerns of some Democrats who cast it as a risky step toward dismantling the...
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FILE - In this July 4, 2016 file photo, a truck loaded with Turkish aid supplies arrives through the Kerem Shalom border crossing with Israel to Rafah, Gaza Strip. Late Friday, a large crowd of Palestinians badly damaged a fuel and gas terminal and a conveyor belt at the Kerem Shalom crossing. Israel closed the crossing and said it would likely take weeks or months to repair the damage. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
May 13, 2018 - 2:19 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Gaza Strip is rapidly running out of cooking gas and diesel fuel for hospital generators will only last another 7-10 days, officials said Sunday, after Palestinian protesters destroyed the fuel terminal at the territory's only cargo crossing. In Friday night's...
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Protesters cheer as they listen to a speaker during a rally on the UCLA campus Monday, May 7, 2018, in Los Angeles. Thousands of custodians, security guards, gardeners and other service workers at University of California campuses have started a three-day walkout to address gender pay inequalities and to demand higher wages. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
May 07, 2018 - 3:58 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of custodians, security guards, gardeners and other service workers at University of California campuses started a three-day strike Monday to address pay inequalities and demand higher wages. Strikers gathered at sunrise on the 10 campuses throughout the state,...
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May 05, 2018 - 3:57 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Memorial Health has announced the layoff of 85 workers. In a prepared statement Friday hospital officials said the move was made to "strengthen the organization." They also stated their focus is on "regaining financial stability." The Savannah Morning News reports the hospital...
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FILE - In this April 21, 2018, file photo, former presidents George W. Bush, left, and George H.W. Bush arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church for a funeral service for former first lady Barbara Bush in Houston. George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara, a spokesman said Monday, April 23. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
May 04, 2018 - 8:11 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush was released from a Houston hospital on Friday after spending 13 days being treated for an infection that required his hospitalization a day after his wife's funeral. The 93-year-old Bush was released from Houston Methodist Hospital, said Bush...
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