Neurological disorders

FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, Glenn Chin, supervisory pharmacist at the now-closed New England Compounding Center, leaves federal court after attending the first day of his trial in Boston. Chin, a Massachusetts pharmacist charged in a deadly meningitis outbreak has been cleared of murder allegations. A Boston jury on Wednesday, Oct. 25, found Chin not guilty of causing the deaths of 25 people who were injected with mold-tainted drugs. But jurors found convicted Chin of mail fraud and racketeering. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
October 25, 2017 - 7:11 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A pharmacist at a Massachusetts facility whose tainted drugs sparked a nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people was cleared Wednesday of murder, but convicted of mail fraud and racketeering. Jurors said prosecutors failed to prove Glenn Chin was responsible for the deaths...
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In this Oct. 13, 2017, photo, Anaheim Ducks right wing Patrick Eaves (18) in the first period of a hockey game in Denver. Eaves has been diagnosed with Guillain-Barre syndrome, and his hockey career is on hold while he recovers. The Ducks announced Eaves' diagnosis Monday, Oct. 24, and the club disclosed that the veteran goal-scorer was in intensive care last week. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
October 24, 2017 - 12:48 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Anaheim Ducks forward Patrick Eaves has been diagnosed with Guillain-Barre syndrome, and his hockey career is on hold while he recovers. The Ducks announced Eaves' diagnosis Monday, and the club disclosed that the veteran goal-scorer was in intensive care last week. Eaves is...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, Glenn Chin, supervisory pharmacist at the now-closed New England Compounding Center, leaves federal court after attending the first day of his trial in Boston. Chin, a Massachusetts pharmacist charged in a deadly meningitis outbreak has been cleared of murder allegations. A Boston jury on Wednesday, Oct. 25, found Chin not guilty of causing the deaths of 25 people who were injected with mold-tainted drugs. But jurors found convicted Chin of mail fraud and racketeering. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
October 23, 2017 - 12:03 am
BOSTON (AP) — Jury deliberations are set to begin in the case of a Massachusetts pharmacist charged with murder in the 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people. Jurors in Glenn Chin's case are expected to start deliberating in Boston's federal courthouse on Monday. Chin was the supervisory...
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October 20, 2017 - 1:40 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An Kansas prison inmate died in April after a brain fungus gave him a form of meningitis that left him weak and so disoriented that he drank his own urine while prison health care staff ignored his pleas for help, according to a lawsuit filed on behalf of his mother and...
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FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2017 file photo, a child receives treatment at the state-run Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. The government hospital in north India where dozens of babies died within two days earlier this month said on Wednesday, Aug. 30, that at least 217 children died there in the month of August due to a variety of reasons including an annual encephalitis outbreak. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh, File)
August 30, 2017 - 6:42 am
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Death continues to haunt a government hospital in north India that came under fire earlier this month after dozens of babies died within two days. Dr. P.K. Singh, the head of the BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur city, said Wednesday that at least 217 children died there in...
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August 30, 2017 - 6:37 am
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Death continues to haunt a government hospital in north India that came under fire earlier this month after dozens of babies died within two days. Dr. P.K. Singh, the head of the BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur city, said Wednesday that at least 217 children died there in...
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August 24, 2017 - 6:02 am
BUFFALO, S.C. (AP) — An elementary school student in South Carolina is being treated for viral meningitis. Union County Schools spokesman Jeff Stribble tells local media a student at Buffalo Elementary School in Buffalo went home sick from school and was diagnosed on Tuesday. The student's...
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August 01, 2017 - 2:57 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The start of every August will kick off Ice Bucket Challenge Week in Massachusetts. Republican Gov. Charlie Baker on Tuesday signed into law a bill designating the first week of the month as a time to honor Pete Frates. Frates inspired the Ice Bucket Challenge that has raised more...
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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2011 file photo, actor Sam Shepard poses for a portrait in New York. Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, died of complications from ALS, Thursday, July 27, 2017, at his home in Kentucky. He was 73. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
July 31, 2017 - 2:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died. He was 73. Family spokesman Chris Boneau said Monday that Shepard died Thursday...
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This combination of photos provided by Boston University shows sections from a normal brain, top, and from the brain of former University of Texas football player Greg Ploetz, bottom, in stage IV of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. According to a report released on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 by the Journal of the American Medical Association, research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school. (Dr. Ann McKee/BU via AP)
July 26, 2017 - 12:01 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and even high school. It's the largest update on chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a...
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