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Bogus doctor performed physicals at Philadelphia high school
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities are investigating how a woman with phony medical credentials ended up giving physicals last year at a Philadelphia public high school.
Physician assistant jailed for selling $710K in painkillers
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A New York physician assistant who pocketed $710,000 by illegally selling the painkiller oxycodone has been sentenced to five years in prison.
In Minnesota, rainy-day fund may help cover insurance hikes
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota would use state money to offset the health premium hikes for more than 100,000 residents under a measure legislators were considering Thursday, a novel approach as states across the country grapple with the rising costs and uncertain future of the Affordable Care Ac.
Former president's breathing tube indicates severe pneumonia
Former President George H.W. Bush is being treated for pneumonia in intensive care at a Houston hospital where doctors are evaluating him before removing a breathing tube.
Researchers: Trump win alters conversation on gun violence
BOSTON (AP) — Leading public health researchers and gun safety advocates concede that Republican Donald Trump's election as president changed the national conversation on firearms, but they're urging gun owners and manufacturers to be included in the effort to reduce deaths and injuries from firears.
Report: NYPD mental health training needs better utilization
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department has trained more than 5,000 police officers on how to handle mental health crisis calls but doesn't have a way to dispatch those officers when the calls come in, according to a report published Thursday.
Feds sue New York police over man's HIV discrimination claim
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by denying an HIV-positive man a position as an emergency dispatcher, federal prosecutors said.
US lawsuit says preschool wrongly expelled disabled child
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A company that runs a New Jersey preschool is defending itself against a federal complaint that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act when it expelled a child with Down syndrome because she wasn't potty-trained.
Can breakfast help keep us thin? Nutrition science is tricky
NEW YORK (AP) — Cereal makers have happily encouraged the belief that eating breakfast can help keep us thin and bring other benefits, partly by paying for studies that seem to support the idea.
Study: Texas abortions declined as clinics got farther away
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The number of abortions performed throughout Texas dropped after a 2013 law forced the closure of clinics in all but the largest cities, and the decline was steeper the farther a woman lived from one of the remaining clinics, a study found.
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