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  • Illinois gay conversion therapy ban passes House, moves to Senate

    Illinois gay conversion therapy ban passes House, moves to Senate
    Following a series of big wins during the past decade that culminated in the approval of same-sex marriage in Illinois, the new cause for gay rights supporters at the Capitol is banning conversion therapy on minors — a controversial practice aimed...
  • Mother arrested in infant's death

    Mother arrested in infant's death
    Baltimore police say a mother confessed to killing her 30-day-old infant last year. On Feb. 18, 2014, Melody Johnson, the 30-day-old daughter of Damira Latham, suffered fatal injuries sustained while she was at home. An autopsy determined that Melody had...
  • Commentary: Veterans' suicide rate alarming

    According to a study in the American Journal of Public Health, the causes for suicides among post-9/11 veterans included mental health, substance abuse and relationship problems. Veterans from previous war periods are more likely to suffer from mental...
  • Two Psychiatrists Disciplined By Medical Examining Board

    HARTFORD — A Stamford psychiatrist who fabricated a radiology report was fined $7,000 Tuesday and her medical license was placed on probation for six months by the state Medical Examining Board. At its meeting Tuesday in Hartford, the board also...
  • Researchers find potential clues to detecting ovarian cancer

    TEMPE, Ariz. � Arizona State University researchers said they have identified three promising biological signals that could help detect ovarian cancer before patients display any symptoms. Researchers from the university's Biodesign Institute said...
  • Condemned Mississippi inmate wants mental health hearing

    Attorneys for a Mississippi death row inmate asked the state Supreme Court on Tuesday to order a hearing on his mental health as a possible step toward overturning his conviction. The attorney general's office opposed the request, saying a trial judge...
  • Palestinian patients find help in Israeli hospital

    The bedroom of Palestinian siblings Ahmed and Hadeel Hamdan looks like a hospital ward, filled with beeping machines, monitors, solution bags and sterilizing fluids. This is where the Gaza teenagers spend 12 hours a day connected to dialysis machines....
  • FDA will consider patient experiences in their medical-device reviews

    For decades, the Food and Drug Administration and the medical device industry have puzzled over how to factor the experiences of patients when making regulatory decisions. This month, they got some answers. The Medical Device Innovation Consortium, a...
  • Federal panel calls medical scopes unsafe

    Federal panel calls medical scopes unsafe
    A federal panel concluded Friday that the medical scopes linked to a deadly string of superbug outbreaks are unsafe as designed and urged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to do more to protect patients. But the agency's advisory committee stopped...
  • Don't count on dance class to give your kid a workout, study warns

    Don't count on dance class to give your kid a workout, study warns
    Only 8% of kids enrolled in after-school dance programs got enough exercise during class to meet federal guidelines for moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, a new study finds. Even worse, only 6% of adolescents got the recommended 30 minutes of...
  • Report details European superbug outbreak linked to faulty Olympus scopes

    Report details European superbug outbreak linked to faulty Olympus scopes
    More than a year before a medical scope infected patients with a superbug at UCLA and Cedars-Sinai medical centers, a similar outbreak in the Netherlands prompted Dutch regulators to ask the manufacturer to prove the device was safe. Olympus Corp....