Medical technology

October 15, 2017 - 7:32 pm
HOLMES BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Police say a man killed his girlfriend's 17-month-old son and stole her car stereo and laptop while she was in the hospital with her dying child. The Bradenton Herald reports that 31-year-old David Vickers is being held without bail on charges of second-degree murder and...
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A Cal Fire firefighter works on hot spots on a hill in the Oakmont area of Santa Rosa, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. Gusting winds and dry air forecast for Thursday could drive the next wave of devastating wildfires that are already well on their way to becoming the deadliest and most destructive in California history. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
October 12, 2017 - 9:46 pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Teams with cadaver dogs began a grim search Thursday for more dead in parts of California wine country devastated by wildfires, resorting in some cases to serial numbers stamped on medical implants to identify remains that turned up in the charred ruins. New deaths confirmed...
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October 09, 2017 - 6:46 am
BEIJING (AP) — China will allow use of some drugs and medical devices based on approval by foreign regulators, the government said Monday, in a move that could help to ease access to its health care market. The step was one of a series announced by Chinese drug regulators to improve access to...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, file photo, patients lie in their beds at a hospital in Catano, Puerto Rico. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says drug shortages are possible because of expected long-term power outages in Puerto Rico. FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said in a statement Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, that the agency is working to prevent shortages of about 40 medicines. He didn't name the medicines involved. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)
October 06, 2017 - 6:27 pm
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday warned that U.S. drug shortages are possible because power outages in Puerto Rico have stopped or limited production at many medicine factories there. Nearly 10 percent of the medicines used by Americans, plus numerous medical devices, are made in Puerto...
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September 07, 2017 - 11:01 am
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors say a brain surgeon and two nurses in jail awaiting trial for allegedly operating a child-sex ring caught on video may face more charges after investigators discovered additional video footage. The Santa Cruz Sentinel reports ( http://bit.ly/2f7jAsI ) Thursday...
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August 31, 2017 - 4:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing solidly higher for the second day in a row after the government said spending by consumers strengthened. Health care and technology companies made some of the largest gains Wednesday...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell speaks to the media after an NFL owners meeting in Chicago. A year after the NFL launched the "Play Smart. Play Safe" initiative, pledging $100 million in support of independent medical research and engineering advancements, a huge chunk of that soon will be awarded to such research, primarily dedicated to neuroscience. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)
August 29, 2017 - 2:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A year after the NFL pledged $100 million in support of independent medical research and engineering advancements, a huge chunk of that soon will be awarded to such research, primarily dedicated to neuroscience. A Scientific Advisory Board assembled by the NFL is set to launch its...
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August 11, 2017 - 11:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 11:45 a.m. Technology and health care companies led U.S. stocks slightly higher in midday trading, recouping some of the losses from the day before. Investors welcomed new data showing inflation at the consumer level...
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In this photo taken on Saturday, Jul. 8, 2017, workers fill bottles with water at the mineral water refilling station in Sanaa, Yemen. Yemen’s raging two-year conflict has served as an incubator for lethal cholera. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)
August 10, 2017 - 2:18 pm
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Collapsing on sidewalks and constantly vomiting, some of the Yemeni villagers barely make it to the tiny health center where doctors spread cardboard sheets in the backyard and use trees to hang bags of IV fluids for patients. They are part of a stream of hundreds of suspected...
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In this photo taken on Saturday, Jul. 8, 2017, workers fill bottles with water at the mineral water refilling station in Sanaa, Yemen. Yemen’s raging two-year conflict has served as an incubator for lethal cholera. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)
August 10, 2017 - 6:40 am
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Collapsing on sidewalks and constantly vomiting, some of the Yemeni villagers barely make it to the tiny health center where doctors spread carton sheets in the backyard and use trees to hang bags of IV fluids for patients. They are part of a stream of hundreds of suspected...
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