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August 30, 2017 - 10:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first treatment that genetically engineers patients' own blood cells to seek and destroy childhood leukemia. The move opens a new era in cancer care. FDA's action Wednesday makes Novartis Pharmaceutical's CAR-T cell treatment the...
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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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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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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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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 29, 2017 - 7:00 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says three people in Connecticut are among dozens nationwide who have contracted a salmonella infection linked to turtles. CDC officials said Tuesday that 37 people across 13 states became sick with infections stemming from...
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August 29, 2017 - 7:00 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says three people in Connecticut are among dozens nationwide who have contracted a salmonella infection linked to turtles. CDC officials said Tuesday that 37 people across 13 states became sick with infections stemming from...
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August 29, 2017 - 7:00 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says three people in Connecticut are among dozens nationwide who have contracted a salmonella infection linked to turtles. CDC officials said Tuesday that 37 people across 13 states became sick with infections stemming from...
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August 29, 2017 - 7:00 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says three people in Connecticut are among dozens nationwide who have contracted a salmonella infection linked to turtles. CDC officials said Tuesday that 37 people across 13 states became sick with infections stemming from...
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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2014 file photo former nurse Niels Hoegel accused of multiple murder and attempted murder of patients, stands in the court room wearing handcuffs and covering his face with a file at the district court in Oldenburg, Germany. Niels Hoegel., accused of multiple murder and attempted murder of patients, covering his face with a file at the district court in Oldenburg, Germany. German authorities say Monday Aug. 28, 2017 they now believe that a nurse who was convicted of killing patients with overdoses of heart medication killed at least 84 people. Niels Hoegel was convicted in 2015 of two murders and two attempted murders at a clinic in the northwestern town of Delmenhorst. Oldenburg police chief Johann Kuehme said Monday authorities have now unearthed evidence of 84 killings. (Ingo Wagner/dpa via AP)
August 29, 2017 - 11:21 am
BERLIN (AP) — German officials expect to bring new charges against a nurse already serving a life sentence for two murders after determining that he might have killed another 84 patients, if not more, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Oldenburg state prosecutor Martin Koziolek said he expected his office...
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