All posts tagged "doctor"

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    LA-area doctor gets 30 years to life for prescription drug deaths

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles-area doctor convicted of murder for prescribing pain killers that killed three patients apologized in court Friday but that did little to sway the judge, who sentenced her to 30 years...

    • Posted February 5, 2016
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  • A portrait of the late singer-songwriter Shin-Hae chul is placed on the top of his memorial altar set up in Asan Medical Center in Songpa, southern Seoul. (Yonhap)
    Doctor indicted over medical malpractice linked to rock singer’s death

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Prosecutors said Monday they have indicted a doctor on charges of medical malpractice that led to the death of popular rock singer Shin Hae-chul. The Seoul Eastern District Prosecutor’s Office said Shin, one of...

    • Posted August 24, 2015
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  • Hospital workers and visitors wearing masks pass by a precaution against the MERS, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, virus at a quarantine tent for people who could be infected with the MERS virus at Seoul National University Hospital in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, June 3, 2015. South Korea on Tuesday confirmed the country's first two deaths from MERS as it fights to contain the spread of a virus that has killed hundreds of people in the Middle East.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    MERS-infected doctor contacted over 1,000 people in S. Korea

    SEOUL, June 4 (Yonhap) — A medical doctor in Seoul came into contact with over 1,000 citizens while infected with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), the city government said Thursday, sparking concerns of the further spread...

    • Posted June 4, 2015
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  • People walk through the lobby of Bellevue Hospital, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in New York. Dr. Craig Spencer, a resident of New York City and a member of Doctors Without Borders, was admitted to Bellevue on Thursday and has been diagnosed with Ebola. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
    NYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor is infected

    NEW YORK (AP) — Officials tried to tamp down New Yorkers’ fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day. “We...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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