(NEW YORK) -- In operating rooms across the country, more and more diabetics are receiving amputations due to complications from type-2 diabetes.The life-altering procedures are more common among Black and Latino patients who are more likely to be diagnosed with the disease, according to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A North Dakota state court denied a request to temporarily block the state's strict abortion ban on Tuesday.Plaintiffs challenging the ban had asked the court to allow doctors to resume performing abortions to preserve the life or health of a pregnant... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A Connecticut woman will be the first non-resident of Vermont to use the state's medical aid in dying law on Thursday morning, according to local reports.Lynda Bluestein, a 76-year-old from Bridgeport, is suffering from terminal ovarian cancer and fallopian tube cancer.... Read More.
CBS has announced that Best Man star Morris Chestnut will play the lead role in Watson, a medical drama inspired by the mythology of Sherlock Holmes.Dr. Watson was, of course, the legendary detective's partner in solving crimes, but in the new show — which... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- From new vaccines to the first drugs of their kind for hard-to-treat disorders, 2023 has been a year full of medical breakthroughs.They offer opportunities for people to protect themselves from diseases, slow down the effects of others and even incorporate artificial... Read More.
CLEARFIELD – At this week's Clearfield County Prison Board meeting, two former inmates' mothers complained about medical treatment at the jail.One woman claimed that while her son was incarcerated,... Read More.
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- The Ohio Senate passed a bill restricting certain transgender rights for minors in the state on Wednesday.House Bill 68 is comprised of two acts: the "Save Adolescents from Experimentation Act," which bans transgender minors from receiving gender-affirming care and the "Save... Read More.
(AMHERST, Va.) -- Several Virginia elementary school students needed medical attention Tuesday after eating gummy bears laced with what authorities said was fentanyl.The Amherst County Sheriff's Office said seven children at Central Elementary School in Amherst, Virginia, "experienced a reaction to ingesting gummy bears"... Read More.
Performing medicine can be difficult in any setting but perhaps no more challenging than during a humanitarian crisis.Doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals are often performing under extreme duress with a limited number of tools compared to working in a traditional hospital setting.There have... Read More.