Latest Medical schools News

Death sentence for ex-doctor who killed 4 people in Nebraska

Sep. 14, 2018 8:59 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former doctor was sentenced to death on Friday for the revenge killings of four people connected to a Nebraska medical school, including the 11-year-old son of a physician who helped fire the man from a residency program nearly two decades ago. Anthony Garcia, 45, of Indiana entered...

The Latest: Garcia's family members say they're in shock

Sep. 14, 2018 7:26 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of a former doctor convicted of killing four people connected to a Nebraska medical school (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Relatives of a former doctor sentenced to death for the killings of four people tied to a Nebraska medical school say they still have a...

Former doctor convicted of killing four people connected to a Nebraska medical school has been sentenced to death

Sep. 14, 2018 3:59 PM EDT
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Former doctor convicted of killing four people connected to a Nebraska medical school has been sentenced to death.

Woman sues Michigan State, says Nassar raped her in 1992

Sep. 11, 2018 4:04 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A woman has filed a lawsuit against Michigan State University, saying she became pregnant after she was drugged and raped by Larry Nassar when he was a medical student in 1992 but that campus police refused to investigate. The lawsuit was among dozens filed to meet a Monday...

Cuba gives scholarships to Colombians, including ex-rebels

Sep. 4, 2018 7:26 PM EDT

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — As a medic for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, Jhony Guependo saved a comrade who stepped on a land mine from bleeding to death. He also stitched up guerrilla fighters who had injured themselves with machetes while building camps deep in Colombia's rainforest. But...

Ohio State abuse case echoes Larry Nassar gymnast scandal

Aug. 27, 2018 9:54 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A scandal at Ohio State University over decades-old sexual misconduct by a team doctor has raised comparisons with the Larry Nassar abuse case at Michigan State University, which inspired many Ohio State victims to come forward. A side-by-side look at the cases. THE ACCUSED — Larry...

The Latest: Woman often walked dog near site of gator attack

Aug. 20, 2018 5:00 PM EDT

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal alligator attack in South Carolina. (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A man staying in a house near the site of a fatal alligator attack in South Carolina says the victim walked her dog on the street daily, and typically carried a bag of treats for her pet....

NY University offers free tuition for all medical students

Aug. 16, 2018 9:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York University is offering free tuition for all of its medical students. The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday the move is a first among major U.S. medical schools. Rising tuition and six-figure loans have been pushing new doctors into higher-paying fields and contributing to a...

3 scientists share $500,000 prize for work on cancer therapy

Aug. 15, 2018 8:38 AM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Tumors once considered untreatable have disappeared and people previously given months to live are surviving for decades thanks to new therapies emerging from the work of three scientists chosen to receive a $500,000 medical prize. The recipients of the annual Albany Medical Center...

Maryland takes responsibility for mistakes in player death

Aug. 14, 2018 9:07 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The University of Maryland acknowledged Tuesday that the football player who collapsed during practice and subsequently died did not receive proper medical care and the school must accept "legal and moral responsibility for the mistakes." Maryland also parted ways with strength and...