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Dartmouth to study opioid treatment for pregnant women

Jun. 24, 2018 9:52 AM EDT

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — A research team at Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine is getting $5.3 million to study medication-assisted treatment for pregnant women with opioid use disorders. Officials say combining medication with psychosocial services has been shown to significantly reduce poor outcomes for...

Charles Krauthammer, conservative columnist and pundit, dies

Jun. 22, 2018 11:48 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and pundit who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement as he evolved from "Great Society" Democrat to Iraq War cheerleader to denouncer of Donald Trump, has died at age 68. His death was announced...

Charles Krauthammer, prominent conservative voice, has died

Jun. 21, 2018 8:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Krauthammer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and pundit who helped shape and occasionally dissented from the conservative movement as he evolved from "Great Society" Democrat to Iraq War cheerleader to denouncer of Donald Trump, died Thursday. He was 68. His death was announced...

APNewsBreak: Schools mum on ties to doc in sex abuse inquiry

Jun. 21, 2018 4:56 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A now-dead doctor accused of sexual misconduct by former student athletes at Ohio State University said he acted as a team physician at other universities, most of which won't say if they are reviewing those connections or whether any concerns were raised about him. Ohio State...

Attorneys seek to spare ex-doctor from death for 4 slayings

Jun. 13, 2018 7:37 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Attorneys for a former doctor convicted of killing four people connected to an Omaha medical school began the effort Wednesday to spare him from the death penalty — even as he refused to help in his own defense. Anthony Garcia appeared disheveled, with a heavy beard and unkempt...

Ex-USC dean blames mental illness for drug use

Jun. 8, 2018 7:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The former dean of the University of Southern California medical school is blaming mental illness for his drug use and partying with young criminals. KABC-TV says Dr. Carmen Puliafito testified Thursday at a state medical board hearing that will determine whether he'll lose his medical...

USC medical school official feared dean was 'doing drugs'

Jun. 6, 2018 5:21 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former vice dean of University of Southern California's medical school testified he feared the then-dean, Dr. Carmen Puliafito, "could be doing drugs" before Puliafito abruptly quit in 2016. Dr. Henri Ford's testimony at a state Medical Board hearing marks the first suggestion that any...

Ex-medical school dean sent to trial in Nassar fallout

Jun. 5, 2018 5:52 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former medical school dean at Michigan State University was ordered to trial Tuesday on criminal charges that grew from the investigation of disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar. Three women, including two current medical students, told a judge about sexual harassment by...

Correction: Medical Fellowship-Abortion story

Jun. 1, 2018 4:39 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In a story May 31 about student activists at the University of Minnesota trying to reinstate a medical school fellowship in reproductive health, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Minnesota Daily, erroneously reported that fellows would have worked at Planned...

Chiefs lineman Duvernay-Tardif graduates from med school

May. 29, 2018 5:20 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs offensive lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif can finally put away the medical books for a while and spend all his free time studying up his playbook. Duvernay-Tardif graduated from McGill University's medical school on Tuesday. The Chiefs picked Duvernay-Tardif in the sixth...