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Clinton "doing fine" and will be out of hospital soon

Oct. 16, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — Bill Clinton is doing fine and will be released soon from a Southern California hospital where he's being treated for an infection, President Joe Biden said. Biden said Friday during remarks at the University of Connecticut that he had spoken to...

The Latest: Maine vaccine mandate opponents file appeal

Oct. 15, 2021 20:58 PM EDT

MAINE — Opponents of a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers in Maine filed an emergency appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court after being dealt another legal defeat on Friday. The appeal was filed hours after the U.S. 1st Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston denied...

Bill Clinton recovering from urological infection, aide says

Oct. 15, 2021 18:57 PM EDT

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — Bill Clinton will remain hospitalized overnight as he recovers from a urological infection. But a spokesman said Friday that he was doing better and was in good spirits. “All health indicators are trending in the right direction, including his...

Advocates praise move to buy psychiatric hospital for kids

Oct. 15, 2021 12:43 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Mental health advocates are praising the state’s decision to expand services for children by purchasing a private 111-bed psychiatric hospital. An association that represents the state’s 10 nonprofit community mental health centers called the...

Bill Clinton in hospital for non-COVID-related infection

Oct. 14, 2021 22:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton was admitted to a Southern California hospital Tuesday with an infection but he is “on the mend,” his spokesman said Thursday. Clinton, 75, was admitted to the University of California Irvine Medical Center on Tuesday...

New Hampshire to buy private pediatric psychiatric hospital

Oct. 14, 2021 18:54 PM EDT

HAMPSTEAD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire will use federal recovery funds to buy the private Hampstead Hospital in the latest effort to address a shortage of psychiatric hospital beds in the state, officials said Thursday. Gov. Chris Sununu announced that he expects the deal...

COVID-19 hospital visitor rules: Families want more access

Oct. 13, 2021 15:43 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Banned from the Florida hospital room where her mother lay dying of COVID-19, Jayden Arbelaez pitched an idea to construction employees working nearby. “Is there any way that I could get there?” Arbelaez asked them, pointing to a small third-story...

New dashboards give detailed look at Missouri health data

Oct. 12, 2021 13:18 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — New health data dashboards unveiled this week offer detailed information about health inequities in Missouri, including information from specific ZIP codes across the state. The Missouri Hospital Association released the Health Equity Dashboards...

Browns LB Owusu-Koramoah returns after LA hospital stay

Oct. 11, 2021 17:17 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns rookie linebacker Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah returned to Ohio after suffering a throat bruise in Sunday's game against the Chargers and being evaluated and treated at a Los Angeles-area hospital. Owusu-Koramoah got hurt in the first quarter of a...

Czech president hospitalized; Could affect forming new govt

Oct. 10, 2021 14:54 PM EDT

PRAGUE (AP) — Czech President Milos Zeman was rushed to the hospital on Sunday, a day after the country held parliamentary election in which populist Prime Minister Andrej Babis' party surprisingly came in second and Zeman has a key role in establishing a new government. ...