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2nd Tucson hospital designated as top-tier trauma center

Sep. 19, 2020 12:02 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Southern Arizona is getting a second top-tier trauma center to provide care for complex and critical life-threatening injuries. The Level One Trauma Center designation granted Carondelet St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tucson by the Arizona Department of Health Service takes effect...

FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, file photo, a man puts a Lebanese flag on the roof of a damaged building at a neighborhood near the scene of an explosion several days earlier that hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon.  After a massive explosion ripped through Beirut this month, clinical psychologist Yorgo Younes knew he had to step forward and help his fellow citizens deal with the psychological toll. Online, Younes and others offered to help those grappling with the trauma of a blast that devastated a people already wearied by the coronavirus pandemic and severe economic turmoil. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)

After Beirut explosion, helpers tend to shock and trauma

Aug. 24, 2020 7:32 AM EDT

When a massive explosion ripped through Beirut this month, Yorgo Younes scurried to flee his building. He saw children crying and adults screaming as they scrambled for safety, one running barefoot over jagged pieces of glass in a state of shock and fear. A clinical psychologist, Younes thought of the toll this...

Dwight Hicks addresses the media during a news conference, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Novi, Mich. Hicks, is one of several Black former University of Michigan student-athletes who claim they were abused by a sports doctor who worked there for decades. Attorneys are asking the university to treat them fairly as it settles hundreds of lawsuits expected to cost the school millions of dollars. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Black victims of U-Michigan doc seek equity in settlements

Aug. 12, 2020 3:49 PM EDT

NOVI, Mich. (AP) — Dwight Hicks left New Jersey as a teenager, seeking to take a step toward his NFL dreams by playing football at the University of Michigan. Hicks was willing to do whatever it took to compete in the 1970s and says the price paid included being sexually assaulted by the late Dr. Robert...

CORRECTS THE FAMILY NAME OF THE BOY - Three-year-old Abed Itani lies on a sofa at his family house in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. Abed was playing with his Lego blocks when the huge blast ripped through Beirut, shattering the nearby glass doors. He had cuts on his tiny arms and feet, a head injury, and was taken to the emergency room, where he sat amid other bleeding people. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

Children in Beirut suffer from trauma after deadly blast

Aug. 12, 2020 4:16 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — When the huge explosion ripped through Beirut last week, it shattered the glass doors near where 3-year-old Abed Itani was playing with his Lego blocks. He suffered a head injury and cuts on his tiny arms and feet, and he was taken to the emergency room, where he sat amid other bleeding...

A dog of the French rescue team searches for survivors at the scene of this week's massive explosion in the port of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. Three days after a massive explosion rocked Beirut, killing over a hundred people and causing widespread devastation, rescuers are still searching for survivors and the government is investigating what caused the disaster. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

The Latest: Trump says US help on way for Beirut disaster

Aug. 7, 2020 7:25 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on the explosion in Beirut (all times local): 2:20 a.m. President Donald Trump has spoken about the explosion in Beirut during calls with Lebanese President Michel Aoun and French President Emmanuel Macron. Trump said Friday that he told Aoun that three large aircraft filled with...

A soldier stands at the devastated site of the explosion in the port of Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. French President Emmanuel Macron came in Beirut to offer French support to Lebanon after the deadly port blast. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, Pool)

The Latest: Macron says France doesn’t want to run Lebanon

Aug. 6, 2020 2:18 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the explosion in Beirut (all times local): 9:15 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron has denied that he's seeking to pull the strings in Lebanon and revive France’s colonial-era influence over a country reeling from a giant, deadly explosion. Macron was on a visit to...

This satellite image taken on Wednesday Aug. 5, 2020 shows the port of Beirut and the surrounding area in Lebanon following a massive explosion on Tuesday. Residents of Beirut confronted a scene of utter devastation a day after a massive explosion at the port rippled across the Lebanese capital, killing at least 100 people, wounding thousands and leaving entire city blocks blanketed with glass and rubble. (Planet Labs Inc. via AP)

The Latest: Australia pledges $1.4M for Beirut relief effort

Aug. 5, 2020 11:13 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the explosion in Beirut (all times local): 6 a.m. Thursday The Australian government has pledged an initial 2 million Australian dollars ($1.4 million) to the relief effort in Lebanon following the deadly blast that ripped across the capital Beirut. Prime Minister Scott...

This Feb. 29, 2020 photo provided by Kaiser Health News shows Beverly Grant finding peace and balance through yoga and meditation in the midst of painful losses - her son's murder in 2018, and her mother's death earlier this year - at the Dahlia Campus of the Mental Health Center of Denver. A growing movement to diversify yoga seeks to help people of color who disproportionately share the experience of debilitating trauma and grief, including being most at risk of the coronavirus.   (Rebecca Stumpf for KHN via AP)

Co-op seeks to diversify yoga to heal racialized trauma

Aug. 1, 2020 8:10 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Beverly Grant spent years juggling many roles before yoga helped her restore her balance. When not doting over her three children, she hosted her public affairs talk radio show, attended community meetings or handed out cups of juice at her roving Mo’ Betta Green MarketPlace farmers...

Whale beached in Ocean Shores died from blunt force trauma

Jul. 29, 2020 10:56 AM EDT

OCEAN SHORES, Wash. (AP) — A female humpback whale found beached in Ocean Shores, Washington, Monday appears to have died after suffering blunt force trauma consistent with a ship strike, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The 30.5-foot-long (9 meters) juvenile whale was in...