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Ambulances wait hours with patients at California hospitals

Jan. 19, 2022 18:21 PM EST

Emergency health workers in California Wednesday blasted hours-long waits to transfer patients from ambulances to hospital emergency rooms in what they said were chronic delays worsened by the nearly two-year coronavirus pandemic. During a legislative hearing, first responders said...

Unilever won't top $68B bid for GSK consumer healthcare unit

Jan. 19, 2022 14:01 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Unilever, the maker of Vaseline skin care products and Dove soap, says it won’t increase a 50 billion-pound ($68.2 billion) offer for GlaxoSmithKline’s consumer healthcare unit that was rejected last week. London-based GSK said Saturday that the bid...

N. Carolina physician indicted for altering medical devices

Jan. 06, 2022 16:55 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a North Carolina physician accused of altering medical devices for reuse and bilking Medicare out of more than $46 million, according to a federal prosecutor. U.S. Attorney Michael Easley said that according to a superseding...

COVID surge threatens to overwhelm some primary care offices

Jan. 04, 2022 17:47 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Doctor's offices and urgent care centers are bracing for impact as they again face high patient demand and more staffers out sick from the the super-contagious omicron variant. The number of new COVID-19 cases across the U.S. reached a record-shattering average...

Ohio House OKs bill on babies born alive after abortion

Dec. 08, 2021 17:17 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio doctors who fail to give medical care in the extremely rare circumstance when a baby is born alive following an abortion attempt would face criminal penalties under legislation that cleared the Republican-run Ohio House Wednesday. The bill also would...

Prosecute shoplifters under existing laws, governor says

Dec. 01, 2021 21:03 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday in no uncertain terms that he thinks shoplifters should be prosecuted under existing California laws, as he called out local officials whom he said have been reluctant to do so. He was responding to a recent run...

Indiana medical groups plead for more to get COVID-19 shots

Nov. 30, 2021 16:49 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s top medical groups pleaded Tuesday for more people to get COVID-19 vaccine shots as the state is in the midst of a new surge of infections and hospitalizations. Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb is set to renew the statewide public health...

Southern California gets more windy, dry and hot weather

Nov. 12, 2021 11:12 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California faced another day of hot, dry and gusty weather Friday as Santa Ana winds swept across the region. More temperature records were likely to be set, the National Weather Service said. A high of 95 degrees (35...

Norway offers booster shot to everyone over the age of 18

Nov. 12, 2021 07:08 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Everyone over the age of 18 in Norway will be offered a booster shot of coronavirus vaccine, the country's prime minister said Friday, adding that unvaccinated health care personnel should be tested twice a week and must wear face masks. ...

Myanmar court hears final arguments in case of US journalist

Nov. 10, 2021 11:58 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — A court in Myanmar on Wednesday heard closing arguments in the case of Danny Fenster, a U.S. journalist jailed in Myanmar for more than five months on charges of breaking security laws, his lawyer said. Lawyer Than Zaw Aung said the court in the city of...