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Chaos and horror at a Kyiv hospital as the city is hit with heaviest bombardment in months

Jul. 09, 2024 17:32 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The sky was crystal clear as Oksana Femeniuk took her daughter to Ukraine’s largest children’s hospital for routine dialysis. Around 10 a.m, air-raid sirens blared. Sixteen-year old Solomiia was undergoing the treatment that required her to sit still for up...

Woman is back on dialysis after doctors remove transplanted pig kidney

May. 31, 2024 18:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman who received a pig kidney transplant is back on dialysis because surgeons had to remove the gradually failing organ after just 47 days. Lisa Pisano was the second person to receive a kidney from a gene-edited pig, and NYU Langone Health announced that she...

Man confesses to killing hospitalized wife because he couldn't afford to care for her, police say

May. 06, 2024 16:59 PM EDT

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City-area man who's charged with killing his hospitalized wife told police he couldn't take care of her or afford her medical bills, court records say. Ronnie Wiggs made his first appearance Monday on a second-degree murder charge and was referred...