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Iowa jury gives $27 million verdict in misdiagnosed flu case

Nov. 22, 2022 12:04 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa jury has returned a $27 million verdict against a Des Moines medical clinic after a man with bacterial meningitis was misdiagnosed with the flu, suffered strokes and said he has been permanently injured. The Polk County jury returned the verdict...

Fetterman's rocky debate raises anxiety among Democrats

Oct. 27, 2022 12:37 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Democrat John Fetterman's rocky debate performance fueled concern inside his party on Wednesday, as leaders assessed whether it would significantly shift a race that could decide control of the U.S. Senate and the future of Joe Biden's presidency. ...

Fetterman struggles in Senate debate against Oz after stroke

Oct. 26, 2022 09:57 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — More than five months after experiencing a stroke, Pennsylvania Democrat John Fetterman struggled at times to explain his positions and often spoke haltingly throughout a highly anticipated debate against Republican Dr. Mehmet Oz as they vie for a critical Senate seat. ...

Fetterman's doctor says he's recovering well from May stroke

Oct. 19, 2022 20:41 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — John Fetterman, the Democratic nominee for Senate in Pennsylvania, released a doctor's note Wednesday saying he is recovering well from a May stroke as he vies for an open seat in a bare-knuckle campaign against Republican rival Dr. Mehmet Oz, who has questioned Fetterman's...

NBC reporter's comment about Fetterman draws criticism

Oct. 12, 2022 20:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An NBC News correspondent who interviewed Pennsylvania Senate candidate John Fetterman says an on-air remark she made about him having difficulty following part of their conversation should not be seen as a commentary on his fitness for office after he suffered a stroke. ...

Editorial Roundup: Illinois

Oct. 04, 2022 12:43 PM EDT

Arlington Heights Daily Herald. September 29, 2022. Editorial: Medicine is investigating the wondrous possibilities of virtual reality Some of the most exciting things to read about are advances in medicine -- new discoveries and new technologies that make it possible...

Oz releases health records to spotlight Fetterman's stroke

Sep. 23, 2022 12:53 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, released his health records as he maneuvers to keep questions about Democratic rival John Fetterman’s recovery from a stroke front and center in the hotly contested campaign. Dr. Rebecca...

Study: Too few kids with sickle cell get stroke screen, care

Sep. 20, 2022 13:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Too few U.S. kids with sickle cell anemia get a needed screening for stroke, according to a study released Tuesday. The study found fewer than half get the screening and only about half or fewer get a treatment that can help with pain and anemia. The Centers for...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Sep. 07, 2022 14:47 PM EDT

Uniontown Herald-Standard. September 4, 2022. Editorial: Pennsylvania taking step in right direction by limiting conversion therapy Time and plenty of trial and error have demonstrated that bloodletting is no cure for anyone suffering a serious illness, and is far...