The suit claims that Baker was told by the hospital pathology department after the Oct. 5, 2016, surgery that he removed the kidney and not the glands. Instead of returning to Baker, though, Knapp had the gland and mass removed by a Mayo Clinic surgeon. According to the suit, Knapp now suffers from incurable, progressive kidney disease in her remaining kidney, as well as pain, fatigue and, depression.
Shanann Watts, who was 15 weeks pregnant, was reported missing Monday along with her two daughters, Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3. The woman's body was found on the property of a petroleum and natural gas exploration company, Colorado Bureau of Investigation Director John Camper told reporters Thursday. Chris Watts, 33, was arrested on three counts of first-degree murder and three counts of tampering with a deceased human body, a Weld County District Court judge said during Watts' court appearance on...
Suffolk health officials said Friday that 29 new mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus. There have been 71 confirmed mosquito samples that tested positive for West Nile this year, but no positive human cases, officials said. Mosquito and bird samples first tested positive for the virus in Suffolk County in 1999, and there have been positive tests every year since.
There are more opioid-related drug deaths and crime in San Diego now than ever before, the District Attorney warned Friday. San Diego County District Attorney, Summer Stephan said it is no different locally, as opioid overdoses and drug-related crimes continue to spike. "Here in San Diego this year for the first time, the overdose deaths from opioids has surpassed every kind of drug, including methamphetamine," said Stephan. "Cartels will bring drugs here through tunnels, drones, by strapping them onto children...
[RELATED: What you need to know about measles]Monday, August 6, 2018:Slide Rock State Park, 6871 N. AZ-89A, Sedona, AZ 86336, from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.Enchantment Resort, 525 Boynton Canyon Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336, from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.Tuesday, August 7, 2018:Pump House Station Urban Eatery and Market, 313 AZ-179 D10, Sedona, AZ 86336, from 12:10 p.m. to 3 p.m.Redrock Precision Motors, 1425 W AZ-89A, Sedona, AZ 86336, from 1 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.Enterprise Rent-A-Car, 2090 AZ-89A, Sedona, AZ...
SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) There are five times the number of mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile virus this season than any other year in recent history, according to Suffolk Mosquito Control. In fact, he says biologists regularly analyze 30 species of mosquitoes, but only the Culex pipiens species are testing positive for West Nile virus. Abadam says the spike in West Nile virus comes as his team increases testing around the western part of downtown, where mosquitoes are most prevalent...
CHICAGO — Illinois' drug overdose deaths rose by nearly 10 percent over a 12-month period, according to data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, mirroring a nationwide jump that reflects the ever-greater toll of the opioid crisis. Over the 12-month period ending in January, Illinois saw 2,760 reported deaths, CDC data show. Though the CDC's totals include drugs like cocaine and methamphetamine, the vast majority of overdose deaths were due to opioids. In Illinois, as elsewhere, the...
Pennsylvania is among 21 states reporting a measles outbreak, but state health officials said they don’t consider Pennsylvania to be more at-risk than other years. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 107 people from 21 states had measles from January 1 to July 14. Pennsylvania Health Department spokesman Nate Wardle said Pennsylvania has seen measles cases eight of the last 10 years and this year’s numbers aren’t a cause for a heightened concern. Wardle said the state...
And now, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning reminding veterinarians how pet owners battling addiction may abuse those prescription drugs intended for their furry friends. And just like physicians serving human patients, veterinarians must be licensed by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to prescribe opioids to their animal patients. Along with the warning, the FDA also offered guidelines for maintaining the legal supply chain for certain in-demand prescription drugs, including reminders on how to safely...
Ten days later, 18-year-old LSU freshman Maxwell Gruver was dead as a result of being forced to drink copious amounts of alcohol in a hazing ritual. This account is from a lawsuit filed by Gruver's parents against LSU, the Phi Delta Theta fraternity -- which Gruver was pledging -- and a number of its members, alleging they failed to adequately address hazing on campus, despite numerous hazing claims.
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