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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel's 7-month-old son has had a successful second round of heart surgery. ABC released a statement saying Kimmel's son had the surgery Monday, and the late-night host will take time off from "Jimmy Kimmel Live" to be with his family. Chris Pratt will...
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A nurse who was a calming presence in the operating room for 58 years has finally retired, leaving behind an impact that colleagues say is impossible to measure. Sandra Glatfelter's last day at UPMC Pinnacle Lancaster was Friday, her 80th birthday...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors say a prominent Florida eye doctor accused of bribing Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey should get a 30-year sentence for a separate Medicare fraud scheme that they say stole more than $100 million from the federal government. A...
BERLIN (AP) — A German court has sentenced a paramedic to 10 years in prison for giving women sedatives he said were for medical research and then sexually assaulting them. German news agency dpa reported that the Nuremberg state court convicted the 41-year-old defendant Monday...
CHICAGO (AP) — The van was coming for Richard Rivera, but it was taking a long time. He waited inside the entrance of Saint Anthony Hospital where he had spent the past three days getting off heroin. His next stop: a sober-living facility. As his addiction counselor, DeValle...
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on CVS' plan to buy insurance giant Aetna in a roughly $69 billion deal (all times local): 6 p.m. CVS is confirming that it's buying Aetna for $69 billion in a deal that will help the drugstore chain reach deeper into customer health care and protect a...
CVS will buy insurance giant Aetna in a roughly $69 billion deal that will help the drugstore chain reach deeper into customer health care and protect a key client, a person with knowledge of the matter said Sunday. CVS Health Corp. will pay about $207 in cash and stock for each...
DALLAS (AP) — CVS will buy insurance giant Aetna in a roughly $69 billion deal that will help the drugstore chain provide more health care and keep a key client, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. The person said Sunday that CVS Health Corp. will pay about $207...
BOSTON (AP) — The potency of certain opioid painkillers has Massachusetts' judiciary considering whether to ban the substances from being brought into courtrooms as evidence — a move some experts say is driven by a misunderstanding of the real dangers. The chief justice of the...