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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman accused of purposely and repeatedly dislocated her shoulder so she could get painkillers pleaded guilty Tuesday to fraud charges. Kari Richards, of Latrobe, pleaded guilty in federal court in Pittsburgh to health care fraud and obtaining controlled...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman accused of purposely and repeatedly dislocated her shoulder so she could get painkillers has pleaded guilty to fraud charges. Latrobe resident Kari Richards pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court in Pittsburgh to health care fraud and...
New research confirms that relying on emergency room data to estimate the prevalence of childhood concussions doesn't deliver a complete picture because many seek treatment in primary care. The study, from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia health network, included about 8,...
New research confirms that relying on emergency room data to estimate the prevalence of childhood concussions doesn't deliver a complete picture because many seek treatment in primary care. The study, from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia health network, included about 8,...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Bahnsen Miller understands the challenges — and the damages — of Louisiana's budget woes firsthand. You can't ignore them if you've been in one of the state's doctor training programs, constantly at risk of calamity. The 31-year-old internal medicine...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Bahnsen Miller understands the challenges — and the damages — of Louisiana's budget woes firsthand. You can't ignore them if you've been in one of the state's doctor training programs, constantly at risk of calamity. The 31-year-old internal medicine...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's deep, persistent budget troubles are endangering the future of state medical training programs. Proposed cuts to safety net hospitals could damage the stream of new doctors for a generation, in a state that has chronic shortages of health care...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's deep, persistent budget troubles are endangering the future of state medical training programs. Proposed cuts to safety net hospitals could damage the stream of new doctors for a generation, in a state that has chronic shortages of health care...
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark is preparing to change the law so that being transgender will no longer be considered a mental disorder. Flemming Moeller Mortensen, deputy chairman of Parliament's Health Committee, says all nine parties in the assembly have agreed to change...