Health Issues

Surgeon denies negligence in removing woman's healthy kidney

Sep 19, 2018

A South Dakota surgeon denies he breached the standard of care when he removed an Iowa woman's healthy kidney instead of her adrenal gland

Flu shots: A pinch in the arm, but not always in your wallet

Sep 19, 2018

It's flu shot season, but the pinch of a shot doesn't have to also hurt your wallet

Canadian marijuana imports OK'd by US for California study

Sep 18, 2018

Congress is considering whether to increase the amount of marijuana grown in the U.S. for research. But in the meantime, scientists at the University of California San Diego have received rare federal permissions to import the drug.

Hall of Fame members threaten boycott of inductions

Sep 18, 2018

A group of Pro Football Hall of Famers is demanding health insurance coverage and a share of NFL revenues or else those former players will boycott the induction ceremonies

Legal pot business owner sentenced for federal tax crimes

Sep 17, 2018

A part-owner and operator of medical marijuana dispensaries in Oregon has been sentenced to seven years in prison, marking what a prosecutor called the county's first federal sentencing of a legal pot business owner for tax crimes

Mormon leaders call for new medical-marijuana plan in months

Sep 17, 2018

Mormon church leaders are calling for Utah lawmakers to pass medical-marijuana legislation by the end of the year even as they urge residents to vote against an insurgent ballot measure that would legalize it

Prince family moves suit against doctor to where he died

Sep 12, 2018

Attorneys for Prince's family have moved their medical malpractice and wrongful death lawsuit against Dr. Michael Schulenberg and others to Carver County

Olivia Newton-John diagnosed with cancer for 3rd time

Sep 10, 2018

Olivia Newton-John says she has been diagnosed with cancer for the 3rd time in 3 decades

Doctors explore lifting barriers to living organ donation

Sep 9, 2018

Doctors are exploring ways to lift some of the barriers to living organ donation and boost kidney, liver transplants

Correction: Trade-US-Canada story

Sep 4, 2018

Correction: Trade-US-Canada story


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