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    7-year-old Amish boy critically injured in truck-buggy crash

    LISBON, N.Y. (AP) A 7-year-old Amish boy injured when a pickup truck crashed into his buggy on an upstate New York road remains in critical condition with head trauma.Levi Miller and 30-year-old John Miller were ejected from the buggy around...

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    Minneapolis hospital seeks review of EMS sedation cases

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Hennepin Healthcare officials will ask an independent panel to review cases of its medical responders sedating people with the powerful tranquilizer ketamine.The action announced Friday is in response to a draft report obtained...

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    State appeals court reinstates California's right-to-die law

    LOS ANGELES (AP) A state appeals court has reinstated at least for now California's law allowing terminally ill people to end their lives.The Fourth District Court of Appeals in Riverside issued an immediate stay Friday putting the End of...

    By John Rogers, Associated Press|

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    California moves to declare coffee safe from cancer risk

    LOS ANGELES (AP) California health officials proposed a regulation change Friday that would declare coffee doesn't present a significant cancer risk, countering a recent state court ruling that had shaken up some coffee drinkers.The Office of...

    By Brian Melley, Associated Press|

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    NCAA settles CTE lawsuit filed by widow of Texas player

    DALLAS (AP) The NCAA settled a lawsuit Friday with the family of a former University of Texas football player that accused the organization of being responsible for his brain injuries and death decades after his playing career.The lawsuit in...

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    Ex-hospice supervisor pleads guilty in $60M fraud scheme

    DALLAS (AP) A former hospice nursing supervisor in North Texas has pleaded guilty to her role in a $60 million health care fraud scheme that prosecutors allege involved overdosing patients for profit.Jessica Love pleaded guilty to conspiracy to...

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    Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes charged with criminal fraud

    NEW YORK (AP) Federal prosecutors have indicted Elizabeth Holmes on criminal fraud charges for allegedly defrauding investors, doctors and patients as the head of the once-heralded blood-testing startup Theranos.The U.S. Attorney's Office for...

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    Texas heart transplant program resumed after suspension

    HOUSTON (AP) A Houston hospital announced Friday that it has reactivated its renowned heart transplant program after a two-week suspension of all medical procedures following the deaths this year of several patients.Baylor St. Luke's Medical...

    By Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press|

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    Kansas court avoids ruling on execution for student's death

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Kansas' highest court on Friday postponed a decision on whether the state can execute a man who was convicted of kidnapping, raping and strangling a 19-year-old college student, because of questions about whether he is...

    By John Hanna, Associated Press|

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    Victim's family suing for school shooting suspect's records

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) The family of one of the 17 people killed in the Valentine's Day massacre at a Florida high school is suing to obtain mental health records of shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz.The lawsuit is being filed Friday by the...

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