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January 03, 2019 - 2:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City woman accused of killing a patient at an illegal cosmetic surgery clinic has previously served two prison terms for unlicensed silicone injections. The New York Times reports that 44-year-old Whalesca Castillo served a year in prison in 2011 and nine months in 2014...
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December 17, 2018 - 6:17 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Solomon Haufano, 5, isn’t allowing his cancer diagnosis slow him down. The Seattle youngster has been dancing his way through treatment to a backdrop of Michael Jackson tracks. The video above captures his moves. Haufano was diagnosed with desmoplastic small round cell tumor...
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December 11, 2018 - 4:31 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Former patients of a doctor accused of molesting children at Rockefeller University Hospital for decades are demanding to know what happened to photos they say the physician took while the abuse was occurring. The physician, Reginald Archibald, worked at the New York City...
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November 27, 2018 - 5:18 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey officials say two premature infants with a bacterial infection have died. The Health Department is investigating the A. baumannii outbreak at University Hospital in Newark and said Tuesday that the infants had confirmed cases of the bacteria. They died last week and...
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November 13, 2018 - 1:37 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The National Rifle Association has taken issue with an influential medical journal for its position on gun control, slamming "anti-gun doctors." "Someone should tell self-important anti-gun doctors to stay in their lane," the NRA tweeted. "Half of the articles in Annals of...
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Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation
October 29, 2018 - 4:59 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey health officials said Monday they are sending infection-control teams to four long-term pediatric centers and a hospital to assist with training amid viral and bacterial outbreaks that have left a combined 10 people dead. The teams will assess infection prevention...
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September 21, 2018 - 5:53 pm
WARREN, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey doctor has admitted writing fraudulent prescriptions to funnel tens of thousands of high-dose opioid pills to a drug ring. George Beecher now faces up to 10 years in state prison when he's sentenced Nov. 16. He also will have to permanently surrender his medical...
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July 26, 2018 - 6:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York doctor says he is sorry for posting comments online supporting a white-only nation and armed racial conflict. Dr. Dov Bechhofer, a resident radiologist at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, was removed from duty this week after an anonymous article on the blogging...
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