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Police probe possible US military hospital shooting

San Diego - An "active shooter" was reported at a San Diego military hospital Tuesday, but an initial sweep of the building in southern California found no evidence a shooting had occurred, officials said.

Swedish tourist hurt in Egypt hotel attack leaves hospital

Hurgada - A Swedish tourist wounded in an attack on an Egyptian Red Sea resort hotel has been released from hospital, medical officials said Sunday.

Chinese hospital demolished with patient still inside

Bejing - Workers partially demolished a Chinese hospital with several doctors and a patient still inside, media reported Saturday, burying bodies stored in its morgue under rubble and prompting an investigation.

Rio governor declares health sector emergency ahead of Olympics

Rio De Janeiro - The governor of the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro has declared a health sector emergency after public hospitals began limiting services due to funding shortfalls amid wider state budget woes.

MSF delivers petition to White House over hospital strike

Washington - Doctors Without Borders (MSF) delivered a petition signed by 547,000 people to the White House demanding an independent investigation into a deadly US strike on one of its hospitals in Afghanistan.

Heat grows on US for independent probe into MSF hospital strike

Kabul - Pressure was growing Thursday for an international inquiry into a catastrophic US strike on an MSF hospital in Afghanistan, after the military detailed "tragic but avoidable" errors but refused to say if there would be an independent investigation.

MSF hospital strike was 'human error': US general

Kabul - A deadly air strike on a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital was "caused primarily by human error", the US commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday, promising disciplinary action as he detailed a US investigation into the catastrophic attack.

Doctors relive Paris attacks

Paris - The medics treating the scores of victims in the Paris terror attacks came back without their belts -- so great was the need in the field for tourniquets, medical personnel said Tuesday.

Indian doctor arrested over baby decapitated at birth

New Delhi - Police have arrested a doctor and nurse in northern India over allegations they decapitated an infant by being too forceful during delivery, officials said Wednesday.

Paris hospitals see 'scenes of war' after attacks

Paris - The injuries of Paris attack survivors resemble war wounds and many are in deep shock, hospital doctors treating the victims said on Sunday.

Palestinian dead in undercover Israeli hospital raid

Hebron - Undercover Israeli agents killed a Palestinian in a West Bank hospital while arresting his cousin wanted for a knife attack, in what Amnesty condemned Thursday as an apparent "extrajudicial killing".

Yemen hospitals 'deliberately' attacked: ICRC

Sanaa - The International Committee of the Red Cross on Monday said hospitals in Yemen have been repeatedly and "deliberately" attacked, and urged warring factions to respect the sanctity of health facilities.

Russia says reports of Syria hospital strike 'fake'

Moscow - Moscow on Thursday denied reports of a Russian strike on a clinic in Syria as "fake", attacking the Britain-based monitoring group behind the reports as no more reliable than a "pizzeria".

Indian man who woke up on autopsy table dies

Mumbai - An Indian man who shocked hospital staff when he woke up on an autopsy table just before a post-mortem was about to begin has died, authorities said Wednesday.

'Dead' Indian man wakes up minutes before post-mortem

Mumbai - A homeless Indian man who had been pronounced dead woke up on an autopsy table, shocking hospital staff who were about to begin a post-mortem, authorities said Tuesday.

Hospital never a legitimate target: U.S. general

Washington - The US commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that his forces would never intentionally target a hospital and that all requests from Afghan troops for air support are thoroughly vetted.

Finnish male nurse jailed for raping 27 elderly patients

Helsinki - A 24-year-old Finnish male nurse was sentenced Wednesday to nine years in prison for raping 27 elderly patients aged between 74 and 100, Finnish news agency STT reported."According to the court...

Yemen children's hospital faces closure due to shortages: NGO

Sanaa - A major hospital in Yemen's rebel-held capital is on the verge of shutting down due to a supply shortage caused by a pro-government coalition blockade, Save the Children has warned.

Newborn dies after rat bites in Indian hospital: Mother

New Delhi - A newborn has died after being bitten by rats in a government-run hospital in southern India where he was undergoing treatment, the baby's mother alleged Thursday.

Pneumonia is a growing cause of hospitalization in U.S.

Washington - Pneumonia is one of the leading causes of hospitalization among adults in the U.S., to the extent that the medical costs exceeded $10 billion. It is also a major reason for death.

For Greece's ill, crisis a matter of life or death

Atenas - Greece's slide to the brink of financial collapse may be abstract to many outsiders, but for the country's chronically sick, it is a matter of life and death.

All-clear at top US military hospital after gunshot scare

Washington - Authorities gave the all-clear at a US military hospital complex outside Washington on Monday after reports of a gunshot prompted a lockdown -- the second such false alarm in a week in the capital area.

Promoting safety in U.K. hospitals

London - The U.K. government has recently launched a new health and safety initiative across the U.K. National Health Service. The new program is called “Sign Up to Safety.”

Infection rates running high in Spanish hospitals

Madrid - People at, or having recently left, hospitals in Spain have a 6 to 8 percent chance of contracting an infection, according to a new report. The issue is a further example of the rise in antimicrobial resistant bacteria.

Maimed in war, Ukraine rebels recover in Russia

Rostov-on-don - Former Ukrainian rebel fighter Valery glances down at where his right leg should be as he confronts life's new reality across the border in Russia.

72 dead as Syria army battles to free loyalists: monitor

Birut - At least 72 fighters were killed in a single day as the Syrian army battled to relieve some 250 besieged regime loyalists under rebel assault, a monitoring group said Monday.

Journalists start royal baby countdown in Britain

London - The world's media started counting down Thursday to the arrival of Britain's royal baby when a press pen was erected outside the hospital where Prince William's wife Kate is due to give birth.

Disabled Ukraine fighters hanker for return to front

Donetsk - Parts of their bodies burnt to a putrid pulp, separatist rebels mutilated in a year of conflict between pro- and anti-Russian fighters in eastern Ukraine lie in their hospital beds still hankering to return to the front.

'General Hospital' grabs 28 Daytime Emmy nominations

It was a big day for "General Hospital" as it landed 28 Daytime Emmy nominations. "Young and the Restless" followed with 25 nods while "Bold and the Beautiful" nabbed 19.

Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to donate his wealth to charity

Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that he plans to give much of his vast fortune away to charity in the near future, joining a list of tech executives including Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg who enjoy sharing their wealth with others.
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