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January 15, 2019 8:48 AM 5 People Were Killed in Zimbabwe Fuel Hike Protests, Activists Say

(HARARE, Zimbabwe) — A human rights group in Zimbabwe says five people were killed in clashes between demonstrators protesting fuel hikes and security forces who opened fire on some crowds. The Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights on Tuesday reported the death toll as many businesses in the capital, Harare, and other cities were closed following 135

January 10, 2019 11:05 AM Zimbabwe doctors end strike without deal as unions meet government

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean doctors on Thursday ended a 40-day strike for better pay and conditions that crippled public hospitals without a deal on salary increases, their union said, but warned that members may not report for work daily due to acute fuel shortages. The announcement by the Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) came just hours 93

January 3, 2019 11:30 PM Driver charged after bus overturns pleads not guilty to DUI

JACKSON, Miss. – A Greyhound bus driver is pleading not guilty to driving under the influence after her bus overturned in Mississippi, sending nearly two dozen passengers to hospitals. Local news outlets report 31-year-old Erika Nixon entered the plea Thursday, hours after her bus overturned on a ramp from Interstate 55 near downtown Jackson 70

January 1, 2019 10:50 PM Child slips into rhino pen, touched by animal's snout

(Reuters) - A little girl entered the rhinoceros exhibit at a Florida zoo by slipping between two poles, and at least one of the massive pachyderms touched the child with its snout, officials said on Tuesday. Both the child, a toddler about 2 years old, and her mother were taken to hospitals but it was not immediately clear whether any injuries were related 69

December 28, 2018 4:17 PM Scheduled dialysis for undocumented immigrants saves money and lives

(Reuters Health) - Providing scheduled dialysis for undocumented immigrants with kidney failure, rather than offering them only emergency dialysis, dramatically reduces deaths, healthcare use and costs, a study in Texas suggests. The difference was so significant that the study authors recommend scheduled, three-times-a-week dialysis as the universal 86

December 14, 2018 7:25 PM 10 dead, 32 hospitalized after suspected food poisoning at Indian temple ceremony

At least 10 people in southern India died Friday of suspected food poisoning after a ceremony to celebrate the construction of a new Hindu temple, police said. Another 32 people were hospitalized after they ate at the ceremony in Chamarajnagar district of Karnataka state, south of the state capital of Bangalore, said police officer Mahadev, who uses one name. Eight 88

December 10, 2018 10:15 PM U.S. veterans' hospitals often better than nearby alternatives

(Reuters Health) - - U.S. Veterans Administration (VA) hospitals may provide better quality care than other hospitals in many American communities, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers looked at 121 regional health care markets with at least one VA hospital and one non-VA facility. Altogether they assessed 135 VA hospitals and 2,988 non-VA hospitals using 91

December 10, 2018 6:29 PM Rick Scott spent more than $63.5 million of own money on Senate race

Three-term Democratic Senator Bill Nelson called Republican Rick Scott to concede just minutes after official recount results were posted; Peter Doocy reports from Tallahassee. Rick Scott spent $63.5 million of his own money in his successful Senate campaign this year – a record amount. Scott’s contribution accounts for about 76 percent of the more than $83.7 million 94

December 8, 2018 7:14 PM Exclusive: Dutch hospitals to drop U.S. body brokers, cite ethical concerns

AMSTERDAM - Two major Dutch hospitals say they will stop importing human body parts from American firms, which they have been doing without any regulation for a decade. The hospitals told Reuters in recent weeks they made their decisions on ethical grounds. The move comes amid investigations by U.S. law enforcement into some so-called body brokers - companies 94

December 6, 2018 4:20 PM Amazon robot sprays 54 workers with bear repellent

FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, workers prepare to move products at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File) A total of 54 Amazon workers in New Jersey suffered the effects of being exposed to bear repellent spray yesterday while at work in one of Amazon's warehouses. Thirty of the workers were treated at the scene 112