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4 years 5 months ago

Former president taken to Ohio hospital

The Carter Center says Jimmy Carter developed an upset stomach on a flight to Cleveland and was taken to a hospital for observation. Jackie Mayo, a spokeswoman at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, says the 85-year-old former president was a passenger on a Delta flight to Cleveland late Tuesday morning...

4 years 9 months ago

Hiker rescue underway near Vail

VAIL, Colo. (AP) - Rescue workers are searching for a hiker stranded on the Mount of the Holy Cross near Vail. The Eagle County sheriff's office said Friday they're looking for a 27-year-old man suffering from altitude sickness. A Colorado Army National Guard helicopter has dropped a rescue team...

4 years 11 months ago

Rates rise for some common hospital infections

Federal officials say the nation's hospitals are failing to stamp out common infections that can turn life-threatening for patients. The Health and Human Services department's 2009 quality report, released Tuesday, finds "very little progress" on eliminating health care infections. For example, rates of bloodstream infections following surgery increased by 8...

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