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1 year 5 months ago

Blood tests urged for young Ark. dental patients

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas health officials on Tuesday recommended blood tests for about 100 young patients of a dentist who sedated them with drugs possibly contaminated with infectious material. Screenings for dozens of patients of the now deceased Dr. William Jarrod Stewart will include tests for hepatitis B,...

3 years 4 months ago

Government closes Denver area radiation office

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced on Monday that the Heart Check America office in Denver had closed following an investigation by the department for allegedly running illegal CT scans on patients without a doctors order. Department spokesman Mark Salley said in a news release that...

3 years 5 months ago

Colorado pot bill seeks caregiver database

DENVER (AP) - A marijuana law passed in Colorado last year puts patients under video surveillance and gives dispensaries a raft of new rules aimed at tracking pot as soon as it's planted. Now state lawmakers are talking about shining a light on thousands of small-time caregivers who police...

3 years 8 months ago

Marijuana patients challenge new regulations

Some medical marijuana patients filed a petition yesterday to stop Colorado's looming regulations for how pot is sold. The group of marijuana patients have asked the state's Supreme Court to overturn large parts of two Colorado laws passed last year that will regulate the medical marijuana industry. The patients'...

3 years 11 months ago

Symptoms common in all cancer patients

New research finds most cancer patients have multiple physical symptoms throughout all stages of the disease. The study of over 400 patients identified 22 physical symptoms associated with all types of cancer including fatigue, pain, weakness, loss of appetite, constipation, insomnia and nausea. Researchers say these symptoms impact...

4 years 3 months ago

Study: Exercise benefits cancer patients

Exercise can benefit some cancer patients during their treatment. Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit created a customized exercise program -- according to a patient's weight, overall health and type of cancer treatment. Those on the exercise regime said their quality of life improved and that they felt...

4 years 10 months ago

Touched by Cancer--art show in Pueblo

A free public exhibit featuring 50 works of art by cancer survivors or people whose lives have been touched by cancer will go on display in Pueblo Tuesday. There are two locations where you can view the canvases--the Dorcy Cancer Center, St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center and ABC Bank. An opening...

5 years 3 days ago

Colorado Springs hospital probes missing patient data

A Colorado Springs hospital and police are investigating the apparent theft of Social Security numbers and other personal information of 175 patients. Penrose Hospital officials believe someone took a binder containing a list of people who received outpatient ultrasounds in August and early September. They don't believe the binder was...

5 years 1 week ago

Dogs don scrubs to help patients heal

Burn patients suffer almost more than any other patient at Dallas' Parkland Hospital. Now patients are getting a healing hand from a new employee who gives patients therapy without ever saying a word. Like the doctors and nurses at Parkland, Rascal the therapy dog makes his rounds visiting patients. The...

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