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The Latest: Doctor's license suspended after hospital deaths

The Latest on claims that Ohio hospital patients received potentially fatal doses of pain medicine (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Ohio’s medical board has suspended the license of a doctor accused of ordering excessive and possibly fatal pain medicine for dozens of hospital patients without their families’ knowledge. The board says William Husel (HYOO’-suhl) invoked… Read More »

Cancer Deaths Fall but Disparities Remain

The rate of cancer-related death has fallen substantially over the past quarter century, with much of the decline attributable to a reduction in smoking and improvements in early detection and treatment, according to the latest annual report from the American Cancer Society (ACS). Despite this progress, however, cancer remains the second leading cause of death… Read More »