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two flown to hospitals after pacheco pass crash


two people were flown by helicopter to san jose hospitals after being injured in a crash on pacheco pass on monday evening.the crash, which involved three vehicles, happened around 5:57 p.m. near casa de fruta on highway 152, said charles snyder, a communications operator for cal fire in morgan hill. no one died in the crash, but two people needed medical attention. one was flown to valley medical center, the other to regional medical center, snyder said.snyder did not know the nature or severity of the injuries or the age or gender of the victims.






12-year-old girl accidentally runs over, kills brother, 2, authorities say


orlando, fla. - a 2-year-old boy was run over and killed by an suv wednesday evening after his 12-year-old sister started the vehicle in the driveway of their orange county home, reports cbs orlando affiliate wkmg-tv, citing the florida highway patrol.troopers said the girl started the chevrolet traverse to turn on the air-conditioning. somehow, the vehicle was put in reverse and it backed over the toddler, who was standing in the driveway, according to the fhp.the fhp said the family was planning to leave the house when the accident occurred.the toddler was rushed to nemours children's hospital before the kissimmee fire department transferred him to the osceola regional medical center, fhp sgt. kim montes said. the boy was pronounced dead at osceola regional medical center."it's a sad, un






former mountain village mayor saved after skiing heart attack in telluride – the


a nordic skier who suffered a heart attack urday on the valley floor in telluride was released from a grand junction hospital on tuesday.davis fansler, a long-time telluride resident, was skiing urday when severe chest pains prompted him to call a friend. the friend called 911, according to a telluride fire protection district news release.telluride emergency services responded and took fansler, navigating the snow and an 8-foot berm, to a waiting ambulance. he was taken to telluride regional medical center. after being stabilized fansler was flown by helicopter to st. mary’s hospital in grand junction.fansler, a former mountain village mayor and former telluride firefighter, serves on the telluride regional medical center board of directors and is vice chairman of the telluride foundation






denver to host 2021 ncaa men’s basketball tournament west regional – the denver


for the first time since 1996, denver be the site for an ncaa men’s basketball tournament regional round.the pepsi center will play host to the west regional on march 25 and 27, 2021, the ncaa announced monday. the event is also hosted by the mountain west conference.the last time denver held a regional, it was at the now-demolished mcnichols sports arena.this marks the fifth time the pepsi center has housed men’s tournament games. the arena hosted first- and second-round matches in 2004, 2008, 2011 and 2016. it also was the site of the 2012 women’s final four.






fetty wap involved in new jersey dispute and shooting


paterson, n.j. native fetty wap was involved in an altercation in his hometown that led to a shooting at an all-night deli, northjersey.com reports.read: fetty wap puts a hit out on the fashion world with his new line “by order of”paterson deputy police chief troy oswald said that the incident occurred around 5 a.m. on sunday (mar. 26), and the musician and several of his friends were involved in the shooting. however, none are listed as suspects in the shooting or robbery.authorities did not disclose whether the incident involved another hip-hop/rap artist, nor did they disclose what may have led to the dispute.read: fetty wap and monty are back to work on “way you are (king zoo)”three people were wounded at the scene of the shootout. one person was hit in the leg, while another was hit i






opposition: airstrikes knock out hospital in syria’s north


beirut (ap) — an opposition war monitor and media platform say airstrikes have knocked out a medical center in syria’s rebel-held northern province.the britain-based syrian observatory for human rights says saturday’s airstrikes seriously damaged the medical center in abdin village in idlib, putting it out of service. the observatory says medical staff members were wounded in the attack, but had no further details. the activist-run aleppo today media group says the attack killed three of the medical staff and wounded others. the group also said the medical center in abdin was out of service.international medical charities say syria government forces target hospitals, clinics and ambulances in opposition-held areas. according to physicians for human rights, government and allied russian for






opposition: airstrikes knock out hospital in syria's north


beirut — an opposition war monitor and media platform say airstrikes have knocked out a medical center in syria's rebel-held northern province.the britain-based syrian observatory for human rights says saturday's airstrikes seriously damaged the medical center in abdin village in idlib, putting it out of service. the observatory says medical staff members were wounded in the attack, but had no further details. the activist-run aleppo today media group says the attack killed three of the medical staff and wounded others. the group also said the medical center in abdin was out of service.international medical charities say syria government forces target hospitals, clinics and ambulances in opposition-held areas. according to physicians for human rights, government and allied russian forces h






shulkin pledges review to fix problems at dc medical center


washington (ap) — veterans affairs secretary david shulkin on thursday pledged a top-down review at the local va medical center after an urgent watchdog report warned that patients were being put at risk due to bad inventory practices from potentially dirty syringes to medical supply shortages.addressing reporters, shulkin described the problems identified by the va inspector general’s office at the washington, d.c., va facility as unacceptable. he said he had installed one of his close va advisers, lawrence connell, as acting director of the medical center to ensure that problems were thoroughly investigated and fixes made.“no veterans were harmed, but the risk was not acceptable to me,” shulkin said. “there will be accountability if there’s wrongdoing.”wednesday’s report by inspector gen






trawler captain evacuated by coast guard off virginia coast


portsmouth, va. (ap) — a coast guard helicopter crew has conducted a medical evacuation off the coast of virginia after receiving an emergency alert from a fishing vessel.authorities say the fifth district command center in portsmouth received an electronic beacon alert sunday from the 75-foot trawler capt nathan, about 50 miles east of chincoteague, with three people aboard.the coast guard cutter escanaba and a dolphin helicopter crew from air station atlantic city in new jersey were diverted to the scene, where they learned that the captain of the trawler was suffering symptoms of a stroke.the man was airlifted to cape may airport in new jersey, then transferred to atlanticare regional medical center in atlantic city, new jersey.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.






warriors new s.f. arena to host ncaa tournament in 2022


march madness is coming to san francisco for the first time in more than 80 years, and it will be played in the new warriors home, the ncaa announced tuesday.chase center, the warriors’ new, state-of-the-art sports and entertainment complex that is set to open in 2019, will house the ncaa west regional on march 24 and 26 in 2022. in fact, the 2022 ncaa tournament becomes the first event scheduled for the new facility.the pac-12 conference will host the event in san francisco’s mission bay neighborhood. it will mark the first time the ncaa tournament has been held in san francisco since 1939, when the west regional was played at the california coliseum on treasure island.“chase center and the surrounding area are going to be a destination for the entire bay area and having the ncaa men’s ba






rush medical center, aurora's rush-copley tie the knot


call it a long courtship.after 30 years of affiliation, rush university medical center and aurora's rush-copley medical center have officially become part of the same health care system. the move will help expand high-caliber medical care in the western suburbs, according to rush executives.the integration should, for example, help rush-copley recruit more specialists in areas such as pediatrics and neurosciences, said barry finn, rush-copley ceo and president. that could save some suburban patients from having to trek to the city, said finn, who will remain president and ceo of rush-copley."a patient is going to see the same doctors, the same care that they would see if they walked into the hospital downtown," finn said. "i think that's a huge benefit when you're 45 miles away, and given






opposition: missiles knock out hospital in syria’s north


beirut (ap) — missiles struck a medical center in syria’s northern rebel-held province, putting the facility built underground for protection out of service and killing a number of its staff, opposition activists said saturday.the britain-based syrian observatory for human rights reported that airstrikes had seriously damaged the medical center in abdin village, in idlib. the activist-run aleppo today media group also reported on the airstrikes.but later the observatory said missiles, likely fired from land, have also hit the underground center, penetrating it and causing serious damage to the underground facility. airstrikes followed, the observatory said.international medical charities say syrian government forces target hospitals, clinics and ambulances in opposition-held areas. to prot






after a 30-year courtship, rush medical center, aurora's rush-copley tie the kno


call it a long courtship.after 30 years of affiliation, rush university medical center and aurora's rush-copley medical center have officially become part of the same health care system. the move will help expand high-caliber medical care in the western suburbs, according to rush executives.the integration should, for example, help rush-copley recruit more specialists in areas such as pediatrics and neurosciences, said barry finn, rush-copley ceo and president. that could save some suburban patients from having to trek to the city, said finn, who will remain president and ceo of rush-copley."a patient is going to see the same doctors, the same care that they would see if they walked into the hospital downtown," finn said. "i think that's a huge benefit when you're 45 miles away, and given






shulkin pledges review to fix problems at dc medical center


washington — veterans affairs secretary david shulkin is pledging a top-down review at the va medical center in the nation's capital. a watchdog report warns that patients are being put at risk because of bad inventory practices that can lead to dirty syringes and medical supply shortages.shulkin is describing the problems identified by the va inspector general as unacceptable. he says he is installing one of his advisers, lawrence connell, as acting director of the medical center to ensure fixes are made.wednesday's inspector general report points to a number of "serious and troubling deficiencies" at the washington facility. they include 18 of 25 sterile storage areas for syringes that were found dirty and poor record-keeping that led to equipment shortages.the va has removed the facilit






correction: mayo expansion story


rochester, minn. — in a story march 24 about public funding of a medical center expansion in rochester, the associated press erroneously reported the recipient of $585 million in public funds. the money is going to public infrastructure for the destination medical center project, not to mayo clinic.a corrected version of the story is below:destination medical center to receive $585m in public fundsmillions of dollars in state aid for public infrastructure is expected to begin arriving in rochester, minnesota, this fall as part of the destination medical center projectrochester, minn. (ap) — millions of dollars in state aid for public infrastructure is expected to begin arriving in rochester, minnesota, this fall as part of the destination medical center project.the legislature pledged abou






denver health plans to opt in to medical aid-in-dying law by july – the denver p


denver health medical center patients who are terminally ill will be able to receive life-ending prescriptions through colorado’s new medical aid-in-dying law, but not until mid-year.denver health has decided to opt in to the new law, but is taking time to develop a policy before opening up the option to patients. the medical center is researching differences between state and federal laws and is “working diligently” to answer questions before putting its policy in place by july 1, the hospital said.until then, patients who wish to use the law will receive referral istance and denver health will transfer relevant records to another health care provider.uc health and kaiser permanente also will participate in the law, which voters p ed in november. about 30 hospitals so far have opted out o






can marijuana use lead to heart failure?


medical marijuana may be a great source of treatment for patients suffering from various conditions and illnesses living, but the plant may also be a cause of a very serious and life-threatening medical condition: heart failure. researchers at philadelphia’s einstein medical center said there is a connection between marijuana use and increased cardiac risks, such as…






north carolina hospital employees fall ill after eating pot-laden cookies


a hospital in statesville, north carolina, had to treat six of its employees after they fell ill as a result of consuming cookies and muffins that were laced with marijuana that was brought in by another employee of the hospital. an employee of the davis regional medical center brought in the baked goods sunday evening. after…






man arrested for allegedly peeping at valley medical center


san jose — a 25-year-old san jose man was arrested monday night on suspicion of peeping at valley medical center, authorities said.fereja ali, 25, of san jose. (courtesy of the santa clara county sheriff’s office) the santa clara county sheriff’s office announced the arrest of fereja ali via twitter at about 8:40 p.m.ali was booked into the main jail in san jose and bail was set at $5,000, according to the sheriff’s office.additional details about the alleged peeping incident were not immediately available monday night.ali worked as a “protection officer” at valley medical center, according to a linkedin profile.






man arrested for allegedly peeping at valley medical center – the mercury news


san jose — a 25-year-old san jose man was arrested monday night on suspicion of peeping at valley medical center, authorities said.fereja ali, 25, of san jose. (courtesy of the santa clara county sheriff’s office) the santa clara county sheriff’s office announced the arrest of fereja ali via twitter at about 8:40 p.m.ali was booked into the main jail in san jose and bail was set at $5,000, according to the sheriff’s office.additional details about the alleged peeping incident were not immediately available monday night.ali worked as a “protection officer” at valley medical center, according to a linkedin profile.






catholic hospital denies unfair bias against transgender man


trenton, n.j. — a catholic hospital has denied it unfairly discriminated against a transgender man who sued after the hospital refused to allow a surgeon to remove the man's uterus as part of his sex transition.saint joseph's healthcare system says a court ruling in jionni (jee'-ah-nee) conforti's favor would violate its constitutional right to freedom of religion. the hospital filed its response to the lawsuit last week in federal court.the 33-year-old totowa man had scheduled the hysterectomy at st. joseph's regional medical center in paterson in 2015. his lawsuit alleges a hospital administrator told him the hospital couldn't perform the procedure to remove his uterus because it is a "catholic hospital."conforti is seeking a court order requiring the hospital to perform any needed medic






victorian government distributes au$5m to telehealth projects


the victorian government is distributing au$5 million across 15 telehealth projects to better connect patients in regional and rural areas to medical specialists across the state, minister for health jill hennessy announced on tuesday. the projects will allow alfred health to provide online video consultations to burns, infectious disease, lung transplant, and hiv patients in regional and rural victoria. austin health's victorian respiratory support service and the victorian spinal cord service will also be able to use videoconferencing as one of the modalities of delivering its services.latest australian newsthe peter maccallum cancer centre will expand specialist oncology outreach services to regional victoria through the establishment of the victorian cancer comprehensive cancer centre






the latest: 2 die, 16 hurt in fire at anchorage apartments


anchorage, alaska — the latest on a deadly fire in anchorage, alaska (all times local):11:45 a.m.fire officials in anchorage say burn victims from a fire at an apartment complex had to be distributed to four area hospitals.the anchorage fire department says two people died and 16 were transported by ambulance from the royal suite lodge apartment complex.four adults were transported in critical condition. four children were taken to hospitals, including two in serious condition.anchorage police identified one of the dead as 38-year-old teuaililo nua.a 911 call on the fire came in 2:30 a.m. wednesday.firefighters arrived within three minutes. a quarter of the building was burning and within 10 minutes, the fire had spread to half the complex.burn victims were transported to providence alaska






xavier, gonzaga chasing first final four appearance


either xavier or gonzaga is about to earn its first final four berth in school history.gonzaga and xavier are both making their third appearances in regional finals saturday, but neither school has ever advanced beyond that stage. they face off saturday in the west regional in san jose, california.oregon is meanwhile seeking its first final four appearance since its 1939 national championship. oregon faces kansas in the midwest regional championship at kansas city, missouri.in each of its previous two regional final appearances, gonzaga lost to the eventual national champion (connecticut in 1999, duke in 2015). xavier lost to duke in a 2004 regional final and fell to ucla in a 2008 regional championship.oregon lost to oklahoma in a regional final last year.






2 pedestrians die after being hit by suv on durango sidewalk – the denver post


two men were killed after being struck by a sport utility vehicle that drove onto a sidewalk in durango.police cmdr. jacob dunlop tells the durango herald the men were not walking together when they were hit at about 4 p.m. saturday. dunlop said it is not clear why the driver, a man visiting from texas, jumped the curb.one man died at the scene and another died of his injuries at mercy regional medical center. officers were withholding the names of the victims until family members could be notified.dunlop said the investigation is ongoing and no charges were immediately filed.___






va hospital in washington, d.c. criticized for unsanitary conditions, poor manag


subpar conditions at a washington, d.c., va medical center have prompted a scathing report from the agency’s inspector general and the dismissal of the hospital’s director. the report, signed by inspector general michael massie, says inspectors “identified a number of serious and troubling deficiencies at the medical center that place patients at unnecessary risk.” although the report said the inspector general’s office had not yet found any “adverse patient outcomes,” it goes on to detail unsanitary conditions, poor management by administrators, and a lack of critical supplies. playvideocbsntrump taps obama appointee to head va dept. president-elect trump taps an obama appointee to lead the veterans affairs department. cbsn's elaine quijano has the latest. “since january 1, 2014, the medi






teen dies days after northwest side shooting


a 15-year-old boy died less than two days after he was shot in the head in the hermosa neighborhood on the city's northwest side, according to officials. diego villada, of the 2100 block of north tripp avenue, was pronounced dead at 9:45 a.m. monday at illinois masonic medical center, according to the cook county medical examiner's office. the teen was shot about 12:35 p.m. saturday on the same block where he lived. he was confronted by two men in an alley, and one of the men at some point opened fire, striking the boy in the head.villada had been taken in critical condition to illinois masonic medical center. police at the time said no one was in custody in the shooting. 






hunger strike at tacoma immigration detention center growing, activist says


an anti-detention group spokeswoman says as many as 750 detainees are refusing meals at the privately run northwest detention center.tacoma — female detainees have joined in a hunger strike to protest of conditions at the 1,500-bed northwest detention center in tacoma, an anti-detention activist said thursday.maru mora villalpando, a spokeswoman for nwdc resistance, a group run by detainees, said as many as 750 detainees are refusing meals at the privately run detention center.the strike entered its third day on thursday with no sign of ending despite ongoing negotiations between detainees, immigrations and customs enforcement (ice) and the geo group, the prison contractor which operates the facility.detainees are reportedly protesting the quality of food, facility hygiene, access to medic






25-year-old man dies in southwest colorado snowmobile crash – the denver post


a 25-year-old man died sunday in a southwest colorado snowmobile crash.the la plata county sheriff’s office says trenton maddux-garcia struck a metal gate while riding on beaver meadows road, a few miles east of the town of bayfield.“p ersby remained with him while a friend went to a location where he had cell phone coverage and called 911,” dan bender, a sheriff’s office spokesman, said tuesday. “before ems personnel arrived on scene, maddux-garcia lapsed into unconsciousness, then stopped breathing.”bender says the p ersby began trying to resuscitate maddux-garcia before medical responders arrived and took over.maddux-garcia, a la plata county resident, was pronounced dead after being taken to mercy regional medical center in durango, the sheriff’s office said.






man taken to hospital from key lime cove in gurnee


a man who became unresponsive at the key lime cove indoor waterpark in gurnee was transported to the hospital thursday, according to the gurnee fire department.the man was "about two steps into the building, in the lobby," when he became unresponsive, said deputy fire chief john kavanagh, who added that the victim had just walked into the building on nations drive north of grand avenue."there's a chance the individual was in cardiac arrest," said kavanagh, who declined to release the man's name. the man had a "prior medical history" that could have caused him to become unresponsive, kavanagh added.the man was transported to condell medical center in libertyville, kavanagh said, after receiving medical treatment from fire officials.no further information was available about the man's condit






7,000 bodies from a 19th century asylum discovered buried under ole miss campus


a new report from usa today reveals that could be as many as 7,000 bodies buried under the university of mississippi medical center in jackson, mississippi.the bodies are believed to belong to patients of an old state mental institution, known only as the “insane asylum”. according to the university, the first of the graves were discovered in 2013 as the school prepared to begin construction on the 20-acre area where the bodies are buried.built in 1855, the jackson institution was created as part of civil war nurse-turned-mental health reformer dorothea dix’s drive to open facilities for the mentally ill who had until that point been jailed or otherwise shunned by society.the discovery of even more bodies buried on the medical center’s grounds offers some the opportunity to learn whether t






7,000 bodies from a 19th century asylum discovered buried under ole miss campus


a new report from usa today reveals that could be as many as 7,000 bodies buried under the university of mississippi medical center in jackson, mississippi.the bodies are believed to belong to patients of an old state mental institution, known only as the “insane asylum”. according to the university, the first of the graves were discovered in 2013 as the school prepared to begin construction on the 20-acre area where the bodies are buried.built in 1855, the jackson institution was created as part of civil war nurse-turned-mental health reformer dorothea dix’s drive to open facilities for the mentally ill who had until that point been jailed or otherwise shunned by society.the discovery of even more bodies buried on the medical center’s grounds offers some the opportunity to learn whether t






man seeks medical help days after west side shooting


a 21-year-old man sought medical treatment days after he was shot during an attempted robbery in the south austin neighborhood on the city's west side, chicago police said. about 11:00 p.m. last saturday, he was standing on the sidewalk in the 300 block of north cicero avenue when a man approached him and tried to rob him, police said.the man was shot in the left hand as he tried to knock the robber's gun away, police said.the victim then went home after the incident. on tuesday, he went to metrosouth medical center, where his condition was stabilized.no one was in custody.  






man seeks medical help days after west side shooting


a 21-year-old man sought medical treatment days after he was shot during an attempted robbery in the south austin neighborhood on the city's west side, chicago police said. about 11:00 p.m. last saturday, he was standing on the sidewalk in the 300 block of north cicero avenue when a man approached him and tried to rob him, police said.the man was shot in the left hand as he tried to knock the robber's gun away, police said.the victim then went home after the incident. on wednesday, he went to metrosouth medical center, where his condition was stabilized.no one was in custody.  






police: 9 shot at after-hours club


nine people were hospitalized after a shooting early sunday at an after-hours club in north columbus, ohio, police said, cbs affiliate wbns reports.police said an argument led to the shooting inside j&r party hall. the shooting happened at about 3:30 a.m. seven people were taken to grant medical center, and two people were at osu medical center. police said injuries vary from minor to life-threatening. “at this point in the investigation there is no information available on the suspect(s),” columbus police said on twitter. 






medical examiner identifies 2 killed in separate minnesota crashes


the hennepin county medical examiner’s office has released the names of two people who have died as of injuries suffered in separate traffic incidents.hali kay burchfield, 22, of hartford, mich., died monday afternoon at hennepin county medical center as a result of injuries sustained during a feb. 5 crash in minneapolis. she was injured at the intersection of interstate 35w and 46th street at 1:42 a.m. the minnesota state patrol is investigatingjohn allen ingram, 50, of brooklyn park, died just before 3 p.m. feb. 8 at north memorial medical center in robbinsdale of injuries suffered in a car accident on feb. 4.ingram was the pedestrian struck by a vehicle just before 8 p.m. at the intersection of brooklyn boulevard and kentucky avenue n. in brooklyn park.twitter: @karenanelzamora






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donald trump's #muslimban sparks outrage and fear


what trump orderedrefugee programme suspended for four monthsvisas to syrian nationals haltednumber of refugees us plans to accept cut to 50,000immigration from countries with "terrorism" concerns stopped for 90 daysthree-month ban applied to iraq, syria, iran, sudan, libya, somalia, yemen"disgraceful", "a travesty", "racist".these were some of the words used to describe a measure signed off by us president donald trump that suspends immigration from several muslim-majority countries, and indefinitely bans syrians - including refugees - from entering the united states.closing off his first week in office, trump signed the order on friday at the pentagon, saying the move would help protect americans from "terrorist" attacks."trump's latest executive order is likely to hurt the people most i