LA doctor charged with 4 counts of sexual battery

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles doctor pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of sexually assaulting several women on separate occasions dating back to 2016. Anshul Gandhi, 34, is facing four felony counts of sexual battery and faces a possible maximum sentence of seven years in state prison if convicted as charged, according to Deputy […]

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Illinois loses another 39 to COVID-19 as state advances to next phase of reopening

Nurse practitioner Capri Reese talks to a patient and holds her hand while a doctor administers an IV at Roseland Community Hospital in April. | Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times file Another 857 newly confirmed cases were also reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health. In total, the state has seen 140,291 positive cases. The […]

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Pandemic forces some patients to phone in doctor visits

Video telemedicine took off earlier this year as the coronavirus paused in-person doctor visits. Earl Egner missed that trend. The 84-year-old diabetic and cancer survivor has no computer or cellphone. Instead, he relies on a form of communication older than himself — the telephone — to talk to doctors as he stays hunkered down in […]

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64 more Illinois coronavirus deaths, 715 new cases

Nurse practitioner Capri Reese talks to a patient while a doctor administers an IV at Roseland Community Hospital on April 28. | Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Sun-Times Wednesday’s tally marked the first time in two weeks that the state reported 700 or more cases in a single day, but it’s still been almost three weeks since the […]

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Syrian Doctor Accused of Torture Is Arrested in Germany

BERLIN — A Syrian doctor living in Germany has been arrested on accusations that he tortured a detainee in a secret military prison in his home country, the latest example of efforts to hold accountable former Syrian officials who entered Germany as refugees. The doctor, Alaa Mousa, is expected to face charges of crimes against […]

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Coronavirus weakening, may disappear on its own, Italian doctor says

An Italian infectious disease doctor believes the coronavirus has become less dangerous — and could disappear on its own without a vaccine. Dr. Matteo Bassetti, the head of the infectious diseases clinic at the San Martino hospital, said the virus appears to have become less potent, possibly due to genetic mutations, the Sunday Telegraph reported. “The […]

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Biebers vs. TicToc Doc, Lisa’s Sex Ed & Fed Ex Goes Gaga – “Nightly Pop” 05/28/2020 | E! News

Justin Bieber & wife Hailey are threatening legal action against a doctor, Lisa Rinna’s daughters drop a bombshell and Lady Gaga’s Little Monsters cause mischief. #JustinBieber #NightlyPop #ENews Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub Subscribe to Nightly Pop The PODCAST: http://linktr.ee/nightlypop About Nightly Pop: Morgan Stewart, Nina Parker and Hunter March dive into the week’s biggest stories in pop […]

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Former Veterans Affairs Doctor Is Indicted in Groping Case

A former doctor at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia was charged on Tuesday with sexually abusing several male patients over the course of six months. The doctor, Jonathan Yates, 51, treated patients at Beckley V.A. Medical Center using osteopathic manipulative treatment — which typically requires moving, stretching and applying pressure to a person’s […]

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Capitol Lacks Tests for Returning Senators While White House Tests Many in Trump’s Circle

WASHINGTON — Dr. Brian P. Monahan, the tight-lipped doctor who attends to Congress, sent up on Thursday what some have construed as a warning: His office, he told senior Republican officials on a private conference call, cannot screen all 100 senators for the coronavirus when they return to work on Monday. Two miles down Pennsylvania […]

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Why Walking Is Seriously Your Easiest, Most Sanity-Saving Exercise Now — Doctor Advice

If you are suffering from the stay-at-home stir crazies, a top foot and ankle doctor explains why walking will boost your overall physical and mental health. Feeling trapped after being stuck inside under stay-at-home orders for weeks? Even if you’re living in a coronavirus epicenter city like New York City, Chicago or Detroit, you can […]

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Father of late ER doctor who died by suicide says she ‘just ran out of steam’

The father of Dr. Lorna Breen, a New York City emergency room doctor who recovered from Covid-19, continued to treat coronavirus patients, then died by suicide, remembers his daughter as someone who put her life on the line to help others. The National Suicide Prevention Hotline is 1-800-273-8255 (TALK). #CNN #News

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Why Trump’s medical advice is dangerous

President Trump has often said he’s knowledgeable about science and medicine, but he is not a doctor, which is why many were alarmed when he said in a coronavirus press conference people should inject disinfectants into their bodies to fight the virus. Chris Cillizza explains. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: Donald Trump’s incredibly dangerous musings on […]

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Super Bowl champ Laurent Duvernay-Tardif battling coronavirus as a doctor

The first medical doctor to play in the NFL has returned to medicine to tackle the coronavirus. Offensive lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif scrambled to the frontlines just three months after helping the Kansas City Chiefs’ first Super Bowl victory in 50 years. “My first day back in the hospital was April 24,” the 29-year-old guard wrote […]

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What to Say (and Not Say) to Workers on the Front Lines

“How are you doing?” a text message alert on my phone reads. “Thinking of you.” I’m a doctor caring for Covid-19 patients in the intensive care unit of a New York City hospital. I’m OK, I tell my friends and family. But OK is a relative term. Physically, aside from fatigue and a raw nose […]

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Health Dept. Doctor Says Doubts on Hydroxychloroquine Led to His Ouster

WASHINGTON — The doctor who led the federal agency involved in developing a coronavirus vaccine said on Wednesday that he was removed from his post after he pressed for rigorous vetting of hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria drug embraced by President Trump as a coronavirus treatment, and that the administration has put “politics and cronyism ahead of […]

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HHS doctor says he was removed from post after disagreeing with WH over coronavirus response

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. The doctor who oversaw the agency charged with research into countering the coronavirus said Wednesday that he was dismissed after resisting efforts by the Trump administration to expand the availability of an anti-malarial drug pushed by President Trump. Dr. Rick Bright said […]

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Ex-Michigan tight end Chuck Christian says he was abused

The first former Michigan football player to publicly say that a team doctor abused him believes he would have sought medical help sooner for what has become late-stage cancer if he hadn’t been victimized in college. Chuck Christian, a 60-year-old artist in suburban Boston, said during a videoconferencing interview Wednesday that the late Dr. Robert […]

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Tua Tagovailoa’s nightmare draft scenario could play out: ‘Flunked’

A week ago, Tua Tagovailoa went through a thorough medical exam with an independent doctor agreed upon by NFL team physicians. The NFL Network reported the results were “overwhelmingly positive,” but not everyone is convinced. The former Alabama superstar quarterback remains a roll of the dice. Just ask former Dolphins and Jets executive Mike Tannenbaum. […]

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‘We’re all in with our patients’: An ER doctor’s virus fight

New York emergency room doctor Joseph Habboushe is taking on the challenge of treating the new coronavirus By JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press April 9, 2020, 2:06 PM 3 min read 3 min read NEW YORK — The call comes over the emergency-room loudspeakers: Sick patient. Everyone needed. The patient is struggling to breathe, his blood-oxygen […]

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Pregnant Kailyn Lowry Shares Her Fears After Doctor Pushes For Her To Be Induced

Kailyn Lowry’s doctor wants baby No. 4 to arrive sooner than expected, apparently! The ‘Teen Mom 2’ star gave fans a pregnancy update, along with a new sonogram picture. Kailyn Lowry, 28, may experience a birth unlike one she’s ever had. The mother of three — and soon to be four — confessed her worries […]

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Chinese doctor who first raised the alarm over COVID-19 vanishes

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. The Wuhan-based doctor who first raised the alarm over the coronavirus outbreak in China has reportedly gone missing. Ai Fen hasn’t been seen for days and some fear she could be the latest high-profile person critical of Beijing’s handling of […]

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‘The Good Doctor’ Finale: [Spoiler] Dies After A Heartbreaking Confession

A main character on ‘The Good Doctor’ tragically died in the aftermath of the earthquake. The final moments of the season 3 finale were absolutely devastating and will change the lives of everyone at the hospital forever. Melendez’s injury is of the utmost concern for Claire when the second part of The Good Doctor season […]

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The Doctor’s Symptoms Weren’t Typical. Was She Sick Enough to Stay Home?

“I don’t know what you’re feeling,” the supervising doctor said over the phone, his voice calm and reassuring. “But based on the text you sent me, you shouldn’t go to work.” The 29-year-old woman, an anesthesiology resident in her second year of training, breathed a sigh of relief. “Now,” the training-program director continued, “tell me […]

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Tom Coburn dead at 72: Doctor turned Conservative maverick who railed against government waste

Former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, an Oklahoma family doctor who earned a reputation as a conservative political maverick as he railed against federal earmarks and subsidies for the rich, has died. He was 72. Coburn, who also delivered more than 4,000 babies while an obstetrician in Muskogee, where he treated patients for free while in […]

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