Tag Archives: Hospital

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 »

Health secretary to meet NHS bosses over hospital pigeon infection

Scotland’s health secretary will meet senior NHS officials to discuss the deaths of two patients who had an infection linked to pigeon droppings. Jeane Freeman will speak to the chief executive of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and senior clinical staff to seek reassurance for patients at Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. A non-public room… Read More »

Who gets to decide when a 14-year-old wants to change gender? The child, the hospital, the battling parents?

In many ways, Max is a typical 14-year-old. He eschews soft music in favour of rock and heavy metal, likes to wear hoodies, giggles when he’s nervous and has a flair for drawing animals. He can be opinionated and sarcastic one moment, shy and withdrawn the next. His insecurities, however, run deeper than run-of-the-mill teenaged… Read More »