Stories tagged: doctor
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019
The website of a Virginia gynecologist describes his surgical skills as “unparalleled.” But federal prosecutors say many of the procedures Dr. Javaid Perwaiz performed on unsuspecting patients were unnecessary and …
Wed., June 26, 2019
Homecoming for health care: UW School of Medicine graduate Mara Hazeltine finds her way back to Sacred Heart for residency
For Mara Hazeltine, starting her family medicine residency at Sacred Heart Medical Center is more than a step to becoming a board-certified physician, it’s a return home.
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019
An Ohio critical-care doctor was arrested and charged with murder Wednesday in the deaths of 25 hospital patients who authorities say were deliberately given overdoses of painkillers.
UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019
Some patients are dropping their family doctor as choices like telemedicine, urgent care centers and walk-in clinics grow.
UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019
Detectives are investigating the death of a retired Spokane anesthesiologist whose body was found dismembered and burned in the backyard of his Dishman Hills area home.
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019
Hey Alexa, open Providence Health Connect; former Amazon exec gives health provider head start in voice bot technology for Spokane-area patients
Beginning in mid-April, Alexa can schedule your doctor’s appointment. Providence Health Care partnered with Alexa Health and Wellness to offer patients the option of scheduling Express Care visits through the …
UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019
A Spokane doctor who was vacationing in Hawaii was reported to have died on Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
Colleagues, patients and co-workers remember the longtime doctor’s devotion to the care of the whole patient at a time when many families faced uncertain futures and frightening diagnoses. Reynolds insisted …
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018
A Southern California prosecutor said Friday his office has received leads to more than 12 possible additional victims in the investigation of a surgeon and a female companion already charged …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018
A man accused of killing one of former President George H.W. Bush’s doctors killed himself when confronted by authorities, police said Friday.
Wed., May 30, 2018
An eastern Idaho fertility doctor accused in a lawsuit of secretly using his own sperm to inseminate a patient nearly four decades ago says he did nothing wrong and doesn’t …
Wed., May 30, 2018
Keith Davis became Lincoln County’s only doctor at the stroke of midnight.
UPDATED: Thu., April 5, 2018
The nation’s chief doctor wants more Americans to start carrying the overdose antidote naloxone to help combat the nation’s opioid crisis and save lives.
Thu., April 5, 2018
As athletics continues to intensify in high school and youth sports, the importance of concussion protocol and training has heightened despite splintering opinions on both sides. Coaches, and the athletes …
Sun., March 25, 2018
Based on 18 years of experience, Dr. Tony Lundberg believes rural physicians “do better medicine than most places.”
Thu., March 1, 2018
Uber is driving deeper into health care by offering to take patients in every U.S. market where it operates to their next medical appointment.
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018
The man buying the Los Angeles Times is a 65-year-old physician-entrepreneur described by Forbes Magazine as “America’s richest doctor,” and one who has said his goal is to cure cancer …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 22, 2018
The judge overseeing the sentencing of disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar said Monday that more than 120 girls and women who had given statements so far at the five-day …
Mon., Jan. 22, 2018
Niec received a temporary green card and, in 1989, became a lawful permanent resident. He grew up in Michigan, went to medical school, became a doctor, and raised a daughter …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018
A medal-winning Olympic gymnast said Thursday that sexual assault by a Michigan sports doctor “left scars” in her mind that may never fade as a judge heard a third day …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018
One of the dozens of victims expected to testify at the sentencing hearing of a disgraced former Michigan sports doctor on Tuesday described the sexual abuse Larry Nassar inflicted on …
Tue., Nov. 21, 2017
A person with knowledge of the agreement said a former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor will plead guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and face at least …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 20, 2017
A western Montana pain doctor was found guilty Monday of 22 felonies, including two counts of negligent homicide for the overdose deaths of two of his patients.
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017
A western Montana jury is deliberating the case of a doctor charged with overprescribing opiates, leading to the overdose deaths of two patients.
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017
A Montana doctor took the stand as he faces two charges of negligent homicide for allegedly prescribing the drugs that caused the overdose deaths of two patients.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 29, 2017
Dr. Cory Donovan knew by the fourth year of medical school that she wanted to specialize in breast cancer treatment. What she didn’t know is that before finishing her specialty …
Tue., June 27, 2017
Armed with the right questions before you sit on the exam table, you, too, can become an empowered patient ready to make informed decisions about your health.
UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017
It was somewhere around his 9,000th delivery that Fridirick Leboyer began questioning his methods and those of his colleagues – obstetricians who worked in noisy, brightly lit operating rooms and …
Fri., June 23, 2017
An Oklahoma doctor has been charged with second-degree murder in the overdose deaths of at least five patients from the powerful painkillers and other drugs she had prescribed them.
Tue., June 20, 2017
A brain surgeon charged with sexually abusing children sought to impregnate women to create more victims and had been suspected of molesting youngsters for years, Northern California prosecutors said Monday.