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Three Children Taken to Hospital After Car Hits Daycare Center

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A car accidentally drove through a wall and into the classroom of a daycare facility north of Los Angeles on Monday and three children were taken to a hospital for evaluation although no major injuries …

Wisconsin Hospital Files 200 Debt Lawsuits During Pandemic

MADISON, Wis. (AP) –Alysa Gummow didn’t know what to think in October when the letters from law firms arrived in the mail. She had filed for bankruptcy in 2017 to restructure nearly $50,000 in debt _ mostly from an earlier …

Systems Remain Down at Health Network After Cyberattack

The University of Vermont Health Network, including six hospitals in Vermont and New York, on Friday was still dealing with a cyberattack that caused significant computer network problems with an official saying they did not know when the systems would …

West Virginia Hospital Settles Whistleblower Suit For $50M

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A financially strapped West Virginia hospital has agreed to pay the federal government $50 million to resolve claims that it improperly issued payments and kickbacks to physicians under the direction of management, the U.S. Justice Department announced …

Russia to Investigate Safety of Ventilators After Hospital Fire Kills Patients

Russian authorities said they would look into the safety of artificial lung ventilators being used at two hospitals after a fire broke out in St Petersburg at one of them on Tuesday (May 12) morning and killed at least four …

Croatia Quake Injures 17 Amid Partial Coronavirus Lockdown

ZAGREB, Croatia — A strong earthquake in Croatia on Sunday caused panic, the evacuation of hospitals and widespread damage including to the capital’s iconic cathedral — all amid a partial coronavirus lockdown. A 15-year-old was reported to be in critical …

Searches Find Nobody in Blast-Damaged Nevada Dorm

Thorough searches of a mostly empty University of Nevada, Reno, dormitory that was heavily damaged by an explosion found nobody inside and all students accounted for, officials said Saturday. The cause of the Friday explosion that blew out windows and …

Drunk Arizona State University Student Left at Hospital With Note

An Arizona State University student who passed out from drinking tequila was left in wheelchair in a hospital lobby with a Post-it note to tell doctors that he took part in a drinking competition. Tempe police say the 19-year-old student …

Police: Ambulance Taken From Alabama Hospital

Police were on the lookout Sunday for an ambulance they said was stolen from the entrance to an Alabama hospital emergency room. Authorities said a Haynes ambulance was taken from UAB hospital about 8 p.m. Saturday. It was parked on …

Parts of Ohio Hospital Evacuated Because of Smoke

Authorities say an electrical fire led to part of a western Ohio hospital being evacuated on New Year’s Day and a firefighter treated for injuries. Dayton fire officials say it happened at about 5:30 p.m. when a fire started inside …