A disabled US war veteran was pushed from his wheelchair and soaked in his own urine after United Airlines employees refused to help the man to his seat on the plane. The retired Marine has filed a lawsuit for the treatment and injuries he sustained.
A Moscow lawyer’s recent workplace shooting rampage, which killed six, may have been preventable. He reportedly told at least two other people of his homicidal urges before the incident, and posted a foreboding message on a social network.
Nearly two years after Japan was struck by the Fukushima nuclear disaster, officials have begun printing leaflets featuring a yellow cartoon bird that instructs children on radiation safety – though it may be too late for thousands.
Thousands of practicing doctors in the UK have drinking problems and suffer from depression, several recent studies reported. They continue to treat patients because of a “culture of invincibility” and “presenteeism,” as well as a fear of exposure.
When Hurricane Sandy struck New York, it washed away years of scientific research from the New York University School of Medicine, including genetically modified mice, enzymes, antibodies and DNA strands.
The compounding pharmacy responsible for mixing the drugs that caused the deadly meningitis outbreak was found to have ignored Food and Drug Administration regulations, containing mold and bacteria on its equipment.
A disabled war veteran faced verbal abuse when he entered a mattress store in San Antonio. The vet was told to “go occupy Wall Street” and subsequently kicked out of the store because he brought his leashed service dog with him.
The meningitis outbreak ravaging the US may not end up under control anytime soon: now health officials have found two new drugs that they think may have exposed even more patients to the potentially lethal virus.