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Former US President George H W Bush Hospitalized

Posted November 29th, 2012 at 2:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Former U.S. President George H. W. Bush has been hospitalized for complications related to bronchitis. A spokesman at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, near his home in the southern U.S. state of Texas, said the 88-year-old former president is in stable condition and was expected to be released within 72 hours. Mr. Bush, a Republican, […]

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Foundation, Solar Company Partner to Help Power DRC Hospital

Posted September 25th, 2012 at 3:00 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S.-based Global Echo foundation has announced it is partnering with Chinese company Suntech to provide solar power to a hospital in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Philippe Cousteau Jr., the co-founder of Global Echo, told VOA the project will help the Panzi Hospital address its problem of depending on expensive, unreliable energy. “You […]

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Famed U.S. Military Hospital Prepares to Close

Posted July 27th, 2011 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Army’s flagship hospital in Washington, D.C., which has treated presidents and wounded service members from World War I to the war in Afghanistan, is holding a goodbye ceremony before it closes its doors for the last time. Walter Reed Army Medical Center retires its flags Wednesday as patients and staff prepare to move […]

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Two More Suspicious Deaths in British Hospital

Posted July 21st, 2011 at 11:40 am (UTC-5)
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British police have linked two more deaths at a northwest England hospital to insulin-contaminated saline, as they continue to hold a nurse for questioning. Greater Manchester Police say the deaths of an 83-year-old man who died Thursday and an 84-year-old woman who passed away July 14 are now part of the investigation. Three other deaths […]

British Nurse Arrested In Suspicious Hospital Deaths

Posted July 20th, 2011 at 3:30 pm (UTC-5)
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British police have arrested a nurse on suspicion of murdering three patients by intentionally giving them a saline solution contaminated with insulin. The nurse, identified as 27-year-old Rebecca Leighton, was arrested after authorities said 14 patients at Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport were given the contaminated solution. Greater Manchester Police have the woman in custody […]


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