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State panel: Revoke doctor's license

Rutland Herald 08 Dec 2021
BURLINGTON — A state medical practice hearing board is recommending the revocation of the license for a former Central Vermont doctor, who has been sued by two mothers on claims he secretly used his sperm — instead of the intended donor’s — to impregnate the women more than 40 years ago ...It’s kind of like medical rape,” she said under questioning.

Covid-19: Chhattisgarh ramps up medical O2 production

The Times of India 08 Dec 2021
Taking no chances amidst concerns over the spread of new variant of Covid, the state government has ramped up production of medical oxygen ... During the second wave, around 300 tonnes of medical oxygen was being produced in the state ... Medical oxygen is being produced in the state by both private companies and hospitals.

Louisiana Supreme Court hears arguments on Ochsner’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Plaquemine Post South 08 Dec 2021
Associate Justices Jimmy Genovese, of Opelousas, and Jay McCallum, of Farmerville, posed questions about the limits of at will employment, probing how far private employers or employees can take the freedoms of the state’s at-will doctrine and how much the accommodations for unvaccinated healthcare employees mirror medical treatments.

Louisiana Supreme Court hears arguments from Ochsner, employees over vaccine mandate

Longview News-Journal 08 Dec 2021
Faircloth also framed Ochsner Health the non-profit corporation as a health care worker required to follow the state’s informed consent statute, which typically applies to doctors and patients when deciding upon medical care ... Ochsner Health declined to answer questions about how many employees were granted medical or religious exemptions.

St. Paul First Responders Honored For Bravery In Confronting Mass Shooting

CBS Sports 08 Dec 2021
Medics got the call around midnight that four people may have been shot ... Monson and his fellow firefighter/medics found 15 victims ... I would like to publicly recognize the following people with a letter of appreciation stating Medic 10 ... Megan Roesler Medic 5 ... Sarah Reasoner Medic 18 ... Anthony Probasco Medic 22 ... Lance Thompson Medic 4 ... Thomas Svihel Medic 8.

COVID-19: Medical board deletes anti-misinformation policy amid GOP pressure

Oakridger 08 Dec 2021
“He has in fact done this with another state agency, so it is not a hollow threat.” ... The misinformation policy adopted in September aligned the official position of the board with the stance of the Federation of State Medical Boards, an overarching association of similar licensing officials.

Group urges revision to medical malpractice law

Albuquerque Journal 08 Dec 2021
SANTA FE – A group of independent physicians and medical practices say they are preparing to close their offices or curtail work Dec. 31 unless New Mexico revises its new medical malpractice law – a development they say would worsen the state’s chronic shortage of health care providers.

Rajasthan: All nine Omicron patients on path to recovery, say doctors

The Times of India 08 Dec 2021
The state reported 24 Covid cases on Tuesday ... “All the nine persons who tested positive for Omicron variant are on path to recovery,” said Dr Sudhir Bhandari, principal and controller, SMS Medical College. While the state is witnessing spike in Covid cases, children have also been found infected with the virus.

Missouri effort launched to put legal marijuana to 2022 vote

Columbia Missourian 08 Dec 2021
Currently, the state allows marijuana use only for medical reasons. John Payne, campaign manager for Legal Missouri 2022, noted the state residents approved the medical marijuana question with nearly 66% of the vote in 2018 ... After the cost of administering the state’s regulator ...

Chinese spokesperson questions US qualification of holding democracy summit 08 Dec 2021
Chinese Foreign Ministry's spokesperson Zhao Lijian on Tuesday questioned the qualification of the United States that disregards democracy to hold a summit on democracy. He said that the United States had failed to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic despite having the most abundant medical resources and the most advanced medical technologies.

Medical transport driver charged with DUI in fatal crash

The Associated Press 08 Dec 2021
(AP) — A driver for the state’s medical transport service who was involved in a crash that killed a 77-year-old woman he was driving home from a dialysis appointment has been charged with driving under the influence and without a license, police and the governor’s office ...

Oklahoma AG says doubts about vaccine drive state lawsuits, but doctors emphasize confidence in the science

The Norman Transcript 08 Dec 2021
30, 61.3% of Oklahomans ages 12-plus were fully vaccinated, according to the State Department of Health ... Mary Clarke, a Stillwater family medicine specialist and president of the Oklahoma State Medical Association, said after learning of O’Connor’s remarks. Clarke said the medical ...

In his new PSA, Florida surgeon general touts treatments with little track record for COVID

Finger Lakes Times 08 Dec 2021
State Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo’s new PSA has angered physicians and medical experts who say the focus should be on COVID prevention and more proven treatments, especially as Florida on Tuesday saw its first confirmed case of the new omicron variant ... —Inhaled Budesonide, a medication commonly used for asthma patients.

Oxygen to tests: Between second wave and now, what has changed?

The Times of India 08 Dec 2021
And while there have been upgrades in treatment facilities, like the availability of beds equipped with oxygen, and the testing apparatus, the most significant change is the production of medical oxygen within the state ... We don’t want a repeat,” said Dr Anjali Kaul, medical superintendent at Artemis Hospitals.

Oklahoma AG says doubts about vaccine drive state lawsuits

McAlester News-Capital 08 Dec 2021
30, 61.3% of Oklahomans ages 12-plus were fully vaccinated, according to Oklahoma State Department of Health ... Mary Clarke, a Stillwater family medicine specialist and president of the Oklahoma State Medical Association, said after learning of O’Connor’s remarks.