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- Time to rethink smoking policies
As the CDC warns about high-tech smoking alternatives, regulators recommend changing your facility’s rules
- Two dead in apparent murder-suicide at Texas hospital
Authorities are investigating a shooting at a hospital June 9 in San Marcos, Texas that left two people dead in what appears to be a murder-suicide, according to a report from USA Today.
- Building a hospital in a tsunami zone?
An Oregon facility weighs the dangers of building on the coast vs. the immediate need for a new hospital
- Shooting in Canadian hospital leaves one dead
Police fatally shot a man Wednesday at a hospital in Ontario, Canada, according to a report from CTV. The report indicated that the man had somehow ran past security at the Guelph General Hospital before at least two police officers opened fire.
- Report: Olympus may have known about duodenoscope problem
Olympus Corp., recently under pressure about improperly disinfected GI scopes that may have transmitted deadly infections, may have known about potential problems with cleaning its duodenoscopes nearly two years ago, according to a report in Outpatient Surgery Magazine.
- Lockdown at Louisiana hospital after shots fired outside
A suburban New Orleans hospital in briefly went into lockdown April 13 after a man with a rifle came out of nearby woods and fired several shots into the ground in front of witnesses before running back into the woods, according to a report from WWL-TV.
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