Three long-awaited studies have shown that mechanically removing a blood clot from a stroke patient’s brain is no more useful than the older treatment of giving an IV dose of a clot-dissolving drug to the whole body.
MAZATLAN, Mexico — Tropical Storm Rick hit Mexico's Pacific
coast just north of the resort of Mazatlan on Wednesday, toppling
trees and signs, after sparing Los Cabos on the Baja California
Peninsula a direct blow.
WASHINGTON — The government should start screening truck and bus
drivers, commercial pilots, train engineers and merchant sailors
for sleep apnea, a disorder that is cropping up in transportation
accidents, federal safety investigators said Tuesday.
VATICAN CITY — A 19th-century priest whose courageous work with
leprosy patients in Hawaii has been likened to the efforts of those
battling the stigma of AIDS was elevated to sainthood Sunday by
Pope Benedict XVI, along with four other Catholics he hailed as
heroes of holiness.
ROME — A Hawaii resident whose recovery from lung cancer was
called miraculous by the Vatican said Thursday that the
Belgian-born priest she prayed to already is a saint, even before
the pope canonizes him.