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Should You Uber to the Hospital?

Should You Uber to the Hospital?

Carissa Moshier, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018

Insurance companies decide if ambulance rides are covered based on what they deem medical necessities. With strict rules and an expensive ride, people are avoiding ambulances and choosing to ride in Ubers instead, according to a University of Kansas study. The study found that in places where...

Hopkins Hospital Security in Hot Water

Liz De La Torre

September 22, 2010

Talk about taking news badly. According to Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III., fifty year-old Paul Warren Pardus opened fire at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, killing his mother and himself after becoming “emotionally distraught and overwhelmed by the news of his mother’s condition”...

Hospital: Actress Brittany Murphy dies at age 32

Liz De La Torre

December 20, 2009

From The Associated Press LOS ANGELES – Brittany Murphy, the actress who got her start in the sleeper hit "Clueless" and rose to stardom in "8 Mile," died Sunday in Los Angeles. She was 32. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Spokeswoman Sally Stewart said Murphy died at 10:04 a.m. She would not provi...

2 die, 19 overcome at Arizona retreat sweat lodge

Liz De La Torre

October 9, 2009

From The Associated Press PHOENIX – Two people died and an estimated 19 others were taken to hospitals after being overcome while sitting in a sauna-like sweat lodge during a Sedona spiritual retreat, authorities said Friday. Sixty-four people were in a crudely constructed sweat dome at the 70-acre...

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