For at least two decades, the New York City Housing Authority routinely disputed tests that revealed lead in its apartments. Private landlords almost never do this

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Last March, 4,000 frozen eggs and embryos were lost at University Hospitals Fertility Center when the temperature in cryogenic tanks spiked due to human error. Officials have apologized repeatedly to the affected patients, and say that they are working to provide refunds, free services, and “emotional support.”

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You’ve probably heard the story of Henrietta Lacks’ cells, which spawned more than 17,000 patents, a bestselling book and a made-for-TV movie starring Oprah. The cancer cells were harvested from Lacks’ cervix without her consent in 1951. According to Johns Hopkins, where doctors took the cells, the resulting “immortal” cell line, known as HeLa, has contributed to medical breakthroughs

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Heirs of Prince have sued an Illinois hospital and pharmacy chain Walgreens, saying they could have prevented the singer’s 2016 death if they had properly diagnosed and treated his overdose days earlier, a court document showed on Monday

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The suit, filed in a Texas district court on Tuesday, makes a new legal argument that relies on Congress’s recent repeal of the individual mandate penalty.

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Aetna settled a lawsuit for $17 million Wednesday over a data breach that happened in the summer of 2017. The privacy of as many as 12,000 people insured by Aetna was compromised in a very low-tech way: the fact that they had been taking HIV drugs was revealed through the clear window of the envelope

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The Boston researcher who examined the brain of former football star Aaron Hernandez says it showed the most damage her team had seen in an athlete so young

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Take-down notices “imminent” as lawsuit is filed alleging widespread copyright infringement

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