Posts Tagged Health

Melissa Rivers files lawsuit in mother Joan Rivers’ death

In this May 15, 2014 file photo, Melissa Rivers, left, and Joan Rivers attend the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment 2014 Upfront at the Javits Center in New York. Melissa Rivers filed a malpractice lawsuit Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, against doctors and the clinic where her mother Joan Rivers had a routine medical procedure, stopped breathing, and later died. Rivers said in a statement that filing the suit was one of the most difficult decisions she had to make. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — While Joan Rivers lay sedated in a Manhattan clinic, her doctors performed unauthorized medical procedures, snapped a selfie with the comedian and failed to act as her vital signs deteriorated, according to a malpractice lawsuit filed Monday by her daughter, Melissa.

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Gov. Martinez donates $10K to cancer group

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez is giving $10,000 to fund cancer research and awareness.

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Family attorney: Cubs great Ernie Banks died of heart attack

CHICAGO (AP) — An attorney for the family of Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks says the Hall of Famer died after suffering a heart attack on Friday.

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Ohio teen sacrifices leg to beat cancer, get back to sports

CLEVELAND (AP) — The elite athlete who endures pain in order to compete is part of the mythology of sports.

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In bike-loving Colorado city, ambulances get racks for rides

This photo made available on Jan. 23, 2015, by University of Colorado Health, shows a Poudre Valley Hospital ambulance fitted with a bike rack, in Fort Collins, Colo. In a testament to how much the city loves its bikes, the hospital has installed bike racks on its ambulances after encountering increasing numbers of cyclists who had bicycle accidents or medical emergencies. (AP Photo/University of Colorado Health, Kelly Tracer)

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Showing how much one Colorado city loves its bikes, cyclists who go to the hospital by ambulance no longer have to leave their rides behind.

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