Health


Michigan officials charged with manslaughter in Flint Legionnaires' outbreak

Dr. Marcus Zervos, an infectious disease specialist at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit , will testify that Wells "threatened" to cut the research team's funding "and mandated that the research team stop the retrospective epidemiologic component of their study", according to a charging document.



Death toll rises to 12 in London apartment building inferno

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service is providing advice and reassurance to people who are concerned about the safety of high-rise buildings following this morning's fire at Grenfell Tower in London (June 14). For those even closer to the tower block, the noises that woke them were much more harrowing - screams and shouts for help from many people trapped in their homes as the flames shot up the sides of the building.



Health chief, 4 others charged with manslaughter in Flint

Rick Snyder's administration in scrutiny and criminal charges against a number of public officials. According to the Associated Press , four others were also charged with involuntary manslaughter Wednesday, and are all blamed in the death of an 85-year-old man who contracted Legionnaires' disease , a type of pneumonia.


Twins conjoined at the head successfully separated

Twins conjoined at the head successfully separated

Physicians monitoring the twins' vital signs and administering their anesthesia throughout the operation used green and purple tape, one color for each baby, to track their separate progress. "Finally, we divided our team into two halves, one for each of the girls, and finished the reconstruction portion of the surgery". The most hard part of the separation surgery was to separate the sagittal sinus, a large vein at the top of the head that transfers blood from the brain toward the heart.



5 key takeaways from Attorney General Sessions' testimony

Shortly after his opening, Sessions said that if he had talked with Kislyak, "It would've been certainly, I can assure you, nothing improper, if I'd had a conversation with him". He has also served in New York City government under Michael Bloomberg and has worked as a consultant to the Department of Justice and the Department of the Treasury on federal criminal matters, according to the Columbia website.