Neurological disorders

Glenn Chin, the supervisory pharmacist at the now-closed New England Compounding Center, departs federal court after attending the first day of his trial, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in Boston. Chin is charged with second-degree murder and other crimes under federal racketeering law for his role in the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people and sickened hundreds of others. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
September 19, 2017 - 6:07 pm
BOSTON (AP) — An attorney for a Massachusetts pharmacist charged in a deadly meningitis outbreak urged jurors Tuesday not to be swayed by their emotions while prosecutors argued the man's actions demonstrated a "shocking disregard" for human life. Glenn Chin, the supervisory pharmacist at the now-...
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September 17, 2017 - 9:48 am
BOSTON (AP) — After watching his mother die from meningitis in a nationwide outbreak caused by contaminated steroids, Scott Shaw is determined to make sure something like that never happens again. A stiff punishment for the Massachusetts pharmacist Shaw believes is partially responsible may help,...
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September 11, 2017 - 1:58 pm
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers offensive coordinator Jerry Kill has been hospitalized after suffering a seizure. Speaking at a news conference Monday, Coach Chris Ash said the 56-year-old Kill had a "minor medical setback" on Sunday but was expected to be fine. Ash said the former Minnesota coach...
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September 06, 2017 - 8:37 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Danish royal household says the husband of Queen Margrethe is suffering from dementia. The palace says the 83-year-old French-born Prince Henrik had undergone a medical examination at Copenhagen's university hospital. The palace said Wednesday that doctors concluded "...
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August 30, 2017 - 9:12 pm
DANVERS, Mass. (AP) — The man who inspired the ice bucket challenge has been honored by the Roman Catholic prep school he attended in Massachusetts. St. Johns Prep on Wednesday announced Pete Frates (FRAY'-tees) as its 2018 Distinguished Alumnus. The headmaster also announced the dedication of the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2017 file photo, a child receives treatment at the state-run Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. The government hospital in north India where dozens of babies died within two days earlier this month said on Wednesday, Aug. 30, that at least 217 children died there in the month of August due to a variety of reasons including an annual encephalitis outbreak. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh, File)
August 30, 2017 - 6:42 am
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Death continues to haunt a government hospital in north India that came under fire earlier this month after dozens of babies died within two days. Dr. P.K. Singh, the head of the BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur city, said Wednesday that at least 217 children died there in...
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FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2017 file photo, a child receives treatment at the state-run Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. The government hospital in north India where dozens of babies died within two days earlier this month said on Wednesday, Aug. 30, that at least 217 children died there in the month of August due to a variety of reasons including an annual encephalitis outbreak. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh, File)
August 30, 2017 - 6:42 am
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Death continues to haunt a government hospital in north India that came under fire earlier this month after dozens of babies died within two days. Dr. P.K. Singh, the head of the BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur city, said Wednesday that at least 217 children died there in...
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August 26, 2017 - 12:43 pm
BEVERLY, Mass. (AP) — Police in the hometown of the man who inspired the ice bucket challenge plan to host one with his family. Beverly Police Chief John LeLacheur says officers and Pete Frates' family will take the challenge Sunday. The department is challenging other officers, firefighters,...
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August 26, 2017 - 10:57 am
BOSTON (AP) — Boston federal prosecutors are seeking more than $13 million from a Massachusetts pharmacy co-founder who was sentenced to prison in a nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people and sickened hundreds more. The Boston Globe reports that the U.S. Attorney's office filed a...
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August 01, 2017 - 2:57 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The start of every August will kick off Ice Bucket Challenge Week in Massachusetts. Republican Gov. Charlie Baker on Tuesday signed into law a bill designating the first week of the month as a time to honor Pete Frates. Frates inspired the Ice Bucket Challenge that has raised more...
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