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Teen accuses world-famous hospital of 'medical kidnapping'

In a jaw-dropping moment caught on video, an 18-year-old high school senior rushes to escape from the hospital that saved her life and then, she says, held her captive.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 14:55:31 GMT
Escape from the Mayo Clinic: How CNN reported the story

Since CNN published the "Escape from the Mayo Clinic" stories, Mayo Clinic issued several responses that are critical of CNN's reporting. Mayo's responses misrepresent several facts.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:15:42 GMT
Parents break teen out of world-famous hospital

Alyssa Gilderhus' family begged for her to be sent to Mayo Clinic. They never thought they'd have to help her escape a few months later.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 14:55:38 GMT
'What did we do?' Families struggle with anxiety over chemicals in tap water

When Parchment, Michigan, learned that its tap water had the contaminant PFAS at up to 200 times federally recommended levels, the city and state immediately took action. But for residents, it's created a sense of anxiety over their health and the health of their families.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 13:27:44 GMT
When insurance wouldn't pay, parents funded cancer patient's lifesaving treatment

Kate Weissman's parents paid $95,000 for her cervical cancer treatment after her insurer denied coverage. She's now cancer-free. One medical director who denied coverage isn't board-certified in "gynecologic oncology" and was once disciplined for her tattoo removal business.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:36:21 GMT
Violent crime is like infectious disease -- we can stop it spreading

In the 1980s and early 1990s, American epidemiologist Gary Slutkin was in Somalia, one of six doctors working across 40 refugee camps containing a million people. His focus was on containing the spread of tuberculosis (TB) and cholera.

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:31:58 GMT
How to design a school in the era of mass shootings

For school designers and architects, the current debate about how to make schools safer focuses too much on add-on measures.

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:53:33 GMT
Historic face transplant gives suicide survivor a 'second chance'

As Katie Stubblefield brushed her fingers across her face, she could feel the wound.

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:47:21 GMT
It took 4 years, 3 miscarriages and 1,616 shots to make this baby

This photo is testament to an undying hope in the face of heartbreak after heartbreak.

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 12:02:08 GMT
The man bringing rap music to the deaf community

As A$AP Rocky's "Praise the Lord" begins blaring through the speaker, Matt Maxey smiles. "Turn it up," he says, pointing his finger to the sky. Maxey is animated, kinetic. But he isn't just dancing; he's bringing the song to life. Every move has meaning.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:52:53 GMT
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