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March 24, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
A dialysis patient, apparently angry over being denied something to drink, shot and critically wounded a hospital nurse before killing himself in a hospital in Kankakee, Ill. Ernest Jefferson began arguing with the nurse after being refused additional fluids, which are routinely restricted during dialysis, said Provena St. Mary's Hospital spokesman Paul Tutt. About an hour after being discharged, Jefferson, 69, returned to the nurse's office with a .
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March 24, 1999 | From Times Wire Reports
A dialysis patient, apparently angry over being denied something to drink, shot and critically wounded a hospital nurse before killing himself in a hospital in Kankakee, Ill. Ernest Jefferson began arguing with the nurse after being refused additional fluids, which are routinely restricted during dialysis, said Provena St. Mary's Hospital spokesman Paul Tutt. About an hour after being discharged, Jefferson, 69, returned to the nurse's office with a .
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June 5, 1988
A Chicago-area physician who won a court battle to keep his hospital position while afflicted with AIDS was reported to have died. Cook County Hospital officials identified him as Dr. Alan Bouffard, 42, head of the neurology clinic and electroencephalographic laboratory. His name was not released during court proceedings that led to a consent decree allowing him to keep full medical privileges.
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June 20, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
A Chicago hospital that did nothing to help a gunshot victim dying outside the building has received approval for its new emergency policy and will continue to receive Medicare funding, officials said. Ravenswood Hospital Medical Center was in danger of being shut out of Medicare participation after the death May 16 of Christopher Sercye. He died 35 feet from the hospital where friends had brought him after he was caught in gang cross-fire.
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June 20, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
A Chicago hospital that did nothing to help a gunshot victim dying outside the building has received approval for its new emergency policy and will continue to receive Medicare funding, officials said. Ravenswood Hospital Medical Center was in danger of being shut out of Medicare participation after the death May 16 of Christopher Sercye. He died 35 feet from the hospital where friends had brought him after he was caught in gang cross-fire.
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January 22, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Two months after being released from a hospital and one month after turning 92, former Sen. Margaret Chase Smith (R-Me.) felt so good she went out for a snowmobile ride. "I feel fine," she said. "I wouldn't be going snowmobiling if I didn't." Smith rode Saturday on the back of a snowmobile driven by a niece, Anne Herrin of Canaan, with Smokey's Angels Snowmobile Club. Smith, who celebrated her 92nd birthday on Dec.
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August 14, 1989 | KAREN TUMULTY, Times Staff Writer
For three months, Lynne Randall has been searching for a full-time staff physician for the Atlanta abortion clinic she runs. Randall tried to advertise, she said, but only one OB-GYN publication would accept any notice with the word abortion in it. Medical recruiters turned her down cold. She has also contacted at least 20 doctors. Some said they could earn far more money and prestige in private practice.
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December 29, 1997 | MARNEL JAMESON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Dorothy Clough has her granddaughter to thank for where she is today--at home. Involuntarily summoned to duty when the 88-year-old Clough fell, breaking one foot and severely injuring the other, Lin Coppen became an unwitting Florence Nightingale. Like many family members thrust into the health-care arena when a loved one becomes ill, the 46-year-old Newbury Park resident quickly saw that she could do a lot more than sit at the bedside wringing her hands.
NEWS
June 5, 1988
A Chicago-area physician who won a court battle to keep his hospital position while afflicted with AIDS was reported to have died. Cook County Hospital officials identified him as Dr. Alan Bouffard, 42, head of the neurology clinic and electroencephalographic laboratory. His name was not released during court proceedings that led to a consent decree allowing him to keep full medical privileges.
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