LOWER MERION TWP., Pa. (AP) — Police say two men and a woman broke into a Philadelphia-area hospital and stole nearly a half-million dollars' worth of colonoscopy instruments.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Paul Ray's father died from colon cancer in 2008. He was 63 years old and refused to have a colonoscopy, telling his son that area of his anatomy was "an exit...
HARRISONVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City area hospital has passed a follow-up inspection after Missouri inspectors found that its staff failed to properly respond to an 83-year-old woman who died...
HARRISONVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Missouri inspectors have found that staff at hospital south of Kansas City failed to properly respond to an 83-year-old woman who showed distress after a routine colonoscopy and died the next day from internal bleeding.
BOSTON (AP) — Anyone who's ever been so furious with their boss that they feel like exacting revenge really needs to listen to Lindie Liang.
Liang and her colleagues found that abusing a virtual voodoo doll instead of your boss will make you feel better without getting you fired or thrown in jail, a study that earned them a 2018 Ig Nobel, the annual prize sponsored by the science humor magazine Annals of Improbable Research for comical but practical scientific discovery.
FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — One of the Navajo Nation's popular comedians is facing medical complications that have forced him to take a break from performances.
The Farmington Daily Times reported Monday that James Junes, known for the stand-up comedy duo James and Ernie, has been recovering after having a cancerous polyp removed in February. Complications with the surgery have prolonged his recovery, causing him to cancel shows and appearances.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel's audience got to see more of the host than usual when he had his first colonoscopy.
The talk show host brought Katie Couric along for the test, which aired on Tuesday's "Jimmy Kimmel Live." She was with him before and after the examination.
Kimmel turned 50 in November, which is the age the American Cancer Society recommends for the colorectal cancer screening.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine Sen. Susan Collins is among a group of senators that wants to make sure senior citizens aren't charged with unexpected bills after a colonoscopy.
Collins, a Republican, is introducing federal legislation that is designed to protect seniors from out-of-pocket costs for preventative colonoscopies.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A county-owned hospital in western Iowa has released to the public how much it paid the husband of a woman whose death was blamed on a botched colonoscopy.
Settlement documents released by Crawford County Memorial Hospital show it and its insurer paid $500,000 to Eugene Christiansen, whose wife, Carole, died in November 2014 after her colon was accidentally torn.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A county-owned hospital in western Iowa is refusing to reveal the amount of a settlement paid to the family of a woman who died from a botched colonoscopy, despite state law that says settlements made by government agencies are public record.
Crawford County Memorial Hospital CEO Bill Bruce told the Des Moines Register (http://dmreg.co/2h9T3g7 ) that he can't release the settlement because of a judge's order sealing records in the patient's estate.
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