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Second-Guessing Lingers After Richardson's Death

(Newser) - Doctors in Quebec, where Natasha Richardson took her fatal ski-slope tumble, have been arguing since the 1990s for emergency air transport that might have saved her life, CNN reports. Care was delayed not only by the slow manifestation of symptoms from the epidural hematoma she suffered, but also by the... More »

4 Killed in Md. Medevac Crash

Pilot radioed about bad weather; police find crash site 2 hours later

(Newser) - A Maryland State Police Medevac helicopter crashed in bad weather early this morning, killing four of the five on board, the Washington Post reports. The crew was transporting two teenage car-crash victims to a hospital when air traffic controllers lost radio contact about 12:30am. Police found the crash site... More »

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