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Women Whose Pelvic Exams Were Filmed Finally See Payday

More than 5.5K of the women will each get at least $20K

(Newser) - More than 5,500 women who said they were secretly recorded during pelvic exams by a gynecologist at Johns Hopkins will each receive at least $20,000 as part of a $190 million settlement with the hospital system, the AP reports. WBAL-TV reports that determination letters have been sent to... More »

Secret Pelvic Exam Videos Cost Johns Hopkins $190M

Dr. Nikita Levy allegedly took 1.2K videos, 140 photographs

(Newser) - Lawyers say Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore has agreed to a $190 million settlement with more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who secretly photographed and videotaped women's bodies in the examining room. Authorities say Dr. Nikita Levy used a pen-like camera he wore around his neck. He... More »

Limbless Soldier Gets Double Arm Transplant

One of just 7 in US history

(Newser) - Following a procedure at Johns Hopkins Hospital, a 26-year-old Iraq veteran has become the first US service member to get a double arm transplant. Just seven people in the US have ever successfully gone through the procedure, experts tell the Washington Post ; only 60 worldwide have received arm transplants, says... More »

ABC Re-Airs Grey's Episode About Hospital Shooting...

...right after real Johns Hopkins shooting

(Newser) - Probably not ABC’s best idea ever: On the day a man shot a doctor at Johns Hopkins Hospital before killing himself and his mother , the station’s Baltimore affiliate aired a Grey’s Anatomy re-run … about a man who goes on a shooting spree at the hospital. At... More »

Hospital Gunman Kills Self, Mom

Doctor he shot earlier will survive

(Newser) - The gunman who stormed a Johns Hopkins Hospital building today, critically wounding a doctor, has killed himself and his mother, sources tell the Baltimore Sun. The man had barricaded himself in a room on the eighth floor as Baltimore police swarmed and began locking down the area. "I started... More »

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