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These Are the Jobs Your Partner Wishes You Had

Zippia lists most, least attractive jobs for a partner from the perspective of men and women

(Newser) - Working in health care probably doesn't feel all that sexy during a pandemic. But it does look that way in a new survey. Zippia asked 1,000 workers about what common jobs they thought were most attractive for a romantic partner out of a list of 250, and the...

Doctor to Unvaccinated: Find Another Physican

Alabama's Jason Valentine works in the state with lowest vaccination rate

(Newser) - An Alabama doctor sick of seeing unvaccinated people die of COVID-19 says he will soon turn them away. Dr. Jason Valentine, a physician at Diagnostic and Medical Clinic Infirmary Health in Mobile, this week shared a photo of himself posing next to a sign in his office that explains, as...

Woman Allegedly Failed Exam, Faked Being a Doctor

27-year-old was 'immediately' relieved of her duties at Sydney hospital on Monday

(Newser) - It's not quite as extreme as this man who famously faked being a doctor (among other things), but it's close. An Australian woman is accused of working at Sydney's Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital as a junior doctor for 7 months—though she reportedly was no doctor. 7 News reports...

In Sperm Donor 'Case Without Precedent,' a $10.7M Deal

Fertility doc accused of impregnating women with his own sperm agrees to settlement

(Newser) - A Canadian fertility doctor who lost his medical license in 2019 after being accused of impregnating multiple women with the wrong sperm—sometimes his own—has now agreed to fork over millions in a "groundbreaking" settlement. The Ottawa Citizen reports that the $10.7 million offer from Norman Barwin...

Doctor Who Died of COVID Leaves Behind 'Paper Babies' Worth $20M

Thomas Newman's sports card and memorabilia collection is set to go to auction

(Newser) - During his life, neurologist Thomas Newman enjoyed playing golf, spending time with his family, and acquiring some of the rarest and most valuable sports cards on Earth. Sadly, the doctor from Tampa, Fla., died of COVID in January at the age of 73, his wife, Nancy, tells CNN , but he...

DA: Doctor Stole Vial of COVID Vaccine for Personal Use

Texas health officials say Dr. Hasan Gokal gave doses to friends, family

(Newser) - Plenty of people want to make sure their loved ones get vaccinated against COVID-19, but one Texas doctor may have gone too far. The Dallas Morning News reports that 48-year-old Dr. Hasan Gokal is now out of a job and facing criminal charges after he allegedly swiped a vial of...

Critics: Hospital CEO's Response to Black Doctor's Death 'Ridiculous'

Dennis Murphy cites a 'complex picture' leading to death of Dr. Susan Moore, but others push back

(Newser) - The head of an Indiana hospital has addressed the allegations of Dr. Susan Moore, a Black medical doctor who died last month from coronavirus complications after accusing a doctor and other hospital staff of being biased in their treatment of her—but his comments have only fueled the controversy. In...

ER Doctor: My Honesty About COVID Got Me Fired

Cleavon Gilman tweeted about what he saw in Arizona

(Newser) - An Arizona ER doctor says he got fired after tweeting his frustration over hospital conditions amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Guardian reports. "Just got to work and was notified there are no more ICU beds in the state of Arizona," Cleavon Gilman tweeted in November about the Yuma...

'Hottest Doctor' Gets in Hot Water Over Party Pics

Mikhail Varshavski has urged the public to wear face coverings during the pandemic

(Newser) - The "hottest doctor" on Instagram might have a little explaining to do. Mikhail Varshavski, also known as Dr. Mike, was caught maskless on a party boat with bikini-clad women—after months of urging people to wear masks during the coronavirus pandemic, the New York Post reports. Photos published by...

Respected Doctor-Legislator Busted in Sex-for-Drugs Sting

Long Island's 'Doc' Spencer could face up to 9 years in prison if convicted

(Newser) - A New York doctor and legislator who advocated for opioid addiction prevention is now accused of offering drugs to an undercover officer in exchange for sex. Suffolk County legislator William "Doc" Spencer, 53—also an ordained minister and married father of three—was arrested Tuesday in the parking lot...

Young OB-GYN Loses Her COVID Fight
Young Doctor Is Among
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Young Doctor Is Among Latest COVID Casualties

Adeline Fagan dies in Houston, one of 200K US deaths

(Newser) - The US has now reached the unwanted milestone of 200,000 COVID deaths , and one of those deaths out of Houston is drawing national attention. Adeline Fagan, a 28-year-old medical doctor, died after battling the coronavirus for about two months, reports the Houston Chronicle . Coverage:
  • The fight: Fagan was a

Woman Fired for Anti-Semitic Tweets Loses Medical License
Woman Fired for Anti-Semitic
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Woman Fired for Anti-Semitic Tweets Gets More Bad News

Lara Kollab can no longer practice medicine in the state of Ohio

(Newser) - The Ohio woman who lost her job due to anti-Semitic posts on social media has now lost something else: her medical license. Fox News reports that Lara Kollab, now believed to be in her late 20s, had her training certificate to practice osteopathic medicine and surgery in the state permanently...

Cops: Man Smashes Into Patrol Cars While Catching a Flick

North Carolina doctor had his Tesla in 'Autopilot' mode, police say

(Newser) - Bad luck: to crash into other vehicles while driving. Worse luck: to crash into other vehicles that happen to be police cars. Worst luck of all: to do all of the above while you're watching a movie. Officials in North Carolina say that was the fate of a Raleigh...

Doctor's License Revoked Over Odd Amputation

The doctor, John Ure, called it a 'travesty of justice'

(Newser) - A rural Missouri doctor has lost his license after cutting off a patient's toe in a pretty makeshift manner, the Springfield News-Leader reports. The Missouri State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts accused John Ure of removing a patient's gangrenous toe on the back porch of his...

Woman Who Nixed Restraining Order on Husband Found Dead

Body of Kathleen McLean, 45, found near Mass. home she shared with doctor Ingolf Tuerk

(Newser) - A Massachusetts doctor has been arrested and charged with murder after his wife's body was found near their property Saturday night. CBS Boston reports that the remains of Kathleen McLean, 45, were discovered by cops not far from the Dover home she shared with her husband of five months,...

Sister: COVID Altered Brain of ER Doctor Who Killed Herself

She says Lorna Breen faced 'most horrific, unimaginable conditions'

(Newser) - A New York City emergency room doctor who died by suicide after working at a hospital inundated with COVID-19 cases pushed herself past the breaking point because she wanted to help as many people as possible, relatives say. Jennifer Feist tells Today that Dr. Lorna Breen took a week and...

Texas Doctor Moves Into Kids' Treehouse

ER doc doesn't want to risk infecting family

(Newser) - A south Texas emergency room physician has chosen a novel place to self-isolate as he's treating patients with the novel coronavirus. Jason Barnes made a temporary home of his children’s treehouse in the backyard of the family's Corpus Christi home. He is among many health care workers...

Doctor Who Cited Trump Gets in Trouble With Feds
Feds Charge Doctor
Who Cited Trump

Feds Charge Doctor Who Cited Trump

Jennings Staley was allegedly selling a 'COVID-19 cure' that included hydroxychloroquine

(Newser) - "Guaranteed." That word has gotten San Diego physician Jennings Staley in hot water after he allegedly promoted—and offered to sell—the drug hydroxychloroquine as a cure for COVID-19, CNN reports. Staley had offered the drug on his website (now taken down) and cited President Trump's enthusiasm...

Doctor Called for Vaccine Trial in Africa. Now He's Sorry

People weren't pleased with idea

(Newser) - A French doctor says he's sorry for suggesting Africa should be home to a trial for a coronavirus vaccine in televised comments viewed as racist. Jean-Paul Mira, the head of intensive care at Paris' Cochin Hospital, was discussing a vaccine trial in Europe and Australia during a debate on...

Cops: Doctor Strangled Teen in Social Distancing Dispute

Video shows Friday altercation in Louisville, Ky.

(Newser) - A doctor has been arrested in Kentucky after a video allegedly showed him shoving a group of teenage girls, and putting his hands around one teen's neck, in a dispute over social distancing. John Rademaker, a Louisville-area physician, was arrested and charged Tuesday with strangulation and three counts of...

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