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State Highlights: Hundreds Of Hospital Patients In Indiana At Risk Of Exposure To HIV, Other Viruses; Mass Shootings Nudge Some Texas Lawmakers Toward Gun Laws For First Time

Media outlets report on news from Indiana, Texas, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Arkansas, California, Kansas, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, Ohio, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Florida, Minnesota, and Missouri. CNN: More Than 1,000 Patients May Have Been Exposed To HIV And Other Viruses After Error In Sanitizing Procedure More than a thousand surgical patients at Goshen Hospital in Indiana… Read More »

Blaming mass shootings on mental illness is ‘inaccurate’ and ‘stigmatizing,’ experts say

“We must reform our mental health laws to better identify mentally disturbed individuals who may commit acts of violence and make sure those people not only get treatment but when necessary involuntary confinement,” Trump said during a public address on Monday. “Mental illness and hatred pulls the trigger, not the gun.” Yet mental health experts,… Read More »

Mass General builds algorithm to detect intracranial hemorrhages

An artificial intelligence algorithm has been developed by Massachusetts General Hospital to rapidly diagnose and classify brain hemorrhages from unenhanced head computed-tomography scans. The deep learning system not only detects acute intracranial hemorrhage—and classifies five subtypes of the condition—but generates predictions from the data that are explainable, according to researchers, who contend that the tool… Read More »