Tag: Doctor

Lawyer Speaks On Behalf of Embattled Mission Doctor

Mission (KFXV) — A doctor is on the hot seat accused of sexual misconduct. Two of his patients have come forward to tell their story – while the doctor’s attorney says this all comes down to money. Two women are accusing the Mission doctor, one of Sexual Assault and the other for indecent exposure – during a medical checkup. Defense Attorney, for Humberto Rafael Bruschetta is talking about the two charges against his client — and the $260,000 dollar bond– brought against him on Tuesday. The criminal complaint points out the first incident on February 15th, where a woman...

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Mission Doctor Accused of Exposing Himself to Patients

Mission (KFXV) — A Mission doctor is behind bars tonight accused of Sexual Assault and exposing himself to two separate patients. According to a criminal complaint filed with mission police – in February, a patient who had an appointment with Dr. Humberto Rafael Bruschetta, became “embarrassed and alarmed” after the doctor locked the door and asked her to measure him, dropping his pants, and exposing himself. A second victim came forward in march claiming Sexual Assault. Police ask anyone else who may be a victim to come forward and report it. We have made contact with the doctor’s lawyer...

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New Blood Test Offers Hope for Better Lung Cancer Treatment

BY MARILYNN MARCHIONE BOSTON (AP) — Researchers have taken an important step toward better lung cancer treatment by using blood tests to track genetic changes in tumors as they progress from their very earliest stages. With experimental tests that detect bits of DNA that tumors shed into the blood, they were able to detect some recurrences of cancer up to a year before imaging scans could, giving a chance to try new therapy sooner. It’s the latest development for tests called liquid biopsies, which analyze cancer using blood rather than tissue samples. Some doctors use these tests now to...

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Hope for extremely premature babies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow

BY LAURAN NEERGAARD WASHINGTON (AP) — Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies – and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just might work. Today, premature infants weighing as little as a pound are hooked to ventilators and other machines inside incubators. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is aiming for a gentler solution, to give the tiniest preemies a few more weeks cocooned in a womb-like environment – treating them more like fetuses than newborns in hopes of giving them a better chance of healthy survival....

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Doctor prescribed meds for Prince in another name

BY AMY FORLITI MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A doctor who saw Prince in the days before he died had prescribed oxycodone under the name of Prince’s friend to protect the musician’s privacy, according to an affidavit unsealed Monday. The document is one of several affidavits and search warrants unsealed in Carver County District Court as the yearlong investigation into Prince’s death continues. The documents don’t say where Prince got the fentanyl that killed him, which was obtained illegally and not by prescription. But they do shed some light on Prince’s struggle with addiction in the days before he died. Oxycodone...

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