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N.H. hospital worker gets 39 years in hepatitis case

CONCORD, N.H. — A traveling medical technician was sentenced Monday to 39 years in prison for stealing painkillers and infecting dozens of patients in four states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes. David Kwiatkowski, 34, was a cardiac technologist in ...

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Prostate testing’s dark side: Men who were harmed

Terry Dyroff’s PSA blood test led to a prostate biopsy that didn’t find cancer but gave him a life-threatening infection. In the emergency room several days later, “I didn’t sit, I just laid on the floor, I felt so bad,” ...

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