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Hackers who stole the personal data of about 4.5 million patients of hospital group Community Health Systems Inc broke into the company's computer system by exploiting the "Heartbleed" internet bug, making it the first known large-scale cyber attack using the flaw, according to a security expert.
A patient in a California hospital is being tested for a possible Ebola infection, according to a hospital official's statement.
A hospital in northern California reports that it is treating a patient who may have been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus.
Botox maker Allergan Inc has approached Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd and at least one other company about a potential takeover in a bid to avert the $53 billion hostile takeover from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc, the Wall Street Journal said.
Goodyear police have arrested a woman on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder after responding to a possible child drowning Monday afternoon.
A Connecticut man was charged with murder on allegations he fatally slashed his 1-year-old niece in her abdomen while babysitting, police said.
In recent years, a shift from inpatient to outpatient surgery in the U.S. for commonly performed urologic procedures has coincided with increasing deaths following complications that were potentially recognizable or preventable.
The theft of personal data on 4.5 million patients of Community Health Systems by hackers in China highlights the increasing degree to which hospitals are becoming lucrative targets for information theft.
A hospital operator that owns 11 hospitals in Alabama says a cyber attack took information on more than 4 million patients from its computer network earlier this year.
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Community Health Systems, which operates 206 hospitals across the United States, announced on Monday that hackers recently broke into its computers and stole data on 4.5 million patients.
The Franklin, Tennessee, company said Monday that no medical or credit card records were taken in the attack, which may have happened in April and June.
U.S. hospital operator Community Health Systems Inc said it suspected data of about 4.5 million clients were stolen by Chinese hackers from its computer network.
The tablets are being presented in a ceremony in the hospital's pediatric sickle cell clinic on Monday.
Diversicare Healthcare Services Director Richard M. Brame acquired 1,387 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 13th.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 10:10 am
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