CLINIC - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CLINIC News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Chinese man brings gay conversion therapy lawsuit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58246201-68/therapy-electric-shock-beijing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58246201-68/therapy-electric-shock-beijing.html.csp">Chinese man brings gay conversion therapy lawsuit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LOUISE WATT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T11:43:03.593-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 11:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • A gay Chinese man said Thursday he was suing a psychological clinic for carrying out electric shocks intended to turn him straight, as well as the search engine giant Baidu for advertising the center. The Beijing LGBT Center, which campaigns for gay rights, said it was the first court case involving so-called conversion therapy in China. China declassified homosexuality as a mental disorder in 2001. The center’s executive director, Xin Ying, said some professional hospitals in China, a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582462012014-07-31T11:43:03.593-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-31T11:43:03.593-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58246201@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:43:03 MDT Riverton faces lawsuit over rejection of plasma-donation clinic http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58242627-90/according-behind-biolife-clinic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58242627-90/according-behind-biolife-clinic.html.csp">Riverton faces lawsuit over rejection of plasma-donation clinic</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By courtney tanner</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T21:34:52.572-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 09:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Behind closed doors Tuesday night, Riverton city officials discussed strategies for dealing with a lawsuit brought by a company denied its request to locate a plasma donation clinic in the southwest Salt Lake Valley municipality. Developers behind the plan filed the complaint last week in 3rd District Court claiming rejection of the application to build a plasma-collection clinic was illegal and politically motivated. The lawsuit was spurred by the City Council’s 3-1 vote earlier this month to r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58242627@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:34:52 MDT Op-ed: My experience shows we need better pain care http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58195757-82/pain-patients-therapies-chronic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58195757-82/pain-patients-therapies-chronic.html.csp">Op-ed: My experience shows we need better pain care</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lynn Webster</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-20T13:38:01.342-06:00">Updated Jul 20, 2014 01:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The morning of Aug. 27, 2010 is a vivid one for me. On that day, nine men and women — some with guns in their holsters and all wearing black jackets emblazoned with “DEA” or “POLICE” — trooped into the Salt Lake City pain clinic where I served as medical director. They quickly took up positions in offices and at clinic exits. All the patients in the waiting room and the other providers and staff of Lifetree Pain Clinic could do was stare in intimidated silence. One of the officers handed me a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58195757@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 13:38:01 MDT High court voids 35-foot abortion clinic buffer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58118720-68/clinic-zone-court-abortion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58118720-68/clinic-zone-court-abortion.html.csp">High court voids 35-foot abortion clinic buffer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK SHERMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T20:12:25.876-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 08:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a 35-foot protest-free zone outside abortion clinics in Massachusetts. The justices were unanimous in ruling that extending a buffer zone that far from clinic entrances violates the First Amendment rights of protesters. Chief Justice John Roberts said authorities have less intrusive ways to deal with problems outside clinics and noted that most of the problems reported by police and the clinics occurred outside one Planned Parenthood facili...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581187202014-06-26T20:12:25.876-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-26T20:12:25.876-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58118720@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 20:12:25 MDT Letter: My VA experience has been great http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58080510-82/clinic-care-center-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58080510-82/clinic-care-center-lake.html.csp">Letter: My VA experience has been great</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-18T16:53:02.115-06:00">Updated Jun 18, 2014 04:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I am a veteran and an employee at the VA Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah. I would like to share with you my experiences. I have always had allergies, and I would always ask to see an allergist. After the allergist did everything he could do to help me, I was referred to the ENT Clinic. While attending this clinic, I became familiar with the clerks, nurses and techs. I was finally able to see a physician, Dr. Daniel Cox, who after examining me told me that he could help me. Dr. Cox pe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58080510@www.sltrib.com Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:53:02 MDT Ruling by end of July in Alabama abortion law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58047811-68/clinics-alabama-abortion-doctors.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58047811-68/clinics-alabama-abortion-doctors.html.csp">Ruling by end of July in Alabama abortion law</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PHILLIP RAWLS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-10T09:35:54.004-06:00">Updated Jun 10, 2014 09:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Montgomery, Ala. • A federal judge said Monday he intends to rule by the end of July on whether Alabama can enforce a new law requiring doctors at abortion clinics to have approval to admit patients to nearby hospitals. U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson wrapped up a three-week trial Monday in Montgomery. He has put enforcement of the law on hold until he rules. In closing arguments, American Civil Liberties Union attorney Alexa Kolbi-Molinas said the law will close three of five of the state’s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580478112014-06-10T09:35:54.004-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-10T09:35:54.004-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58047811@www.sltrib.com Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:35:54 MDT