MEDICAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MEDICAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Martin MacNeill gets up to life in prison for wife’s murder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58428717-78/macneill-martin-death-michele.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58428717-78/macneill-martin-death-michele.html.csp">Martin MacNeill gets up to life in prison for wife’s murder</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T10:45:42.273-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 10:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Martin MacNeill, the former doctor convicted last year of murdering his wife, was sentenced Friday to up to life in prison plus another term of 1 to 15 years. Fourth District Judge Derek Pullan also made the sentences in the murder case consecutive to an unrelated sexual abuse case for which MacNeill was sentenced earlier in the week. State statutes require MacNeill serve at least 15 years for the murder conviction and at least one year in the each of the other two cases. Whether Pullan w...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58428717@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:45:42 MDT Masked man’s claims lead to investigation of Stericycle http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58425079-78/waste-stericycle-former-incinerator.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58425079-78/waste-stericycle-former-incinerator.html.csp">Masked man’s claims lead to investigation of Stericycle</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNIE KNOX</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T09:59:26.254-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 09:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">State regulators are investigating a medical waste incinerator after an anonymous former employee charged that it burned so much waste and such toxic materials in recent years that it violated state law. Stericycle, which operates the North Salt Lake facility, also is looking into the claims after an online video appeared on the website EnviroNews, said Jennifer Koenig, vice president of corporate communications. But the company’s procedures forbid such violations, so it’s unlikely they occured...</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> 58425079@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:59:26 MDT Congress passes Hatch, Matheson bill to help EMS providers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58421312-90/ems-matheson-program-emergency.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58421312-90/ems-matheson-program-emergency.html.csp">Congress passes Hatch, Matheson bill to help EMS providers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Thomas Burr</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T18:54:44.954-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 06:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Congress has voted to reauthorize a program to help emergency responders with the unique needs of children and adolescents, a move pushed by Utah’s Sen. Orrin Hatch and Rep. Jim Matheson. The House on Tuesday voted 410-4 to continue the 30-year-old grant program for all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories that helps emergency medical services (EMS) crews stock limited doses of medicine and smaller equipment to help younger patients. The Senate approved the legis...</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> 58421312@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:54:44 MDT Former University of Utah President Chase Peterson dies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58413869-78/peterson-university-president-chase.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58413869-78/peterson-university-president-chase.html.csp">Former University of Utah President Chase Peterson dies</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Peggy Fletcher Stack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T22:46:26.39-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chase N. Peterson was most at home on a college campus. The son of a university president, Peterson spent all but seven of his 84 years enveloped in the life of the mind — as student, professor, dean, researcher, and eventually reaching his father’s stature as president. But Peterson, the former University of Utah president who died in Salt Lake City on Sunday of complications from pneumonia, also relished the physical touch of medicine. “Chase began his career as a physician,” recalled longtime...</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> 58413869@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:46:26 MDT Mercury News: Apple’s new products ratchet up need for privacy protections http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406619-82/apple-information-medical-private.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406619-82/apple-information-medical-private.html.csp">Mercury News: Apple’s new products ratchet up need for privacy protections</a></h4>