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Brian Micalizzi, a pharmacist at Children's Medical Center in Dallas, prepares an antibiotic prescribed to a patient in the emergency department.

Hospitals Put Pharmacists In the ER To Cut Medication Errors

In the emergency department at Children's Medical Center in Dallas, pharmacists who specialize in emergency medicine review each medication to make sure it's the right one in the right dose.

It's part of the hospital's efforts to cut down on medication errors and dangerous drug interactions, which contribute to more than 7,000 deaths across the country each year.

The stress of adult life can make living with undiagnosed ADHD very difficult, doctors say.

More And More, Young Women Are Being Diagnosed With ADHD

As a child, Diany Levy was called lazy and unfocused. She remembers that teachers called home on a daily basis to tell her parents she was not paying attention in class. Now, at the age of 23, Diany has finally been diagnosed with the cause of her problems – ADHD.

FBI director James Comey wants the agency to get better at preventing crimes and improve diversity. He has another nine years and three months to do that.

FBI Director Comey Looks Ahead To His Next Nine Years

FBI Director Jim Comey brushed back a dark curtain last Thursday morning and emerged to greet his audience, Tonight Show style.

"I feel like a talk show host," Comey told a group of new recruits, the first hired on his watch since he joined the FBI nine months ago.

Ifetayo Harvey's father went to prison when she was 4 years old and released when she was 12. Now 22, she says the experience helped her empathize with others and understand people from a different perspective.

When A Parent Goes To Prison, A Child Also Pays A Price

When she was a child, 22-year-old Ifetayo Harvey's father was sentenced to prison for cocaine trafficking.

"My dad went to prison when I was 4 years old, and he was released when I was 12," Harvey says.

Harvey is one of millions of young people who grew up with a parent in prison. A recent study from the National Academy of Sciences examined the growth of incarceration in the United States, and among the topics was the effect on kids and families when a parent goes to prison.

After this pitch on May 27, Los Angeles Angels pitcher Sean Burnett left the game with an injured elbow. On Friday, he became the latest pro player to receive "Tommy John surgery."

Baseball Has An Elbow Problem: More Pros Getting Ligament Surgery

On Friday, Los Angeles Angels pitcher Sean Burnett became the latest player this season to receive "Tommy John surgery." In this weekend's MLB draft, at least four players selected had already received the infamous elbow surgery as amateurs.

The operation is named after the first player to undergo the procedure to fix an injured elbow ligament, in 1974. Pitchers are particularly vulnerable to this injury.

The procedure involves taking a tendon from somewhere else in the body — or from a cadaver — and grafting it into place. Pitchers get it most often.

Children's faces line the wall of Soulumination in Seattle. The non-profit is a collection of photographers who volunteer their time to document families with children who are stillborn or terminally ill.

Photos Of A Short Life Comfort Only Some Grieving Parents

The death of a child is a profound loss, and how parents grieve is often deeply personal. So personal that what comforts one parent may disturb the other.

Within two days of moving into her new home in southwestern Connecticut, Floribeth Roman filled the place with photos. More than 80 photos are on display on the first floor alone.

"I have our wedding portrait; I have pictures of my boys on the opposite walls and I have pictures of Isabella and the family," Roman says.

Smoke rises from the Karachi airport terminal after the militants' assault in Karachi on Sunday.

Karachi Airport Attacked By Gunmen; At Least 23 Reported Dead

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Gunmen attacked Pakistan's international airport in Karachi Sunday night, and the fighting continued into Monday morning.

The reported death toll has been rising: The latest from Pakistan media is that at least 23 are dead, including airport guards.

A spokesman for the Airport Security Force told The Associated Press that the military was called in, but after that the fighting is now over.

Chicagoans aren't annoyed by The Trump International Hotel and Tower so much as by the New Yorker who's having his name emblazoned on its side.

Trump Stamp Has Chicagoans Irked At The Donald

Leave it to a wealthy New Yorker to raise the ire of the citizens of the Second City.

And it's not because of something he said, or wrote, as a former New Yorker living here did last year. It's just five letters, the huge letters of this man's last name lit up for the entire Midwest to see: T-R-U-M-P.

A Doctor Takes A Look In The Medicare Mirror

After decades of fighting to keep how much Medicare pays individual doctors a secret, the federal government bowed to pressure from journalists and consumer groups and released the information in April.

The data let reporters – and anyone else – figure out who is getting paid by Medicare for what.

Denis Lefebvre, 53, is one of the three inmates who escaped using a helicopter.

In Quebec, 3 Inmates Escape Prison Using Helicopter

It's happened again: Three inmates at a Canadian prison have escaped using a helicopter.

The CBC reports:

"A Sûreté du Québec spokesperson confirmed to CBC News that the prison break occurred at 7:45 p.m. ET from Orsainville Detention Centre and the inmates fled westbound in a green helicopter.

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