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Hospital may have exposed patients to HIV

Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver has postponed most of its scheduled surgeries while it resolves an issue with the cleaning of certain surgical instruments. The hospital is reaching out to all patients who underwent orthopedic and spine surgery in that 18-month time span. Meanwhile, Porter Adventist Hospital also issued a statement assuring patients that they are taking the necessary action.

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Government companies reveal mixed picture on gender pay gap

Across pay quartiles , Wyevale Garden Centre has shown a much larger representation of women in the business, with women in a higher percentage over men, apart from the highest quartile which is the senior positions of the company which highlight that 48.8% of these positions are taken by women.

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Black Panther Passes Jurassic World at Domestic Box Office

Jurassic World previously held that spot, with a domestic total of $652.3 million. As of Monday, Black Panther's earnings in the USA has reached $652.5 million, which is enough to surpass Jurassic World , which held the fourth spot with a domestic total of $652.3 million, Mashable reported .

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Missing CDC epidemiologist was passed up for promotion, police say

Stafford says the body was partially submerged in water and mud on the west bank of the Chattahoochee River. They said the state of the body found in the river was consistent with it being there since mid-February. He co-authored more than two dozen publications that centered on how health issues impact minorities, worked on notable public health crises such as the Zika and Ebola outbreaks, PEOPLE reports .

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Zombie Raccoons Spotted In Northeast Ohio Prompt Police Warning

In the past couple of weeks, Youngstown police have responded to over a dozen of these raccoon calls - all of them with reports of the same odd, zombie-like behavior. Though rabies can cause similar, uncharacteristic behavior, experts suspect the raccoons are suffering from distemper , a viral disease that affects canines and other animals such as foxes and skunks, per Live Science .

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Honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr

King fought for on behalf of all mankind". "He talked about a revolution of values", King said. The bells will be rung 39 times, signifying the number of years he lived, at the exact time when he died. Given Idlewild's history during the 1968 Sanitation Strike, this made for the ideal backdrop fro a day dedicated to Dr. King's legacy. In Cobb County, the Atlanta Braves are honoring King's legacy with several activities during their game against the Washington Nationals.