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Doctor pleads guilty in drug case

Matthew Bennett, 49, of Clarence, who was convicted of unlawfully distributing and dispensing oxycodone, a controlled substance, was sentenced to 36 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara on Monday. The defendant has also surrendered his medical ...

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On-demand doctor apps bring Uber approach to medicine

This combination made from sample images provided by Pager shows the Pager app for iPhone. Pager is an Uber-like service that sends doctors to patients’ homes. AP Images

WASHINGTON — It was 8 o’clock on a weeknight and Brooklyn resident Sarah Sheehan was reeling from a painful earache. She wouldn’t be able to see her doctor until the next morning, and that would require a 45-minute subway ride ...

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Doctor must register as NY sex offender

A Syracuse-area doctor who served 18 months in a Cambodian prison for a sex crime against a minor should be assessed for a sex offender risk level in New York, an appeals court has found. The Appellate Division, Fourth Department, ...

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Doctor admits defrauding UR

Dr. Doron Feldman, 54, of Williamsville, has pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Frank P. Geraci Jr. to conspiracy to commit mail fraud. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison, a $250,000 fine or both. Feldman, ...

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Excellus BCBS doctor to focus on end-of-life care

The Institute of Medicine has selected an Excellus BlueCross BlueShield physician to serve on a committee of national experts charged with helping to transform the nation’s end-of-life care. Dr. Patricia Bomba of Pittsford, vice president and medical director of geriatrics ...

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Judge won’t order investigation of Gitmo doc

NEW YORK CITY — A judge has declined to force an investigation into whether an Army psychologist developed abusive interrogation techniques for detainees at Guantanamo Bay and should be stripped of his license, halting what advocates have called the first court case ...

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Sentence stands for doc who defrauded patients

The sentence of a former doctor who falsely enticed patients needing organ transplants will stand. The U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled there were no errors in sentencing guidelines used at the district court level, but that they would not have been considered harmless if found to be correct.

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Canadian doctor’s assistant due in court

BUFFALO — A Canadian doctor’s assistant whose arrest at the border raised suspicions about the doctor’s treatment of NFL players is scheduled to take a plea in federal court in Buffalo.

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Staten Island doctor’s medical license revoked

The state Board for Professional Medical Conduct has accepted the application of Dr. Richard Lucente, 38, a family practice physician in Staten Island, to surrender his license to practice medicine in New York state.

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