Patient Skeptical, Believes He Contracted Hep C From Guilty Surgical Tech's ActionsA former Swedish Medical Center surgical technician on Tuesday pleaded guilty to federal charges that he stole the powerful painkiller fentanyl from operating rooms.
Feds: Former Swedish Surgery Tech Accused Of Stealing Drugs Carries HIVFederal prosecutors in Colorado announced Wednesday that a hospital surgery technician accused of stealing painkiller syringes is HIV positive and urged patients who may have possibly been infected by him to be tested.
Former Swedish Hospital Tech Faces Federal Charges In Stolen Drug CaseA former surgical technician suspected of stealing pain medication at a hospital in Englewood has been indicted by a federal grand jury.
Stolen Drug Case At Swedish Hospital Now In The Hands Of The FedsCBS4 has learned federal investigators have taken over the Swedish Medical Center case of stolen drugs.
Swedish Patient Received Someone Else's Letter About Possible Health RiskThousands of blood tests were conducted over the weekend after some Swedish Medical Center surgical patients were concerned about possible exposure to HIV and Hepatitis B and C.
Swedish: Technician Caught Swiping Needle In The Operating RoomA doctor at Swedish Medical Center told CBS4 that a surgical technician was caught swiping a needle filled with fentanyl in the operating room at the beginning of a surgical procedure.
Nearly 3,000 Swedish Medical Center Patients Urged To Get Blood TestsThe Colorado Department of Public Health is investigating possible drug diversion by a former employee at Swedish Medical Center and some patients are being asked to be tested for possible exposure to diseases.
Charlie Sheen: 5 Things To Know About HIV In AmericaCharlie Sheen announced that he has HIV, but the diagnosis has a different outlook compared to just a decade ago. CBS4's Dr. Dave Hnida explains.
Denver Public Health Releases Statement Following Charlie Sheen's HIV AnnouncementDenver Public Health on Tuesday released a statement concerning actor Charlie Sheen’s announcement that he's been living HIV positive for the last four years.
'Specialty Drugs' Designation Leaves Patients With Prescription Sticker ShockMillions of Americans are suffering from sticker shock after refilling their prescriptions. Most major health insurers are quietly changing their prescription drug plans and forcing consumers to pay a larger percentage of the total drug cost instead of a set co-pay.
Man With AIDS Charged After Soliciting Undercover Officer For SexA man accused of soliciting an undercover officer for sex with the knowledge of being infected with HIV/AIDS has been formally charged.
Students, Faculty To Protest Bush Award In DenverStudents, faculty and alumni at the University of Denver plan to protest when the university's international studies school presents an award to former president George W. Bush.