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    Aviation experts are citing a loss of oxygen as a possible theory for why an unresponsive business jet flew over the nation’s capital Sunday before crashing in rural Virginia. Investigators are just beginning to look for answers. The Cessna Citation took off from Elizabethton, Tennessee, and headed for Long Island’s MacArthur Airport. Once over Long Island, it turned around and flew a straight path over Washington, D.C. before crashing in a mountainous part of Virginia. Federal investigators said Monday that the pilot and three passengers were killed.

      MONDAY, June 5, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- The most common screening test for prostate cancer so often returns a false positive result that it’s no longer recommended for men older than 70, and it's offered as a personal choice for younger men.

        Six construction workers injured in a partial building collapse in New Haven have been released from a hospital, while two others continue to be treated and are in fair condition. That's according to Yale New Haven Hospital spokesperson Mark D'Antonio. The building was under construction when a section collapsed Friday from the second story into the basement. City officials have said concrete apparently was being poured faster than workers could spread it, and it pooled too much in one area. Federal authorities are investigating. Two of the eight wounded workers were critically injured and remain hospitalized Monday.


        Need gift ideas to help with the ladies in your life? This list will surely help you make the grade.

        MONDAY, June 5, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Many men will put off going to the doctor unless they are really sick, but men's health screenings help catch problems before symptoms appear.

        MONDAY, June 5, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. gun deaths and injuries in children have risen at astronomical rates. Yet, among kids on Medicaid, only about two of every five children who get shot receive mental health care within six months of these traumatic incidents, researchers say.

        Women often use hormone therapy to relieve hot flashes and other menopause symptoms — and new research suggests whether they choose pills, patches or creams might matter for their blood pressure. Women are more prone to heart disease after menopause and high blood pressure is one key risk factor. Canadian researchers tracked records of 112,000 women who used estrogen-only hormone therapy. Those taking oral estrogen were more likely to develop high blood pressure than those taking versions absorbed vaginally or through the skin. The findings were published Monday in the journal Hypertension.

        California officials are stepping up efforts to combat the spread of xylazine, a powerful animal sedative that’s increasingly being used by people, often with devastating results. It’s mostly been an East Coast phenomenon, but ‘tranq,’ as it is known, is beginning to appear in the Golden State.

        A push is underway to create a National Patient Safety Board modeled after the National Transportation Safety Board, an independent federal agency that investigates plane crashes and other transportation disasters. But unlike the NTSB, some patient safety advocates say, the current proposal is toothless and wouldn’t provide transparency about the nation’s hospitals.

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