After Judy Martin lost her job as an EEG technician at Children's Hospital for refusing Covid-19 shots, she sued. Attorneys for Martin and the hospital today filed an agreement to dismiss the suit with prejudice, meaning she can't bring it again. The short agreement does not specify why she dropped the case.
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WCVB reports the bomb threat mailed in this morning referenced Children's Hospital's programs for transgender youth - and alleged bombs were also placed at the homes of three doctors. Police cleared the scene after an hour.
In September, the FBI arrested a Westfield woman for calling in a threat that shut the hospital for a couple hours.
Judge lets woman charged with calling in that bomb threat to Children's take her ankle bracelet off while awaiting trial
A federal judge today agreed to let Catherine Leavy swap in her retired father for a GPS device strapped to her ankle as a way to ensure she goes nowhere near Children's Hospital - to which she allegedly called in a bomb threat that shut down both the hospital and Longwood Avenue on Aug. 30. Read more.
Pitiful little collection of transphobes outnumbered by cops, photographers across from Children's, and never mind all the people supporting the hospital across the street
James Meickle took a gander at the little knot of transphobes standing on Longwood Avenue across from Children's Hospital this morning. He reports: Read more.
FBI says woman who had taken to calling Children's Hospital repeatedly to express 'her disapproval' escalated to calling in the bomb threat that shut the hospital
The FBI today arrested a Westfield woman on charges she called in a bomb threat to Children's Hospital last month that led to the hospital and the area surrounding it being locked own for a couple of hours on Aug. 30. Read more.
Children's Hospital locked down after bomb threat called in couple weeks after doctors started getting death threats
Children's Hospital doctors and staff getting death threats over bogus online accusations about their care for transgender patients
Online trolls led by a Brooklyn real-estate broker have been targeting Children's Hospital over false claims that the hospital performs hysterectomies and other procedures on transgender children in its care. Read more.
Board approves 446-unit apartment complex in Audubon Circle - with more than 50 of those for families with kids at Children's Hospital
The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by a London-based developer and Children's Hospital for four new buildings at 819 Beacon St. that will have one wing rising 17 stories and which will include 53 units that will provide short-term housing for families living more than 50 miles from Boston who have children getting care at the hospital. Read more.
Tufts Medical Center President Michael Tarnoff announced today that, with the imminent closing of the hospital's in-patient services for children, it will stop intensive treatment of young cancer patients July 1, because many of the patients require overnight stays that the hospital will no longer have for them. Read more.
The end of the Floating Hospital for Children: Tufts to shut pediatric unit, refer sick young patients to Children's Hospital
A federal appeals court ruled today that the judges involved in Martin Gottesfeld's trial for launching a massive cyberattack against Children's Hospital over the Justina Pelletier case did nothing wrong and that Gottesfeld can spend the rest of his 121-month sentence behind bars.
People stalked or attacked by domestic partners shouldn't have to worry about having job offers rescinded by employers who just don't want to deal, court rules
A registered nurse pursued by an angry woman who tagged Children's Hospital in a Facebook rant after learning the nurse had gotten a job there can continue her suit against the hospital under a state law intended to protect victims of domestic violence and harassment, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled today. Read more.
Live Boston reports on an incident at Boston Children's Hospital last night that sent a worker to a nearby trauma center with serious injuries.
NPR reports doctors are looking at why and have several possible explanations: Less exposure to other infectious diseases - due to isolation and better hygiene - better adherence to medical advice on inhalers and less air pollution.
Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Pediatric Emergency Department Utilization for Asthma - the report by Children's Hospital.
Children's Hospital medical staffers show other hospitals how to craft respirators out of other stuff they may have lying around
Because this is where we are as a country these days (reminder: Massachusetts bid on three shipments of "personal protective gear" and was outbid by the federal government, which the Denier-in-Chief found hysterical).
H/t Katie Bell.
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