Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Michael Rezendes Globe Staff February 21, 2019 NEWBURYPORT — A prominent North Shore psychiatrist is facing lawsuits from three female patients who say he lured them into degrading sexual relationships, including beatings, conversations about bondage, and, in one case, getting a tattoo of the doctor’s initials to show his “ownership” of her, according to court documents.The women allege that Dr. Keith Ablow, an author who was a contributor to Fox News network until 2017, abused his position while treating them for acute depression, leaving them unable to trust authority figures and plagued with feelings of shame and self-recrimination.“He began to hit me when we engaged in sexual activities,” wrote one plaintiff, a New York woman, in a sworn affidavit filed with her lawsuit. “He would have me on my knees and begin to … [Read more...] about ‘I own you’: psychiatrist Keith Ablow accused of sexually exploiting patients
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Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Liz Kowalczyk Globe Staff February 02, 2014 The night before his surgery, Paul Hawks knelt with his wife and prayed, putting his life “in the hands of Jesus.” At the hospital the next morning, Lorraine kissed him goodbye just after sunrise and settled in for the long wait.A nurse walked out with the first news after lunchtime. Paul’s blood wasn’t “coagulating” properly — he was bleeding. She assured Lorraine that doctors were “getting it under control.’’ In reality, a desperate crisis was about to unfold inside OR 10 at Lahey Clinic in Burlington.Nurse Denise Morin returned three times, Lorraine recalled later. Trying not to be overheard, Morin inched so close that the women’s knees touched as she softly described an irregular heartbeat but provided few other details. Lorraine’s stomach knotted … [Read more...] about Death of living liver donor is a calamity for two families and Lahey
Jennifer Peltz and David Klepper, Associated Press Updated 6:11 pm PST, Friday, February 8, 2019 FILE - This Dec. 12, 2018 file photo shows State Assemblyman Ron Kim, center, as he speaks at a rally opposing New York's deal with Amazon, on the steps of New York's City Hall. Gov. Andrew Cuomo warns that what he calls “political pandering” to critics of Amazon’s proposed secondary headquarters could sink New York’s biggest-ever economic development deal. But opponents say they’ll keep fighting a project they see as corporate welfare. Friday’s back-and-forth came after The Washington Post reported that Amazon is reconsidering its planned New York City headquarters because of opposition from local politicians. less FILE - This Dec. 12, 2018 file photo shows State Assemblyman Ron Kim, center, as he speaks at a rally opposing New York's deal with Amazon, on the steps of New York's City Hall. Gov. Andrew Cuomo warns that ... more … [Read more...] about NY gov raps Amazon critics amid report company’s rethinking
Jennifer Peltz and David Klepper Associated Press Published 5:54 PM EST Feb 8, 2019 New York – Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned Friday about what he called “political pandering” to critics of Amazon’s proposed secondary headquarters amid a report that the company is reconsidering its planned New York City headquarters. But opponents said they’d keep fighting a project they consider corporate welfare. The back-and-forth came after The Washington Post reported that Amazon is reconsidering its planned New York City headquarters because of some local politicians’ opposition to the nearly $3 billion incentive package. The report cited two unnamed people familiar with the company’s thinking. In response, Amazon would say only that it’s engaging with small business owners, community leaders and educators, pointing to its pledges to fund high school computer science classes and contribute to job training. “We are working hard to demonstrate … [Read more...] about Amazon reportedly having second thoughts about NYC HQ
Editor’s Note: Ten days after this story about the death of Laura Levis was published on BostonGlobe.com, the leaders of Somerville hospital’s parent company, Cambridge Health Alliance, met with her husband, Peter DeMarco, at the Globe’s Boston office. DeMarco, who had talked about the story on NBC Nightly News and other outlets, had asked CHA nearly a month earlier to answer questions about his wife’s death. * * * SEPTEMBER 16, 2016, 4:23:59 A.M. 911 operator: “This line is recorded. Where is your emergency?” Laura: “I’m at Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “I’m sorry. Where are you?” Laura: “Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “OK, what’s the emergency?” Laura: “I’m having an asthma attack. I’m dying.” 911 operator: “Whereabouts are you at the hospital?” Laura: “Emergency room.” 911 operator: “OK.” Laura: … [Read more...] about Laura Levis was left to die outside an ER. Why were the doors locked?