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Epitome Of A Bad Mother: Mom Feeds Daughter Tapeworms To Lose Weight For Beauty Pageant

Wait, what?! Pageant Mom Feeds Daughter Tapeworms E.R. Nurse Maricar Cabaral-Osorio (above) is recounting the time she made a gruesome discovery. According to Osorio, one day a girl came in to the emergency room complaining of stomach pains and

Mom Feeds Daughter Tapeworms So She’ll Lose Weight (VIDEO)

Post by Kiri Blakeley. When a teen girl came into a Florida hospital emergency room complaining of stomach pains, doctors were shocked at what they found was the cause of it. And, no, for once it wasn't a pregnancy. The girl's stomach was infested with tapeworms. Show More Summary

Homeless people migrating from downtown to County-USC, study finds

Homeless people squeezed out of downtown Los Angeles are migrating to nearby Lincoln Heights and Boyle Heights, where they are seeking refuge in the emergency room and on the grounds of Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, according to a six-month study released Thursday.

Nurse recalls moment girl's stomach ache is revealed to be tapeworms

The stomach-turning discovery was made after a girl entered a Florida hospital's emergency room for a stomach ache but left after relieving herself of a toilet bowl-full of tapeworms. E.R. nurse Maricar Cabral-Osorio, who treated the patient, recalled the frightening ordeal for Discovery Fit & Health.

Astoria Characters: The Lovebirds

It takes a while for Violeta M. Mileo to answer the front door. She has to walk down two flights of stairs, and she's being extra careful. A couple of months ago, she fell and gouged her shoulder. She ended up in the emergency room. Photo by Nancy A. Show More Summary

Well Said: Love and marriage and the right room

It seems like people make the mistake of thinking love is about the bedroom. It's not. It's about the emergency room. Love and marriage are about who will sit there and wait.Stephen TobolowskyTruer words were never spoken.

Doctors worldwide should stay current on developments in ongoing Ebola epidemic

Doctors in hospitals and emergency rooms around the world should be prepared to recognize Ebola virus infection and isolate patients if necessary, infectious disease specialists recommend. However, concerns that Ebola will spread beyond...Show More Summary

Study Debunks Claims That Medicaid Patients Abuse Emergency Rooms

Opponents of Medicaid expansion have often distorted reports of increase Emergency Room use after their expansion of the Medicaid program in Oregon as reason to oppose the program. MACPAC, a nonpartisan federal agency that provides policy and data analysis on Medicaid and CHIP to Congress, has found the problem to not be as serious as [...]

Skepchick Sundaylies: How Not to React to a Suicide, Lunar Influence, Male Circumcision, Safe Sex, and the Politics of the Emergency Room

Categories: Meta Stuff Tags: artback-to-schoolbook reviewscollegedoctor-patient relationshipEscepticafood allergiesgrounded parentsHIVhospitalsLGBTMad Art Labmale circumcisionMaria AgnesimathParentingphysicspseudoscienceQueerekaquillingReligionRobin...Show More Summary

New York Methodist Hospital seeks Level II trauma center status

New York Methodist Hospital is in the process of upgrading its emergency room to handle serious trauma cases like gunshot wounds, stab gashes and major head injuries, the Daily News has learned.

Gunmen wreak havoc in Caracas emergency rooms

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — At first, the operating room doctors thought the quiet man in jeans was a distressed family member. One shouted at him to leave as another fought to save the gunshot patient unconscious on the table.

Americans Are Getting Worse at Taking Sleeping Pills

The number of emergency room visits related to prescription sleeping pills has doubled in recent years, according to a new study.

Emergency Gallbladder Surgery: Do You Need It, or Can You Afford to Wait?

Gallstone pain is one of the most common reasons patients visit emergency rooms. Figuring out who needs emergency gallbladder removal and who can go home and schedule surgery at their convenience is sometimes a tricky question, and it isn't always answered correctly.

'Bachelorette' Star Rushed to the Emergency Room

Post by Mary Fischer. Oh no! I guess certain professions like being a high school basketball coach definitely come with a certain risk of getting hurt. Bachelorette cast member Brian Osborne was taken to the hospital this week after what we can assume is a work-related injury. Poor Brian suffered a nasty gash right above his right eye. Show More Summary

Ohio Experiment Shows Way To Save Money With Medicaid Expansion And Avoid Increase In ER Utilization

Opponents of the expanded Medicaid program have often cherry-picked data from Oregon to point out an increase in Emergency Room use and to question the benefits of the program. NPR’s Morning Edition looked at a program in Ohio to expand Medicaid coverage before the expansion in the Affordable Care Act and found positive results. The [...]

Distracted walking takes a toll on New Yorkers

Turns out, smartphone users are just plain dumb. New Yorkers are sending themselves to the emergency room with sprained ankles and bumped heads — all thanks to their iPhones.

Many American Hospitals Unready for Ebola

Ebola poses virtually no risk to most Americans, but hospital workers and their patients could face real danger if someone unknowingly infected with the deadly virus travels to the U.S. and visits an American emergency room for care....Show More Summary

N.Y. couple charged with starving, beating daughter

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In one instance, the child was rushed to the emergency room to undergo surgery for a bone-deep cut on her wrist after allegedly being hit with a broken metal broom, a report says

Hospital Closures Lead To More Deaths Among Minorities And Poor People

A succession of emergency room and clinic closures has created what medical experts call “medical deserts,” areas where health services aren't within close distance. The post Hospital Closures Lead To More Deaths Among Minorities And Poor People appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Who Wants To Tell A Kid He’s Fat? Ctd

A reader writes: I am an emergency room pediatrician, and your post about reluctance to tell a patient he or she is fat struck home. Overweight and obese children, aside from the well-publicized risks of diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease later in life, are at increased risk for things like injury (because when they fall […]

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