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Imagine a future without waiting in line - CNET

A startup called Density has built a people-counting sensor it says could be used to tell you how packed the gym is, or which emergency room can see you the fastest.

Reefer Madness Hits Colorado’s Toddlers

23 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Colorado hospitals are seeing a spike in emergency room visits for children who have ingested their parents edibles.

Women in male-dominated career fields watch a unique US presidential campaign

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Dr. Linda Liau works with the precision of a master, peering into a patient’s head with magnifying loupes as she removes a brain tumor. When Liau was called into an emergency room as a surgeon more than 20 years ago to help treat a car crash victim, another member of the medical team assumed...

Primary care physicians should advocate for fewer restrictions on women’s choices

Our patient was a 15-year-old girl who came to the emergency room of our hospital saying she wanted to commit suicide after being raped several weeks ago at a classmate’s party. In the emergency room, a urine pregnancy test was positive. On admission to the hospital, she was very clear that her thoughts of killing […]

“House of Horrors” Abortion Clinic Was So Disgusting It Was Finally Forced to Close Down

It is an abortion facility inspection report that reads like a medical horror novel. There were two unlicensed “doctors” on staff. One abortion patient was rushed to a hospital emergency room because the facility had no sutures with which to repair a profusely bleeding injury. Administrative oversight had completely broken down. Hand-washing was non-existent. Overall […]

Hospitals Are (Also) Under Attack -- Resolution 1998 5 Years Later

The last pediatrician in Aleppo, Syria was killed and the emergency room and pediatric unit destroyed when a government air strike hit Al-Quds Hospital on April 28, 2016. Since then, shelling and airstrikes targeting civilian areas in Aleppo have continued. Show More Summary

Gunman Kills 2 in Fla. Hospital

A gunman entered a Florida hospital through the emergency room early Sunday, went to the third floor and fatally shot a patient and an employee apparently at random, reports the AP. David Owens, 29, entered Parrish Medical Center at 2am and used a handgun to fatally shoot 88-year-old patient Cynthia...

We Must Work Together To End Gun Violence

Photo credit: A Dallas Area Rapid Transit police officer receives comfort at the Baylor University Hospital emergency room entrance Thursday, July 7, 2016, in Dallas. (Ting Shen/The Dallas Morning News via AP) THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Columbine. Show More Summary

Joe Perry Health Update: Legendary Aerosmith Guitarist Collapses On Stage In New York City, Rushed To Emergency Room

Joe Perry collapsed during a performance in Coney Island on Sunday night, and the Aerosmith guitarist was reportedly rushed to the hospital in critical condition. But a new update from bandmate Alice Cooper has put a more positive spin, with Perry reportedly improving to stable condition. Show More Summary

Study maps transmission of MERS virus in South Korean hospital from one 'super-spreader' patient

Tracing the movements of patients at a South Korean hospital has helped identify how Middle East Respiratory Syndrome virus was transmitted from a single super-spreader patient in an overcrowded emergency room to a total of 82 individuals over three days including patients, visitors and health-care workers. Show More Summary

The Lancet: Study maps transmission of MERS virus in South Korean hospital from one 'super-spreader' patient

Overcrowded emergency room was high risk location of infection Super-spreader patient linked to 82 of the 186 MERS cases seen in the 2015 South Korean outbreak read more

CODE BLACK: Rob Lowe Joins the Cast for Season 2

Rob Lowe is going from the courtroom to the Emergency Room. The former star of THE GRINDER is moving to CODE BLACK for its second season as a series regular. Lowe will be playing Colonel Ethan Willis, CBS announced today. Willis is “a doctor in the U.S. Military’s prestigious Combat Casualty Care research program who has […]

For This Man, Reducing Gun Violence Is A Life’s Mission

3 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

As the ancient Chinese proverb says, from crisis comes opportunity. That is certainly true for Garen Wintemute, a leading gun-violence researcher and emergency room doctor who finds “teaching moments”...

Stories From the Road: Frank Shamrock

The former UFC champion looks back on his remarkable career, from rides to the emergency room with a fan to stage dives with Bas Rutten.

10 Common Reasons For Emergency Room Visits Over Fourth Of July Weekend And How To Avoid It

As innocuous as they seem, sparklers burn at temperatures over 1800 F. After all, those pretty colors come from burning metals. You wouldn’t let your 4 year old play with a 350 degree oven so why let them play with sparklers? I can’t tell you how many injuries I have seen — serious burns on hands, forearms, feet. Show More Summary

Health Tips for a Healthy Fourth of July

Fireworks. Parades. Outdoor sports. Barbecues. The Fourth of July holiday weekend is a time to celebrate with family and friends, not spend time in the emergency room. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, about 230 people...Show More Summary

Woman contracts deadly disease when dog licks her face

3 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

A 70-year-old woman was admitted to the emergency room with seizures and organ failure after contracting blood poisoning after her Italian greyhound licked her face.

Most common fireworks injuries are to hands, eyes and face, records show

3 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

Around 200 Americans may end up in the emergency room this Independence Day because of injuries related to consumer fireworks, if last year is an indication. In 2015, 217 people were injured by fireworks during the month of July, accounting for 73% of all such injuries for the year, according to...

Ga., Calif. Hospitals Sue Blue Cross Plan For Sending ER Reimbursements To Patients

3 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia faces separate lawsuits accusing it of sending reimbursement money for emergency room care directly to patients — and not to the hospital because it isn’t part of...

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