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'Burning Sands' offers a lesson in hazing violence

An unconscious young black man in a hoodie is dropped at the emergency room door by four other young black men also wearing hoodies. The ER nurse barely blinks before asking, "Was he shot?" One of the young men pauses before shaking his head — "No." That scene, which takes place near the end of...

Hero kid stabs intruder who attacked his mom

3 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

An 11-year-old Bronx boy saved his mother’s life — picking up a kitchen knife and stabbing a burglar as he attacked her — and the two later came face-to-face with him again in the emergency room, authorities said. That’s where he and his mom identified suspect, Brian Febus, 22, whom cops and medical staff were...

ER health promotion advocates help teens struggling with substance use get treatment

(Boston University Medical Center) Health promotion advocates in the pediatric emergency room serve as a vital resource for young people experimenting with substances and linking them with necessary resources and treatment, according to a new study out of Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH).

More patients can avoid hospital admissions after emergency room visits for diverticulitis

(American College of Surgeons) Emergency room (ER) visits for diverticulitis, an inflammation of an outgrowth or pouching in the colon that can cause severe abdominal pain, have increased 21 percent in recent years. However, these ER...Show More Summary

Common Nursery Products Send Thousands of Children to Hospitals

5 days agoHealth : Well

Baby carriers, mattresses, strollers and other fixtures lead to injuries and emergency room visits for some 66,000 young children a year, a study finds.

Tippets: Tick Prevention and Treatment, Learning from the Experts  

If you’re spending summers outside and on the water, ticks are inevitable. In this recent article emergency room physician Jason Quinn shares important information on identification, prevention and treatment of bites. Via Gear Junkie. Jason Randall has fished with anglers … more ?

Uninsured Americans Are Just 1 Traumatic Injury Away From Financial Ruin

n" style="transform: translate3d(0px, 0px, 0px);">(Reuters Health) - When a badly injured patient rolls into the emergency room, Dr. John Scott doesn’t ask to see proof of insurance. Instead, he immediately begins treatment. Hospital care frequently saves patients from gunshots, stab wounds, crushing car accidents and other traumatic injuries. Show More Summary

Alzheimers' America - Where Shit Happens & Is Promptly Forgotten

Authored by Howard Kunstler via Kunstler.com, Paging Doctor Oz! A patient calling itself The United States wandered into the emergency room disoriented, wearing a filthy warm-up suit, claiming it was “the greatest” this and that… but was unable to complete the nine-page admission protocol or present valid insurance ID. Show More Summary

A Matter of Mercy

Paging Doctor Oz! A patient calling itself The United States wandered into the emergency room disoriented, wearing a filthy warm-up suit, claiming it was “the greatest” this and that… but was unable to complete the nine-page admission protocol The post A Matter of Mercy was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!

Uninsured with traumatic injuries may be cured into destitution

(Reuters Health) - When a badly injured patient rolls into the emergency room, Dr. John Scott doesn’t ask to see proof of insurance. Instead, he immediately begins treatment.

Muslim Doctor Denies Conducting Female Genital Mutilation, Says It Was Basic Religious Practice

Detroit emergency room Dr. Jumana Nagarwala was arrested and charged last week for allegedly conducting female genital mutilation [FGM] on girls...

Police-Related Injuries Send 50,000 People to ER Yearly

The number of hospital emergency room visits for law-enforcement-related injuries was stable between 2006 and 2012.

Resting the Mind

We have emergency rooms for physical injuries, but where are the emergency rooms for battered souls? I clicked on the headline because it promised me refuge from mentally looping through the news about North Korea for a 3000th time.  A Jordan Bookseller’s 24-Hour ‘Emergency Room for the Mind’. The article gave me so much […]

This doctor takes pride in being inefficient. Here’s why.

The emergency room is packed. I interject another question to further clarify when exactly Mrs. Smith’s chest pain started, cutting off a story about her daughter — a tactic I would have found unthinkably rude only years before but has now become a necessary technique. After leaving the room, I try to put in orders, […]

Female Doctor In Michigan Arrested For Female Genital Mutilation

[guest post by Dana] This week it was reported that a female emergency room doctor was arrested for mutilating the genitals of two little girls: A Detroit emergency room physician has been charged with allegedly performing female genital mutilation on young girls, the Department of Justice announced Thursday. In a news release, the DOJ said […]

Doctor Busted For Female Mutilation Surgery

Physician performed procedures on young girls, FBI alleges Jumana Nagarwala, a 44-year-old Detroit emergency room doctor, is facing felony raps for allegedly performing genital mutilation procedures on multiple victims. Female Mutilation read more

Female Genital Mutilation: Doctor Charged With Performing The Practice Illegally

A Detroit area emergency room doctor at the Henry Ford Hospital has been charged with performing female genital mutilation on minors, and she may be facing life in prison. The practice has been banned in the United States since 1996,...Show More Summary

Michigan Doctor Charged With Mutilating Girls’ Genitalia At the Request of Their Parents

A emergency room doctor from Detroit, 44-year-old Jumana Nagarwala, has been charged with mutilating the genitals of two 7-year-old girls, apparently at the request of their parents. It's believed to be the first case of its kind in the U.S.It also needs to be the last.

DIVERSITY IS OUR STRENGTH: Detroit emergency room doctor charged with child genital mutilation….

DIVERSITY IS OUR STRENGTH: Detroit emergency room doctor charged with child genital mutilation.

Detroit Doctor Charged With Female Genital Mutilation

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

A Detroit doctor was charged in federal court on Wednesday with performing female genital mutilation on minor girls, in what may be the first case of its kind in the United States. Jumana Nagarwala, a 44-year-old emergency room physician...Show More Summary

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