As an emergency room nurse in Guinea, Marie Claire Tchecola has been on the front lines of the fight against Ebola. In our latest SoundCloud Ebola podcast series, we spoke with Ms. Techecola about her work as an Ebola fighter and her experience as an Ebola survivor.
My son was 2 years old when he had his first MRI scan. After a long, painful night in the emergency room, a CT scan confirmed what we feared: Andrew had a tumor behind his left eye. An MRI was needed to get a clearer and more detailed...Show More Summary
Reporters are just accepting the claim that he was attacked by an ornery exercise band, huh? John Hindraker of Powerline wonders about what really might have happened. When a guy shows up at a Las Vegas emergency room on New...
Lobo co-creator Roger Slifer, who was seriously injured in a 2012 hit and run, died this morning while on the way from his nursing home to an emergency room.
A hospital nurse who filmed himself sexually assaulting at least two woman, who were unconscious in the emergency room where he was employed, admitted his guilt at court on Monday. Andrew Hutchinson, 29, pleaded guilty to 27 counts of...Show More Summary
"When a guy shows up at a Las Vegas emergency room on New Year’s Day with severe facial injuries and broken ribs, and gives as an explanation the functional equivalent of 'I walked into a doorknob,' it isn’t hard to guess that he ran afoul of mobsters. Show More Summary
JOHN HINDERAKER: What Really Happened to Harry Reid? Part 2. “When a guy shows up at a Las Vegas emergency room on New Year’s Day with severe facial injuries and broken ribs, and gives as an explanation the functional equivalent of ‘I walked into a doorknob,’ it isn’t hard to guess that he ran afoul […]
Two 16-year-old girls hit by a driver on March 14th were given jaywalking tickets as they were being treated in an emergency room for multiple fractures and deep bruising, according to a report in the New York Post. Beanca Moise and Jo-Anna Thiboutot were struck while crossing Flatbush Avenue in Sheepshead Bay and were taken to Kings County Hospital. [ more › ]
The inquiry into the shooting of a man in the parking lot of Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, and the UND campus police officer responsible for the shooting will not be facing charges: The police department asked for an independent review following a chase and subsequent shooting, to clear up principle issues raised about the...
Oh dear. I really hate it when Republicans lose their talking points: A massive expansion of insurance programs like Medicaid and a drop in emergency room visits saved hospitals at least $7.4 billion over the last year, the Obama administration...Show More Summary
The surprising non-medical reasons why emergency room doctors order too many tests
Due to an increasing population of insured consumers, a shortage of primary care physicians, and the high costs and long wait times associated with emergency room visits, the urgent care industry has grown into a force to be reckoned with. Read on! ?
"LEGO Ninjago" line has sold more than 2 million copies. "Mandrake" artist Fred Fredericks dies. Dave Sim checks himself into emergency room.
Man Breaks Penis During Intercourse, Rushed To Emergency Room All we can really say is…yikes. Via MailOnline: A man was left in agony after fracturing his penis during sex. The 42-year-old had to undergo emergency surgery after
With one trip to the emergency room, the lives of Cynthia and Brandon Ross were turned upside down. Their son, Ryder, who was two months at the time, had multiple fractures. Doctors suspected child abuse, and Brandon was the suspect. The post Mom Hopes Diagnosis of Rare Condition Exonerates Dad of Child Abuse Charges appeared first on Growing Your Baby.
On Tuesday I landed in the emergency room once again, and with the same results: there's nothing wrong with me. Nothing aside from a debilitating fatigue and lassitude, that is. But whatever it is, my oncologist doesn't think it's related to the chemo meds, and the ER doc was unable to find any other likely medical cause. Show More Summary
Dog bites man? Now there's a story! Last week, Jadeveon Clowney had to go to a Pearland, Texas emergency room after he was bitten by Texans teammate D.J. Swearinger's pit bull. Swearinger, you may remember, was last in the news because he was suspected of stealing his own truck. Show More Summary
In California, a woman with Stage IV lung adenocarcinoma has been “inspired” by Brittany Maynard and wants to end her life by committing suicide. Christy O’Donnell, a 46-year-old lawyer, went to the emergency room after something strange happened when she was reading legal documents. She said, “Every third or fourth word, I knew what the […]
Cierra Ortega isn’t anyone famous, but across the country, people are praying for her 5-year-old son, Ahmad. Ortega recently took Ahmad to a Philadelphia emergency room, only to be told that he had a brain tumor. Days later, the doctors diagnosed him with ependymoma, a tumor that arises from the ependyma, a tissue of the central nervous system.
Obesity is associated with substantial increases in older adults' hospitalizations, emergency room admissions and use of outpatient health care services, according to a new study of 172,866 Medicare Advantage members throughout the U.S. Results of the one-year study will be presented Thursday at the Endocrine Society's 97th annual meeting in San Diego.