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Weiss Hospital Holds Open House This Morning To Introduce Its Enhanced ER

Uptown's Weiss Hospital will be holding a Ribbon Cutting and Open House on Wednesday to introduce its new emergency room that has been enhanced to make it senior-friendly.A ribbon-cutting ceremony in front of Weiss’ Emergency Room, 4646 N. Show More Summary

NAACP members sickened by norovirus sue Bay Area hotel

A former Oakland mayor went into a coma, a woman with a rare brain disease couldn’t take her medicine, and almost 40 people were rushed to emergency rooms. Dozens of people who were sickened by the salmon filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Hotel Sofitel, alleging that not only did the establishment negligently prepare the fish for the Oct. Show More Summary

ER Visits for Alcohol Intoxication Are Going Up

Visits to the emergency room for alcohol intoxication have increased by more than 50 percent over the past decade, a new study finds.

Sports Safety: Avoiding Mouth Injuries

According to the CDC, sports-related dental injuries account for more than 600,000 emergency room visits each year.

Drug Companies, Corporate Responsibility and the Prescription Opioid Crisis

On any given day, over 1,000 Americans are treated in emergency rooms for opioid misuse. In addition to the pain inflicted on countless families, the annual cost of emergency room and inpatient care for opioid poisonings hovers around $20 billion. So, what can drug companies do to help America cope with this ongoing addiction crisis?

Woman gives birth to surprise baby just hours after going to ER for 'kidney stones'

Stephanie Jaegers' pain, from what she thought were kidney stones, was so bad that she asked her husband Michael to take her to the emergency room. Little did she know, just a few hours later, she'd be giving birth to a full-term baby boy. Show More Summary

California’s Latino Doctors Push For More Of Their Own

5 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Earlier this year, Dr. Joaquin Arambula, an emergency room physician from Selma, became the first Latino physician to serve in the State Assembly after being elected to represent the state’s 31st Dist...

Mayo Clinic Minute: Head-to-toe tips for a safer Halloween

On an evening for treats, injuries can end up being the Halloween trick nobody wants. Every year, ill-fitting costumes are blamed for cuts, lacerations and fractures that send disappointed trick-or-treaters to the emergency room. However, there are some simple things you can do before Halloween to lessen the chances of bumps in the night. In this Mayo Clinic […]

Podcast: What a brain injury taught me about being smart

In 2011, life changed forever for Ann Zuccardy in a bathroom in Germany. A slip in the bathtub sent her back to the states with symptoms so severe, she knew something was wrong. Emergency room doctors confirmed a traumatic brain injury (TBI), and this driven corporate career woman was prescribed weeks of just lying on the couch doing nothing...

Episode 730: Self Checkout

A doctor treating psychiatric patients in an emergency room created the first self-checkout machine in his spare time. Now he can't stand self checkout. So we take him shopping.

Emergency Room Use Stayed High In Oregon Medicaid Study

6 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Will Medicaid expansion save the country money as people stop using expensive emergency rooms for primary care? Not in the first years, said a study published Wednesday online in the New England Journ...

Football-Related Concussion: A Call to Action

Head injuries and concussion are common among young athletes in the United States. From 2002-2012, there was a 200 percent increase in both the number of emergency room visits for concussion among 8- to 13-year-olds and the number of...Show More Summary

ER Beds for Kids Lacking, But School Programs Can Help

Everyone who is a front line clinician in an emergency room (ER) knows the hard reality of the lack of psychiatric services available. Discharging someone from an ER into inpatient mental health treatment is virtually nonexistent for adults. For kids, the situation is usually far […]

Psychiatric patients wait the longest in emergency rooms, survey shows

last weekHealth : The Checkup

Many psychiatric patients wait days in hospital ERs for an inpatient bed.

The Growlers share "I'll Be Around" video; this weekend's Beach Goth fest adds Grimes & Eric Andre

The Growlers have shared the video for "I'll Be Around," the current single from their new album City Club. Directed by Warren Fu, it's set in a hospital emergency room in the wee hours, when things get weird. Continue reading…

KTRK Anchor Out of Hospital After Snake Bite

Rascon says he spent nine hours in the emergency room yesterday

Quickies: Hallucinations, transphobia, and the Human Cell Atlas

Categories: Quickies Hospital ward gripped by mysterious hallucinations after 5 fall ill – “This week, an emergency room in the Pacific Northwest was briefly quarantined after five people—including two police officers and... (Read more...)

Hospital Ward Gripped by Mysterious Hallucinations Quarantined After Five Fall Ill

This week, an emergency room in the Pacific Northwest was briefly quarantined after five people—including two police officers and a hospital worker—experienced mysterious hallucinations from an unidentified illness believed to be spread by touch. Read more...

Ingested Porcupine Quill Pokes Hole in Woman's Aorta

A woman who went to the emergency room for chest pain learned that her symptoms had a rather unusual cause…

How to Deal With and Prevent a Painful Piercing Infection

As a full-blown skin-care junkie, one who keeps a stack of index cards filled with the names of ingredients and their benefits next to her bed, I have an embarrassing admission to make. I almost landed myself in the emergency room because I failed to recognize that two of my piercings had become badly infected. Show More Summary

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