Frailer older patients are at higher risk of readmission to hospital or death within 30 days after discharge from a general internal medicine ward, but health care professionals can assess who is at risk using the Clinical Frailty Scale, according to a study.
Fans are quite anxious for forward progress on multiple General Hospital storylines and it seems there may be some developments ahead this week. Will Jake’s identity be revealed? That may not happen quite yet, but fans are still going...Show More Summary
This week on General Hospital, Hayden was shot just as she was about to blow the lid off of the Jake situation. Viewers watched as Patrick worked to save her, but Hayden fell into a coma and wasn’t necessarily expected to come out of it. Show More Summary
Harold J. DeMonaco is the Assistant Chief Medical Office for Care Transitions at the Massachusetts General Hospital and a long-time contributor to HealthNewsReview.org. It is always interesting to see how the results of a well-designed and important study can get distorted as they flow through the media. Show More Summary
District health officials conducting inspections of the former D.C. General Hospital’s common areas found no signs of lead contamination in the homeless shelter and no additional cases of children who tested positive for the hazardous metal, a D.C. Department of Human Services spokeswoman said Wednesday evening.Read full article >>
Beau Biden, son of Vice-President Joe Biden, former Delaware Attorney General, and gubernatorial candidate in the state next year, is undergoing treatment for an undisclosed malady. He was hospitalized Tuesday and is said to be undergoing treatment at Walter Reid Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. Show More Summary
A couple of years ago, my clinical practice (Dermatology Associates at Massachusetts General Hospital) began sending patients a bill when they did not show up for an appointment. Dentists do this with some frequency, but it’s unusual for a physician practice to do it. Our reasoning was that we have many folks who insist they […]
Beau Biden, a son of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, has been hospitalized at Walter Reed Army Medical Center outside Washington, the vice president’s office said on Tuesday. Biden, 46, a former Delaware attorney general, is undergoing treatment at the facility. No further details were...
Two young children staying at DC General Hospital have tested positive for lead, officials said on Tuesday, raising concerns at the District’s largest homeless shelter that more children may also test positive for elevated blood lead levels.Read full article >>
The former Delaware attorney general is being treated at the Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. In 2013, he underwent surgery after being diagnosed with a brain lesion.
Monday’s live episode of General Hospital had a lot of drama, just as viewers expected. There was a wedding and a shooting just as fans had expected, but things definitely did not play out as many anticipated. What General Hospital spoilers...Show More Summary
Grammy Award-winner Sam Smith has undergone successful vocal cord surgery at a Boston hospital. Massachusetts General Hospital said in a statement Tuesday - the singer's 23rd birthday - that he is expected to make a full recovery. The surgery to stop recurrent vocal cord bleeding was performed by Dr. Show More Summary
Monday’s episode of General Hospital is another live one and it should be a wild one. Nina is dressed up in a wedding gown, but who does she intend to marry? The truth about Jake being Jason is on the brink of coming out and fans are anxious to see it play out. Show More Summary
B-actress Alicia Arden is literally betting her ass, that a hot DIY car wash will get Hollywood's attention. Arden -- who was Theresa Carter on "General Hospital" back in the early 2000s -- is still soaping it up as…
General Hospital is airing lives shows on Friday and Monday and fans can’t wait to check them out. The shows are part of the ongoing 52nd anniversary celebration the show is doing and expectations are high for these two special episodes. Show More Summary
"Back in the day," daytime dramas were broadcast live... and now, "General Hospital" is taking a page from that playbook. Twice.Soon after marking its 52nd anniversary and being the most-nominated show in this year's Daytime Emmys (it...Show More Summary
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If you’re thinking about retirement, this video may make you think twice. SeeSee Rigney is a nurse at Tacoma General Hospital in Washington. She was recently named the world’s oldest working registered nurse, and she turned 90 recently! RELATED: Here’s another feel good video: kids say What I Wish My Mom Knew. I can’t believe […]
Last week was General Hospital‘s annual Nurses Ball, a fictional HIV/AIDS fundraiser for the people of Port Charles. Related: “General Hospital” Hunks Do “Magic Mike”-Inspired Striptease The 2014 ball saw […]