A new study reveals that waiting a couple minutes before cutting the umbilical cord after birth could benefit children, especially boys, years later. In most hospitals, doctors clamp down on the cord, the conduit between the child and the mother’s placenta, only minutes after birth. U.S. doctors have conducted this procedure with urgency for decades
A 23-year-old Dallas man was arrested Tuesday evening after officials say he posed as a physician at Children’s Medical Center Dallas. He then stole an ambulance from Medical City Dallas Hospital attempting to flee the scene only to eventually crash in the ambulance. Show More Summary
The Turner Broadcasting portfolio ruled basic cable's Live + 7 ratings for the second week of May, claiming the #1 and #2 spots among total viewers, adults 18-34, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54
Studying zebrafish, investigators at The Saban Research Institute and the Heart Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles discovered a new source for cells that can develop into coronary vessels and have identified the signaling protein, a chemokine called CXCL12, which guides this process.
Non-Ownership Relationship Expands Knowledge and Reach TAMPA, Fla. (May 26, 2015) — Mayo Clinic and Shriners Hospitals for Children today announced Shriners Hospitals for Children as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a national network of organizations committed to better serving patients and their families through physician collaboration. Show More Summary
The 11 year old is fighting for his life after the pellet lodged in his heart and left him in critical condition at a children’s hospital.
Break out the bubblegum cigars. Annegret Raunigk, the 65-year-old grandma who was pregnant with quadruplets, has recently given birth to the babies in a Berlin hospital. The children—three boys and one girl—were born prematurely at 26 weeks, but are expected to survive. Read more...
They gave them Tang to drink. It was next to each hospital bed. The women and children were malnourished and non-communicative. They were sitting and lying on the floor, because for months-even years-they had neither beds nor mats to sleep on. Show More Summary
NBC aired a telethon in honor of Red Nose Day on Thursday night, an event meant to raise awareness and funds for children in need around the world. It features funny segments, such as Coldplay writing a Game of Thrones musical; and it...Show More Summary
Last Sunday St. Louis’ new Shriner’s Hospital for Children was dedicated, it’ll open for patients on June 1st. In March another hospital opened in Missouri. I didn’t get a tour but I did drive by the day after it opened. Almost four years after the Joplin tornado destroyed St. Johns...
A Russian mental hospital was fined for showing "The Silence of the Lambs" to children.
Michael A. Levine, MD, FACE, chief of the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, received the Master of the American College of Endocrinology Award on Saturday, May 16.
PHOENIX — Prior studies have shown that most dog bite injuries result from family dogs. A new study conducted by Mayo Clinic and Phoenix Children’s Hospital shed some further light on the nature of these injuries. The American Veterinary association has designated this week as Dog Bite Prevention Week. The study, published last month in the […]
Join the Lindt gold bunny hunt. Yes, you can win $20000 but, more importantly, Lindt are donating $1 for every sign up for the hunt to the Westmead Children's Hospital...up to a grand total of $20000 which has not been reached yet.It's chocolate, it's bunnies...what are you waiting for?
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 >>
The El Paso Children’s Hospital is a young institution, just over three years old, and like a young child, has made a rash decision which many in the community view as irresponsible and a grievous mistake. In 2007, El Paso voters approved...Show More Summary
It was all to benefit children’s hospitals in the area.
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 >>
Cartoon Network ranked as the #1 network on television in total day among key boy demos for the week
It's hard to overstate the importance of the work being done by the multi-state Children’s Hospitals’ Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS) Network. What started as a cooperative effort among the Ohio hospitals--"We compete on everything,...Show More Summary