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U.S. Ranks Last Among Wealthy Nations in Access to Health Care October 22, 2014

Survey conducted prior to implementation of Affordable Care Act, however

Use Chia Seeds With Caution, Researcher Warns October 21, 2014

Never eat them dry, especially if you have swallowing problems, expert says

ER Visits Linked to Synthetic Pot More Than Double, Report Finds October 16, 2014

Misperception that it is safe makes it especially dangerous, experts say

Heroism Seems to Be a Spontaneous Act October 15, 2014

Study looked at more than 50 civilians who saved strangers, found they rescued without deliberation

More Kids Using ERs for Medical Care, Researchers Say October 14, 2014

Uninsured and privately insured children show biggest increases in California study

U.S. Traffic Accidents Send 2.5 Million to ERs Each Year, CDC Says October 07, 2014

Medical costs of those collisions top $18 billion, U.S. government estimates

More Schools Stocking Shots That Counter Serious Allergic Reactions September 19, 2014

Having epinephrine auto-injectors on hand can save lives, advocates say

ER Waiting Times Vary Significantly, Studies Find September 18, 2014

You'll probably spend less time waiting at smaller or more rural hospitals

Few Students With Asthma, Allergies Have School Emergency Plan September 12, 2014

Schools must be well prepared to deal with life-threatening reactions, researchers caution

ER Patients Often Confuse Role of Emergency Contacts September 12, 2014

They aren't the same as medical decision makers in advanced directives, study notes

ER Visits Up for High Blood Pressure September 09, 2014

But admissions, deaths are down, U.S. study finds

More Children Hit by Cars in September, Experts Say August 18, 2014

Drivers and students need to know and follow traffic safety rules

Treatment Delays for Many Who Need Gallbladder Surgery: Study August 14, 2014

About 20 percent who don't have immediate procedure return to ER within month, researchers say

Malnutrition Threatens Many U.S. Seniors Seen at ERs August 13, 2014

Depression, dental problems, difficulty buying groceries among most common reasons, study finds

Ebola Vaccine Trials Set to Begin in September August 11, 2014

'Patient Zero' thought to be 2-year-old who lived in village near 3 West African nations

Ebola Vaccine Trials Set to Begin in September August 11, 2014

Any vaccine resulting from the trials wouldn't be available till 2015, WHO says

CDC Raises Ebola Outbreak Response to Highest Alert Status August 07, 2014

World Health Organization also mulling similar move as cases are reported in Nigeria

Speedy Delivery of Clot-Busting Drug Helps Stroke Patients Avoid Disability August 06, 2014

Big review of the data shows the power of tPA, and the necessity of quick treatment

Ebola Patient Nancy Writebol Making 'Slow Improvement' August 06, 2014

She is being cared for in isolation unit at same Atlanta hospital as another patient, Dr. Kent Brantly

Sports, Hot Weather Can Be Dangerous Combo August 01, 2014

It's crucial to spot the early symptoms of heat-related illness, expert says

Food Is a Common Choking Hazard for Kids, Doctor Says August 01, 2014

Experts warn that children under 5 are most vulnerable

Ebola Patient to Be Flown to U.S. for Treatment August 01, 2014

Unnamed individual will be cared for in specially designed isolation unit, Atlanta hospital says

There's No Ebola Cure, But Early Intensive Treatment Boosts Survival July 31, 2014

Virus launches assault on multiple organs, keeping patients hydrated is often key, experts say

Heart Attack Patients Treated at Night, Weekends May Have Worse Outcomes July 29, 2014

Timing of arrival at ER affects how quickly an angioplasty is done, research shows

1 in 6 Teens Treated in ER Has History of Dating Violence: Study July 08, 2014

Both males and females affected; risk goes up with drug and alcohol abuse, researchers say

Hurricane Season Has Begun: Are You Ready? July 03, 2014

Hurricane Arthur serves as reminder to check emergency food, water and medical supplies

Teen Drinkers Risking Their Lives: Study July 03, 2014

And when they take drugs, chances of serious health outcomes rise even higher, researchers report

Sharp Rise in 'Meth'-Linked ER Visits in U.S., Study Shows June 19, 2014

Resurgence in abuse cases reverses a decline noted between 2005-2007, federal experts say

Older Black Trauma Patients Fare Better Than Whites in ER: Study May 28, 2014

Researchers found older white trauma patients were 20 percent more likely to die

Don't Let the Warm Weather Leave You Snakebitten May 25, 2014

If bitten, call 911 but keep the snake away from the ER

Sharp Rise in ER Visits Tied to Abuse of Sedative, Study Finds May 22, 2014

Use of Xanax along with painkillers such as Oxycontin can be especially deadly, experts note

Injuries From Swallowed Magnets on the Rise in Kids, Study Finds May 16, 2014

Small, spherical magnetic sets introduced in 2009 tied to more cases and worse outcomes

As Summer Arrives, CDC Offers Pool Chemical Safety Tips May 15, 2014

Injuries can occur when people ignore instructions or get careless with these hazardous products

ERs See Spike in Traumatic Brain Injuries May 13, 2014

Researchers say increased awareness, diagnosis could explain some of the 29 percent increase over a five-year period

Know the Signs of Stroke May 10, 2014

Follow the FAST rule, experts advise

Trampolines Linked to More Than 1 Million ER Visits Over a Decade May 02, 2014

Study finds cost of those injuries topped $1 billion

Dispatcher-Assisted CPR Boosts Cardiac Arrest Survival in Kids: Study April 30, 2014

When bystanders follow experts' instructions, more brain function can also be preserved, findings show

Research Shows Ways to Speed Stroke Care April 23, 2014

Studies looked at improvements in ER, specially equipped ambulance that could deliver clot-busting drug

Two Drugs Work Equally Well for Epileptic Seizures in Kids: Study April 22, 2014

Ativan, Valium both good options for emergency treatment, experts say

Protecting Children From Poison Emergencies April 12, 2014

Safety, treatment advice for parents from the American Academy of Pediatrics

More ERs Treating Headaches With Narcotics, Study Finds April 02, 2014

Despite guidelines against prescribing powerful painkillers for these patients, the trend has grown

ERs Dispensing More Narcotic Painkillers: Study March 21, 2014

Less-powerful drugs often better choice, depending on source of pain, doctors say

Women Face Delays in Heart Attack Care Compared to Men: Study March 17, 2014

Researchers found female patients under 55 waiting longer than males for ECGs, clot-busting drugs

Trauma Center Closures Tied to Higher Death Risk for Injured Patients March 13, 2014

California study suggests longer travel time makes a difference

Repeat Drug Overdoses Raise Risk for Hospitalization, Ventilator Care March 11, 2014

Risk rises with multiple ER visits, researchers say

Spring Break Drunkeness a Dangerous Tradition March 10, 2014

Expert says thousands of college students injured each year after drinking too much, and some die

Elderly Diabetes Patients on Insulin Most Vulnerable to Low-Blood-Sugar Trouble March 10, 2014

Study found they were more than twice as likely to end up in ER, five times more likely to be hospitalized

Texting While Walking Often Leads to Injuries: Expert March 06, 2014

Distraction causes people to fall down stairs, step into traffic, trauma doctor says

Vigorous Exertion at Work May Trigger Heart Attacks, Strokes February 25, 2014

Study looked at circumstances of firefighters who died on the job

Insured Patients May Not Always Get Best Trauma Care, Study Finds February 19, 2014

They were less likely to be transferred to trauma centers than the uninsured were

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