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Workers on the front lines of coronavirus response at 6 US hospitals reveal what they do when a suspected case comes in
"We're trying to provide that personalized and compassionate care, while at the same time minimizing any potential for transmission," one doctor said.
A 25-year-old woman collapsed and died on the way to urgent care after waiting over 2 hours at the emergency room to be treated
Tashonna Ward left the ER at Froedtert Hospital on January 2 after waiting more than 2 hours. She was on the way to urgent care when she died.
There’s been a spike in ER visits in Colorado following marijuana legalization, and edibles are doctors’ biggest concern
A new study documents a sharp rise in ER visits linked with marijuana in Colorado. One key driver was edibles like pot brownies and cookies.
A key driver of marijuana-related ER visits to a Colorado hospital was a mysterious syndrome called CHS, characterized by severe nausea and vomiting.
The largest healthcare company in the US is sounding the alarm on a new kind of emergency room that charges 20 times more than a regular doctor visit
Emergency rooms that aren't attached to hospitals have been popping up around the US. Visiting them can lead to surprisingly high bills.
Electric scooters like Lime’s and Bird’s sent more people to two Los Angeles emergency rooms than regular bikes, new study says
The most common scooter injuries were fractures, sprains, and head injuries, found this study.
Is it fair to criticize Mark Zuckerberg for the controversial billing practices of the San Francisco hospital named after him?
Users on social media are criticizing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg for the billing practices of a San Francisco hospital named after him.
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital is being criticized for leaving some patients with surprisingly big medical bills
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital is being criticized for surprising patients with big emergency-room bills because of its billing practices.
I opted out of health insurance and then had a medical emergency. Here’s how Medicaid is rescuing me from $50,000 in medical bills.
Olivia Young qualified for Medicaid during a hospital visit that led to over $50,000 in medical bills. She writes that it spared her "a lifetime of debt."
‘Engineering overkill’: A potent new drug ‘1,000 times stronger than morphine’ is trying to solve a problem that doesn’t...
The US recently approved a potent new opioid called Dsuvia that dissolves under the tongue. Doctors say it's unnecessary and ill-equipped to solve problems.