Hospital

9 Nursing Fun Facts for National Nurses Week

It’s National Nurses Week! From May 9 to 15, 2016, when we celebrate and honor nurses nationwide (in both Canada and the ...

Top 6 Emergency Room False Alarms

You may get a sudden sharp pain that sounds your alarm bells, or your child seems out of sorts and ...

ER Visits Skyrocket After Introduction of Obamacare

The introduction of Obamacare last year has resulted in a surge of visits to emergency rooms. That’s the finding of ...

Piercings, Pacemakers Pose Hazards During MRI Scans

If you have piercings, a pacemaker, or metal dental work, you may want to think twice about undergoing a magnetic ...

Staples Faster but Sutures Safer Following C-Section

Speed versus safety — unless you’re talking about race cars, usually the latter is more important. ...

Upright Scanner Makes Getting An MRI Easier

Researchers at the University of British Columbia are hoping a new, upright-standing MRI scanner will help them take clearer images ...

9 Things You Should Know About Your Health Insurance Coverage

We don’t often think about our health unless we’re sick or injured. ...

Study: 40% of Post-Surgery Complications Occur After Discharge

A new study from California suggests that 40% of post surgical complications occur after hospital discharge. ...

Possible Breakthrough for C. Difficile In Hospital Patients: Probiotics Could Be The Key

A new treatment may have been discovered for patients at risk for C. difficile. Clostridium difficile colitis is a dangerous ...

Bellevue Hospital Evacuated: Back Up Power Failed

Bellevue Hospital Center in New York City had to evacuate 300 patients as their back up generators failed after Hurricane ...

Power Failure At New York City Hospital: 200 Evacuated

As Hurricane Sandy hit New York City last night, massive flooding and winds took out the power from the New ...