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Cancer-Surgery Complications Rise While Death Risk Drops

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Certain Beer Brands Tied to More ER Visits, Study Finds

Chest Pain Less Common in Female Heart Patients: Study

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Closed Windows in Hospital Rooms May Raise Infection Risk

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Coordinated Care Helps Elderly With Chronic Diseases

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Country Singer Randy Travis in Critical Condition With Heart Infection

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Deadly 'Super Bug' Controlled in Large Study of Hospitals

Death Rate After Hip, Knee Replacements Has Dropped Sharply: Study

Device May Restore Speech to People on Breathing Tubes

Doctors' Germ-Laden Stethoscope May Spread Nasty Bacteria

Drug Abuse By Young Anesthesiologists Is Rare But Sometimes Deadly

Efforts to Improve Intensive-Care Outcomes Produce Mixed Results

Elderly Diabetes Patients on Insulin Most Vulnerable to Low-Blood-Sugar Trouble

Electronic Health Records May Slow Rise of Health-Care Costs

Endoscopes Not Always Cleaned Properly: Study

ER Docs Can Tell Difference Between Stroke and Bell's Palsy

ER Visits Tied to Ambien on the Rise

ERs Dispensing More Narcotic Painkillers: Study

ERs Not Curbing Overuse of Antibiotics, Study Reveals

Even Non-Surgical Hospital Patients Often Get Powerful Narcotics: Study

Every Minute Counts for Stroke Victims, Study Confirms

Exercise May Curtail COPD Complications

Experimental Eyewear Helps Surgeons 'See' Cancer, Study Says

Experimental 'iKnife' Tells Surgeon Whether Tissue Is Cancerous

Favorite Music May Ease Anxiety in ICU Patients

Flu Can Kill Even Healthy Children, Study Finds

Flu Hits Unvaccinated Hardest, Study Finds

Flu Hitting Younger Adults Hard, Vaccination Helps: CDC

Flu Vaccine Protects Millions Annually: CDC

For Women's Cancers, Where You're Treated Matters

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Giving Magnesium to Stroke Victims Early Not Helpful: Study

Gut Bacteria in Preemies Altered by Hospital Stay, Study Finds

Gut Bacteria in Preemies Could Lead to Life-Threatening Infections

Hand Hygiene Lacking in Many U.S. Health Care Facilities: Study

Having a Baby? Price Tag for Delivery Varies Widely

Health Care Workers Wash Hands More When Patients Watching

Health Tip: Be a Safe Patient

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Heart Attack Death Rates Unchanged Despite Faster Treatment, Study Finds

Heart Failure Drug Might Help Reduce Hospitalizations

Heart Risks Last Beyond Hospital Discharge, Study Finds

Helicopter Ambulances May Boost Survival Rates

Higher Spending on Poor Leg Circulation May Not Pay Off

History of Falls Linked to Post-Surgery Complications in Seniors

Hospital Bills Can Vary Widely, Even in Same Cities

Hospital Costs From Gun Injuries Topped $16B Over 9 Years

Hospital Policy Spurs New Moms to Get Whooping Cough Shot

Hospital Safety Improves for Heart Patients, Study Finds

Hospital Stay May Improve When Doctor Takes Time to Connect

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Hospitalization OK for Psych Patients Can Take Hours

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Hospitals Enact Policies to Curb Early Childbirth

Hospitals Increasingly Give Powerful Clot-Buster for Stroke

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ICU Gloves, Gowns Might Reduce MRSA Infection, Study Says

ICU Patients May Face Mental Health Issues After Discharge

ICU-Related Depression Often Overlooked, Study Finds

Infant Vaccines Also Protect Seniors Against Pneumonia: Study

Insomnia Hints at Future Hospitalization

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

Interns' Schedules Shortchange Patients, Study Suggests

Involving Patients in Decisions Raises Health Care Costs, Study Finds

Key Questions to Ask Before Surgery

Kids Hospitalized for Flu Need Antiviral Meds Right Away: Study

Kitchen Cutting Boards Can Harbor Drug-Resistant Germs: Study

Labeling Food With 'Stop' or 'Go' Colors Might Spur Healthier Diet

Long Periods of Delirium in ICU May Raise Risk of Mental Impairment

Lots of Americans Want Health Care Via Their Smartphone

Mammogram Recalls Higher at Hospitals Than Private Practices: Study

Many Hospitals Ineffectively Treat Bloodstream Infections, Study Suggests

Many Kids Who Undergo Stem Cell Transplants Must Return to Hospital

Many More Kids Visiting ER for Sports Concussions, Study Finds

Many Stroke Patients Don't Call 911, Study Finds

Many U.S. Hospitals Fall Short in Preventing Infections

Measures to Keep Heart Failure Patients From Returning to the Hospital

Medicaid Patients Behind Jump in California ER Visits, Study Finds

Medicaid Use May Boost ER Visits, Study in Oregon Suggests

Medical Harm Occurs in Nearly 43 Million Hospital Cases Each Year

Medical Interns May Need to Brush Up on Bedside Manners

Medical Lessons Learned From the Boston Bombing

Men Face Higher Risk of Infections Related to Health Care

Mental Illness to Blame for 10 Percent of Kids' Hospitalizations: Study

Mental State Influences Readmission After Heart Failure Treatment, Study Says

'Misdiagnosis' Leading Cause of U.S. Malpractice Payouts: Study

Monday Best Time for Hospitalization With Heart Failure, Study Says

More ERs Treating Headaches With Narcotics, Study Finds

More Menopausal Women Hospitalized for Asthma, Study Finds

Morphine, Blood Thinner Plavix a Bad Mix for Heart Attack Victims: Study

Most Pregnant Women Treated for Migraines Able to Deliver Vaginally

Muscle Weakness May Persist for Months After ICU Stay

Music May Ease Pain for Kids During Hospital Procedure

Music Therapy May Help Teens With Cancer Cope

Nearly Half of Seniors May Experience Delirium After Major Surgery

New Approach Needed to Cut Medicare Costs: Study

New Research May Help Spare Patients 'Accidental Awareness' During Surgery

New Tool May Help Identify Deadly Brain Bleed

Newborns Fed Formula in Hospital Less Likely to Be Breast-Fed Later

Nighttime Docs at ICUs Don't Boost Patient Outcomes: Study

No Harm Done From 'Scoop and Run' Police Transport Policy: Study

Noisy Operating Rooms May Jeopardize Patient Safety

Non-Delivery Hospital Stay May Raise Clot Risk During Pregnancy

Nonprofit Hospital CEOs Earn $600K on Average: Report

Nosebleeds Common But Seldom Serious, Study Finds

Nurse Caseloads, Education Tied to Surgery Outcomes

Nutrient Therapy Won't Help ICU Patients: Study

Old-Age Specialists May Boost Recovery Among Injured Seniors

Older Patients May Fare Better in Trauma Centers That Treat More of Their Peers

Overlooked Delirium Worsens Hospital Course for People With Dementia

Patients Can Now Get Test Results Straight From the Lab: HHS

Poor Patients Might Benefit From Trained Helpers After Hospital Discharge

Popular Cinnamon Stunt Can Have Serious Lung Effects

Positive Attitude Linked to Longer Life in Heart Patients

Post-Katrina Heart Woes Persisted at Least 6 Years

Poultry Plants Linked to Salmonella Outbreak to Remain Open: USDA

Prepared for Trauma, Overwhelmed by Carnage

Preventive Steroids May Not Help Heart Bypass

Program Helps Heart Patients Stick With Meds After Leaving Hospital

Protecting Lungs During Abdominal Surgery May Decrease Complications

Quick Test May Help Prevent Hospital Delirium, Researchers Say

Readmission Rates for Children May Not Reflect Hospital Performance

Report Questions Effectiveness of Flu Meds

Rise in U.S. High Chair Injuries Stuns Experts

Risks for Kidney Donors Decline, Study Finds

Ruling Out Unneeded Ankle X-Rays for Kids

Safety Checklists for Surgery May Not Lower Deaths, Complications: Study

Seniors With Serious Injuries Often Don't Receive Specialized Care

Serious MRSA Infections in U.S. Declining: CDC

Severe Blood Infections During Childbirth on Rise in U.S. Women

Sharp Rise in ICU Admissions From U.S. Emergency Rooms

Signs of Potential Trouble for Nursing Home Residents

Skipping Meds May Raise Odds of ER Visits for Certain Medicare Patients

Smoke-Free Policies May Protect the Heart

Soaring Prices, Not Demand, Behind Massive Hike in U.S. Health Spending

Social Toll of Hearing Loss Could Be Cause for Alarm

Some Antidepressants May Raise Risk for Gastro Infection

State Flu Shot Rule for Preschoolers Curbs Kids' Hospitalizations: CDC

Statin Therapy May Prevent Delirium in Critically Ill Patients

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Study Casts Doubt on Effectiveness of Delirium Drug

Study Challenges Myths About Frequent ER Users

Study Links Timing of ER Visit to Prostate Cancer Survival Odds

Study Reveals How New Respiratory Virus Spreads

Study Ties Home Births to Higher Infant Death Rates

'Superbug' Can Spread to Nearby Hospitals

'Superbug' MRSA Infections Aren't Dropping in Children: CDC

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Surgical Implements Too Often Left Behind in Patients: Report

Surgical Readmission Rates Reflect Initial Care, Study Suggests

Synthetic Pot Tied to Surge of Emergency Cases

Technology Mishaps Behind 1 in 4 Operating Room Errors: Study

Testing for Smoke Exposure May Predict Rehospitalization for Asthma

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Tight Blood Sugar Control Might Not Help All Critically Ill Kids

Time for Docs to Ditch the White Coat?

Timing of Heart Attack Tied to Death Risk

Tired Surgeons May Not Be Error-Prone

Toddlers Can Die From Swallowing Parents' Drug Detox Meds

Transfusions During Hospital Transport May Help Trauma Patients Survive

Transfusions Risky During Certain Heart Procedures, Study Finds

Transfusions With Heart Surgery Might Raise Infection Risk

Trauma Center Closures Tied to Higher Death Risk for Injured Patients

Trauma Center Death Rates Linked to Patient Population

Two Studies Highlight Benefits of Electronic Health Records

U.S. Children's Hospitals Vary Widely In Tonsillectomy Care

U.S. Heart Failure Costs Could Skyrocket: Report

U.S. Hospitals Overuse, Misuse Antibiotics, CDC Says

U.S. Hospitals Triple Use of Electronic Health Records: Report

Ultra-Early Treatment Reduces Disability After Stroke: Study

Urinary Tract Infection Often Puts Older Men in Hospital

Waking Hospital Patients to Check Vital Signs May Do More Harm Than Good

When Buying Insurance on the Exchanges, It Helps to Have Help

Women Increasingly Prone to Kidney Stones

Women Less Likely to Get Trauma Center Care After Injury: Study

Women More Likely to Die in Hospital After Heart Attack

Worse Outcomes Seen When Patients Leave Hospital Against Medical Advice