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1 in 10 Alzheimer's Patients at Risk for Avoidable Hospital Stays

1 in 10 Stroke Rehab Interruptions May Be Preventable

1 in 4 Hospitalized Newborns Gets Heartburn Drugs, Despite Risks

10,000 U.S. Seniors Die Within Week of ER Discharge Every Year: Study

After Cancer, Higher Risk of Severe Heart Attack

Alcohol Abuse Common Among Med Students, Study Finds

Almost 1 in 4 Face Surprise Bills After ER Visit

Antibiotic Overuse Behind 'Superbug' Outbreak in U.K. Hospitals

Antipsychotics Don't Ease Delirium in Hospitalized Patients

Are Stroke Centers Life Savers?

Black Heart Attack Victims More Likely to Have Ambulance Diverted

Body Cooling Little Help to Kids When Heart Stops: Study

Cancer Patients Who Choose to Die at Home Live Longer: Study

CDC Says Hospitals Making Progress Against 'Superbugs'

Congress Passes Sweeping Health Care Bill

Contaminated Gloves a No-No in Hospitals

Delaying 2nd Shock After Cardiac Arrest Won't Boost Survival: Study

Depression Common After Time Spent in ICU

Do Hospital ICUs Raise Costs Without Boosting Survival?

Drug May Be New Weapon Against a 'Superbug'

Elderly Patients Get Unnecessary End-of-Life Treatments

Electronic In-Hospital Prescribing: Trouble for Older Adults?

Emergency Surgery Riskier for Kids in Poorer Countries

ER Death Rate in U.S. Drops by Nearly Half

ER Docs Only Ask Half of Suicidal Patients About Guns, Study Shows

ER Screenings Could Help Prevent Suicide: Study

Even at Cancer Centers, Finding Relief for Pain Can Be Tough

Female Doctors May Have an Edge: Study

Few Young U.S. Burn Patients Transferred to Specialized Centers

Fewer Advanced Alzheimer's Patients on Feeding Tubes

Flu Cases Spiking Across the United States: CDC

Flu Hospitalizations, Deaths Increasing: CDC

Flu Shot Safe for Surgery Patients in Hospital: Study

Flu Shot Tied to Fewer Hospitalizations, Deaths in Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Gun Injuries More Often Fatal Now, Study Finds

Health Tip: Take Charge of Your Health

Heart Failure Hospitalizations on the Rise in U.S.

Heart Surgery Devices May Have Been Contaminated: CDC

Heart, Lung Problems May Not Always Need ICU Care

Hospital ICUs May Be Overused

Hospital Volume Tied to Success of Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Hospitalizations for Common Heart Rhythm Problem on the Rise

Hospital-Related Delirium May Help Worsen Dementia

Hunger Sending Some Americans to the Hospital

If Patient in the Hospital Bed Before You Got Antibiotics -- Take Heed

Injury Risk Spikes While Cancer Patients Seek Diagnosis: Study

Is Monthly Rotation of Medical Residents a Risky Time for Patients?

Is Season the Reason Why Heart Deaths Spike at Christmas?

Just 6 Percent of Chest Pain Cases in ER Are Life-Threatening: Study

Kids Can Beat 'Complex' Pneumonia Without IV Antibiotics: Study

Kids' Care May Suffer When Parents Clash With Medical Staff

Kids With Cardiac Arrest Less Likely to Survive CPR at Night

Lack of Pharmacy Access May Send Some Seniors Back to Hospital

Lasting Jump in ER Visits After Oregon Medicaid Expansion

Location is Key to Help Hospital Hand Sanitizers Get Used

Low Blood Sugar Linked to Death Risk for Hospital Patients

Many Atrial Fibrillation Patients Missing Out on Blood Thinners

Many COPD Patients Have Trouble Finding Care

Many Hospital Workers Are an Unhealthy Lot: Study

Many Kidney Transplant Patients Land in ER Within 2 Years: Study

Medical Errors: A Hidden Killer

Minorities Less Likely to Get Clot-Clearing Stroke Drug

More Evidence Obamacare Is Lowering Numbers of Uninsured

More Kids and Teens Heading to ER With Headaches

More Kids Burned, Hospitalized as Fireworks Sales Rules Ease

More Must Be Done to Fight 'Superbugs': U.S. Gov't Report

More People Surviving Sudden Liver Failure

More U.S. Women Delivering Babies at Home or Birth Centers

Nurses' 'Scrubs' Pick Up Bad Hospital Germs

Obama Signs Sweeping Health Care Bill Into Law

Obamacare May Have Broadened Patients' ER Choices

Obese Preschoolers More Likely to Be Hospitalized

On Hospital Wards, Patient Crises May Have 'Domino Effect'

Out-of-Pocket X-Ray, CT Scan Costs Vary Widely

Patient Safety May Drop During Doc Rotations

Patients May Quickly Lose Beneficial Gut Bacteria in the ICU

Persistent Critical Illness May Keep Patients From Leaving ICU

Preemies Bombarded With Noise in First Weeks of Life

Prior C-Section Raises Risk of Complications With Home Birth

Program Cut Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections

Protein in Breast Milk May Reduce Hospital Infections in Preemies

Psychiatric Patients Face Longer Waits in ER

Quick Shot of Epinephrine Boosts Cardiac Arrest Patients' Survival: Study

Retail Health Clinics Fail to Curb Routine ER Visits, Study Finds

Robotic Surgical Tools Tough to Keep Clean

Rural Hospitals Often Safer, Cheaper for Common Surgeries: Study

Rural Kids Face Special Challenges When Seriously Ill: Study

Safeguards May Be Reducing Serious Catheter Infections

Seniors' Health Can Tumble After ER Visit

Seniors Often Bring Drug-Resistant Germs to Rehab Centers

Seniors With Hip Fractures Fare Better in Large Teaching Hospitals: Study

Shocks From Implanted Defibrillators Trigger Health Costs of Their Own

Skin Condition Often Misdiagnosed as Bacterial Problem

Study Finds Fault With ICU Treatment of Dementia Patients

Study Finds Shortage of Surgeries in World's Poorest Countries

Study IDs Effective Rx for Burned-Out Doctors

Study Links Psychiatric Disorders to Stroke Risk

Study: VA Hospitals Compare Favorably to Non-VA Centers

Troubled Kids' Psychiatric Care Often Delayed by Insurance Rules

U.S. Death Toll From Infectious Diseases Unchanged: Study

U.S. Doctors Trained Overseas Have Slightly Better Patient Outcomes

U.S. Hospitals Halve Catheter Infection Rates: Review

U.S. Psychiatric Patients Face Long Waits in ERs

Undocumented Immigrants Often Face Tough Health Care Choices

Useless Treatments Common in Young, Terminal Cancer Patients

When Complications Arise, Some Hospitals Get Paid a Lot More

Women Get Worse Cardiac Arrest Care Than Men: Study

Your Post-Heart Attack Survival May Depend on Choice of Hospital