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1 in 4 Hospitalized Newborns Gets Heartburn Drugs, Despite Risks

Abnormal Test Results in Hospital Signal Raised Kidney Injury Risk

Alcohol Abuse Common Among Med Students, Study Finds

Antipsychotics Don't Ease Delirium in Hospitalized Patients

Are Hospitals Overusing Neonatal Intensive Care?

Arm Artery Access Safer for Angioplasty, Review Finds

Better Control of Drug-Resistant Germs Could Save Thousands of Lives: CDC

Black Heart Attack Victims More Likely to Have Ambulance Diverted

Blood Donors Needed After East Coast Storm: Red Cross

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

CDC Says Hospitals Making Progress Against 'Superbugs'

Clowning Around May Be Good Medicine for Kids Facing Surgery

Cost of Hospital Birth Varies by Nearly $10,000 Across U.S.

CT Scan Use in Kids Fell Over Past Decade

Deaths, Hospital Stays and Costs All Down Among U.S. Seniors

Decrease Seen in Epidural-Related Complications for C-Sections

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

Delirium in Older Surgical Patients Threatens Recovery

Dietary Supplements Land Thousands in the ER Each Year

Doctors' Body Language May Hint at Racial Bias

Doctors Rarely Discuss Religion With Critically Ill, Study Says

Each 1-Day Delay in Hospitalization Ups Risk of Ebola Death

Early Rehab May Help Spinal Cord Injury Patients

Early Treatment With Flu Antivirals May Shorten Seniors' Hospital Stay

Emergency Surgery Patients Often Wind Up Back in Hospital: Study

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

ER Screenings Could Help Prevent Suicide: Study

ERs Often 'Safety Net' Care for People With Schizophrenia: CDC

ERs See Spike in Narcotic Painkiller Abuse Cases

Families Like Looser ICU Visitation Policies

Families of Critically Ill Patients Need Extra Support, Too

Families Say Hospice Better Than Hospital for Dying Cancer Patients

Feeling Old? Your Risk for Hospitalization May Rise

Few Americans Know Warning Signs of Stroke

Flu Hits Poor Neighborhoods the Hardest, Study Shows

Flu Shot Safe for Surgery Patients in Hospital: Study

Flu Vaccine May Also Protect Against Pneumonia

For Endoscopes Tied to Serious Infections, Current Cleaning Methods Not Enough

Guidelines for Preventing Catheter Infections in ICU Often Ignored: Study

Health Care Workers Harbor Biases About Sexual Orientation: Study

Health Problems Can Plague Seniors After Cancer Surgery

Health Tip: Take Charge of Your Health

Hepatitis C Reported at 19 Dialysis Clinics: CDC

Home Births May Be Safe for 'Low-Risk' Pregnancies: Study

Hospital Care for Nonfatal Gun Wounds Costs $679 Million a Year

Hospital Prices Vary Widely Across the United States

Hospital Volume Tied to Success of Radiation Therapy for Prostate Cancer

Hospitalization Rates Jump Near 'Fracking' Sites: Study

Hospitals' Brain Death Policies Vary Dramatically, Study Finds

Hospitals Doing Better Job of Promoting Breast-feeding: CDC

Hospital's Experience Helps Predict Stroke Results

Hunger Sending Some Americans to the Hospital

ICU Delirium Tied to Higher Death Risk, Study Says

Improper Antibiotic Use Often Due to Misdiagnosis: Study

Infants Born to Drug-Abusing Mothers Often Readmitted to Hospital

Infections, Not Clumsiness, Cause Many Falls

J&J to Rely on Bioethicists for Guidance on New Drugs for Dying Patients

Kids at Growing Risk of Deadly 'Superbug' Infection: Study

Kids' ER Visits for Medicine Overdoses Dropping: Report

Location is Key to Help Hospital Hand Sanitizers Get Used

Long Nursing Shifts Linked to Job Dissatisfaction

Majority of U.S. Hospitals Don't Require Flu Shots for Staffers: Survey

Many Critically Ill Patients Lack 'Do Not Resuscitate' Orders

Many Doctors Admit Difficulty in Treating Unexplained Stroke: Poll

Many Hospital Patients Not Asked About Supplements: Study

Many Hospitals Overestimate Their Adherence to Stroke Guidelines

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

Many Stroke Patients Prefer Video Follow-Up Versus Phone Call

Medical Errors: A Hidden Killer

Medical Gowns, Gloves Often Source of Contamination: Study

Medication Errors Seen in Half of All Operations in Study

Minority Patients in ER Less Likely to Get Painkillers for Abdominal Pain

More Hepatitis C Cases Being Seen in Urban ERs

More Kids Burned, Hospitalized as Fireworks Sales Rules Ease

More Older Americans Falling Prey to Bike Injuries

More People Surviving Sudden Liver Failure

More Progress Needed To Get Stroke Patients Rapid Care

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

Most Americans Will Experience At Least 1 Diagnostic Error: Report

Multiple ER Visits Linked to Risk of Prescription-Drug Overdose Death

New Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbug' an Emerging Threat, CDC Says

Newborns Vulnerable to Common Staph Infections: Study

No Change in Number of 'Living Wills' by U.S. Cancer Patients: Study

Obesity Linked to More Severe Bone, Joint Injuries

Obesity Won't Affect Joint Surgery Safety, Study Finds

Older, Sicker Patients Admitted to Hospitals on Weekends, Study Says

Overweight, Obese Kids Fare Worse in Hospital ICUs, Study Finds

Pain Relief Advice May Help ER Patients With Terminal Cancer

Palliative Care Cuts Costs for Cancer Patients With Other Health Problems

Persistent Critical Illness May Keep Patients From Leaving ICU

Placing Large Catheter in Vein Under Collarbone Best, Study Finds

Poll: Americans Want Bold Action to Keep Health Care Costs Down

Post-Op Bacterial Infection Raises Odds for Complications, Death

Private Rooms May Save Money By Cutting Hospital Infection Rates

Rapid Response Guidelines May Improve Children's Stroke Care

Recent Hospitalization Might Raise Blood Infection Risk, Study Says

Researchers Hone in on Genes Linked to Serious Blood Infection

Rural Kids Face Special Challenges When Seriously Ill: Study

Scoring System May Predict Patient's Risk of Death in Next Year

Secondhand Smoke May Double Risk of Hospitalization for Kids With Asthma

Seniors More Likely to Wind Up in Hospital After Outpatient Surgery: Study

Seniors Often Bring Drug-Resistant Germs to Rehab Centers

Seniors Often Underestimate Their Frailty, Study Finds

Sensitive Blood Test May Help Rule Out Heart Attack

Serious Illness Affects Bone Health

Skin-to-Skin Contact May Lower Preemies' Risk of Death: Review

Small Hospitals Seeing More Drug-Resistant E. Coli Infections

Smog Linked to Heart Disease in Seniors

Smokers With Pneumonia at Risk for Lung Cancer: Study

Some Medicare Advantage Plans Raising Hospital, Nursing Care Copays

Some Women Face Geographic Barriers to Breast Reconstruction

Stenting Outcomes Vary Widely Among U.S. Hospitals

Stereotypes Can Hurt a Patient's Care

Studies Reveal Gender Gap in Heart Care

Studies: 2 Ways Obamacare Is Saving Money

Study Casts Doubt on Effectiveness of COPD Drug

Study Finds Blood Test May Detect Concussion in Kids

Study Finds Shortage of Surgeries in World's Poorest Countries

Study Links Home Births to Slightly Higher Infant Death Risk

Study Questions Radiation Use for 'Low-Risk' Prostate Cancers

Surgical Safety Checklists May Shorten Hospital Stays, Save Lives

Terminal Cancer Patients in U.S. Less Likely to Die in Hospitals

Time to Follow-Up After a Positive Colon Cancer Test Varies by Hospital

Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea Carries Risks for Some Kids: Study

Too Much Traffic in OR May Put Patients at Risk, Study Finds

Trauma Care Workers at Risk for 'Compassion Fatigue'

Treating Older Patients for Pneumonia in ICU May Boost Survival, But Not Costs

Troubled Kids' Psychiatric Care Often Delayed by Insurance Rules

U.S. Hospitals May Often Miss Signs of Child Abuse

U.S. Hospitals Seeing More Kids With Self-Inflicted Injuries

VA Hospital Care Improving, Study Suggests

Weekend Childbirth Riskier, British Study Suggests

What's In a Name? For Newborns, Maybe Fewer Medical Errors

What's the Best Method for Cleaning Hospital Rooms?

When New Doctors 'Train' During Surgery, Risks Don't Rise: Study

Wide Variations Seen in U.S. Stroke Care

Young Adult Cancer Survivors More Likely to Be Hospitalized

Young Adults Would Delay Seeking Stroke Treatment: Survey

Zip Line Injuries on the Rise