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Angioplasty Outcomes Almost Equal Among Hospitals

Antibacterial Scrubs for Nurses No Match for Germs

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

Apologies Go a Long Way When Medical Errors Occur

Aspirin Safe for Heart Failure Patients, Study Finds

At Major Teaching Hospitals, Lower Death Rates

Black, Hispanic Americans Less Likely to See a Neurologist

Blood Vessel-Clearing Procedure Riskier on Weekends: Study

Body Cooling Little Help to Kids When Heart Stops: Study

Body Cooling May Help Brain After Cardiac Arrest

Can Tracking Germs in One Hospital Make All Hospitals Safer?

'Confusion' Complicates Hospitalization of Elderly

Congress Passes Sweeping Health Care Bill

Costs of ER Treatments a Mystery to Many Docs

Death Rate Drops for Americans Hospitalized With COPD

Depression Can Slow Hospital Patients' Recovery: Study

Dialysis Patients Often End Up Back in the Hospital

Droughts Tied to Climate Change Could Bring Health Risks for Seniors

Drug May Be New Weapon Against a 'Superbug'

Electronic In-Hospital Prescribing: Trouble for Older Adults?

Emergency Surgery Riskier for Kids in Poorer Countries

ER Visits for These 3 Health Woes Don't Have to Happen

ERs May Need to Rethink Opioid Prescription Practices

Female Doctors May Have an Edge: Study

Fewer Patients Die During Hospital Inspection Weeks: Study

Flu Cases Spiking Across the United States: CDC

Flu Hospitalizations, Deaths Increasing: CDC

For Cancer Patients in the ER, Delirium Linked to Poor Outcomes

For Inflamed Pancreas, Eating Right Away May Be Best Medicine

Gunshot Wounds Cost U.S. Hospitals Nearly $7 Billion Over 9 Years

Half of U.S. Docs Get Payments From Drug, Device Industries: Study

Hear This! Keep Cotton Swabs Out of Kids' Ears

Heart Failure Hospitalizations on the Rise in U.S.

Heart Failure Patients Do Better When Sticking With Same Hospital

Heart, Lung Problems May Not Always Need ICU Care

Helping Preemies Avoid Unnecessary Antibiotics

Higher Spending by Docs May Not Buy Better Health

Hospital ICUs May Be Overused

Hospital Protocol Helps Thwart Serious Infection

Hospital Room Floors May Harbor 'Superbugs'

Hospital Sinks May Be Awash in 'Superbugs'

Hospitalizations for Common Heart Rhythm Problem on the Rise

Hospital-Related Delirium May Help Worsen Dementia

Hospitals Get Good News About Fighting Staph Infections

Hospitals Vary in Moving Stroke Patients to Comfort or Hospice Care

Is Older Blood OK to Use in a Transfusion?

Is Season the Reason Why Heart Deaths Spike at Christmas?

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

Lasting Jump in ER Visits After Oregon Medicaid Expansion

Low Blood Sugar Linked to Death Risk for Hospital Patients

Many Americans Getting Medical Care They Don't Need

Many Atrial Fibrillation Patients Missing Out on Blood Thinners

Many Hospital Workers Are an Unhealthy Lot: Study

Many Kids Still Being Injured on ATVs

More Kids and Teens Heading to ER With Headaches

More U.S. Kids Landing in ER With Opioid Addiction

More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes: Study

Most Patients Not Shy About Revealing Sexual Orientation

New Meds Make Inroads Against Crohn's Disease

'No One Dies Alone' Program Offers Comfort at Life's End

Not All Hospitals Equal When It Comes to Pancreatic Cancer Care

Nurse! What's Taking So Long?

Nurses' 'Scrubs' Pick Up Bad Hospital Germs

Obama Signs Sweeping Health Care Bill Into Law

Obamacare May Have Broadened Patients' ER Choices

Obesity Slows Recovery for Heart Surgery Patients: Study

Odds for C-Section May Depend on Hospital

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

Opioid Abusers at Higher Death Risk When Addiction Specialists Not Part of Care

Opioid Overdoses and Deaths Flooding U.S. Hospitals

Overcrowded ERs Risky for Some Seriously Ill Patients

Parents Don't Always Head to Child's Doctor When Illness Strikes

Patient Safety May Drop During Doc Rotations

Patients' E-Records Still Not Widely Available

Preemies Bombarded With Noise in First Weeks of Life

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

Ransom-Seeking Hackers Targeting Hospital Data

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

Robotic Surgical Tools Tough to Keep Clean

Safeguards May Be Reducing Serious Catheter Infections

Seniors' Health Can Tumble After ER Visit

Shocks From Implanted Defibrillators Trigger Health Costs of Their Own

Skin Condition Often Misdiagnosed as Bacterial Problem

Some Hospitals May Overcharge for Hip, Knee Replacements: Study

Steep Price Hikes Led to Drop in Use of 2 Heart Drugs at U.S. Hospitals

Study Cites Top Reasons Young Autism Patients Are Hospitalized

Study Links Psychiatric Disorders to Stroke Risk

Study Spots Cause of Global Outbreak of Infections Tied to Heart Surgeries

Teen Boys Treated for Assault Often Want Mental Health Care, Too

Travelers Bring Malaria Back to U.S., With High Costs

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

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

U.S. Gun Injuries Nearing $3 Billion in ER, Hospital Costs

U.S. Hospitals Halve Catheter Infection Rates: Review

U.S. Hospitals Still Prescribe Too Many Antibiotics: Study

Undocumented Immigrants Often Face Tough Health Care Choices

When to Pick the Nose in a Medical Emergency

White Kids More Likely to Get Unneeded Antibiotics

Winter a Chilling Time for Heart Failure Patients

Your Doctor's Age Might Affect Your Care