1 in 5 Elderly U.S. Patients Injured by Medical Care
2-Mile Daily Walk Might Help Fight COPD
3rd U.S. Aid Worker Infected With Ebola Released From Hospital
A Laptop May Boost a Hospitalized Child's Recovery
About 100 People Being Monitored for Ebola in Texas
About 100 People Being Monitored for Ebola in Texas
Adjust the Lights, Hold the Morphine?
Adults With Diabetes Need a Flu Shot: Experts
American Doctor Exposed to Ebola Admitted to NIH Hospital
Anesthesia Complications Drop by Half, Study Finds
Antibiotic Lowers Death Risk for Elderly Patients With Pneumonia: Study
Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Up Among Hospitalized Kids: Study
Are U.S. Hospitals Prepared for Ebola?
Assaults at Schools Send 90,000 Kids to ER Each Year: Study
Athletic Trainers First Line of Treatment for Young Basketballers: Study
Better Survival From Blood Infections at High-Volume Hospitals
Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds
'Biospleen' Suggests New Way to Treat Blood Infection
Black Children, Teens More Likely to Return to Hospital for Asthma: Study
Blood Infections Play Role in Up to Half of Hospital Deaths: Study
Breast Cancer Diagnosed at Later Stage in Rural Patients: Study
Cat Bites May Lead to Serious Infections, Hospitalizations
CDC Confirms First Patient Diagnosed With Ebola in United States
CDC Monitoring Those Who Had Contact With Ebola Patient
Childhood Cancer Survivors More Likely to Be Hospitalized: Study
Childhood Gun Injuries, Deaths on Rise in U.S., Study Finds
Choosing Hospice Care Isn't Always Easy
Coordinated Care Helps Elderly With Chronic Diseases
Dangerous Bacteria Can Lurk Inside Nose, Study Finds
Death Rate After Hip, Knee Replacements Has Dropped Sharply: Study
Device May Restore Speech to People on Breathing Tubes
Docs Offer Advice for Combating Respiratory Virus That's Striking Kids
Doctors' Germ-Laden Stethoscope May Spread Nasty Bacteria
Does Timing Play a Role in Survival After Hospital Admission, Surgery?
Drug Abuse By Young Anesthesiologists Is Rare But Sometimes Deadly
Drug-Resistant Superbug Increasing in Southeast U.S. Hospitals
Early Sign of Kidney Disease Often Ignored, Study Says
Ebola Focus Shrinks to About 50 People in Texas
Elderly Diabetes Patients on Insulin Most Vulnerable to Low-Blood-Sugar Trouble
Emergency Surgeries on Weekends Riskier for Kids: Study
ER Patients Often Confuse Role of Emergency Contacts
ER Visits Linked to Synthetic Pot More Than Double, Report Finds
ER Visits Peak When Kids Barred From Child Care: Study
ER Visits Up for High Blood Pressure
ER Waiting Times Vary Significantly, Studies Find
ERs Dispensing More Narcotic Painkillers: Study
ERs Not Curbing Overuse of Antibiotics, Study Reveals
ERs See Spike in Traumatic Brain Injuries
Even Non-Surgical Hospital Patients Often Get Powerful Narcotics: Study
Exercise May Curtail COPD Complications
Experimental Eyewear Helps Surgeons 'See' Cancer, Study Says
Flu Can Kill Even Healthy Children, Study Finds
Flu Hits Unvaccinated Hardest, Study Finds
Flu Hitting Younger Adults Hard, Vaccination Helps: CDC
For Women's Cancers, Where You're Treated Matters
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
Heart Attack Patients Face Greater Death Risk if Any Treatment Step Missed: Study
Heart Attack Patients Treated at Night, Weekends May Have Worse Outcomes
Heart Failure Drug Might Help Reduce Hospitalizations
Heart Failure Patients Wind Up in ER Too Often: Study
High-Dose Flu Vaccine May Better Protect the Elderly: Study
Higher Spending on Poor Leg Circulation May Not Pay Off
'High-Intensity' Hospitals Save More Elderly After Surgery: Study
Home Visits May Help Heart Bypass Patients Fare Better
Hospital Admission Day Tied to Outcomes for Children With Leukemia
Hospital Costs From Gun Injuries Topped $16B Over 9 Years
Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit
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
Hospital-Related Infections Hit Nearly 650,000 Patients in 2011: CDC
Hospital's Efforts to Boost Patient Safety Pay Off
Hospitals' High Antibiotic Use May Boost Germs' Resistance: Study
How 1 Hospital Combats E. Coli Germ in Food
ICU Patients at Much Greater Risk for PTSD: Study
ICU Patients May Face Mental Health Issues After Discharge
ICU-Related Depression Often Overlooked, Study Finds
'Immunonutrition' Ill-Advised for ICU Patients on Feeding Tube, Study Says
In Neonatal ICU, Hand Washing Plus Gloves May Curb Infections
Injuries From Swallowed Magnets on the Rise in Kids, Study Finds
Insured Patients May Not Always Get Best Trauma Care, Study Finds
Key Questions to Ask Before Surgery
Kids Hospitalized for Flu Need Antiviral Meds Right Away: Study
Kids May Leave Hospital Sooner When Antibiotics Are Controlled
Kitchen Cutting Boards Can Harbor Drug-Resistant Germs: Study
Labeling Food With 'Stop' or 'Go' Colors Might Spur Healthier Diet
Lack of Protective Gear Leaves Medics at Risk in Ebola Outbreak: Study
Limiting Malpractice Claims May Not Curb Costly Medical Tests
Long ICU Stays May Alter Gut Microbes
Lung Cancer Surgery May Be Safest at High-Volume Hospitals, Study Finds
Lupus Patients Face High Rehospitalization Rates
Many Hospitals Ineffectively Treat Bloodstream Infections, Study Suggests
Many Kids With Medicaid Use ER as Doctor's Office: CDC
Many U.S. Hospitals Fall Short in Preventing Infections
Many Unaware of Their HIV Status Until It's Advanced
Medicaid Use May Boost ER Visits, Study in Oregon Suggests
Medical Interns May Need to Brush Up on Bedside Manners
Mental Illness to Blame for 10 Percent of Kids' Hospitalizations: Study
More Americans Hospitalized for Irregular Heartbeat, Study Finds
More ERs Treating Headaches With Narcotics, Study Finds
More Kids Using ERs for Medical Care, Researchers Say
Morphine, Blood Thinner Plavix a Bad Mix for Heart Attack Victims: Study
Muscle Weakness May Persist for Months After ICU Stay
Music Therapy May Help Teens With Cancer Cope
Natural Lighting Brightens Nurses' Outlook, Study Says
New Research May Help Spare Patients 'Accidental Awareness' During Surgery
Newborn ICUs With Private Family Rooms Benefit Preemies: Study
Newborns Fed Formula in Hospital Less Likely to Be Breast-Fed Later
No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults
No Harm Done From 'Scoop and Run' Police Transport Policy: Study
Non-Delivery Hospital Stay May Raise Clot Risk During Pregnancy
Number of Induced Labors Falling in U.S., CDC Says
Nurse Caseloads, Education Tied to Surgery Outcomes
Nurses' Experience Key to Better Patient Care, Study Says
Obstetric Complication Rates Vary Widely Between Hospitals in U.S.
Old-Age Specialists May Boost Recovery Among Injured Seniors
Older Black Trauma Patients Fare Better Than Whites in ER: Study
Older Patients May Fare Better in Trauma Centers That Treat More of Their Peers
Patients Can Now Get Test Results Straight From the Lab: HHS
Poor Patients Might Benefit From Trained Helpers After Hospital Discharge
Post-Katrina Heart Woes Persisted at Least 6 Years
Preventive Steroids May Not Help Heart Bypass
Program Helps Heart Patients Stick With Meds After Leaving Hospital
Racial Disparities in Breast-Feeding May Start With Hospitals, Study Suggests
Readmission to Another Hospital May Threaten Patient Safety: Study
Report Questions Effectiveness of Flu Meds
Research Shows Ways to Speed Stroke Care
Researchers Discover How Bacteria Resist Antibiotics in Hospitals
Rise in U.S. High Chair Injuries Stuns Experts
Safety Checklists for Surgery May Not Lower Deaths, Complications: Study
Scientists Explore How Fecal Transplant Eases Tough Infection
Seniors With Serious Injuries Often Don't Receive Specialized Care
Sharp Rise in ER Visits Tied to Abuse of Sedative, Study Finds
Small Number of Drugs Behind Kids' Accidental Poisonings: CDC
Smoke-Free Laws May Help Prevent COPD Hospitalizations
Smoke-Free Policies May Protect the Heart
Soaring Prices, Not Demand, Behind Massive Hike in U.S. Health Spending
State Flu Shot Rule for Preschoolers Curbs Kids' Hospitalizations: CDC
Statin Therapy May Prevent Delirium in Critically Ill Patients
Steroids May Not Be Wise Choice for Intensive-Care Patients
Study Challenges Myths About Frequent ER Users
Study Finds Drop in Kids' Hospital-Related Infections
Study Finds Hospital Patients Don't Wash Their Hands Enough
Study Ties Home Births to Higher Infant Death Rates
Synthetic Pot Tied to Surge of Emergency Cases
Teen Drinkers Risking Their Lives: Study
Testing for Smoke Exposure May Predict Rehospitalization for Asthma
Thyroid Levels of Older Hospital Patients May Be Linked to Survival
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
Too Much Codeine Still Prescribed to U.S. Kids: Study
Transfusions During Hospital Transport May Help Trauma Patients Survive
Transfusions Risky During Certain Heart Procedures, Study Finds
Trauma Center Closures Tied to Higher Death Risk for Injured Patients
Treatment Delays for Many Who Need Gallbladder Surgery: Study
U.S. Children's Hospitals Vary Widely In Tonsillectomy Care
U.S. Hospitals Overuse, Misuse Antibiotics, CDC Says
U.S. Hospitals See Big Rise in Drug-Related Suicide Attempts
U.S. Traffic Accidents Send 2.5 Million to ERs Each Year, CDC Says
VA Hospital Delays Didn't Cause Deaths, Investigators Say
Vaccine for Infant Tummy Bug Cuts Hospitalizations: CDC
With ERs, the Busier, the Better, Study Finds
Women More Likely to Die in Hospital After Heart Attack