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Second person denied AZ transplant coverage dies
A second transplant candidate denied coverage because of state budget cuts has died, and hospital officials say the...
CDC lowers flu season death estimate
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday substantially lowered its often-quoted estimate of how many...
Tennessee works to reduce risk of hospital blood infections
Tennessee's frailest and tiniest infants go to intensive care units to get healthier, but in some cases the feeding...
US sees drop in dangerous hospital staph illnesses
Aggressive, drug-resistant staph infections caught in hospitals or from medical treatment are becoming scarcer, another...
Study: Medical errors cost nation almost $20B each year
Preventable medical errors cost the country $19.5 billion in 2008 — or roughly $13,000 for each avoidable case...
Arsenal of antibiotics not being restocked
We have come to expect that modern medicine can cure just about any infection. But bacteria are finding ways to evade...
Hospital infections: The hidden epidemic
Going to the hospital puts you in harm's way. Hospitals know this and avoid talking about it. And until now, the...
Chronic illnesses driving up MI’s healthcare costs
Chronic illnesses, such as asthma, diabetes and heart disease, are costing Michigan big bucks, according to a study...
Baylor heart hospital has lowest readmission rate in the U.S. for second straight year
Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital, for the second year in a row, had the lowest readmission rate for heart...
His ailing heart was in the right place
Jim Meis' survival following a heart attack in March is the story of a community with a rare combination of medical...