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Motorcycle Helmets and Spine Injuries, Revisited
A recently published Johns Hopkins study concluding that motorcycle helmets reduce spine injuries elicited a response...
Web Exclusive: Higher Spending CA Hospitals Demonstrate Lower Mortality Rates
An analysis of more than 2.5 million Medicare hospital admissions in California has found that greater spending...
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...
Simple blood test to reveal cancer at low levels
Harvard University medical researchers are developing a new test to make monitoring cancer in patients easier and...
Doctor killed by neck massager
Her neck aching after a night of wrapping gifts on Christmas Eve, Michelle Ferrari-Gegerson, MD, used an electronic...
'We're the ones who are in there. Our lives are entrusted to them'
Nevada State Sen. Shirley Breeden understands the patient suffering caused by hospital-acquired infections. While she...
MS patient goes to Mexico for stem cell transplant, chance to walk again
Dawn Gusty lay face down on the floor, struggling like an infant to crawl to the next room. Her brain knew what she...
UT Southwestern faculty let unsupervised resident doctors operate at Parkland
  Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas has allowed trainee doctors, known as residents, to operate with...
Family can sue over blocked medical care
The family of a now-deceased illegal immigrant who said he was denied medical care for cancer can sue the federal...
VA: 19 deaths in Illinois traced to care
Substandard care at a southern Illinois Veterans Affairs hospital may have contributed to 19 deaths over the past two...