Reshma was trapped in a wide Muslim prayer room in the basement of the eight-story Rana Plaza building that housed five …
Making the decision to approve heroic measures to save a loved one’s life can be fraught with emotion, so anxious family members tend to turn to the doctor for guidance, according to the first study to analyze the role that …
Why health personnel at some independent living facilities may not be eager to administer CPR
CPR’s mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and chest compressions have saved countless lives, but the chest pumps alone may be just as effective during medical emergencies.
In the wake of superstorm Sandy, much of New York City was plunged into darkness. What happened to the patient?
Burnout and poor work-life balance are a bigger problem for doctors than other professions
Using a highly sensitive blood test, emergency room doctors may someday be able to rule in or rule out heart attack within an hour
Adding a test can help doctors diagnose heart disease among people who arrive in the emergency room with chest pains. The test helps patients get home faster — but the jury’s still out on whether it’s good for them overall
The use of CT scans, MRIs and other imaging tests has skyrocketed over the last 15 years, leading some experts to raise alarms over the potential risks of patients’ increased exposure to radiation.
A battery-powered, hand-held plasma-emitting device created by Chinese and Australian scientists could speed wound sterilization in the field.
How bad is the flu season? Doctors are Googling the answer
CPR can save lives, but most bystanders are reluctant to do it. Would you be more likely to perform CPR if a 9-1-1 operator talked you through it?