FDA is working with manufacturers to maintain the supply
Hospitals are places of healing, but each year about 200,000 to 300,000 patients pick up infections in their surgical wounds, making them 60% more likely to spend time in the ICU than infection-free patients, and contributing to …
Missed diagnoses out-ranked medication overdoses and surgical mistakes in causing the most patient harm.
The cash flow for Sloan-Kettering comes from more than just drug markups. It also comes from the high pricing enabled by a great brand and an enterprise that has learned how to expand the reach of its brand
Medical bills can be intimidating, but that doesn’t mean they are always accurate.
Beagles are known as good hunters. So why not send them in search of deadly bacteria?
And it won’t take half your arm hair with it
High-tech medical equipment is largely wasted in the developing world, a new report finds, because donated machines are not designed to run in the settings they’re sent to.
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
“Don’t get sick in July.”
This is a common refrain in teaching hospitals. It’s driven by the academic calendar: July is when the new interns — fresh out of medical school — start work. It’s also when the senior …
In an international study of patients with severe heart attacks, Americans had shorter hospital stays but were much more likely to be readmitted to the hospital for complications
(Updated) The South Dakota prairie is a world away from the luxury hotels of New York City, where the late Leona Helmsley ruled a $5 billion real estate empire. But it is here, in the grassy plains and rugged hills of the upper …