It's very important for patients and family members to decide how they are their loved ones would like to spend their final days. But, how do doctors go about addressing the delicate issue of end-of-care planning?
In 2009, doctors from a Syracuse, NY hospital almost removed the organs from a woman who was still alive. She woke up on the operating table right before doctors were going to cut her open.
Researchers found that when patients were given antibiotics, their risks of developing an urinary tract infection lowered.
Researchers confirmed that every minute counts for stroke patients.
The University of Utah hospital welcome five healthy quintuplets this past weekend.
Kids who miss more than half of their recommended well-child visits are twice as likely to end up in hospital compared to those who attend most of their visits, a new study suggests.
New research reveals a worrying gender bias in the hospital setting. Apparently women are significantly less likely than men to get trauma center care after a severe injury.
A 37-year-old Hungarian man managed to drive ten miles (15 kilometers) to the hospital after accidentally sawing off one of his arms.
Investigators are looking into the possibility of pressing charges against the mother.
He has been booked into jail, possibly facing charges of theft by swindle.
Sleep aids like Ambien have become a popular form of relief against insomnia.
A woman is suing Iowa Methodist Medical Center for withdrawing its job offer after failing to accommodate her shy bladder disorder.
A fire broke out at a psychiatric hospital near Moscow early Friday morning, killing at least 38 people, including 2 medical workers who were trapped inside, Russian Health Ministry officials told state-run news agency RIA Novosti.
Authorities are asking for help from the public in order to identify a woman who impersonated a nurse in order to steal pain medication.
A survey found that medical interns only spend an average of 12 percent of their time interacting and examining patients.