Emergency Room

Study Of Returns To The ER Suggests Lack Of Follow-Up CareNo one wants to make a repeat visit to the emergency room for the same complaint, but new research suggests it's more common than previously thought and surprisingly, people frequently wind up at a different ER the second time around.
Car Crashes Into Hospital Emergency RoomPeople visiting the Broward Health Imperial Hospital emergency room on Saturday night received a scare beyond what brought them there.
Kids Get Codeine In ER Despite Risks, Guidelines Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.
Can I Pay For Contacts Or Glasses With My Health Insurance?Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don't.
How Do I Choose A Doctor?Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.
How Do I Use My Health Insurance?A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.
Where Can I Get Care?Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.
Americans To Eat 1.25 Billion Chicken Wings And Other Fun Super Bowl NumbersLike every big game, this year’s Super Bowl is all about the numbers. From the stats of the players to the amount of food to the betting odds, there are numbers for just about everything involving the Super Bowl.
ER By Appointment Being TestedWhen you think about going to the emergency room, odds are the thought of the waiting room could be as painful as the problem that brought you there. Some facilities are now trying a new approach to the ER by allowing people to make reservations.
A Night Inside Ryder Trauma CenterA little before midnight on a recent Friday, paramedics from the City of Miami brought in a man who had been found passed out in a Dumpster. Whether the man crawled into the Dumpster on his own or was tossed inside by others wasn’t clear.
Unions Protest Privatization Outside Jackson Memorial Hospital Local unions protested a plan to privatize part of Jackson Memorial Hospital Wednesday. The unions claiming the move would put profits before patients.
NW Medical ER Reopens After Pesticide Contamination ScareAn apparent suicide attempt using a toxic chemical closed the emergency room at Northwest Medical Center for hours Sunday morning, after the victim contaminated himself, paramedics, and eventually the emergency room with a pesticide.
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