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Black Heart Attack Victims More Likely to Have Ambulance Diverted

Blood Donors Needed After East Coast Storm: Red Cross

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Combative Patients a Hazard for Paramedics

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Cyberbullying, Violence Linked to PTSD in Teens

Dialysis Patients May Be Unprepared for Natural Disasters

Dietary Supplements Land Thousands in the ER Each Year

Disaster Plans Must Consider Children, Pediatrics Group Says

Do You Need a Doctor for Bug Bites and Bee Stings?

Early CPR Spurred by Smartphone Alerts Saves Lives

Educating Stroke Survivors Helps Them Spot Another Stroke Faster

Emergency Surgery Patients Often Wind Up Back in Hospital: Study

ER Docs Only Ask Half of Suicidal Patients About Guns, Study Shows

ER Doctors Cautious When Prescribing Narcotic Painkillers: Study

ER Screenings Could Help Prevent Suicide: Study

ERs Often 'Safety Net' Care for People With Schizophrenia: CDC

ERs See Spike in Narcotic Painkiller Abuse Cases

Expert Tips to Detect Early Warning Signs of Stroke

Families of Critically Ill Patients Need Extra Support, Too

FDA Approves Drug to Reverse Blood Thinner's Effect

Few Americans Know Warning Signs of Stroke

For Stroke Patients, Temporary Easing of Symptoms Can Be Deceiving

Heart Association's Stroke Guidelines Support Clot-Removing Device

Hip-Fracture Surgery Risk Not Just Due to Age, Study Finds

Hispanics in U.S. Least Likely to Dial 911 for Stroke

Hospital Care for Nonfatal Gun Wounds Costs $679 Million a Year

Kids' ER Visits for Medicine Overdoses Dropping: Report

Kids With Autism More Likely to Wander, Less Likely to Recognize Danger

Lifesaving Defibrillators Often Behind Locked Doors, Study Finds

Long Shifts Linked to Increased Injury Risk for EMS Workers

Loose Bristles From Grill-Cleaning Brushes May Pose Dangers

Make CPR, Defibrillator Training Mandatory for High School Graduation: Experts

Many Critically Ill Patients Lack 'Do Not Resuscitate' Orders

Many ER Patients With Chest Pain Can Be Sent Home, Study Finds

Many Kidney Transplant Patients Land in ER Within 2 Years: Study

Many Parents Unaware of Emergency Plans at Kids' Pre-schools

More Evidence That Time-to-Treatment Is Crucial for Stroke

More Hepatitis C Cases Being Seen in Urban ERs

More Police Killed in States With High Gun Ownership: Study

More Progress Needed To Get Stroke Patients Rapid Care

Most Americans Want to Learn How to Help Those Injured in Disasters

Pain Relief Advice May Help ER Patients With Terminal Cancer

Parents Often Ill-Informed About Food-Allergy Emergencies

Pediatricians' Group Says U.S. Lacks Resources to Treat Kids in Disasters

Playground-Related Brain Injuries on Rise in U.S.

Second Severe Allergic Reaction Isn't Uncommon

Seniors Often Underestimate Their Frailty, Study Finds

Sensitive Blood Test May Help Rule Out Heart Attack

'Skinny Jeans' Linked to Woman's Nerve Damage

Statewide Training on Cardiac Arrest Saves Lives in N. Carolina

Steroids May Help Speed Pneumonia Recovery, Study Finds

Till Bolt Cutters Do Us Part: Titanium Rings a Challenge in the ER

U.S. Hospitals Seeing More Kids With Self-Inflicted Injuries

Unexpected Severe Allergic Reactions Strike Many Schools

When Bystanders Give CPR Right Away, Lives Are Saved, Study Shows

Women in Cardiac Arrest May Be Less Likely to Receive Help

Zip Line Injuries on the Rise