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Clot-Busting Drug May Be Safe for Those With 'Wake-Up' Strokes

Coordination of Heart Attack Care Trims Time to Treatment: Study

CPR Phone Guidance Boosts Cardiac Arrest Survival, Study Says

Dialysis Patients May Be Unprepared for Natural Disasters

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Early CPR Spurred by Smartphone Alerts Saves Lives

Educating Stroke Survivors Helps Them Spot Another Stroke Faster

ER Doctors Cautious When Prescribing Narcotic Painkillers: Study

ER Physician Raises Concerns About Powdered Caffeine

ER Visits for Common Irregular Heartbeat Are Rising, Study Finds

ER Visits Linked to Synthetic Pot More Than Double, Report Finds

ER Visits on the Rise, Study Reports

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

Experts Urge Quick Use of Epinephrine for Severe Allergic Reactions

Eye Tracking May Help to Spot Concussions Quickly

Fear of Police Keeps Many Hispanics From Calling 911, Study Says

Health Tip: Create a Tornado Plan

Health Tip: Plan for Children in an Emergency

Health Tip: When to Bandage a Wound

Heart Association's Stroke Guidelines Support Clot-Removing Device

Heart Attacks Rose in N.J. in Hurricane Sandy's Wake

Heroism Seems to Be a Spontaneous Act

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

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

How to Lower Your Stroke Risk

Kids' ER Visits for Medicine Overdoses Dropping: Report

Long Shifts Linked to Increased Injury Risk for EMS Workers

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

Malpractice Fears Spurring Most ER Docs to Order Unnecessary Tests

Many Critically Ill Patients Lack 'Do Not Resuscitate' Orders

Many Dialysis Patients Ill-Prepared for Emergencies, Study Says

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

Medication Problems May Spur Many Child ER Trips, Study Finds

More Advanced Emergency Care May Be Worse for Cardiac Arrest Victims: Study

More Evidence of Long-Term Illness in 9/11 Responders

More Hepatitis C Cases Being Seen in Urban ERs

More Kids Using ERs for Medical Care, Researchers Say

More Police Killed in States With High Gun Ownership: Study

More Progress Needed To Get Stroke Patients Rapid Care

New Stroke Prevention Efforts May Be Paying Off

Oxygen May Not Help Heart Attack Victims

Prescription Painkillers Fueling Overdose Cases in ERs, Study Finds

Preventing Emergency Surgeries Could Save $1 Billion

Prolonged Rescue Efforts May Not Help Young Drowning Victims: Study

Schools With EpiPens Save Lives, Study Says

Scooters Leading Cause of Toy-Linked Injuries in Kids

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

Special Ambulance Delivers Vital Stroke Care More Quickly

Stent Treatment May Lower Stroke Disability

Steroids May Help Speed Pneumonia Recovery, Study Finds

Study Questions Safety of Adrenaline Shots for Cardiac Arrest

Surgery Seldom Needed When Older Person Breaks Upper Arm: Study

Teens Seen in ERs for Assault at Risk for Later Gun Violence: Study

Teens, Young Adults Most Likely to Go to ER After Car Accidents: Report

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

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

U.S. Ranks Last Among Wealthy Nations in Access to Health Care

Ultra-Early Stroke Care Can Start With Paramedics: Study

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Wireless ECG Speeds Up Heart Attack Treatments, Study Shows

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