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There's a hospital ship waiting for sick Puerto Ricans -- but no one knows how to get on it
CNN
San Juan, Puerto Rico (CNN) Sammy Rolon is living in a makeshift clinic set up at a school. He has cerebral palsy and epilepsy and is bedridden. He's waiting for surgery that was scheduled before Hurricane Maria smashed into Puerto Rico. Now, he can't ...

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History

Americans Once Avoided the Hospital at All Costs—Until ERs Changed That
History
With today's overburdened facilities, it's hard to imagine a time when Americans avoided the hospital at all costs. However, before the ER emerged as a fortress of life-saving technology, sick people preferred to receive medical care in their homes ...



CBS News

New mom who lost all her limbs after giving birth sues hospital
Fox News
“Having her watch the two of us leave and her sitting there for the rest of the night by herself in the hospital is absolutely tortuous,” her fiance Matt Sampson told CTV News. “If it was just feet, it would be one thing. If it was just arms, it would ...
New mom who lost limbs to flesh-eating bacteria sues hospitalUSA TODAY
New mom who lost 4 limbs to flesh-eating bacteria suing hospitalCBS News

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Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas shooting survivor Frost moved to Baltimore hospital
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Days after awakening from a medically induced coma, Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting victim Tina Frost headed back to her home state, Maryland, and was admitted to a hospital there. About 9:45 a.m. Sunday, neurosurgeon Dr. Keith Blum discharged his ...
Fundraiser for Mary Moreland by Pam Ostiguy Clark : Victim of Shooting - Tina Frost - GoFundMeGoFundMe

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Fox News

In Syrian city of Raqqa, IS loses hospital, another holdout
Fox News
Musafa Bali, a spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces, says 22 IS militants were killed in the advance on the hospital. He says fighting is still underway with militants who had refused to surrender. Raqqa's stadium also served as an arms depot and ...

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NPR

As She Evacuated Patients From The Hospital, Her Home Burned
NPR
Julayne Smithson was working an overnight shift in the Intensive Care Unit at the Kaiser Permanente hospital in Santa Rosa, Calif., when massive wildfires started racing through the city late last Sunday. Smithson had no idea how close they were. She ...
Hospitals evacuated and many injured as wildfires ravage Northern CaliforniaCNN
Tubbs fire forces two hospitals to evacuateLos Angeles Times

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Chicago Tribune

Lurie Children's Hospital seeks state permission to add beds for cancer patients
Chicago Tribune
Lurie Children's Hospital wants to add another 24 beds for cancer patients — the hospital's latest attempt to grow, even as other area hospitals pull back on their pediatric offerings. The hospital has filed an application with the state to double its ...



SFGate

As Santa Rosa hospital staff's own homes burned, they kept saving lives
SFGate
As the biggest regional trauma center for Sonoma, Mendocino, Napa and Lake counties, the hospital received victims from all four counties. In the first few hours, five victims with major burns came in. One patient's body was 65 percent covered with burns.

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Medical Xpress

Futile hospital treatments cost millions
Medical Xpress
"Our research found hospital-specific factors contributed to variability in provision of non-beneficial treatment including the hospital's degree of specialisation, the availability of routine tests and certain treatments as well as organisational ...



WABE 90.1 FM

Mom: Hospital is endangering toddler son for dad's mistakes
ABC News
A mother says an Atlanta hospital is unfairly endangering her 2-year-old son because of his father's mistakes. Carmellia Burgess told WXIA-TV that her son, A.J., was born without kidneys and needs a transplant. The boy's father, Anthony Dickerson, is a ...
Mom: Emory Hospital Endangering Toddler Son For Dad's MistakesWABE 90.1 FM
Hospital Won't Let Dad Donate Kidney to His Sick 2-Year-Old Son Because of Gun ArrestReason (blog)
2-year-old denied kidney transplant because father violated probationCBS News

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