News tagged with emergency department

US Justice Department appeals morning-after case

(AP)—The Obama administration appealed a federal judge's order to lift all age limits on who can buy morning-after birth control pills without a prescription. In appealing the ruling on Wednesday, the administration ...

May 02, 2013
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Amusement rides injure 4,400+ kids a year

A new study by researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital examined injuries to children related to amusement rides, which included ...

May 01, 2013
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Improving heart attack response time

While all heart attacks have the potential to be deadly, one type is referred to as the "widow maker" because of its high risk of death. A ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) is a severe type of heart attack ...

Apr 29, 2013
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UK: Serious violence dips

Reports of serious violence dropped by 14% in 2012 compared to the previous year, according to the findings of a national study undertaken by Cardiff University.

Apr 25, 2013
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ERs have become de facto psych wards

Long waits for insurance authorization allowing psychiatric patients to be admitted to the hospital from the emergency department waste thousands of hours of physician time, given that most requests for authorization are ...

Apr 24, 2013
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