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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 ...



CNN

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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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 ...



Woman gives birth aboard Navy's floating hospital in Puerto Rico
ABC News
The sound of two bells rang through the loud speakers of the U.S. Navy's floating hospital on Saturday to celebrate the arrival of a newborn baby girl. The Navy's USNS Comfort was sailing in the vicinity of San Juan, Puerto Rico -- providing medical ...

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Simi hospital lays off 31 employees as inpatient admissions decline
Ventura County Star
A Simi Valley hospital and health system laid off 31 employees Thursday in an attempt to offset falling inpatient admissions, officials confirmed Monday. The layoffs at Adventist Health Simi Valley, formerly known as Simi Valley Hospital, included 12 ...

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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)
Hospital: No transplant for boy until donor dad follows lawWTOP

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Curbed Chicago

Chicago's plan to attract Amazon to the old Michael Reese Hospital site breaks cover
Curbed Chicago
Vacant since the hospital was demolished in 2009, the lakefront property was purchased by the City of Chicago to serve as the Olympic village as part of Chicago's unsuccessful bid for the 2016 summer games. In June, City Hall selected a team led by ...

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NJ.com

Artie Lange rushed to hospital, cancels weekend show, reports say
NJ.com
It's unclear what hospital Lange checked into or if he has been released. Officials at Jersey City Medical City, Hoboken University Medical Center, and Hackensack University Medical Center all said he is currently not checked in to their facilities.

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ABC15 Arizona

Phoenix Children's Hospital unveils brand-new laboratory
ABC15 Arizona
PHOENIX - Ten "fragmented" labs at Phoenix Children's Hospital have moved to a single, brand-new facility that the hospital says will lead to faster turnaround times and recovery. "It's all geared toward improving efficiency," said Dr. Daphne Demello ...

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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
Santa Rosa hospitals, care facilities evacuated in fire's pathSanta Rosa Press Democrat
SFGate
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