hospitals

Elder President George Bush Is Hospitalized in Houston

Elder President George Bush Is Hospitalized in Houston

Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, in Houston at Game 3 of the American League Division Series between the Kansas City Royals and Houston Astros on Oct. 11, 2015.
Is Your Cocktail Making You Sick?

Is Your Cocktail Making You Sick?

The quinine in tonic water appears clear in normal light (left) but glows under a black light (right), a property some bartenders take advantage of.

Trump Weighs Letting Veterans Opt Out of V.A. Medical Care

The president-elect, who as a candidate repeatedly seized on reports of long waits for doctor visits, met with several executives of private hospital systems.
Hospitals in Safety Net Brace for Health Care Law’s Repeal

Hospitals in Safety Net Brace for Health Care Law’s Repeal

Philadelphia skyscrapers seen from the Temple section of North Philadelphia, near Temple University Hospital, one of the most impoverished areas in the nation.
Hospitals in Safety Net Brace for Health Care Law’s Repeal

Hospitals in Safety Net Brace for Health Care Law’s Repeal

Philadelphia skyscrapers seen from the Temple section of North Philadelphia, near Temple University Hospital, one of the most impoverished areas in the nation.
Hospitals in Safety Net Brace for Health Care Law’s Repeal

Hospitals in Safety Net Brace for Health Care Law’s Repeal

Philadelphia skyscrapers seen from the Temple section of North Philadelphia, near Temple University Hospital, one of the most impoverished areas in the nation.
No Food, No Medicine, No Respite: A Starving Boy’s Death in Venezuela

No Food, No Medicine, No Respite: A Starving Boy’s Death in Venezuela

Yamilet Lugo, left, in September visiting the grave of her son Kevin Lara Lugo, who died in July on his 16th birthday, in Maturín, Venezuela. The family had gone three days without food, and he became
Square Feet: Trading Hospital Rooms for Hotel Suites

Square Feet: Trading Hospital Rooms for Hotel Suites

The Cleveland Clinic, which has embraced hospital-hotel projects.
Square Feet: Trading Hospital Rooms for Hotel Suites

Square Feet: Trading Hospital Rooms for Hotel Suites

The Cleveland Clinic, which has embraced hospital-hotel projects.
Go to the Wrong Hospital and You’re 3 Times More Likely to Die

Go to the Wrong Hospital and You’re 3 Times More Likely to Die

Medics from Colerain Township in Ohio tending to a patient. Which hospital a person is taken to could make a significant difference in the medical outcome, according to a new study.
Go to the Wrong Hospital and You’re 3 Times More Likely to Die

Go to the Wrong Hospital and You’re 3 Times More Likely to Die

Medics from Colerain Township in Ohio tending to a patient. Which hospital a person is taken to could make a significant difference in the medical outcome, according to a new study.

The Investment Trend Taking Over a Multi-Trillion Dollar Industry

This post The Investment Trend Taking Over a Multi-Trillion Dollar Industry appeared first on Daily Reckoning. The health care industry is about to be transformed. Ray Blanco has more on the
Doctors: Lessons From the Battlefield

Doctors: Lessons From the Battlefield

Patrick Downes, who survived the Boston Marathon bombing, gets ready for a training run in Cambridge, Mass., in April.
Life Is Turned ‘Upside Down’ as Jets Pound Rebel-Held Syrian Cities

Life Is Turned ‘Upside Down’ as Jets Pound Rebel-Held Syrian Cities

A damaged ambulance after an airstrike on a rebel-held town near Aleppo, Syria, on Tuesday.
Public Health: Surprise! Insurance Paid the E.R. but Not the Doctor

Public Health: Surprise! Insurance Paid the E.R. but Not the Doctor

Patients who go to emergency rooms at hospitals covered by their medical plans may still receive a bill from a doctor who was not in the insurance company’s network.
The New Old Age: Going to the Emergency Room Without Leaving the Living Room

The New Old Age: Going to the Emergency Room Without Leaving the Living Room

Paul Vitale assisted his mother, Maria Vitale, 88, with a hearing aid in her Elmont, Queens, home. Since March 2015, paramedics have visited 10 times, but taken her to the hospital just once.
Giving Special Section: Asking for Money? Compliment the Donor, Not Your Organization

Giving Special Section: Asking for Money? Compliment the Donor, Not Your Organization

Professional fund-raisers describe how they use language that appeals to a donor’s sense of self, words like “kind” and “fair,” to inspire generous giving.