The deaths of 11 patients and the California Nurses Association’s battle to unionize nurses at the hospital in Pasadena, Calif, is emblematic of a larger problem—the corporatization of health care The deaths of 11 patients and the California Nurses Association’s battle to unionize nurses at the hospital in Pasadena, Calif.
A Doctors Without Borders/Médecins sans Frontières hospital in northern Yemen was bombed Monday night by the Saudi Arabia-led military coalition.
This just in from Capitol Hill: Gen. John Campbell, America's head military honcho in Afghanistan, told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday that a Doctors Without Borders-affiliated hospital in Kunduz was "mistakenly struck" in Saturday's air attack.
The secretary of state was admitted to New York-Presbyterian Hospital on Sunday after doctors discovered she had a blood clot related to a concussion she sustained this month.
Every week, 2,000 Americans, or about 100,000 men, women and children a year, die from mostly preventable hospital-borne infections in the United States, and the toll may even be higher once the Centers for Disease Control updates its figures.
All at once, Nadhem Shokr al-Hadidi's administration office becomes a little chamber of horrors. A baby with a hugely deformed mouth. A child with a defect of the spinal cord, material from the spine outside the body. A baby with a terrible, vast Cyclopean eye. Another baby with only half a head, stillborn like the rest.
With Hurricane Irene bearing down on the East Coast, New York City and state officials have ordered a mandatory evacuation of 250,000 people in flood-susceptible communities and announced plans to shut down much of the coastal region's transit system, including subways, by noon Saturday. (more)