| Dec 24, 2013
| 2:18 PM
At first glance, the image seems quizzical. A dog on a hospital bed? Huh? But a closer look reveals a haunting image that won't soon be forgotten: A faithful pup saying goodbye to his master as he lay dying in his hospital bed.
It was an image that...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 1:13 PM
On Jan. 14, Mariposa Restaurant inside Neiman Marcus in Boca Raton was turned into a wonderland of Giorgio Armani makeovers thanks to Tim Quinn. Quinn, who is a cancer survivor and inspiring cancer awareness advocate, hosted the sold out event which...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Women were more likely to want surgery when they were told they had a type of breast cancer than when the diagnosis was a breast lesion or a group of abnormal cells — even though all three scenarios described the same disease. The findings, reported...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:38 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Female doctors earn an average of $56,000 less each year than male doctors, according to a new study, which found that gap hasn't budged since the late 1980s.
Researchers used a nationally-representative survey conducted in...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Nearly 1 in 5 patients in a hospital's intensive care unit gets care and treatment judged by the physician in charge to be ineffective, needlessly aggressive or pointless given the patient's dire state, a new study says. And the financial costs of that...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:06 PM
Dr. Elizabeth A. Martinez, a Johns Hopkins-trained anesthesiologist and critical-care physician who worked in the prevention of hospital-acquired infections in surgical patients, died of a rare cancer Sept. 19 at her Boston home. She was 47 and had...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 1:52 PM
Many of the twins delivered via cesarean section could have been safely delivered the old-fashioned way, according to a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Twin births have been on the rise for three decades, fueled mainly by use of...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:51 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For years, babies born after a pregnancy lasting 37 to 42 weeks have been considered to be on time, or "term." But a group of U.S. doctors is now separating deliveries that happen during that span in an effort to improve...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:22 PM
For many parents, cutting the umbilical cord is a memorable moment in the breathless seconds after their baby is born.
But a new scientific review suggests that delaying cord clamping by even one minute increases an infant's iron stores for up to six...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:43 AM
Johns Hopkins Hospital is back on top — reclaiming bragging rights and a lucrative marketing chip as the nation's best hospital in the annual ranking released Tuesday by U.S. News and World Report.
A year after being knocked from its 21-year perch...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:24 PM
Teresa Heinz Kerry, wife of U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, was released from a Boston hospital Saturday after being treated for a seizure she suffered at her Nantucket home three weeks ago, a State Department spokesman said.
Heinz Kerry, 74,...