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The Hospital Stay

Renee Fisher | Posted 01.18.2017 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Life in the Boomer Lane has a close friend who picks atypical places for her normal life events. She fell in love with someone who was living in her b...

Hospital Surprises Kids With Window-Washing Santa And Elves

The Huffington Post | Emily McCombs | Posted 12.23.2016 | Parents

The holiday season isn’t the most pleasant time to be visiting or residing in the hospital. But Thursday morning, patients at Nemours Children’s H...

All Hospitals In Eastern Aleppo Out Of Action Following Onslaught Of Attacks

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 11.19.2016 | World

BEIRUT, Nov 19 (Reuters) - All hospitals in Syria’s besieged rebel-held eastern Aleppo are out of service after days of heavy air strikes, its healt...

10 Reasons Nurses "Strengthen Our Core" - and why I owe my life to the WOCN Society

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 11.17.2016 | Impact
Amy Oestreicher

Published on amyoes.com "Nothing can dim the light which shines from within." ― Maya Angelou I was thrilled to present at the Eastern Regional WOC...

Do You Know Who Used Your Hospital Bed Before You?

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 10.10.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - If the previous occupant of a hospital bed received antibiotics, the next patient who uses that bed may be at higher risk for a sev...

My Husband, The Non-Scary Professional Clown

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 10.06.2016 | Weird News
Galina Nemirovsky

Clown stories are flooding the evening news and our social media feeds are blowing up with grotesque clown memes and photos. Folks love to jump on a good bully bandwagon and this one is no different - until it goes too far.

Life Doesn't Give A Shit

Sonja Mitrevska-Schwartzbach | Posted 09.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Sonja Mitrevska-Schwartzbach

Life doesn't give a shit. Time doesn't care about your well-constructed plan: it's going to pass anyway. Circumstances don't take notice of person...

Archbishop Desmond Tutu Readmitted To Hospital

Reuters | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 09.20.2016 | Religion

South African cleric and anti-apartheid icon Desmond Tutu was readmitted to hospital on Saturday to treat an infection following a surgery last week, ...

I Carry the Weight of Other People's Sick Children

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 09.15.2016 | Parents
Galina Nemirovsky

The IV bag hangs from a plastic seahorse suspended on a steel pole. A life-saving poison slowly drips through the plastic tube into the thin, fragile ...

Hospitals Jack Up Costs 'Strategically,' Study Finds

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 09.12.2016 | Healthy Living

Imagine getting the bill for an ordinary dinner and noticing, in tiny print, that the restaurant charged you $40 for coffee. Surely you’d be upset. ...

Dancing Girl: How Creating Art in Hospitals Brought Life Full Circle

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 09.08.2016 | Arts
Amy Oestreicher

I fell into art accidentally. For me, all it was was a way to get my thoughts sorted out before I was actually able to speak them. After my 13th surge...

Derailment And How To Manage It

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.19.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Although we can't undo the past, we can recognize a derailment and take action to get back on track.

Doctors of Aleppo Abandoned, Again

Widney Brown | Posted 08.17.2016 | World
Widney Brown

In their letter to U.S. President Barack Obama, Aleppo's remaining doctors pleaded not for tears but for a plan to end the Syrian government's all-out assault on hospitals and medical workers. And the response from the White House was the same as it's been for months: we're working on it.

Redesigned Hospital Gowns Are Helping Young Patients Feel More Like Themselves

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Petchers | Posted 07.26.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Mayo Clinic Putting a Spin on the Typical Pitch Competition

Jason Grill | Posted 07.13.2016 | Technology
Jason Grill

When you think of a typical pitch competition, you usually think of an entrepreneur pitching their product, business idea or company to a room full of...

The Joy Ride

Leona deVinne | Posted 06.17.2016 | Good News
Leona deVinne

Joy is different than happiness although they are closely related. Joy contains an aspect of happiness, but it is deeper rooted, rooted in the good earthy, visceral goodness that is available to all of us despite tragedy and pain.

When You Find Out You Only Have A Week To Live

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 06.10.2016 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

What do you do when you are fully lucid, not in debilitating pain, confined to bed, and told by your trusted doctor that you have a week to live? You start -- in between bouts of hysteria and protestations that you don't want to die -- to say your goodbyes.

Value-Based Care Explained Through Analogies

Kyle Hill | Posted 06.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Kyle Hill

A few weeks ago, I was at the sold-out University of Southern California (USC) C-Suite Invitational in Los Angeles where I watched keynote speaker, Dr...

Rising Prescription Pricing Has Dire Consequences

Lisa Chau | Posted 05.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Lisa Chau

The relentless hyperinflation of drug prices needs to end, but it won't happen without major changes in policy. Some actions or proposals have included (but are definitely not limited to):

Headbands of Hope Fosters Fashion and Design for Childhood Cancer Patients

Jess Ekstrom | Posted 05.24.2016 | Good News
Jess Ekstrom

At Headbands of Hope, for every headband sold, a headband is given to a child with cancer. I was inspired to start Headbands of Hope as a college stud...

"Nice Work If You Can Get It"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.10.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Whenever I attempt to do something I can't do -- sing, dance, perform surgery -- somebody tells me not to quit my day job. The only p...

Aleppo's Pediatrician

Rim Taleb | Posted 05.03.2016 | World
Rim Taleb

Here are a few words that I've written on behalf of Aleppo's pediatrician.

Aleppo Hospital Hit By Rebel Rockets

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 05.03.2016 | World

BEIRUT, May 3 (Reuters) - Rockets fired by insurgents hit a hospital in a government-held part of Aleppo city on Tuesday, causing dozens of casualties...

Patients With Limited English Are More Likely To Return To The ER

Reuters | Erin Schumaker | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living

(Reuters Health) - Patients in the emergency room who don't speak English well are slightly more likely to return within days, suggesting their care t...

Give and Take for a Marriage That Lasts

Lisa Pullen Kent | Posted 03.17.2017 | Healthy Living
Lisa Pullen Kent

For my parents-in-law, it's spoken in very few words, rather love is sleeping on a roll-away bed in a hospital room, an arm's length from his wife, never leaving her side. Love is fighting the battle of a lifetime with unending courage so she can stay with her husband as long as possible.