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Redesigned Hospital Gowns Are Helping Young Patients Feel More Like Themselves

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


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 03.16.2016 | 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.

5 Hassle-Free Ways To See A Medical Professional -- Fast | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.16.2016 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Some years ago, my husband cut his finger on a too-sharp knife while peeling a cucumber, and no matter what he tried, he couldn't ...

The Secret Birth Plan for Dads

Chris Cate | Posted 03.09.2016 | Parents
Chris Cate

An expectant father knows he desperately needs a thorough plan to avoid blacking out from the pressure to act like everything is completely normal and going great. Here are 10 suggestions for such a secret birth plan for dads.

Proud Women of Africa: Maternity Ward

Julia Gunther | Posted 02.17.2016 | Women
Julia Gunther

Co-authored by Nick Schönfeld. Someone once told me that, as a documentary photographer, you should always expect the unexpected. You can make all t...

Student Blues, Starched Caps and Polished Shoes... a Nursing Retrospective

Carol A Miele | Posted 02.16.2016 | Education
Carol A Miele

Aside from some horrific experiences, I have no serious regrets. We graduated a finished product, confident and ready to take on any assignment. Employers knew we needed very little orientation to function independently.

Hospitals Of The Future May Be Doctorless

Singularity University | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 02.15.2016 | World

Imagine your child requires a life-saving operation. You enter the hospital and are confronted with a stark choice. Do you take the traditional path w...

Latino Medical Student Association Call to Action: Medicine, not Bullets for our Patients

Yelennia Palacios | Posted 02.15.2016 | Latino Voices
Yelennia Palacios

Co-authored by Franklyn Rocha-Cabrero, University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford, MSIII, Vice President and National Policy Chair; Lizbeth A...

Another Debate Kicks Off With A Sharp Clash Over Health Care

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 02.11.2016 | Politics

For the second Democratic presidential debate in a row, health care came up right away. And for the second debate in a row, what followed was a serio...

Salma Hayek Laughs Off 'Inappropriate' Top After She's Rushed To ER

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.06.2016 | Entertainment

Salma Hayek wasn't exactly dressed for the occasion when she was rushed to ER on Friday night. The "Frida" star was taken to hospital after suffering ...

Bernie Sanders' Health Plan Is Too Good To Be True, Analyst Says

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 01.27.2016 | Politics

When Bernie Sanders released his universal health care plan last week, promising that most people would receive more generous insurance coverage while...

MSF Calls For Investigation Into Deadly Hospital Attack In Yemen

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 01.25.2016 | World

LONDON, Jan 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Aid agency Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) called on Monday for a full investigation into an attack on a ...

Man Sets Himself And Apartment On Fire While Trying To Kill Bedbugs

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.10.2016 | Weird News

A man accidentally set himself and his Detroit apartment on fire while trying to kill bedbugs, according to reports. The unidentified 30-year-old tena...

Mothers Climb Mountains

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.06.2016 | HuffPost Home
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Mothering is an uphill path as our children get older, so do we. We all reach different stages of development at the same time. It's an upward climb. ...

A Nurse and a New Year

Sonja Mitrevska-Schwartzbach, BSN, RN, CCRN | Posted 12.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Sonja Mitrevska-Schwartzbach, BSN, RN, CCRN

Because as a nurse in the intensive care unit, I've learned -- while I'm relatively young, I possess an old soul -- that nothing in this life is promised. We have no guarantee. We cannot push off what we crave today unto tomorrow, because there is no certainty that tomorrow may come.