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Birthing in the Gambia: Educate, Empower and Enable

Vanessa Thevathasan | Posted 09.30.2014 | Impact
Vanessa Thevathasan

The BIG Project was established in 2011 to provide higher grade maternal care to combat the high maternal mortality rates in the Gambia through its motto: Educate, Empower and Enable.

10 Steps You Should Take Now to Protect Your Health in 2014

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

You need to take charge of your medical care now more than ever. If you do this well, you will have confidence in the future. Letting things just happen around you may lead to bad decisions, serious undiagnosed illness, suffering, disability, and sometimes even death.

Three Emergency Room Myths Debunked

Leigh Vinocur, M.D. | Posted 08.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leigh Vinocur, M.D.

An alarming new study found that almost one-third of emergency departments have closed in the last two decades. This is particularly troubling when you consider that ER visits are on the rise.

New Medical Facility Planned for St. Vincent's Site

dnainfo.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- A new medical facility could be coming to the site of the old St. Vincent's Hospital. Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers has agree...

ACLU Demands Religiously Owned Hospitals Provide Emergency Reproductive Health Care

Angela Bonavoglia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Angela Bonavoglia

In a dramatic and much needed move, the America Civil Liberties Union has demanded that the federal government step in and require religiously sponsored hospitals to stop endangering women's lives by denying them emergency reproductive health care.

My $1,547 Hospital Bill For A Rash

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

At the end of August I had a rash. I was visiting a relative at Southampton Hospital on Long Island and decided to stop at the Emergency Room to have it checked out.

Health Care: Understanding Functional Medicine

Dr. M.J. Wegmann | Posted 12.05.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. M.J. Wegmann

Wellness can be described as a state that combines health and happiness. Thus those factors that contribute to being healthy and happy also will be contributing to being well.

Emergency Physicians Can Trust Their Judgment on Chest Pain Patients

Abhinav Chandra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Abhinav Chandra

Sometimes, emergency heart patients could be better served by staying at the hospital and having more tests rather than being treated and released or discharged.