Let's just be honest here: A little swelling is to be expected during pregnancy. But sometimes that swelling goes beyond what's considered normal–like, to the point where it actually starts affecting you and your unborn baby.
Federal health officials are investigating a outbreak of measles this year that has spread to 21 states and the District of Columbia.
Among female patients who suffered heart attacks, researchers found a better chance of survival in people treated by female physicians in the ER when compared to those treated by male physicians.
While nursing is increasingly viewed as a worthwhile and rewarding career for both men and women, the perception of nursing as an inherently female profession is still a barrier to more males entering nursing, according to a new report from researchers at Scottish universities.
Sickly patients packed into rooms like sardines. Psych patients attacking harried hospital staffers. Nurses forced to treat up to 12 critically ill children at the same time.
Misty, a 3-year-old Great Pyrenees mix with a congenital heart defect, was saved by minimally invasive surgery — the same kind humans get — at Colorado State University.
When parents think of hidden dangers in their home, they rarely (if ever) consider... crayons?! But a consumer interest group — the U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund — is warning parents to do just that. The group recently discovered that some green crayons packaged and sold under the name Playskool Crayons contained tremolite, a type of asbestos.
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Liz Di Bernardo