First-grade teacher Keller Sutherland said she offered to help 7-year-old Cameron Simoncic when he told her that his dad, who is diabetic, was unconscious after experiencing a hypoglycemic episode, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Arkansas, South Carolina, and Wisconsin.
U.S. News & World Report on Monday released its annual Best Medical Schools rankings, which include separate lists recognizing leading schools for research, primary care, and each of eight specialties.
Ernest Quintana was rushed to the hospital due to labored breathing. There, a doctor on a video screen told Quintana he didn't have long to live—leaving his family upset that the message hadn't come from an in-person caregiver, and highlighting potential ethical issues with telemedicine.
FDA on Friday unveiled a sweeping plan to improve surgical stapler and implantable staple safety after a Kaiser Health News investigation revealed that FDA's internal database contains thousands of stapler-related adverse event reports.
In the first case of its kind in more than 30 years, a six-year-old boy from Oregon who'd never been vaccinated entered an eight-week long fight for his life after falling ill with tetanus in 2017, according to a CDC report published last week.
The White House on Monday released President Trump's fiscal year 2020 budget proposal, which includes steep cuts to federal Medicaid funding, a national Medicaid work requirement, and a proposal to cut $854 billion in federal Medicare spending over 10 years.
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