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8/11/2017
Opioid Overdoses and Deaths Flooding U.S. Hospitals

Medical costs jumped more than $30,000 per patient in less than 10 years, study finds

8/10/2017
Obesity Slows Recovery for Heart Surgery Patients: Study

They're four times more likely to need more time in intensive care, three times more likely to be readmitted

2/9/2017
Preemies Bombarded With Noise in First Weeks of Life

But private rooms may not be the solution, study suggests

1/25/2017
Body Cooling Little Help to Kids When Heart Stops: Study

No difference seen in survival, brain function outcomes when compared to normal temperature control

1/23/2017
Safeguards May Be Reducing Serious Catheter Infections

Study finds hospitals that adopt new procedures reap sizable improvements, savings

1/10/2017
Kids' Care May Suffer When Parents Clash With Medical Staff

Doctors, nurses made worse decisions when confronted by 'an angry mother,' study finds

12/29/2016
Hospital ICUs May Be Overused

Single medical center study found half of those getting intensive care didn't need it

12/27/2016
On Hospital Wards, Patient Crises May Have 'Domino Effect'

When one patient has an emergency, the odds that a 2nd patient will face trouble also rises, study finds

11/21/2016
U.S. Hospitals Halve Catheter Infection Rates: Review

But many critically ill patients still exposed to deadly bacteria, Consumer Reports researchers say

10/14/2016
Protein in Breast Milk May Reduce Hospital Infections in Preemies

Lactoferrin is safe for newborns and might prevent pneumonia and meningitis, researchers say

10/10/2016
Study Finds Fault With ICU Treatment of Dementia Patients

Hospitals put too many on ventilators, adding to their suffering and treatment costs, researchers say

9/30/2016
Encouraging Surgical ICU Patients to Get Moving Pays Off

They're discharged sooner, become more functional when they leave the hospital, study finds

8/31/2016
Patients May Quickly Lose Beneficial Gut Bacteria in the ICU

Increased levels of harmful bacteria boost the risk for hospital-acquired infections, researchers say

8/17/2016
Depression Common After Time Spent in ICU

About one-third of ICU patients suffer psychologically, researchers find

8/9/2016
Do Hospital ICUs Raise Costs Without Boosting Survival?

Study finds common medical conditions treatable in general ward treated more aggressively without better outcomes