Stories tagged: hospital
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018
An umbrella sparked a scare at a Seattle-area hospital after it was mistaken for a rifle.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 9, 2018
An ongoing shortage of fluids used to deliver medicine and treat dehydrated patients has hospital workers scrambling in the midst of a nasty flu season and supplies from factories in …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 21, 2017
A man carrying two handguns who tried to storm into an Ohio hospital’s psychiatric emergency room shot and wounded a security officer, fired at a police officer and then fatally …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017
The top Democrat in the House on Thursday called on Michigan Rep. John Conyers to resign in the face of multiple accusations of sexual misconduct. Conyers’ lawyer swiftly rejected the …
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017
A Border Patrol agent injured in an incident that left a fellow agent dead was discharged Wednesday from an El Paso hospital.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 14, 2017
The Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s hospital has a new name that reflects the tribe’s heritage.
Fri., Oct. 27, 2017
A Spokane woman and her family say she was held hostage in a Mexican hospital this week after receiving a punctured lung while on vacation in Cabo San Lucas.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017
A state report says that an Idaho treatment center that houses adults with severe mental health and developmental issues was chronically understaffed for half of this year.
Wed., Oct. 18, 2017
An American woman who was rescued with her family last week after five years held by a Taliban-linked group has been hospitalized, her Canadian husband said.
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017
Joshua Boyle, a Canadian who was rescued with his family last week by Pakistani troops, said Tuesday that his wife had to be rushed to the hospital and remains there.
Sat., Oct. 14, 2017
For the dozens of people who remain hospitalized in Las Vegas from the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the onslaught isn’t over. The pain lingers. They remain haunted …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017
Former Republican presidential candidate and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole has returned home after being hospitalized for three weeks with low blood pressure.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017
A man charged with killing his 70-year-old mother in her room at a hospital intensive care unit had asked his stepfather to leave so they could be alone and then …
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017
German officials expect to bring new charges against a nurse already serving a life sentence for two murders after determining that he might have killed another 84 patients, if not …
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017
With more than a foot of rain falling outside and hurricane-force winds blowing on the hospital windows, Irma Rodriguez had all the problems that other residents of Corpus Christi, Texas, …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017
Parents of at least 35 children who have died in a state-run hospital in northern India over the past three days have alleged that the fatalities were due to the …
Sun., July 16, 2017
Dr. Bob Lutz, the newly appointed health officer for the Spokane Regional Health District, says he is pushing to address the city’s deep-seated public health issues by ensuring the agency …
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was treated at a hospital Wednesday after becoming dehydrated while helping to build houses in Canada for Habitat for Humanity.
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017
A woman is accused of stealing her daughter’s placenta and umbilical cord from a hospital in Idaho in an attempt to conceal any possible drug use that could result in …
Fri., July 7, 2017
A London children’s hospital on Friday asked a British court to assess new evidence about the condition of Charlie Gard, a terminally ill baby at the center of a legal …
Wed., July 5, 2017
The Vatican secretary of state acknowledged Tuesday that there were problems at “the pope’s hospital” for children in the past, but said the new administration is making a “serious effort …
UPDATED: Tue., July 4, 2017
When doctors and nurses at the Vatican’s showcase children’s hospital complained in 2014 that corners were being cut and medical protocols ignored, the Vatican responded by ordering up a secret …
UPDATED: Mon., May 29, 2017
Federal authorities have launched dozens of new criminal investigations into possible opioid and other drug theft by employees at Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals, a sign the problem isn’t going …
Mon., May 22, 2017
Authorities have identified the corrections deputies who shot and killed an inmate at a hospital in Vancouver, Washington.
Thu., April 13, 2017
Over the course of eight months, the lethal bacteria MRSA infected 10 already critically ill infants in the University of California, Irvine Medical Center’s neonatal intensive care unit – an …
Wed., March 22, 2017
An Astoria man has filed a $9 million medical malpractice lawsuit against a city hospital alleging a radiologist was negligent and missed signs of a stroke.
Tue., March 21, 2017
Authorities say a man who was jailed in Hillsboro has died at a hospital after attempting to kill himself.
Mon., March 13, 2017
The Republican replacement for the Affordable Care Act removes the individual insurance mandate at the heart of Obamacare and phases out the Medicaid expansion that accounts for millions of the …
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017
Former President George H.W. Bush was released Monday from Houston Methodist Hospital where he received treatment for pneumonia for more than two weeks. Bush, 92, was experiencing breathing difficulties when …
Fri., Jan. 20, 2017
Doctors removed former President George H.W. Bush’s breathing tube on Friday and he was breathing well on his own at a Houston hospital, his spokesman said. The tube was inserted …