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HUP Among 721 Hospitals Penalized for High Infections, Injuries

In its toughest crackdown yet on medical errors, the federal government is cutting payments to 721 hospitals for having high rates of infections and other patient injuries, records released Thursday show. »

Local Lawmaker to Visit Troops Fighting Ebola in Africa

Delaware Sen. Chris Coons says he is going to West Africa to visit U.S. soldiers who are helping to fight the Ebola outbreak. »

Fixes Planned for Clinic That Treated Joan Rivers

A federal agency has accepted planned fixes at the New York City clinic where Joan Rivers suffered a fatal complication during a medical procedure. »


Dispatcher Credited With Saving Choking Woman

A retired nurse's daughters and an Orange County Fire Authority dispatcher were hailed as heroes Monday for saving the woman's life when she began choking. »

NJ Makes 'Least-Prepared' List

A new report finds that New Jersey is among the states least-prepared for outbreaks of infectious diseases. »

Mortality Rates Fall at Pa. Hospitals

The Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies, or PACT, announced Tuesday its plans for next year's Phorum. »


Narcan Training in New Jersey

Narcan, a drug that can safe the lives of people overdosing on heroin, has saved 22 people in Ocean County, NJ and now officials will train more people in New Jersey in how to use it. »


Boy, 2, With No Trachea Saved by 3-D Printing

New 3-D printing technology can make virtually anything, including a new trachea that saved a young Utah boy's life. »

E-Cigs Surpass Regular Cigs in Teen Use: Survey

Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government's annual drug use survey finds, The Associated Press reported. Even as tobacco smoking by teens dropped to... »

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