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At urgent care, he got 5 stitches and a big surprise: A plastic surgeon’s bill for $1,040

At urgent care, he got 5 stitches and a big surprise: A plastic surgeon’s bill for $1,040

Nasal swabs reveal muted antiviral response in patients who developed severe COVID-19

Nasal swabs reveal muted antiviral response in patients who developed severe COVID-19

Freiburg surgeons develop new treatment method to improve survival after cardiac arrest

Freiburg surgeons develop new treatment method to improve survival after cardiac arrest

A chilling cure: Facing killer heat, ERs use body bags to save lives

A chilling cure: Facing killer heat, ERs use body bags to save lives

Structural home repairs in low-income neighborhoods linked with reduced crime rates

Structural home repairs in low-income neighborhoods linked with reduced crime rates

Reusable N95 masks could offer reduction in waste and cost, study shows

Reusable N95 masks could offer reduction in waste and cost, study shows

Hospital ‘trauma centers’ charge enormous fees to treat minor injuries and send people home

Hospital ‘trauma centers’ charge enormous fees to treat minor injuries and send people home

How ERs fail patients with addiction: One patient’s tragic death

How ERs fail patients with addiction: One patient’s tragic death

Community health workers play an integral role in identifying patients' social needs

Community health workers play an integral role in identifying patients' social needs

Health information exchange event notification can be a promising tool for better patient care

Health information exchange event notification can be a promising tool for better patient care

Hospitals may not be adequately prepared for the next pandemic, study finds

Hospitals may not be adequately prepared for the next pandemic, study finds

Children's Hospital Colorado one of seven hospitals driving pediatric asthma research

Children's Hospital Colorado one of seven hospitals driving pediatric asthma research

Rural ambulance services are in jeopardy as volunteers age and expenses mount

Rural ambulance services are in jeopardy as volunteers age and expenses mount

New PET imaging method tracks immunotherapeutic efficacy in mouse models

New PET imaging method tracks immunotherapeutic efficacy in mouse models

New technique identifies specific neural pathways involved in executive functions of the brain

New technique identifies specific neural pathways involved in executive functions of the brain

Cannabis poisoning rates increase among children after legalization

Cannabis poisoning rates increase among children after legalization

UC screening program helps detect HIV outbreaks among persons who inject drugs

UC screening program helps detect HIV outbreaks among persons who inject drugs

Study highlights need to protect physician residents, emergency care teams from physical or verbal abuse

Study highlights need to protect physician residents, emergency care teams from physical or verbal abuse

High-deductible health plans associated with decreased ED visits for chest pain

High-deductible health plans associated with decreased ED visits for chest pain

Researchers find surprising differences in the way people use healthcare services during the pandemic

Researchers find surprising differences in the way people use healthcare services during the pandemic