New research suggests repeat visits to the emergency room are more common than previously thought and surprisingly, people frequently wind up at a different ER the second time around.
Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.
Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don’t.
Finding a new primary care physician takes time, patience and research. Start by considering your personal needs.
A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.
Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.
A hospital in Henrico County temporary closed its emergency room after staff discovered a patient had bedbugs.
About 1,152 people were treated in hospital emergency rooms in the U.S. last year for injuries suffered while walking and using a cellphone or some other electronic device.