In-flight medical emergencies occur about 44,000 times a year worldwide, according to a 2013 report, and physicians assist in about half of the emergencies.
Many times, a visit to the emergency department is the only interface human trafficking victims have with the medical system.
A college crisis clinician for eight years, John Rosario-Perez encountered many students who suffered the weekend as exiles.
Chances are, if you call 911, it will be from a cellphone -- but the system was built for landlines, and is still catching up to the smartphone era. Sure,...
A new analysis finds that emergency care costs about $80 billion a year, and chest pain is the most expensive diagnosis, amounting to nearly $5 billion of that care. So...
Bike lanes may actually lead to more severe bike injuries when cyclists are hit by cars -- perhaps because of greater cyclist volumes or speeds.
In 2012 alone, there were over 3,600 zipline-related injuries, according to a recent report, or about 10 a day.
About 23,000 emergency department visits each year in the U.S. can be attributed to "adverse events" due to dietary supplements, researchers report.
The results are striking: Among junior operators (ages 16-17), the overall rate of car accidents fell by 18.6 percent, the rate of night crashes decreased by almost 29 percent, and...
Most states do not require CPR training to graduate from high school; a new commentary argues that they should, because it can save lives and teach valuable lessons.
Childbirth always brings with it an element of danger. While everything usually goes right, when it goes wrong it usually does so quickly and seriously.