Florida Hospital DeLand is one of three hospitals in the state testing an experimental anti-venom for coral snake bites. The brightly colored snake rarely bites, but just a drop of its venom is a lethal dose.
Dr. Gustavo Quintana walks out of a modest, two-floor apartment building in southern Bogota. Inside his black doctor's bag are vials containing anesthesia and muscle relaxants, a syringe and a rubber tourniquet. The man known in Colombia as Dr. Death has just ended the life of his 234th patient: a...
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The pilot of a medical helicopter that crashed in Colorado on Friday has died, but a flight paramedic and flight nurse aboard the crash are being treated at Denver-area hospitals and are expected to survive.
Losses from underpriced policies mean some people buying health insurance for the coming year will be paying as much as 47% more.
Perched atop a bluff in the remote Black Hills, a veterans hospital built of thick blocks of pink sandstone and topped with red-tiled roofs in a Spanish mission style overlooks the tiny town of Hot Springs, S.D., and has provided recovering soldiers a bucolic haven for more than a century.
Aetna will spend $37 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal healthcare overhaul.