Displaying items 13-24 of 34 » View wsbt.com items only< Previous 1 2 3 Next >
Less than 48 hours after returning home from a 12-day hospital stay, John McCleary woke up with a 103-degree fever, too weak to sit up in bed. An ambulance rushed him to the hospital, where eventually he was diagnosed with a methicillin-resistant...
Tags: Health and Medical Professionals, MRSA, Pneumonia, Health, Maine
Ministry of GossipDennis Quaid finds parallels between the movie "Soul Surfer" and his own scare experience with twins Thomas and Zoe, who were given an accidental overdose of heparin as newborns. "Soul Surfer" is the story of surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her arm in a...
ProPublicaNatalie Fullerton's parents were thrilled to watch their year-old daughter bounce back from a double-lung transplant. Within months, she was mimicking her sister's ballet poses and gleefully repeating the word "purple." Her father, Leslie, carefully...
The Hartford CourantAfter a few weeks of nagging shoulder pain, Jonathan Faile of Fairfield drove with his wife to Bridgeport Hospital and walked into the emergency room early on the morning of Saturday, March 22, 2005. An enzyme test indicated possible heart damage, so...
Tags: Politics, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Photography, Crimes, Health
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES -- Patients who were exposed to overdoses of radiation during CT scans at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have been notified that they may be at a greater risk of developing cataracts as a result. Hospital officials sent letters Monday to...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterA technician mistakes an "a" for an "o" in a drug name. A doctor misplaces a decimal point in a prescription order. A nurse reaches for a vial in a cabinet as she's done hundreds of times before, only this time the light is dim and she fails to notice...
Dr. Willem Kolff, the Dutch physician and tinkerer who built the first kidney dialysis machine from cellophane, Ford auto parts and other scraps and in the process saved the lives of millions, died from natural causes Wednesday at a Philadelphia care...
Zap2It.comDennis Quaid's newborn twins are now hospitalized after what has been described as a "preventable error." A rep for the actor and his wife Kimberly, whose babies were born on Nov. 8, released the following statement: "Dennis and Kimberly appreciate...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterCedars-Sinai Medical Center's handling of high-risk drugs placed its pediatric patients in immediate jeopardy of harm, the state said Wednesday in its response to an overdose involving the newborn twins of actor Dennis Quaid. In a 20-page report, the...
Zap2It.comDennis Quaid's newborn twins are the catalyst behind a lawsuit suing a drug company. The actor and his wife Kimberly, whose babies were born on Nov. 8, have filed a lawsuit against the Baxter Healthcare Corporation, manufacturer of the drug Heparin,...
Tribune staff reporterRezko rewind. Day 8 March 14, 2008; 5:13 a.m. A hospital lobbyist testified at the Tony Rezko corruption trial that he feared the friend and fundraiser of Gov. Rod Blagojevich would turn a hospital regulatory board against his clients. So Jeff Ladd, the...
Special to The TimesThe numbers can be worrisome -- 1 out of 10 hospitalized patients picks up an infection or suffers some kind of mistake while in the hospital, statistics show. And the stories are frightening -- Dennis Quaid's newborn babies were given a huge overdose...
May 12, 2011 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Apr 8, 2011 | Zap2It
Jun 7, 2009 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Nov 15, 2009 |Story| Hartford Courant
Nov 10, 2009 |Story| KTLA-LTV
Jan 28, 2008 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Feb 14, 2009 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Nov 21, 2007 |Story| Zap2It
Jan 10, 2008 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Dec 5, 2007 |Story| Zap2It
Mar 14, 2008 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Jan 28, 2008 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Original site for Heparin (drug) topic gallery.