San Francisco -
Thank goodness for general hospitals every where, especially the one in my hometown, San Francisco General Hospital. It serves the entire City and its outreach also includes adjacent San Mateo and Marin counties.
Steve Crecelius, a photographer from Denver, Colorado, who has a wife and six children, went to hospital for a kidney stone ultrasound. But he got unexpected news. The ultrasound results revealed that he has woman's internal organs.
La Jolla -
In what could be a major breakthrough in treating cocaine addiction, investigators at the Scripps Research Institute have developed an injectable solution that can protect mice from an otherwise lethal overdose of cocaine.
A new study has found the number of children under 18 seen in emergency rooms due to an accidental overdose of prescription or over-the-counter medication has risen dramatically, with over 70,000 visits to hospitals occurring each year.
Due to a shortage of beds, staff at the Royal Columbian Hospital near Vancouver used the Tim Hortons coffee shop as a temporary emergency room for five patients between 11:15 p.m. and 12:45 a.m. PST.
A woman lay bleeding in a ER waiting room and could get no help, two calls were made to 911 to get this woman medical treatment, then police were called and the woman dies as she's arrested. Listen to the 911 tapes and judge for yourself.