Risks of giving birth inside, outside hospitals

Women who give birth outside of hospitals face a higher risk of perinatal death, but delivering a baby in a hospital setting comes with its own set of risks, according […]

Healthy Washington cities, unhealthy Clark County

When it comes to the healthiest cities in Washington, Clark County is on the outside looking in. NerdWallet, a personal finance website, analyzed data from the Census Bureau, OpenStreetMap, Medicare and […]

10,500 fireworks-related injuries in 2014

An average of seven people die each year from fireworks-related injuries. From 2000 to 2014, the U.S. recorded 106 fireworks-related deaths – that includes at least 11 deaths last year, according […]

Nurses feel unprepared for Ebola

A recent survey of nurses found the majority of nurses don’t feel safe or prepared for the unfolding Ebola situation. The survey, conducted by the online networking site for nurses,, […]

ER patients’ drink of choice: Budweiser

If you want to avoid a trip to the emergency room, you better put down the Budweiser. Better set aside the can of Steel Reserve, too. Researchers found those two beers are […]

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