Self-care Tips and Info for New Moms from Texas Health Resources

I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! Helpful information and tips for … [Read more...]

Health care updates, June 4: what’s going on in hospitals

New docs linked to death spike in July Deaths  due to medical errors are highest in July in the US and the reason for this, according to  researchers at the University of California in San Diego is … [Read more...]

Hospitals are speeding up heart attack care

Many of us have seen the chaos in an emergency room, whether on TV or in real life. Overcrowding, too many patients, too few staff who are mostly overworked and lacking sleep. It is more than likely … [Read more...]

World Health Day: Making hospitals safe in emergencies

Last April 7 was World Health Day, a special day around the world when global health is placed in the limelight. World Health Day is sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and partner … [Read more...]

How Does Your Hospital Measure Up?

This week 18 California hospitals were fined for poor care violations, some which led to deaths. How can you protect yourself from poor cancer care? One way is to find out if your hospital has The … [Read more...]

Emergency care for stroke victims: it all depends on how you arrive and where you go

My husband and I watched "The Namesake" the other day and I remember that scene where the father Ashoke presented himself at the ER and had to stand in line for a long time, leading to his death due … [Read more...]

Hospital Patients Get Their Say – On a Scale of 0 to 10…

The US Department of Health and Human Services / Department of Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) provides a website called Hospital Compare that allows potential patients to size up a hospital before they … [Read more...]

Looking into my grandmother’s eyes

I'm not a professional Alzheimer's caregiver. I'm a grandson. I've been recognized for my work in taking care for my grandmother at a home health conference, but I've never formally studied the … [Read more...]

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