A Seaside man on Friday became the 1,000th patient to receive open-heart surgery at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula. The surgery milestone, marked at a news conference Wednesday, came just as Community Hospital's Tyler Heart Institute celebrates its sixth anniversary.
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A year ago, Linda Hewitt spent Valentine’s Day heavily sedated and in a St. Louis hospital bed after receiving a heart transplant the day before. This year, the Springfield resident and her family say, the holiday’s symbol — a heart — has both emotional and physical significance.
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BOSTON - A 13-year-old Yarmouth girl who had a heart transplant Saturday is now out of intensive care at Boston Children’s Hospital, her mother said.
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The days of a heart-surgery patient leaving the hospital pumped full of someone else's blood are over at Rogue Regional Medical Center.
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Authorities say an ambulance stolen while it was idling outside a St. Louis hospital's emergency room has been found in neighboring Illinois.Click to Continue »
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State investigators are now looking into a fire that badly burned an 11-year-old patient at Doernbecher Children's Hospital
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YARMOUTH, Mass. — Thirteen-year-old Kyah DeSimone wanted to make cheerleading practice and good grades, not medical history.But after a frightening brush with heart failure, the eighth-grader became the first patient at Boston Children's Hospital to be implanted with a heart pump small and portable enough to restore her to normal life while she waits for a transplant.
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A terminal cancer patient who was being taken to hospital in an ambulance saved the life of the driver who suffered a heart attack, by taking the wheel of the vehicle and driving there himself.
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Federal authorities have taken disciplinary action against a Las Vegas hospital cited for improperly sending newly released psychiatric patients by bus to neighboring California and other states in a practice called "patient dumping."
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A 47-year-old patient in the psychiatric ward of a Brooklyn hospital was apparently beaten to death by another patient inside a shower room.
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