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Stories with subject: Emergency care
  • Lawmakers seek fixes for EMS shortages in rural Nebraska 
    Updated: Oct-02-15 5:50 pm

    LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska lawmakers are looking for ways to bolster the state's rural emergency medical services, which providers said Friday rely heavily on volunteers despite difficult and time-consuming training requirements.

  • Woman trying to park car smashes through emergency room wall 
    Updated: Sep-25-15 10:51 am

    ST. MARYS, Pennsylvania - Police say a Pennsylvania woman trying to park her car instead accelerated suddenly and smashed into the wall of a hospital emergency room.

  • Mom: Daughter waited 10 days in ER for mental-health bed 
    Updated: Sep-11-15 2:36 pm

    PORTLAND, Maine - A 19-year-old New Hampshire woman experiencing a mental health crisis spent 10 days in the common area of an emergency room in Maine because no beds were available in treatment facilities, the woman's mother said Friday.

  • Doctor in blockaded Gaza makes stethoscope with 3-D printer 
    Updated: Sep-10-15 5:41 am

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - A Palestinian-Canadian doctor has created a low-cost stethoscope using a 3-D printer, the first in a series of inventions he hopes will help alleviate medical supply shortages caused by an eight-year blockade on the Gaza Strip.