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AP News
August 23, 2019 - 7:38 am
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Police say a woman tried to snatch a 4-year-old from her mother in a hospital's emergency room in Pennsylvania. Lancaster General Hospital security officers told police the woman grabbed the child on Thursday. Officers quickly intervened and returned the child to her mother...
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Swallowed dentures
BMJ via AP
August 12, 2019 - 8:14 pm
(AP) — Here's why it's best to remove false teeth before surgery: You just might swallow them. A medical journal is reporting the case of a 72-year-old British man whose partial dentures apparently got stuck in his throat during surgery and weren't discovered for eight days. The man went to the...
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Saint Christopher's Hospital
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Kim Glovas
July 17, 2019 - 4:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The parent company of Hahnemann University Hospital and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia Academic Health System, announced on Wednesday that the pediatric hospital will be sold. Four other major Philadelphia healthcare organizations announced on...
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Hahnemann University Hospital emergency entrance
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Tim Jimenez
July 17, 2019 - 7:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Starting Wednesday, Hahnemann University Hospital is no longer admitting patients from the emergency room, and certain surgeries are off the table. This is all part of the timeline the hospital just released to wind down operations. The city, the state, even a...
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Dreamstime
July 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is a disturbing report from the Journal Clinical Pediatrics. A study over 15 years has found that common household products that people use for daily...
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Hahnemann University Hospital
Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio
June 28, 2019 - 9:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It’s been a winding road, and now the Pennsylvania Department of Health says they’ve had their first meeting with Hahnemann Hospital officials since ordering them to cease their closure plans. According to the DOH , Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine met with both...
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Hahnemann University Hospital
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Pat Loeb
June 28, 2019 - 4:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The city of Philadelphia is seeking an injunction to prevent Hahnemann University Hospital from closing without notice. The city filed a motion to join Drexel University's lawsuit against Hahnemann's owners — American Academic Health Systems and its CEO, Joel Freedman...
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Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale
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John McDevitt
January 29, 2019 - 4:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale toured a North Philadelphia hospital Tuesday, where the emergency room staff sees hundreds of gunshot victims a year. The visit was part of an effort to reduce gun deaths in the state. "We've had five people come in at...
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Doylestown Hospital offers free short stories from a dispenser.
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Lynne Adkins
October 22, 2018 - 10:00 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Sitting around a hospital emergency room can leave people bored and anxious. Now, it can also leave them entertained. Visitors can get a good read to pass the time while waiting in the Doylestown Hospital emergency room by just pushing a few buttons on a machine...
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Emergency Room generic
May 09, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- One of the biggest advantages of primary care -- care provided by family physicians or pediatricians and general practitioners -- is the fact that careful follow-up not...
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