Video: Doctor describes ‘pandamonium’ in hospital after woman barricaded herself in room

Video: Doctor describes ‘pandamonium’ in hospital after woman barricaded herself in room

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A Florida woman is barricading herself inside a Daytona Beach hospital room after shooting her terminally ill husband

Video: Doctor describes ‘pandamonium’ in hospital after woman barricaded herself in room

CNN — A woman has confined herself to a room inside a Daytona Beach, Florida, hospital after shooting her terminally ill husband on Saturday, police say. Officers arrived at the Advent Health Hospital after receiving a report of a person being shot, Daytona Beach police said in a release obtained by CNN affiliate WESH. “Officers … Read more

NYC nurses strike ends after tentative deal reached with hospitals

NYC nurses strike ends after tentative deal reached with hospitals

New York CNN — A nurses’ strike at two private New York City hospitals has come to an end after 7,000 nurses spent three days on the picket line. The New York State Nurses Association union reached tentative deals with Mount Sinai Health System and Montefiore Health System. The nurses had been arguing that immense … Read more

Damar Hamlin tweets his thanks after he moves from Cincinnati to Buffalo hospital 7 days after collapse

Damar Hamlin tweets his thanks after he moves from Cincinnati to Buffalo hospital 7 days after collapse

Buffalo, New York CNN — Bills safety Damar Hamlin is now at a Buffalo hospital, having been released from the medical facility where he stayed seven days after his heart stopped and he had to be resuscitated on the field during an NFL game, Dr. William A. Knight said Monday during a video news conference. … Read more

What older Americans need to know before major surgery

What older Americans need to know before major surgery

KHN — Larry McMahon is weighing whether to undergo a major surgery. Over the past five years, his back pain has intensified. Physical therapy, muscle relaxants, and injections aren’t offering relief. “It’s a pain that leaves me hardly able to do anything,” he said. Should McMahon, an 80-year-old retired Virginia state trooper who now lives … Read more

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Another COVID Surge

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Another COVID Surge

When I called the epidemiologist Denis Nash this week to discuss the country’s worsening COVID numbers, he was about to take a rapid test. “I came in on the subway to work this morning, and I got a text from home,” Nash, a professor at the City University of New York, told me. “My daughter … Read more

Research helps seniors make informed decisions about risks, benefits of major surgery

Research helps seniors make informed decisions about risks, benefits of major surgery

Nearly 1 in 7 older adults die within a year of undergoing major surgery, according to an important new study that sheds much-needed light on the risks seniors face when having invasive procedures. Especially vulnerable are older patients with probable dementia (33% die within a year) and frailty (28%), as well as those having emergency … Read more

Paul Pelosi released from hospital

Paul Pelosi released from hospital

CNN — Paul Pelosi has been released from a San Francisco hospital after recovering from surgery to repair a skull fracture and injuries to his hand and arm, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday. “Paul is grateful to the 911 operator, emergency responders, trauma care team, ICU staff, and the entire [Zuckerberg San Francisco General … Read more

WHO warns of increasing attacks on Ukraine health care facilities

WHO warns of increasing attacks on Ukraine health care facilities

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday said that more than a dozen health care facilities in Ukraine have been attacked in the ongoing Russian invasion of the country. On its website, the WHO confirmed 16 attacks against healthcare facilities between Feb. 24, when Russia invaded the country, and March 3, but did not identify … Read more