A furry companion can offer comfort to hospital patients, but new guidelines recommend that only dogs — and not cats — be allowed in hospital pet therapy programs.
The superbug CRE and other antibiotic-resistant bacteria have the potential to create a nightmare scenario, but experts hope to slow the spread of these scary infections.
U.S. med students train in hospitals, discouraging new doctors from choosing critical, less prestigious, jobs as primary-care physicians.
Hospitals and pharmacies around the country are facing severe shortages of essential drugs. These shortages can limit access to critical medications and compromise patient safety.
The government's 2015 budget includes an additional $30 million to detect and prevent antibiotic resistance, according to the department of Health and Human Services.
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