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The Last Stand: Abandoned World War II structures, in pictures - Telegraph

Blame Obamacare, Not Sexism, For Long ER Wait Times

Emergency room wait times have been getting worse and worse in recent years, due to massive changes in our health care system, and it doesn’t look …

Emergency Services Post-Traumatic Stress Guidelines Launched

They are the front line in emergency and disaster situations, responding quickly and often without regard for their personal safety to car crashes, …

The Horror of Working in a Hospital

The life of a hospital technician is nothing like what you see on TV.<p>My old friend Potter works at a hospital these days. It isn’t a great job but …

EM Mindset: Corey Slovis – Excitement vs. Dread & Anger

<b>Author: Corey Slovis, MD (@CoreySlovis – Chairman of EM, Professor of EM / Medicine, Vanderbilt University) // Edited by: Alex Koyfman, MD</b> …

Emergency Medicine

Standing before them, I realize I made a terrible mistake

72 Shares<p><i>An excerpt from Trauma Room Two.</i><p>Sometimes when I am bored, when it is all sore throats and dental pains, when I feel more like I am a social …

Meth Bugs Are Rare and Imaginary but They'll Make You Tear Your Skin Off

Anti-drug campaigns make meth bugs look like the benchmark for addiction, but the truth is that you don't need meth to see them, and some meth addicts never do.<p>About three months ago a guy we'll call Michael was prescribed a stimulant medication for his ADHD. He takes it three times a week, on and …

Mental Health

Pakistan’s nuclear weapons may not deter Indian retaliation, but destruction mutual

The Indian gamble is this: Air strikes and small military operations on the LoC won’t give Pakistan enough reason to escalate, mired as it is in a …

NATO discussing increasing troops near Russia's borders: WSJ | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Member nations of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization are discussing increasing the number of troops stationed along the Russian border and putting them under formal alliance command, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing diplomats and military …

Russia

The Tribe That Won’t Stop Killing ISIS

Its members have been massacred on several occasions, but ‘The Family of the Tiger’ fights on.<p>ERBIL, Iraqi Kurdistan — Forces of the so-called …