hospitals

Mold infestation spurs lawsuit against Seattle Children's Hospital

Seattle Children's Hospital knew for years that a mold infestation in its facilities could be related to its air-handling system, but "engaged in a cover-up" that sickened many patients and resulted in the deaths of six children, according to a class-action lawsuit filed Monday.

Jimmy Carter released from hospital after two week stay

Former President Jimmy Carter was released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on Wednesday morning after spending more than two weeks there following a procedure to relieve pressure on his brain, according to a statement from the Carter Center.

Attack on Syrian camp for displaced people kills 16

At least 16 civilians were killed when rockets struck an internally displaced persons camp, in the village of Qah in Syria's Idlib province on Wednesday, according to the volunteer rescue group known as the White Helmets.

El Paso Walmart shooting victim updates

Luis Calvillo was so eager to see his girls running and chasing soccer balls that when he came home after being hospitalized for months, he just took a shower and got in the car again.

These sports injuries cause the most ER visits among youth

While sports are an important part of a healthy lifestyle for young people, injuries can happen too -- and a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics reveals which activities are most likely to send a young athlete to the emergency room.

Child sex abuse cases treated in ERs more than doubles

The number of US adolescents admitted to emergency rooms for injuries related to sexual abuse more than doubled between 2010 and 2016, according to a new study. For kids ages 12 to 17, the number increased from 2,280 in 2010 to 5,058 in 2016.