A patient dying from heart failure last month coughed up a blood clot in the shape of his right lung’s bronchial tree nearly 6-inches in length, according to a photo from the New England Journal of Medicine.
A California hospital chain managed by Los Angeles billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong filed for bankruptcy Friday, citing mounting losses and debt, as it seeks a new buyer.
U.S. Sen. John McCain’s death from glioblastoma on Saturday at age 81 brought new attention to a disease that affects nearly 700,000 Americans.
A mediation session is scheduled for next week for coffee retailers — including Starbucks and BP — that haven’t yet agreed to comply with the state of California’s plan for informing consumers about the beverage’s potential cancer risk.
A bride-to-be in Alabama was among the latest casualties this week as a serious outbreak of influenza continued to sweep across the U.S.
With all the recent news stories about nuclear weapons — and the prospect of an intentional or accidental launch — the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plan to educate the public on safety precautions they can take if such an unlikely event occurs.