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Handheld Ultrasound May Replace The Stethoscope

January 27, 2014 10:22 am | by CBS News Videos Comments

A handheld ultrasound provides a picture of what is happening inside your body. Cardiologist Dr. Tara Narula discusses why this new technology could be replacing the stethoscope...           


Seattle Children's Hospital Investigated Over Dirty Instruments

January 24, 2014 9:49 am | by ABC News Videos Comments

Scopes used during colonoscopies were found to have been cleaned improperly at Seattle Children's Hospital. As a result of the oversight, approximately 100 children are at risk. Following an investigation by the hospital, a lapse in the facility's cleaning process was discovered...


Medical Facility Operates Like Luxury Hotel

January 20, 2014 11:43 am | by CBS News Videos Comments

A medical center near Detroit was designed with patients in mind. This video shows a glimpse of a hospital that looks and feels like a luxury hotel, and treats their patients as valued guests...         


Man Can Now Breathe After 'Lung Washing'

January 16, 2014 9:49 am | by CBS News Videos Comments

In this video, courtesy of the Cleveland Clinic, see how saline was injected into a patient's lung and then suctioned out during the lung lavage procedure...                


Superglue Helps Fix Broken, Beating Hearts

January 13, 2014 9:46 am | by MedGadget Videos Comments

Here’s a video from Science Translational Medicine of study lead author Jeffrey Karp explaining the application of the new glue developed to provide adhesive repair capabilities during beating heart procedures...     


Surgeon Left Open-Heart Operation Early, Lawsuit Claims

January 10, 2014 11:57 am | by ABC News Videos Comments

A California man has been in a vegetative state since his 2012 heart procedure, and his family blames it on surgeon for walking out in the middle of the surgery...               


Prominent Cancer Surgeon Accused Of Cyberspying... On His Estranged Wife

January 9, 2014 10:21 am | by CBS News Videos Comments

Prominent surgeon and leading cancer researcher, Dr. Steven Curley, is accused of using a very popular spying software to track his estranged wife's computer during their divorce proceedings. Prosecutors have charged him with unlawful intercept, a second-degree felony. Dr. Curley faces up to 20 years in prison...

Assisting Surgery with 3D Organ Holograms

January 8, 2014 9:35 am | by CBS News Videos Comments

RealView Imaging LTD has created imaging technology which allows doctors to physically interact with “floating” 3D holograms of a patients organs...                  


Hospital’s Patient-Actor Suffers Real-Life Emergency

January 6, 2014 9:10 am | by CBS News Videos Comments

When a University of Virginia medical student was learning to diagnose symptoms of people pretending to be patients, he actually found something in one of the actors, possibly saving the man’s life...         


Robot 'Skin' Could Help Severely Disabled

January 3, 2014 9:43 am | by CBS News Videos Comments

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have come up with a way to give robots the sense of touch using artificial skin.'s Nick Dietz reports on the invention, which could dramatically improve the lives of people with severe disabilities...


California Teen Winds Up On Life Support After Routine Tonsil Surgery

December 17, 2013 9:59 am | by CBS News Videos Comments

The family of a 13-year-old Oakland, California girl is trying to figure out how she ended up on life support after a routine tonsil surgery...                     


'Good Morning America' Correspondent Amy Robach Discusses Cancer Fight

December 11, 2013 9:24 am | by ABC News Videos Comments

A month after undergoing a public mammogram on the ABC morning show, the “Good Morning America” correspondent Amy Robach announced she had breast cancer. Robach discussed her double mastectomy and the importance of mammograms in this recent interview.


Hypochondria: Why Medical Students (And Many Others) Worry About Conditions They Don't Really Have

November 14, 2013 10:28 am | by CBS News Videos Comments

Doctors see it all the time -- and sometimes experience it too. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook talks with medical student Loren Galler Rabinowitz about how often this happens, and how to tell the difference...    


Surgeon Discusses Intra-Operative Brain Surgery

November 13, 2013 9:12 am | by ABC News Videos Comments

One patient had a glioma, or a type of tumor that arises from the brain and normally stays in the brain. To deal with the tumor, Dr. Michael Vogelbaum opted to remove the tumor while the patient, Matt, was awake. Dr. Vogelbaum discussed the patient's situation and the procedure in this video...


Couple Considers Divorce To Save On Healthcare

November 11, 2013 10:48 am | by CBS News Videos Comments

Together as only a family of two, Nona Willis-Aronowitz and Aaron Cassara make more than the $62,000 level to qualify for subsidies under Obamacare. But if they lived together, unmarried as individuals, they qualify for the subsidies and potentially could save hundreds of dollars a month. Now the couple is considering divorce...



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