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Offbeat

Can You Die of a Broken Heart?
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Animal, Biology, Death, Hospital )

Ray
- 44 days ago - bbc.com
Extreme emotion can be a killer, says Jason G Goldman. So why did it take doctors so long to see the evidence hiding in plain sight?
Will We Ever... Cryopreserve Our Organs?
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Biology, Disease, Hospital, Human body, Medicine )

Ray
- 45 days ago - bbc.com
Imagine if doctors could dip into freezers and take their pick of kidneys, livers or hearts for life-saving operations. Here's why it's so hard to achieve.
How Faecal Transplantation Is Gaining Credibility
Offbeat  (tags: Health Bacteria, Biology, Disease, Hospital, Human, body )

Ray
- 45 days ago - bbc.com
Many find the idea of faecal, or poo transplants disgusting. However a growing body of evidence suggests this could be a lifesaver, as Bryn Nelson reports.
Inside the 'World's Most Dangerous' Hospital
Offbeat  (tags: Hospital, abusive, dangerous, mental health institution, Guatemala, BBC )

Ray
- 52 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A hospital in Guatemala has been described by campaigners as the world's most abusive and dangerous mental health institution. Former patients say they were raped while sedated, and the director himself admits - while being filmed undercover by the BBC
Reading the Minds of the 'Dead'
Offbeat  (tags: Biology, Brain, Disease, Hospital, Human body )

Ray
- 54 days ago - bbc.com
Thousands of patients remain trapped in a vegetative state between life and death. Three scientists are working to free them, as Roger Highfield reports.
Woman Fined $219 for Not Paying Bus Fare With Exact Change
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, children, ethics, humans, petty bureaucrats, fine, ticket, hospital, exact change, bus, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, CBC News )

DaleLoves
- 543 days ago - cbc.ca
A woman with her two year old child is fined $219 for not having exact change for her fare after spending 5 hours at the hospital with her son. She was tired and did not have exact change offering five dollars but still was fined and forced to walk home.
Sick Puppies Walk to Hospital, Wait in Lobby VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: puppies, sick, hospital, video, cute, animals, bizarre, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, pets, unusual )

Lindsey
- 1084 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
In what may be one of the most 'aww'-inducing stories of the day, two sick dogs from Corpus Christi, Texas, made their way to a human hospital and waited patiently in the lobby, KIII TV reports.
11 11 2011 24 Hours Busy Delivery Room
Offbeat  (tags: babies, 11, 11, 11, Cameron Mattheson, delivery room, hospital, Good News, Happy News, video )

Barb
- 1172 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Cameron Mattheson takes us through a very busy delivery room waiting for the first baby born on 11 11 11. If I'm not mistaken there were more girls born than boys. LOL Enjoy this 'Special Delivery' video!
Martha Stewart in Bloody Brawl With French Bulldog?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, bizarre, pets, Martha Stewart, bloody brawl, hospital )

Barb
- 1475 days ago - popeater.com
Sometimes things get dirty even for the domestic goddess among us. Martha Stewart's beloved French bulldog, Francesca, sent the crafty queen to the hospital Tuesday afternoon.
Ron Claiborne From Good Morning America - 'Work With Me, GMA! Veterinarian
Offbeat  (tags: animals, health, interesting, afford, helping hands, dogs, cats, donations, dental, hospital, surgery, caring, good, care, help, performance, pets, society, unusual )

Barb
- 1536 days ago - abcnews.go.com
The "GMA" anchor helps out at a charitable vet in Richmond, Virginia called Helping Hands, who do a wonderful job by providing affordable care for pets in America.
Demand Ball Memorial Hospital Stop Discriminating Against LGBT Patients
Offbeat  (tags: Hospital, Patients, treatment )

Tarequl
- 1558 days ago - change.org
On July 18th, transgender woman Erin Vaught made a trip to the emergency room at Ball Memorial Hospital. She was coughing up blood and expected treatment for a lung condition.
A Patient for 26 Years
Offbeat  (tags: Bhutan, Thimphu, hospital, long staying patients, 26 years, lost, amputee, treatment, hospital ward, occupied )

Naoko
- 1620 days ago - kuenselonline.com
It was in 1984 that Wangmo, now 57, came to Thimphu and never left the city since. She couldn't. "I don't remember what happened," she said. "I was sent to Kolkota for some treatment and when I opened my eyes following a surgery, I realised my legs were
Dolphin Hospital Treats Animals at 'Cetacean Rehabilitation Facility' - TakePart -
Offbeat  (tags: dolphins, hospital, hawaii, docs, specialize, marine wildlife, protection, goodnews )

Barb
- 1643 days ago - takepart.com
Call it dolphin ER. Situated in the middle of the Pacific on the big island of Hawaii, with a tank full of water and a group of trained staff members on call, the Hawaii Cetacean Rehabilitation Facility is a new health center that specializes in ocean-goi
Infant Who Had 37 Operations for Rare Condition Released From Hospital on 2nd Birthday
Offbeat  (tags: 2-yea-old boy, rare conditions, treatment, operations, hospital, discharged, birthday, lung disorder, narrow windpipe )

Naoko
- 1719 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
A 2-year-old boy who endured 37 operations to treat a rare combination of conditions that left him with a narrow windpipe and a serious lung disorder was discharged from hospital on his second birthday Thursday as doctor announced that his treatment had
Burned Girl 'Turned Away' From Hospital
Offbeat  (tags: hospital, turns away little girl, burned, in pain )

Lone
- 1774 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Madison Healy was turned away from Coventry's University Hospital after her clothes caught fire in a freak accident at home. Her mother Alana Regan, 27, took her to A&E, expecting her daughter's injuries to be treated swiftly
 

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