The patient had neurosurgery that removed the nail successfully with "no neurological deficits" present.
Women waited nearly 11 minutes longer for treatment than men, while patients of color experienced wait times 10 to 15 minutes longer, the study found.
At a time when so many doctors and nurses are burned out and leaving their professions, it's crucial to listen to them about what they need.
Daily COVID-19 cases in the state are increasing sharply in January, with a total of 4,252 cases reported just on Friday.
"Your Emergency Departments are at a breaking point," the Massachusetts College of Emergency Physicians and the Massachusetts Emergency Nurses Association said.
Hours before the ceremony, the groom was rushed to the emergency room by ambulance but remained determined to exchange vows.
"They know that their beds are at a premium and they have to hold them for the people who need them," Dr. Richard Watson said.
"This is inhumane; this is not who we are as city, as a county, or even as a country. Or at least it shouldn't be," a police officer said.
"We're hoping to give folks a sigh of relief, who have been blindsided by billing," said Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra.
An emergency room physician said gunshot victims are having trouble getting ER beds due to an overflow of people sick from taking ivermectin to fight COVID-19.
Dr. Karan Raj, a surgeon for the U.K.'s National Health Service, said his last day working in the emergency room was particularly spicy.
The physician lost his job on Tuesday.
The chief executive of the state's only Level 1 trauma center called on the people of her state to mask up and get vaccinated.
Two-year-old Dorian Strubing somehow wedged himself in an antique barrel on Saturday, prompting a visit to the emergency room.
One New York hospital has repeatedly billed patients thousands of dollars for coronavirus testing that typically costs less than $200.
In a Twitter thread, Avalos criticized politicians for not valuing undocumented workers and said changes need to be made for both immigration and healthcare, with Biden's administration incoming.
A woman was found dead in her car after three days, outside Swedish Medical Center in Colorado.
Doctors in ERs and ICUs are trying new approaches and using social media and email chains to help each other learn on the fly.
Doctors report higher incidents of cannabis-related problems, such as confusion, anxiety, paranoia and hallucinations.
"I could have lost a finger or hand, or the way the doctor described it, even worse," fisherman Colby Milward said.
He immediately began to experience severe symptoms after eating just one "Carolina Reaper" pepper.
A driver intentionally crashed his vehicle into a Connecticut emergency room entrance, police say. He then exited the car engulfed in flames.
Hospitals will compensate by increasing charges on those with coverage.
Urgent care clinics may not be a good option, even when they say they accept your insurance.