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Elmhurst Hospital (credit: Google Street View)

Police: Woman Dumped Newborn Baby Inside Trash Can At Queens Hospital

Authorities said a woman — believed to be in her 20s — gave birth inside Elmhurst Hospital, put the baby in the trash can and then walked out around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

05/10/2011

A billboard for Bayonne Medical Center - Jersey City, NJ - Apr 12, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

N.J. Hospital Advertises 7-Minute ER Wait Times

You’ve probably experienced waiting endlessly in an emergency room. But now a New Jersey hospital is trying to change the image of the over-packed ER by letting you know how long you’ll have to wait.

04/12/2011

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo’s Medicaid Reform Task Force Hits Target

The goal of the overhaul is to move nearly every one of the state’s 4.7 million recipients of the government healthcare program to managed care in three years, ending the use of hospital emergency rooms that drive up costs.

02/25/2011

Flu season

Widespread Flu Epidemic Taking Bite Out Of NYC

New York is showing a dramatic increase in the number of serious flu infections and emergency room visits, and doctors are trying to figure out the reason.

01/05/2011

Emergency Room (credit: CBS 2)

High-Rise Fire Kills Woman In Coney Island

A Coney Island Hospital spokeswoman said the victim was dead when brought to the emergency room. Her name and age were not immediately released.

01/01/2011

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Slush Sending Elderly Patients To Emergency Room

Some hospital emergency rooms are treating large numbers of elderly slip and fall patients.

12/31/2010

A man uses a snow blower in Oakland, NJ - Dec 27, 2010 - Photo: Laura Paratore

Take Care With Snow Blowers And Shovels!

At the Westchester Medical Center emergency room, they’ve seen their fair share of emergencies since the snow moved into town.

12/28/2010

Emergency Room (credit: CBS 2)

EMTs Disarm Psychiatric Patient Going For Cop Gun

The officer and two EMTs pinned the man to the ground until help arrived.

10/31/2010

(Photo: J. Scott Applewhite AP)

NYC’s Best Options For Emergency Child Care

Life is unpredictable. Keep this guide handy for those moments you don’t see coming.

CBS New York–10/05/2010

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St. Vincent’s Won’t House Urgent Care Center

A plan to bring urgent care to the now-closed St. Vincent’s Hospital in Greenwich Village fell through on Friday.

08/27/2010

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