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How Long Should You Wait in the ER?

The national average from the time a patient walks into the ER and when they walk out again is just over 2 hours. If you are waiting to be admitted, the wait is significantly longer.

House Bill 804

The emergency room physicians of Pennsylvania are asking the state legislature to change the law to increase the burden of proof necessary for a patient to tip the scales in their favor.

Update: Newborn genetic screening

Can a simple blood test not only identify, but actually prevent certain birth defects? Recent studies are promising.