Thursday Dec 5
Bungling the Easy Stuff
One of the patients featured in the TIME cover story I wrote last March--"Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us"--was Emilia Gilbert, a school-bus driver.
Obese patients receive needless respiratory treatment
Research from the USA shows that a substantial proportion of obese patients are prescribed bronchodilators, even after spirometry indicates a lack of lung obstruction.
ER staffs see it all on Thanksgiving
As people rise and prepare for the holiday, all seems right with the world. The accidents and incidents that lead to an emergency are scarce, and the ER is generally quiet.
1 Dead, 1 Hurt in Bridgeport Officer-Involved Shooting
A 33-year-old Bridgeport is dead and a woman is hospitalized after a police-involved shooting in Bridgeport on Monday evening, authorities said.
Source says suspect shot by cop has died
One of the two suspects shot by a Bridgeport police officer on Monday night has died, a police department official said.
Shelton man shot dead in Bridgeport
A 29-year-old Shelton man died at Bridgeport Hospital on Saturday night, shortly after being shot on the city's East Side.