Emergencies

What kinds of injuries or accidents require a trip to the emergency room? Learn the basics here, including what you can expect to pay.

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When My Newborn Couldn’t Move Her Own Body, We Knew Something Was Wrong

I thought she was our easy kid, until she would not eat. Then came the pediatrician’s worried expression, a slew of tests, a hypotonia diagnosis, and months of endless appointments.

California Couple Allegedly Strangled Newborn in Hospital Room Shortly After Mom Gave Birth

Doctors worked for more than 10 hours to save Baby Diego, who died of his injuries after his mother and her boyfriend allegedly strangled him.

Dad, 31, Drowns While Saving 3-Year-Old Son Who Fell from Bridge Hours Before Father's Day

Christopher Franklin Nicholas Schultz jumped into the water to save his child who had fallen from a bridge but sadly drowned in the process.

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You Won't Believe How Many Kids' Ears Are Injured by Cotton Swabs Every DAY

A new study has found cotton-tip applicators like Q-Tips send 1,000 kids to the emergency room with ear injuries every month—that's 34 kids per day.