South Korea Miryang Hospital Fire Kills At Least 41, Dozens Injured [Photos]

International Business Times

At least 41 people died in a blaze at a hospital in South Korea on Friday (Thursday night in U.S.), with over 70 more injured, in one of the country's deadliest fires in recent years, reports said. Earlier the death toll was set at 33.


Louisiana Catholic Hospitals Could Add Mississippi Hospital

U.S. News

"We want St. Dominic's to continue to serve Mississippi for generations yet to come, but our diminishing numbers cannot sustain our role as its sponsor," Sister M. Dorothea Sondgeroth, associate executive director of St. Dominic Health Services Foundation, said in a statement. "It has been a difficult decision, yet it's the right one for our organization and for our community because it will help St.


State Seeks Input on Proposed Memorial Hospital Closure

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The state Department of Health says it's holding a public meeting Monday so people can comment on Care New England's applications to close the hospital's emergency department and to transfer primary care services provided under Memorial Hospital's license to Kent Hospital's license.


'Forgotten' Corry Hospital Served Unwed Mothers

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Veil Hospital promised each client, maybe including Grace Vath, "protection of her reputation and social standing, which permits her to return home and enter upon a life of rectitude and usefulness without fear of being cast out or even shunned by her former associates," according to a 1929 issue of "The Veil," a hospital newsletter sent to physicians, lawyers and others who might refer patients or adoptive parents. Veil hospitals offered the babies born there for adoption.


Utah State Hospital Unveils Memorial to Honor Patients

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The Utah State Hospital's Forgotten Patients Cemetery Project unofficially began in 2002 after hospital historian Janina Chilton started investigating where patients were buried, eventually leading to the hospital raising $90,000 for the memorial.