Latest ER Stories

2008-10-24 08:50:00

Seven Tokyo hospitals turned away a pregnant woman who complained of headaches and vomiting, and who died three days later of a brain hemorrhage, officials say.

2008-10-14 00:00:40

By Jeremy Laurance Medical Life Goodness me, it's High Noon in the surgery. Doctors and nurses have fallen out and are flicking stethoscopes at each other. The cause of their quarrel? Money.

2008-10-08 15:00:25

Anne Hathaway said she was amazed to hear U.S. director Jonathan Demme wanted her to play an acid-tongued, recovering drug addict in his new movie.

2008-10-07 09:00:33

By ERIC DEGGANS By Eric Deggans St. Petersburg Times WHEN FILM ACTRESS Angela Bassett was considering a substantial role on NBC's long-running medical drama, "ER," she particularly remembers one actor encouraging her to make the move: castmate Mekhi Phifer.

2008-10-06 21:00:31

By Rajiv Sharma Mumbai: There was high drama at the JJ Hospital campus on Friday night when a rabies patient escaped from the isolation ward. Staff members faced a tough time in tackling the situation .

2008-10-06 15:00:23

U.S. actress Anne Hathaway says she's glad people like her performance in "Rachel Getting Married," but thinks it's too early for Oscar talk.

2008-10-03 06:00:15

By Claudia Puig Rachel Getting Married is a bit of a misnomer. Though the story is structured around the marriage of Rachel, the movie is all about Kym, a neurotic recovering addict and prodigal daughter, played powerfully by Anne Hathaway.

2008-09-24 21:00:21

By Chuck Barney In 1994, the year "ER" came racing down the hallway and bursting onto our television screens, Hillary Clinton was the first lady. Gas sold for just over a dollar a gallon. No one had an iPod wired to their ears. And George Clooney had yet to sprout that very weird beard.

2008-09-24 00:00:19

By TIM WALKER Hit & Run... Prepare yourselves for what could be the greatest comeback in television history. Forget Lazarus-like Dirty Den, or Bobby Ewing - or even Harold from Neighbours.

2008-09-22 09:00:58

By Jeanne Phillips Dear Abby: I work in a doctor's office where some of our elderly patients are dropped off by a transportation company. These patients often have no one with them or meeting them in the office. If the person is coherent, it's not a problem.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.