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Calif. Supreme Court Rules Large Retailers Not Required To Have Defibrillators

The California Supreme Court on Monday ruled that large retailers aren’t required to have defibrillators on hand to help treat customers and workers who suffer sudden cardiac arrest.


13-year-old Jahi McMath went in for tonsil surgery December 9th. (CBS Sacramento)

Family Finds Facility To Take ‘Brain-Dead’ Girl

Second nursing home offers to take Jahi McMath after the first one backed out.


Jahi McMath (Credit: Family)

Mom Pleads To Keep California Girl On Life Support

The mother of California girl declared brain dead after complications from a tonsillectomy is pleading for prayers and time to keep her daughter on a ventilator.



Drug Shortages Send Hospitals Scrambling For Replacements

A growing shortage of medications for a host of illnesses — from cancer to cystic fibrosis to cardiac arrest — has hospitals scrambling for substitutes to avoid patient harm, and sometimes even delaying treatment.