|Paging R2-D2 to the Hospital ICU
Examining patients, clad in white and sporting a stethoscope, the doctor is in. As always, questions and banter mix. Except this doctor is, well, a robot -- a hospital robots dubbed RP-VITA.
|iPad Theft Defendants Ambushed Boy
Two men accused of killing a high school freshman who refused to let go of his iPad were like wild animals ambushing a weak victim, a prosecutor said, comparing them to lions in the Serengeti.
|Money Stirs Electronic Records Push
More than half of doctors' offices and 80% of hospitals that provide Medicare or Medicaid will have electronic health records by the end of the year, says the Department of Health and Human Services.
|Baby's Life Saved with 3-D Printing
In a medical first and huge advance, doctors used plastic particles and a 3-D laser printer to create an airway splint to save the life of a baby boy who used to stop breathing nearly every day.