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The ER is not a place anyone wishes to be. Learn how the ER works, common reasons people end up there and some of the bizarre procedures that have taken place.

10 Injury Treatment Priorities at the Emergency Room

Emergency rooms aren't first come, first serve. How fast you're seen depends on how severe your injury.

5 Body Parts With the Most ER Extractions

You never know what you're going to find in an emergency room -- and sometimes accidents involve foreign objects. Take a look at the five most common body parts involved in ER extractions.

5 Celebrity ER Trips

Celebrities' lives often have little connection with the general public … until something goes wrong. Here, we'll look at five celebrity ER trips.

10 Most Common Reasons for an ER Visit

Emergency rooms on TV dramas seem exciting, but these portrayals overlook a lot of reality. Here, we look at the 10 most common reasons for an ER visit.

5 Infectious Diseases You Might Get in the ER

Most of us probably think of the emergency room as a place to get help. But what about all those germs? Here, five infectious diseases you might get in an ER.