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What Are the Risk Factors for Maternal Mortality?

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 700 women in the United States die each year due to complications from pregnancy or childbirth. Perhaps surprisingly, the incidence of maternal mortality has gone up in the… Read More
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What is Latent Brain Inju…

What is Latent Brain Injury?

Latent brain injury is a term that refers to a brain injury that may not be apparent in the hours and days after it occurs, even if testing is done. These injuries commonly occur as the result of a blow to the head that the victim “walks off,” in… Read More
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Do Electronic Health Reco…

Do Electronic Health Records Increase the Risk of Medical Malpractice?

Most adults are old enough to remember going to the doctor’s office and seeing their doctor flip through the pages of their chart, looking at their history, gathering information that was right there at their fingertips. These days, your doctor may… Read More
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What is Mild Traumatic Br…

What is Mild Traumatic Brain Injury?

In January 2020, Iran initiated missile strikes on a U.S. military base in Iraq. While initially it was reported that there were no injuries, it later emerged that dozens of people had suffered concussion-like injuries and other traumatic brain injur… Read More
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Amniotic Fluid Aspiration…

Amniotic Fluid Aspiration: What You Need to Know

Amniotic fluid serves a critical purpose when a fetus is developing in its mother’s uterus. This fluid cushions the growing baby against bumps and blows to the mother’s body. It promotes muscular and skeletal development. And, when swallowed by t… Read More
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Did Your Doctor Miss Sign…

Did Your Doctor Miss Signs of Fetal Distress?

If you gave birth in a hospital, chances are that you when you were admitted to Labor and Delivery, you were attached to a variety of monitors. Those monitors allowed doctors and nurses to keep an eye on the progress of your labor, as well as your vi… Read More
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What Causes Seizures in N…

What Causes Seizures in Newborns?

If you’re the parent of a newborn, few things are more frightening than your child having a seizure. What caused it? Will it happen again? Did it cause any lasting harm to the baby? Are there underlying problems that led to the seizure? True neonat… Read More
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Failure to Diagnose Cervi…

Failure to Diagnose Cervical Cancer

Most women take their reproductive health very seriously, and that includes making annual visits to an OB/GYN. While it may be uncomfortable or inconvenient, women are willing to submit to the annual examination because they believe that doing so wil… Read More
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What is Inflammatory Brea…

What is Inflammatory Breast Cancer?

When you think of breast cancer, you might imagine finding a lump in your breast or getting a call back after a mammogram. But there is a form of breast cancer that does not present with a lump, and may be very difficult to detect on a mammogram. Wha… Read More
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Failure to Diagnose Melan…

Failure to Diagnose Melanoma

Some cancers are difficult to diagnose until they are advanced. The good news about melanoma is that it is not one of those cancers. The better news is that if caught early, it is easy to treat and there is a high survival rate. Unfortunately, if mel… Read More
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