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When a Hospital Violates Your Privacy

With the increase in electronic medical record-keeping, many people have expressed concern about the privacy of their medical information. But not all breaches of private medical information are accidental, or the result of misused technology. Someti… Read More
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Categories: Medical Malpractice
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Are Doctors and Hospitals Doing Enough to Prevent Deadly Medical Errors?

If 44,000 people per year died in avoidable incidents from a single cause, you’d think the American public would be up in arms for a solution. In fact, that many people are killed, and many more injured, from something that could be prevented.… Read More
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Categories: Medical Malpractice
Pregnant woman in delivery room

Why Are More American Women Dying in Childbirth?

The United States takes pride in being exceptional, often going in a different direction from much of the world. Historically, that has been a good thing, with the United States granting freedoms and opportunities that other countries did not. But in… Read More
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Categories: Medical Malpractice
Psychiatrist with Patient

Did My Therapist Abuse Me?

It takes a certain level of insight and courage to enter therapy. Insight to recognize that you need help that you cannot get on your own, and courage to make yourself vulnerable enough to open up to the therapist so that he or she can help you. Very… Read More
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Categories: Medical Malpractice
Woman with head in hands considering confidential settlement in doctor sexual abuse case

The Danger of Confidential Settlements in Doctor Sexual Abuse Cases

With the high-profile case of Larry Nassar, the team doctor for USA Gymnastics, so recently in the news, many people are wondering how a doctor was able to get away with sexual abuse of patients for so long. At last count, the number of Nassar’… Read More
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Categories: Medical Malpractice
Doctor Who Sexually Abused Patient

When Doctors Sexually Abuse Patients

When doctors sexually abuse patients, entire communities suffer. The nation was gripped recently by the over 150 young women who read victim impact statements at the Michigan trial of Dr. Larry Nassar. Nassar, who served for decades as the USA Gymnas… Read More
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Categories: Medical Malpractice
Baby After C-Section Birth

How Risky are C-Section Births?

Births by Caesarian section, also known as c-section births, are often recommended in high-risk birth situations, such as when there are problems with the placenta or when the baby presents in a breech position (feet first). Even when a pregnancy or… Read More
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Categories: Medical Malpractice
Tween Girl Raising Hand to Ask About HPV Vaccine

Informed Consent and HPV Vaccines

The advertisements are all over television and the internet: sad-faced teens, wondering aloud why their parents failed to protect them with a vaccine for the human papilloma virus, commonly referred to as HPV. The best known of these HPV vaccines is… Read More
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Categories: Medical Malpractice
Overworked Nurse Sitting in Hospital Hall

Are Overworked Nurses Putting Your Health at Risk?

Nurses are often the unsung heroes of the healthcare profession. While doctors write the orders and call the shots, they almost never spend as much time with hospitalized patients as nurses do. Nurses are the ones carrying out physicians’ order… Read More
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Categories: Medical Malpractice
Physician Assistant Wheeling Patient on Gurney

Physician Assistant Negligence in the ER

Picture this scenario: your spouse is complaining of terrible abdominal pain, so bad that you know a trip to the emergency room is in your future. Sure enough, you find yourself driving to the ER, where your spouse is triaged, and eventually, moved t… Read More
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Categories: Medical Malpractice

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