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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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What is Kernicterus?

What is Kernicterus?

“Kernicterus” is a funny-sounding word that most people don’t know until a doctor says it to them. But if a doctor has told you that your newborn child has kernicterus, you know it’s not funny at all. What is kernicterus? Simply put, kernicte… Read More
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Aortic Dissection: How It…

Aortic Dissection: How It’s Diagnosed, Why It’s Missed

The aorta is the major artery carrying blood away from the heart. Aortic dissection is a life-threatening condition in which there is a tear in the innermost layer of the wall of the aorta. As the tear worsens, blood begins to flow between the layers… Read More
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Arbitration Clauses in Your Child’s Medical Record

When your child needs medical treatment, especially on an emergency basis, you will do what you need to in order to make that happen and get your child the care they need. When you bring your child to the emergency room in pain, or your newborn infan… Read More
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Worried young couple looking at their premature newborn in an incubator with oxygen at neonatal intensive care unit.

Group B Strep in Newborns: What You Should Know

Group B Streptococcus, also called Group B Strep or GBS, is a type of bacteria found in the genital tract and intestines. Many people carry Group B Strep, including about 25% of pregnant women, and most don’t even know it. Most people with Group B… Read More
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What’s the Difference Between a Misdiagnosis and Missed Diagnosis?

What’s the difference between a misdiagnosis and missed diagnosis? The two sound almost alike, and they can both result in serious problems for a patient. Both misdiagnosis and missed diagnosis may also constitute medical malpractice. But there are… Read More
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