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  • Medical Malpractice FAQ

    June 05, 2020

    When someone undergoes surgery or consults with a medical professional for a diagnosis, they expect to be treated professionally with their best interests in mind. After all, medical professionals signed an oath to uphold ethical standards. But when a doctor or other medical professional or establishment fails to practice within the standard of care, that’s […]

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  • The medical and financial impact of delayed cancer diagnosis

    September 26, 2019

    Cancer is a progressive disease, which means it gets worse over time. Cancer cells usually develop slowly at first, but it is not uncommon for cancer to spread quickly once it begins to metastasize or attach to other parts of the body than the place where it originally formed. To better understand the prognosis for […]

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  • How do you know if your child has cerebral palsy?

    August 08, 2019

    Cerebral palsy is a serious condition that can lead to a life-long disability for a child. Even so, it is not always immediately clear if the child has the disorder at birth. Parents need to know what to look for as the child grows up to see the earliest signs and find out what options […]

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  • Skin cancer is far more than just a dark mole

    June 12, 2019

    When people ask how to spot skin cancer, doctors often tell them to look for a dark mole with an asymmetrical shape. It may grow and change over time. It may have started as a normal mole and then gotten darker or larger. It may seem to have appeared out of nowhere. This is good […]

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  • Potential risk factors for birth injuries

    May 22, 2019

    When doctors help you deliver your child, they need to be aware of some of the potential risk factors that could lead to a birth injury. If they overlook these risk factors, it could lead to mistakes that cause life-long injuries or even take the life of the mother or the child. Doctors must not […]

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  • Urgency can lead to medical mistakes

    April 09, 2019

    If you’ve ever spent time in a hospital, you know that medical professionals often appear to be in a hurry. They work in a fast-paced environment. They rush from room to room, from procedure to procedure. When a call comes in, they hurry to the next appointment. This is even more pronounced in an emergency […]

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  • Documentary explores reasons for medical errors

    March 12, 2019

    How much do you trust your doctor? How comfortable do you feel going in for surgery? Are you confident that the medical team will give you the best possible results? These days, people are starting to wonder, despite advances in medical science. The reason is that reports have shown just how common serious mistakes still […]

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  • Tips to help reduce the odds of a medication mistake

    February 11, 2019

    When you get a new prescription medication, do you know what the pills should look like? Or do you trust that the little orange vial that you get from the pharmacy is the right one and take the contents as directed? We all know that we should understand exactly what we’re taking, but the reality […]

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  • What can you do about improper medical records disclosure?

    January 11, 2019

    Protecting your privacy may seem like a minor matter to some, but when it comes to confidential medical records, breaches of privacy are often quite serious. In today’s increasingly connected world, it is easier than ever to share information, and harder than ever to keep our personal information secure. This is especially true when it […]

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  • Does your surgeon look too tired to be safe?

    January 10, 2019

    If you want to ensure that you’re safe through your surgery, it may be wise to take a close look at your surgeon when you arrive. Do they look too tired to safely operate? It’s a real concern and must be taken seriously. After all, trusting someone to do surgery means trusting them with your […]

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