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$1.9 Million Settlement for the Paralysis of a 6-Year-Old Child Caused by Late Diagnosis of Pediatric Leukemia

A 6-year-old child suffered from fatigue, constipation, fever, pain and sleeping difficulties for several weeks. The girl was brought to a federal health clinic by her parents. A nurse practitioner examined her, diagnosed constipation and prescribed a suppository and juice. … Continue reading

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What Do You Do When The FAA Denies Your Medical Application Because Your Physician Made The Wrong Diagnosis?

I was recently asked this question by an airman in this very difficult situation. When the airman was younger, the airman was diagnosed as having bipolar disorder. More recently the airman was evaluated by a new doctor who told the … Continue reading

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Doctors Test Brain Injury Protein for Quicker Diagnosis

If tests being conducted at the Cleveland Clinic are successful, then in the future, testing for a traumatic brain injury could simply be a matter of administering an easy and inexpensive blood test. Doctors at the clinic are developing a … Continue reading

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Family Tells Story of Grandmother Given False Cancer Diagnosis

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PET Scans Found to Improve Lung Cancer Diagnosis

The diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer patients may be improved by routine imaging with positron emission tomography (P.E.T.), according to a recent research review published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Obtaining images of tumors has long been … Continue reading

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