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10 Most Dangerous Drugs Prescribed By Doctors

Research from Johns Hopkins suggests that medical errors constitute the third most common cause of death in the United States. Prescription errors account for far too many of these deaths, with a few drugs, in particular, responsible for a shocking … Continue reading

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Paying Doctors to Prescribe

Perhaps it seemed of little consequence to the doctor at the time.  A simple lunch to learn about the latest prescription pain killer medication on the market.  Later it was a fee to speak at a conference about the use … Continue reading

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Trial Begins Against GA Doctors Accused of Med Mal That Forced Patient's Leg Amputation

 Stock image.  Atlanta—Trial opened Wednesday over claims medical negligence cost a Georgia woman her leg. Lockhart v. Bloom, et al., 16EV003451.  Read more detail on Recent Medical Malpractice posts –

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For Doctors Who Want To Provide Abortions, Employment Contracts Often Tie Their Hands

NPR (Nov. 26, 2018): For Doctors Who Want To Provide Abortions, Employment Contracts Often Tie Their Hands, by Mara Gordon: As the federal government has recently worked to beef up protections for doctors who choose not to provide abortions because… … Continue reading

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Doctors too readily provide dubious treatments to vulnerable seniors

Doctors subject older patients to risky, costly, invasive, and painful tests and treatments, perhaps with good intention but also because they fail to see that the seniors in their care are individuals with specific situations with real needs that must … Continue reading

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