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OCR Resolves Alleging Denial of Spot on Heart Transplant List Based on Intellectual Disability

By Marion M. Walsh, Esq., Littman Krooks LLP Federal law prohibits discrimination based on disability.    This equality stands as paramount in the administration of life-saving treatments.  Unfortunately, stereotypes on individuals with disabilities remain prevalent.  Even trained health professionals can make … Continue reading

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China’s New Draft Patent Law Has Innovation at Heart

Erick Robinson, Partner at Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, Beijing, and author of China Patent Blog dissects the recently published Draft of the Patent Law Amendments, and discusses the good, the bad and the not too ugly implication of the law, … Continue reading

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8 Year Old Boy Who Had Heart Attack on Cruise Recovering Well

Per Local 12 News in Miami, Ohio “a Finneytown family says they are lucky their son is alive. The 8-year-old collapsed during cardiac arrest on a family vacation. The problem was they were on a cruise ship in the middle … Continue reading

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Sacred Heart (MI) AIDS/substance abuse provider suffers phishing hit

A Michigan HIV/AIDS and substance abuse provider has suffered a data breach after a phishing attack.  I suspect this is more of an ID theft issue, but bad news anyway.  Interestingly, (i) no word on how many were affected, and … Continue reading

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Common Ultrasound May Identify Impending Heart Problems: New Study

Common ultrasound imaging may be able to reveal which patients face a particularly high risk for heart attack or other heart-related illnesses, according to research recently published in the journal Radiology — official journal of the Radiological Society of North America. As part of this latest research, scientists conducted ultrasound imaging … Continue reading

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