Tag Archives: Medicine

Money medicine: Student loan lessons from the flu

This past week I’ve had excruciating headaches, terrible chills, and an awful fever. My week with the flu has taught me a very valuable lesson: don’t procrastinate on the flu shot. Sure it sucks to pay the $25 and get … Continue reading

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FDA Reevaluates Standards and Rules for Childrens Cold Medicine in Response to Mounting Eviden

New FDA-regulated modifications to over the counter cold and cough medicines should be observed by parents of young children. The following is the FDA statement regarding the new regulations applied to over-the-counter cough and cold medicine. Links have been added to … Continue reading

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End Self-Regulation of Medicine: Decreasing Deference to Physicians Improves Patient Safety and Protects Patient Rights

I am delighted to participate in the Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series at the Michigan State University Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences. My talk is titled: "End Self-Regulation of Medicine: Decreasing Deference to Physicians Improves Patient … Continue reading

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Internal Medicine Physician Convicted in Los Angeles Federal Court After Six-Day Trial of Conspiracy to Pay or Receive Kickbacks for Medicare Referrals and Four Counts of Receiving Kickbacks.

Health care fraud and kickback cases can be difficult to defend due to the amount of documentation and when there are numerous cooperating witnesses. A recent case, seemed to have a number of weak, inconsistent witnesses who had already plead … Continue reading

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Asking Employees About Prescription Medicine Use

By Brad Cave Brad Cave As an employer, you may be tempted to ask your employees what prescription medications they use and whether their prescription drugs could affect their ability to perform their job. After all, you want to identify … Continue reading

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