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Recall Alert: Do You Take These Thyroid Medications?

Recall Alert: Do You Take These Thyroid Medications?

The Food and Drug Administration has recalled two types of thyroid medications linked to various side effects and health dangers, […]

Failure to Diagnose Spinal Cord Abscess

Failure to Diagnose Spinal Cord Abscess

The misdiagnosis of a spinal cord abscess could result in serious injury or death, which is why the failure to […]

Did Your Child Suffer Birth Defects After You Took Provigil or Nuvigil During Pregnancy?

Did Your Child Suffer Birth Defects After You Took Provigil or Nuvigil During Pregnancy?

The consumption of Provigil and/or Nuvigil during pregnancy may be responsible for cleft lips, cleft palate, heart defects, or microcephaly. In […]

Could Viagra Lower the Risk of Placental Insufficiency

Could Viagra Lower the Risk of Placental Insufficiency

Clinical trials show that Viagra given to expectant mothers may reduce placental insufficiency dangers, fetal distress, and emergency C-section birth […]

Undiagnosed Maternal Infections Can Cause Birth Injuries to Babies

Undiagnosed Maternal Infections Can Cause Birth Injuries to Babies

An undiagnosed or untreated maternal infection can be transmitted to the fetus during any stage of pregnancy or during the […]

Medical Malpractice Myths: Get the Facts

Medical Malpractice Myths: Get the Facts

Many myths about medical malpractice claims and lawsuits are supported by insurance companies looking to protect their financial interests. Myths […]

What are the Effects of the Umbilical Cord Wrapped Around the Neck?

What are the Effects of the Umbilical Cord Wrapped Around the Neck?

Nuchal cord birth injuries caused by the umbilical cord wrapping around the baby’s neck often lead to severe physical impairments […]

Why Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You About the 3rd Leading Cause of Death

Why Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You About the 3rd Leading Cause of Death

Medical errors are the third-leading cause of death in the United States, surpassed only by cancer and heart disease. Medical […]

How to Make it Out of the Hospital Alive

How to Make it Out of the Hospital Alive

Following a few simple steps can lower hospital costs, reduce health complications, and prevent medical emergencies that may be fatal. […]

Medical Malpractice: Are Doctors Gaming the System?

Medical Malpractice: Are Doctors Gaming the System?

Many doctors who are disciplined for violations, lose their medical license, or are sued for medical malpractice continue to practice […]

What Caused Your Sepsis?

What Caused Your Sepsis?

Sepsis, a life-threatening infection, is often caused by medical negligence, misdiagnosis, or physician errors that allow the infection to flourish […]