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Doctor Confesses: I Lied To Protect Colleague In Malpractice Suit

Almost two decades ago, Dr. Lars Aanning sat on the witness stand in a medical malpractice trial and faced a dilemma.<p>The South Dakota surgeon had been called to vouch for the expertise of one of his partners whose patient had suffered a stroke and permanent disability after an operation. The …

Health Care

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Benzos: A Dance With the Devil

“It feels like I’m plugged into an electric socket, and every move I make shoots voltage throughout my body. I’m nauseous, and my stomach feels like …

Empty nose syndrome: When patients are left 'suffocating' after routine nasal surgery - Health - ABC News

When Erika Schneider had surgery to address a common nasal complaint in the early 2000s, she was expecting a relatively speedy recovery.<p>The operation …

Medicine

10 Reasons to Eat More Turmeric

Turmeric, the main spice in curry, is arguably the most powerful herb on the planet at fighting and potentially reversing disease. It has so many …

Gulf Shrimp Orzo

This perfect late-summer seafood supper comes together in under an hour. You'll want to sprinkle the cheesy, buttery, lemony breadcrumbs on just …

Pasta

Top 5 High Cholesterol Foods to Avoid

Undeniably most high cholesterol foods are delicious. This may be the main reason why many people have a hard time cutting down their high …

Slow Cooker Beer Cheese Soup

Connect with Us<p>Slow Cooker Beer Cheese Soup<p>When it comes to dinner, it really doesn’t get better than a comforting and hearty dish that comes …

Electronic health records still require manual labor

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States has spent a lot of time and money to digitize healthcare records, but the effort has not gotten very far yet.<p>A medical records clerk in California October 20, 2009. REUTERS/Phil McCarten<p>This is what patient advocate Dave deBronkart experienced recently when a …

IT

Electronic device detects molecules linked to cancer, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

A biosensor developed by researchers at the National Nanotechnology Laboratory (LNNano) in Campinas, São Paulo State, Brazil, has been proven capable …

Should Pediatricians Ask Parents If They're Poor?

A single question asked at an annual checkup — whether parents have trouble making ends meet — could help pediatricians identify children at risk for serious health problems associated with poverty and the chronic levels of stress that often accompany it.<p>The American Academy of Pediatrics urges …