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Not the doctor: Florida teen arrested for faux medical practice

A teenager named ‘Dr.Love’ has been arrested in Palm Beach, Florida for running a fraudulent medical practice.<p>Malachi Love-Robinson, 18, was arrested …

Accidents, errors rise at hospital

Accidents or errors at St. Cloud Hospital caused one death and 10 serious injuries during the 12 months that ended in October, according to the …

Medicine

Paramedic Program Helps Get Patients On The Road To Better Health

It's a new approach to patient care and it could make health care more affordable for all of us.<p>Mount Carmel Health System is teaming up with Violent …

Physiology

Death of homeless man from bacterial infection sparks vaccination drive

Boston health officials are vaccinating hundreds of homeless people against a severe bacterial infection that can kill within hours, after a homeless …

Public Health

Hospitals Adopting More Apologetic, Open Programs For Medical Errors

Aside from babies being born, a hospital isn’t usually associated with joyous occasions.<p>More often, patients are admitted because something is …

Health Care

Sandusky Register

Some mental-health patients require a tricky balance of protection and privacy

Regarding the Feb. 7 Metro article “Va. Tech suspect cut from therapy”:<p>I am a crisis counselor. Mental health is built on a bedrock of confidentiality; our first priority as therapists is to protect our clients and their privacy. Without the protection of confidentiality, clients would not be safe …

Mental Health

10 Warning Signs of Depression You Shouldn’t Ignore

Depression, also known as clinical depression and major depressive disorder (MDD), is one of the least understood disorders of our time. People have …

Depression