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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 …

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 …

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 …

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