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A report published in Washington Post claims medical errors are 3rd leading causes of deaths in US. According to CBS News, though fewer medical malpractice lawsuits succeed, payouts are up. Medical malpractice occurs when medical professionals fail to provide quality  more...

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My heart starts to race excitedly and the plane starts it's decent. We are here, finally, we are here. It has felt like an eternity before our ocean holiday eventually started. Before our trip, we made a turn at our doctor to ensure the area where we were going was  more...

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The experience of being in a condition surrounded by pain and discomfort is horrible as depressing. It can create a profound effect on one’s quality of life. Not everyone realizes but uncontrolled pain can:  Decrease the appetite  Disrupt  more...

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Many people all over the world suffer from myopia, also known as nearsightedness. A severe elongation of the eyeball is the cause behind it. If it continues to progress, it ultimately leads to complete loss of vision. Now an innovative medical device intends to stop  more...

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Little children have small airways, so small objects they put in their mouths can easily obstruct the airway. A list of items to worry about is given. more...

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MRI, CT, PET and color flow ultrasonography have markedly improved our ability to stage cancer patients before an operation and to indicate if a tumor is likely to be resectable. However, these technologies are imperfect and don’t always detect the full extent of  more...

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“Who kicked whom off the anesthesia care team?” asked ASA President Jeff Plagenhoef, MD, FASA. Which professional association refuses to work amicably with the other, he inquired of his audience at the University of Southern California on September 15, as he  more...

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The longer you practice a profession, the easier it is not to bother to learn the next new thing. We may think we’re doing just fine without that new drug, or that new piece of expensive equipment. We’ve seen how the new drug sometimes turns out to have more side  more...

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Without accurate diagnosis, tooth-pains cannot be treated well and this is a hardcore fact. Best dentists should be chosen so that latest diagnosis technologies are being implemented for quick tooth-pain detection. more...

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