Category Archives: Medical News

News about various medical topics.

Birth Defects from Medication

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There is very little conclusive information about the effects of medications on unborn babies. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 91% of all medications that are approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the use of adults do not have sufficient data about the risks they may impose if used […]

New York hospitals to take part in pilot program

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Five New York hospitals will be taking part in a medical malpractice pilot program that will be funded by the federal government and is being put in place to try and cut back on the costs of medical malpractice suits. This plan hopes to lower these costs by settling malpractice suits quickly and taking them […]

Doctors less disciplined by board in New Jersey

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According to Public Citizen, a Washington nonprofit oversight group, stated that the New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners needs to take more action against doctors that are involved in malpractice cases. The board, which is comprised of 14 doctors, one nurse, one accountant and three members of the community, threw out almost 93 percent of […]

Man dies after allegedly misdiagnosed, widow files lawsuit

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A New Jersey man was killed after being misdiagnosed after having a lethal allergic bee sting. The wife of the man has now filed a lawsuit against the the doctors at the hospital. The 40-year-old man was mowing his lawn when he was stung by a bee and suffered an allergic reaction causing him to […]